Sarver Heart Center Member Updates


Sarver Heart Center members have shared their expertise as presenters at numerous conferences and authors of published studies in prestigious journals.

Welcome Dr. Rupa Bala, Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist


Dr. Rupa Bala, a cardiac electrophysiologist who has expertise in treating atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and complex heart-rhythm disorders, joined the faculty of University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.

Hall, Noon Awards Recognize Outstanding Trainees, the Next Generation of Physicians, Scientists


The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center director, Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, congratulated the Zenas B. Noon Award of Excellence in Cardiology 2018, which recognizes outstanding medical students, and the Charles W. Hall, Jr., and Virginia C. Hall Memorial Awards, which recognizes amazing residents on the coronary care unit rotation at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson.

Sarver Heart Center, Cardiology Faculty Promotions


The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center announces several promotions in the UA College of Medicine - Tucson, Division of Cardiology, including Drs. Raj Janardhanan, Kwan Lee and Kapil Lotun. 

Dr. Steve Goldman Named C. Leonard Pfeiffer Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine


Steve Goldman, MD, a highly productive heart research scientist and cardiology professor, was named to fill the C. Leonard Pfeiffer Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.

Fellow, Medical Students win Research Awards at ACC, Arizona Chapter, and Sarnoff Foundation


Sarver Heart Center young investigators swept research awards at Arizona Chapter of American College of Cardiology, winning first, second and third places; plus a fellowship from the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation.

Helping Your Doctor Overcome Medical Bias of Minority Patients


Very few physicians or patients enter an exam or hospital room with the intent of racially alienating the other person in the room, but research demonstrates that minority populations, particularly African American and Hispanic patients, receive unequal care compared to white patients.

Churko Joins UA to Direct Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC) Core


The University of Arizona iPSC Core is a collaborative effort of BIO5 Institute, UA Center for Innovation in Brain Science, UA Sarver Heart Center.

UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center Welcome Cardiologist Dr. Joel B. Holland


Nationally recognized cardiologist, Dr. Joel Holland, joins the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson faculty after a long career at Cleveland Clinic Foundation.