Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA

Khadijah Breathett

Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA is Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine- Tucson, Division of Cardiology, an advanced heart failure & transplant cardiologist and physician scientist. Dr. Breathett is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School with distinction in service. She completed training in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center, and cardiology and advanced heart failure/transplant subspecialty fellowship at the Ohio State University. She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship funded by the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association while obtaining a Master of Science in Clinical Science at the University of Colorado. Dr. Breathett is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology. She has developed pilot trials, outcomes studies, observational population studies, and community interventions focused on reducing racial and gender disparities in heart failure. Dr. Breathett is a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) K01 funded primary investigator for work to address allocation of advanced therapies in racial/ethnic minorities. Dr. Breathett’s research has been published in high impact journals including Circulation, JAMA Network Open, Circulation: Heart Failure, JACC: Heart Failure, and The American Journal of Medicine. Her works have received press acknowledgment in Reuters, MedPage Today, and Business Insider among others. She has been recognized as a National Minority Quality Forum 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health, international Women As One Escalator Awardee, Heart Failure Society of America Emerging Leader, and selected for the American Heart Association Research Leader’s Academy. Dr. Breathett is passionate about reducing racial/ethnic and gender disparities in heart failure.

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