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


Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, Division of Cardiology
Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiologist

Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA is Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine- Tucson, Division of Cardiology, and advanced heart failure & transplant cardiologist.
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 cardiovascular disease.
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, Circulation: Heart Failure, JACC: Heart Failure, and The American Journal of Medicine. 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.