Elizabeth Juneman, MD, FACC

 Associate Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology & Sarver Heart Center
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
1501 North Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85724
 

 

Phone: 
(520) 626-9512
Email Address: 
ejuneman@shc.arizona.edu
Education: 

 College/University Attended:

Southern Methodist University 1992-1996 Dallas, Texas
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

University of Texas – Houston 1996-2000 Houston, Texas
Doctor of Medicine

Postgraduate Training:

Internship in Internal Medicine 7/2000-6/2001 University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona

Residency in Internal Medicine 7/2001-6/2003 University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona

Chief Resident in Internal Medicine 7/2003-6/2004 University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona

Fellowship in Cardiology 7/2004-6/2006 University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona

Chief Fellow in Cardiology 7/2006-6/2007 University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona

Honors & Awards: 

 Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society, Texas Iota Chapter
Southern Methodist University, 1995

Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society, Southern Methodist University, 1995

Susan M. Allen Award for Outstanding Intern of the Year, Department of Medicine
University of Arizona, 2001

ACP-ASIM Annual Vignette Competition Winner, Department of Medicine
University of Arizona, 2002

Charles W. Hall, Jr. Memorial Award for Outstanding Cardiac Care Unit Resident
Department of Cardiology, University of Arizona, 2002

Astra Zeneca Scholars Award Winner, American Federation for Medical Research – Western Section, 2003

Novartis Cardiovascular/Renal Scholars Award Winner, American Federation for Medical Research -- Western Section, 2004

Cardiovascular Scholar Awards Winner, American Federation for Medical Research -- Western Section, 2006

Special Recognition Award, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, 2009

Finalist, Basic Science Junior Faculty, Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum, 2009

Second Place Finalist and Scholarship Winner, Basic Science Junior Faculty, Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum, 2010

Tucson’s Best Doctors, Cardiology, Tucson Lifestyle 2009-2014

The Charles W. Hall Jr. Memorial Cardiology Fellowship Teaching Award,
Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona, 2011

Finalist, Basic Science Junior Faculty, Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum, 2011

Physician of the Year, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, 2013

Selected Publications: 

 Peer Reviewed Published:

 

1.      Shinde AA, Juneman EB, Mitchell B, Pierce MK, Gaballa M, Goldman S, Thai HM.  Shocks from Pacemaker Cardioverter Defibrillator Increase with Amiodarone in Patients at High Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death.  Cardiology 2003; 100:143-148. PMID: 14631135

 

2.      Thai HM, Juneman EB, Castellano L, Phan H, Do R, Johnson N, Gaballa M, Goldman S. Pretreatment With Angiotensin Receptor Blockade Prevents Left Ventricular Dysfunction and Blunts Left Ventricular Remodeling Associated With Acute Myocardial Infarction.  Circulation 2006; 114:1933-1939. PMID: 17060375

 

3.      Rough S, Juneman E, Fain M. Aldosterone Receptor Antagonists Therapy in Older Heart Failure Patients: Another Look. Arizona Geriatric Society Journal 2007;12(2):10-13.

 

4.      S Thal, H Thai, E Juneman, S Goldman.  Coronary Sinus Diverticulum Complicating CRT Device Implantation.  PACE 2008; 31:1184-1185. PMID: 18834471

 

5.      H Thai, E Juneman, J Lancaster, T Hagerty, R Do, L Castellano, R Kellar, S Williams, G Sethi, M Schmelz, M Gaballa, S Goldman.  Implantation of a Three-Dimensional Fibroblast Matrix Improves Left Ventricular Function and Blood Flow After Acute Myocardial Infarction. Cell Transplantation 2009; 18(3):283-295. PMID: 19558777

 

6.      Lancaster J, Juneman E, Hagerty T, Do R, Hicks M, Meltzer K, Standley P, Gaballa M, Kellar R, Goldman S, Thai H.  Viable fibroblast matrix patch induces angiogenesis and increases myocardial blood flow in heart failure after myocardial infarction. Tissue Engineering 2010; 16(10):3065-3073. PMID: 20486785

 

7.      Kellar R, Lancaster J, Hoang T, Juneman E, Johnson N, Byrne H, Stansifer M, Bebbington C, Yarranton G, Goldman S. Antibody to Granulocyte Macrophage Colony–stimulating Factor Reduces the Number of Activated Tissue Macrophages and Improves Left Ventricular Function After Myocardial Infarction in a Rat Coronary Artery Ligation Mode. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology 2011; 57:568–574. PMID: 21326109

 

8.      Saleh L, Juneman E, Movahed R. The use of gadolinium in patients with contrast allergy or renal failure requiring coronary angiography, coronary intervention, or vascular procedure. Catheterization and Cardiovascular         Interventions 2011; Nov 1;78(5):747-54. PMID: 21780275

 

9.      Goldman S, Sethi GK, Holman W, Thai H, McFalls E, Ward HB, Kelly RF, Rhenman B, Tobler GH, Bakaeen FG, Huh J, Soltero E, Moursi M, Haime M, Crittenden M, Kasirajan V, Ratliff M, Pett S, Irimpen A, Gunnar W, Thomas D, Fremes S, Moritz T, Reda D, Harrison L, Wagner TH, Wang Y, Planting L, Miller M, Rodriguez Y, Juneman E, Morrison D, Pierce MK, Kreamer S, Shih MC, Lee K.  Radial Artery vs. Saphenous Vein Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Randomized Trial. JAMA 2011; 305(2):167-174. PMID: 21224458

