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Martha Gulati, MD, MS

Phoenix, Arizona

Martha Gulati, MD, MS



Dr. Gulati is professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Cardiology at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine – Phoenix. In 2016, she was named physician executive director for the Banner University Medicine Heart Institute at UA, where she leads education in cardiovascular sciences for medical students, residents and fellows, as well directing clinical heart care in Banner’s Cardiovascular Institute.

As a researcher, Dr. Gulati is passionate about the study and prevention of heart disease in women. As principal investigator of the St. James Women Take Heart Project, she investigated cardiac risk factors to set new standards for women’s fitness levels and heart rate response to exercise. She was co-investigator on the Women’s Ischemic Syndrome Evaluation and also served as a co-investigator on the Women’s Health Initiative. Her research in this area has been published in many peer-reviewed journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine, Circulation, and Journal of the American Medical Association.

Education and Training

  • Master of Science - Health Studies for Clinical Professionals, University of Chicago, 2002
  • Cardiology Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2001
  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of Chicago, 1998
  • Medical School, University of Toronto, Canada, 1995
  • Bachelor of Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, 1990

Professional Highlights

  • Linda Joy Pollin Women Heart Health Leadership Award, Cedars Sinai Hospital, 2021
  • President, American Society for Preventative Cardiology (ASPC), 2021
  • RW Wright Award & Lectureship, High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia, 2020
  • Named, Most Influential Woman in Arizona, AZ Business and AZRE Magazine, 2019
  • Named, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who in American Women, Marquis, 2019
  • Bernadine Healy Award,  American College of Cardiology (ACC), 2019
  • Sarah Ross Soter Chair in Women’s Cardiovascular Health and Section Director for Women’s Cardiovascular Health and Preventive Cardiology, The Ohio State University, 2010-2015
  • National Red Dress Award, Woman's Day, 2012
  • Author, “Saving Women’s Hearts: How You Can Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease with Natural and Conventional Strategies," Wiley, 2011
  • Coalition to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cardiovascular Outcomes Award, ACC, 2011
  • Lawrence E. and Nancy S. Glick Family Distinguished Physician in Women's Cardiovascular Health, Northwestern University, 2010
  • Top 40 under 40, Crain’s Chicago Business, 2005
  • Research Director, The Heart Center for Women, Rush University Medical Center, 2003-2004


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