Elizabeth B. Juneman, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Member, UA Sarver Heart Center
Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South

Elizabeth Juneman, MD, joined the faculty at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson in 2007, working at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS Tucson VA) from 2007-2015. During that time, she served as director of the Heart Failure Program and director of the Echocardiography Laboratory at SAVAHCS.  She joined Banner – University Medical Center Tucson in early 2015.  Dr. Juneman is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology, which is part of the Department of Medicine in the UArizona College of Medicine - Tucson.  She currently serves as the medical director of Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation. She has been a member of the Sarver Heart Center since 2004.

Dr. Juneman is a UA Reynolds Scholar in Applied Geriatrics at the UA Center on Aging. She is a key faculty lecturer in the Cardio-Pulmonary-Renal Block for first-year medical students. She has successfully mentored medical students, residents, fellows and graduate students.

Dr. Juneman received her bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where she graduated with honors. She attended medical school at the University of Texas - Houston Health Sciences Center. She completed her internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Arizona. Following completion of her residency, she spent another year as chief resident at the University of Arizona-Tucson Hospitals Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Juneman completed her cardiology fellowship at the University of Arizona, where she also served as chief fellow.

Research Interests: 

Dr. Juneman’s translational research interest is focused on mechanical and cellular remodeling in heart failure. She is interested in alterations in left ventricular dysfunction and has collaborated on cellular therapy for heart failure. Dr. Juneman’s clinical interest is cardiac physiology in the failing heart as well as women’s cardiovascular disease.

Board Certifications: 
American Board of Internal Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology - Subspecialty
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease - Subspecialty
Degrees: 
BS: Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Electrical Engineering
MD: University of Texas – Houston Health Sciences Center, 2000
Fellowships: 
Arizona Health Sciences Center, Cardiovascular Medicine, 2007
Honors and Awards: 
Named one of Tucson Lifestyle’s Best Doctors, 2009 – Present
Tucson Veterans Affairs Clinician of the Year, 2012
Internships: 
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Internal Medicine
Residencies: 
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Internal Medicine, 2004