Wanda Moore Receives Brian Bateman Superb Service Award


Wanda F. Moore, chair of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Minority Outreach Program, is the 2019 recipient of the Brian Bateman Superb Service Award.

Breakthru Beverage Continues 26 Years of Philanthropy


Many thanks to Breakthru Beverage Arizona for generously supporting the University of Arizona Sarver Heart once again with proceeds from their annual charity golf classic.

Warm Wishes for a Healthy, Happy Holiday Season


May you stress less, sleep to your heart's content and savor the present as you surround yourself with people who fill your life with joy and peace.

Benefits of Active Learning Are All About Activity


Active learning sessions result in a reset of student attention has been tested by researchers at the University of Arizona.

UArizona Sarver Heart Center Members Active at AHA 2019


Faculty and mentees from University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will be active as presenters and participants at numerous sessions of American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019, Nov. 16-18 in Philadelphia (#AHA19).

Hands-On Lab Experience for High School Students to Post-Docs


The 16-year-old Yi-Jen Yang spent the summer working in a laboratory headed by internationally noted physician-scientist Marvin J. Slepian, MD, Regents’ Professor and professor of medicine, professor and associate department head of biomedical engineering and a McGuire Scholar in the Eller College of Management and Sarver Heart Center member at the UA.

Sarver Heart Center Presents Green Valley Lecture Series 2020


The Sarver Heart Center at University of Arizona -Tucson, is presenting four Green Valley lectures from January to April in 2020.

Taking ‘Do No Harm’ to Heart


As an undergraduate, Chinyere began performing research in the UA Sarver Heart Center under the mentorship of accomplished physician-scientists, including Steven Goldman, MD, professor of medicine, Elizabeth Juneman, MD, associate professor of medicine, and Jil Tardiff, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and cellular and molecular medicine. Chinyere, now an MD/PhD candidate in the UArizona College of Medicine - Tucson, has been developing a platform to evaluate drug effectiveness and toxicity for different conditions, such as heart failure and atrial fibrillation.

Sarver Heart Center Presents OLLI Lecture Series


University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center faculty scheduled six lectures for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Central Tucson Campus

Does race influence decision-making for advanced heart failure therapies?


“African-American race negatively influenced the decision-making process for heart transplants, especially during discussions among health care providers,” said lead author Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, an assistant professor of medicine and advanced heart failure/transplant cardiologist at the University of Arizona’s Sarver Heart Center. “Since advanced therapy selection meetings are conversations rather than surveys, race may contribute significantly to treatment recommendations.”