Sarver Heart Center Brian Bateman Superb Service Award Recipient - Art Padilla


When COVID-19 added a new layer of work to the University of Arizona custodial team, Art Padilla swept away any concerns essential campus workers had as he elevated his outstanding dedication to the health, safety and cleanliness of the Sarver Heart Center Building.

Sarver Heart Center Investigator Awards Possible with Donor Support


“Our generous donors ensure the Sarver Heart Center Investigator Award Program continues to thrive," said Dr. Nancy K. Sweitzer. The competitive research projects for 2020-2021 focus on advancing knowledge in the areas of heart muscle development and interventions, including cardiomyopathies, sudden cardiac arrest, congenital heart disease and stroke.

UArizona Health Sciences Faculty Elected Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors


Drs. Meredith Hay and May Khanna are being recognized by the National Academy of Inventors for their dedication to advancing research technologies.

UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding


Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.

Media Advisory: UArizona Health Sciences Experts To Speak About Careers in Cardiology


Hosted by Arizona SciTech Institute, the free virtual event is open to middle and high school students, families, educators, and the general public.

Addressing racial/ethnic disparities in cardiovascular research


The editorial team of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes issued a statement urging scientific journals to address racial/ethnic disparities prevalent in health science research, particularly cardiovascular trials. Dr. Khadijah Breathett is the corresponding author.

People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson


Among news items: Dr. Monica Kraft wins Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellowship, and Drs. Sairam Parthasarathy and Michael Grandner sleep studies rated tops for 2020.

Planned Gifts Fund Sarver Heart Center Endowment for Innovation and Advancement.


In 2020, three previously established planned gifts from forward-looking donors were received by the Sarver Heart Center and combined to establish the Sarver Heart Center Endowment for Innovation and Advancement.

Expanded Collaborations Accelerate Heart Disease Research and Discovery


During 2020, a significant new opportunity developed to build stronger relationships with Phoenix-based colleagues when UArizona College of Medicine - Phoenix appointed Christopher Glembotski, PhD, the inaugural director of the Translational Cardiovascular Research Center.

Brian Panique Leads Sarver Heart Center Development


Brian Panique joined the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson as senior director of development. Sarver Heart Center is one of his primary focus areas.