Member Updates


Read about new faculty who have joined the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and UA College of Medicine - Tucson.

Community Partners


The Steven M. Gootter Foundation celebrates its 10th anniversary.

In Memory of Alfie Norville


Dr. Carol C. Gregorio speaks of a beloved member of the Sarver Heart Center advisory board, Alfie Norville.

Note From the Director


Dr. Nancy Sweitzer reflects on first year as director of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.

UA Sarver Heart Center Cardiologists Emphasize Basics As Best For Heart Health


If one point emerged from recent heart-health education programs at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, it’s that the basics are often best for your heart.

Learn CCO-CPR, Help UA Sarver Heart Center Launch a Clinical Research Study at the Pima County Fair


NOTE: Through April 26, Monday – Friday, 1 – 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. in Thurber Hall, Booth T236

The history of UA’s powerful women


Dr. Nancy Sweitzer, director of Sarver Heart Center, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine — Tucson, has made impactful strides in the field of medicine as well as the empowerment of women.

Perseverance Key to UA Cardiologist's Long Medical Research Career


When asked what makes him different from his colleagues, Dr. Frank I. Marcus says with a smile, "Stubbornness and self-confidence, a combination of those two. Everyone encounters adverse blockages in their career, and when I've encountered these, I've said I am going to continue."

UA Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Zain Khalpey Receives Prestigious Fulbright Award


As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Khalpey will continue his collaborative research with Poland’s Ryszard T. Smolenski, MD, PhD, at the Medical University of Gdańsk, studying adult stem cell therapy to repair damaged hearts.

Gootter Foundation reaches milestone


Gootter Foundation raised more than $2.5 million for research into sudden cardiac death syndrome