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Each year Arizona Business Magazine celebrates the amazing women who make an impact on Arizona business and they have deemed Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, director of UA Sarver Heart Center, an advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologist and physiologist, one of Arizona’s 2014 Most Influential Women. 


Monica Kraft, MD, an internationally renowned physician-scientist who specializes in translational asthma research, has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. She is scheduled to begin her new duties at the UA in December.

Stem cell therapy shows promise in the repair and regeneration of damaged heart tissue from a heart attack, the leading cause of death and disability in Western society. Understanding the mechanisms of how stem cells react in the body could maximize their efficiency and offer better ways to treat people with heart failure.


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Welcome to the Department of Medicine Website

Welcome to the Department of Medicine website.  The Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona consists of 12 sections and over 100 faculty.  We train more than 100 residents in internal medicine as well as fellows in all of the medicine subspecialities.  Our faculty practice at UAMC, SAVAMC, South Campus and Tucson Medical Center. 

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