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Karl B. Kern, MD

11/08/2017

More people will survive cardiac arrest if emergency medical dispatchers give chest compression-only CPR instructions over the phone and if infants and children receive chest compressions with rescue breaths.


UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Heart of Women’s Health’ Luncheon, Nov. 3

10/17/2017

UA Sarver Heart Center faculty members Drs. Elizabeth Juneman, Khadijah Breathett and Nancy K. Sweitzer, among others will share why women need to go beyond the “bikini” view of women’s health.


UA Health Sciences Faculty Members, Programs and Banner – UMC Tucson Recognized as `Influential Health and Medical Leaders’

10/06/2017

University of Arizona Health Sciences-affiliated faculty members and its clinical partner, Banner– University Medical Center Tucson were recently announced the winners of Tucson Local Media's annual Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards.


UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center Welcome Three Cardiologists

10/05/2017

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center added three cardiologists to its faculty this summer. All provide patient care at Banner – University Medical Centers in Tucson.


Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD contributes to JACC editorial on the myth of the metaboloically healthy

09/11/2017

Obesity sans metabolic issues still tied to cardiovascular disease


UA Team Tackles Better Brain Health

09/05/2017

A trial will look at whether a naturally occurring compound, known as angiotensin 1-7, relieves cognitive deficits after heart bypass. The UA collaborators include a cardiologist, a physiologist and a psychologist.


Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy guidelines for implantable defibrillators have value.

09/01/2017

Risk prediction calculator separates high- and low-risk patients


Dr. Sweitzer is the principal investigator on an NIH-funded study seeking to reduce cognitive impairment for bypass patients.

08/31/2017

A trial will look at whether a naturally occurring compound, known as angiotensin 1-7, relieves cognitive deficits after heart bypass.


Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD discusses her vision for Sarver Heart Center

08/15/2017

I think I have the best job imaginable. I love being a cardiologist. I feel like this is what I was meant to do.


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