 

10.  Kowey PR, Crijns HJ, Aliot EM, Capucci A, Kulakowski P, Radzik D, Roy D, Connolly SJ, Hohnloser SH; ALPHEE Study Investigators. Efficacy and safety of celivarone, with amiodarone as calibrator, in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for prevention of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator interventions or death: the ALPHEE study. Circulation 2011 Dec 13;124(24):2649-60. PMID: 22082672

 

11.  S Thal, R Boyella, R Arsanjani, E Juneman, R Movahed, H Thai, S Goldman. Unusual Combination of Holt-Oram Syndrome and Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava. Congenital Heart Disease 2012; Jul-Aug;7(4):E46-9. PMID: 22129221

 

12.  Juneman EB, Saleh L, Lancaster JJ, Thai HM, Markham B, Goldman S. The effects of poloxamer-188 on left ventricular function in chronic heart failure after myocardial infarction. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2012 Sep;60(3):293-8. PMID: 22653419

 

13.  Bakaeen FG, Sethi G, Wagner TH, Kelly R, Lee K, Upadhyay A, Thai H, Juneman E, Goldman S, Holman WL. Coronary artery bypass graft patency: residents versus attending surgeons. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug;94(2):482-8; discussion 488. PMID: 22698772

 

14.  Farkouh ME, Domanski M, Sleeper LA, Siami FS, Dangas G, Mack M, Yang M, Cohen DJ, Rosenberg Y, Solomon SD, Desai AS, Gersh BJ, Magnuson EA, Lansky A, Boineau R, Weinberger J, Ramanathan K, Sousa JE, Rankin J, Bhargava B, Buse J, Hueb W, Smith CR, Muratov V, Bansilal S, King S 3rd, Bertrand M, Fuster V; FREEDOM Trial Investigators. Strategies for multivessel revascularization in patients with diabetes. N Engl J Med. 2012 Dec 20;367(25):2375-84. PMID: 23121323

 

15.  Juneman E, Saleh L, Thai H, Goldman S, Movahed MR. Successful coronary angiography with adequate image acquisition using a combination of gadolinium and a power injector in a patient with severe iodine contrast allergy. Exp Clin Cardiol. 2012 Winter;17(1):17-9. PMID: 23204895

 

16.  Gheorghiade M, Böhm M, Greene S, Fonarow G, Lewis E, Zannad F, Solomon S, Baschiera F, Botha J,  Hua T,  Gimpelewicz C, Jaumont X,  Lesogor A, Maggioni A; for the ASTRONAUT Investigators and Coordinators. Effect of Aliskiren on Postdischarge Mortality and Heart Failure Readmissions Among Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure: The ASTRONAUT Randomized Trial. JAMA. 2013; 309 (11): 1125-1135.

 

17.  Nguyen J, Juneman E, Movahed MR. The Value of β-Blockers Administration during Recovery Phase of Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography: A Review. Echocardiography. 2013 Apr 8. PMID: 23560565

 

18.  Tanaka DT, Lancaster JJ, Juneman E, Bahl J, and Goldman S.  Clenbuterol Plus Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor Regulates Stem/Progenitor Cell Mobilization and Exerts Beneficial Effects by Increasing Neovascularization in Rats with Heart Failure.  Journal of Cardiac Failure.  2013; 19(7):503-508.

 

19.  Juneman E, Arsanjani R, Thai H, Lancaster J, Madwed J, Goldman S. Development of a Novel Sodium-Hydrogen Exchanger Inhibitor for Heart Failure.  Journal of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine.  2013; 1 (1).

 

20.  Maggioni AP, Greene SJ, Fonarow GC, Böhm M, Zannad F, Solomon SD, Lewis EF, Baschiera F, Hua TA, Gimpelewicz CR, Lesogor A, Gheorghiade M; ASTRONAUT Investigators and Coordinators. Effect of aliskiren on post-discharge outcomes among diabetic and non-diabetic patients hospitalized for heart failure: insights from the ASTRONAUT trial. Eur Heart J. 2013 Oct;34(40):3117-27.

 

21.  Lancaster JJ, Arnce SA, Johnson NM, Juneman E, Thai H, Kellar R, Vitorin JE, Burt J, Gaballa MA, Bahl JJ, Goldman S.  An electrically coupled tissue-engineered cardiomyocyte scaffold improves cardiac function in rats with chronic heart failure.  Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2014 Apr; 33(4):438-45.

 

22.  Khan MF, Gottesman S, Boyella R, Juneman E. Gemcitabine-induced cardiomyopathy: a case report and review of the literature. J Med Case Rep. 2014 Jun 23;8:220.

 

 

Current Manuscripts in Progress:

 

1.      E Juneman, T Troung, L Saleh, T Hagerty, J Lancaster, H Thai, S Goldman. Hypothermia normalizes LV hemodynamic parameters, prevents LV dysfunction and restores LV remodeling in acute myocardial infarction.  (In preparation for submission.)

 

2.      E Juneman, P Suryanarayana, J Lancaster, S Goldman. Aliskiren in Ischemic Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Remodeling. (In preparation for submission).

 

3.      Hernandez C, K Reed, E Juneman, W Cohen. Changes in Sonographically Measured Inferior Vena Cave Diameter in Response to Fluid Loading in Term Pregnancy. (Submitted American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2015).

 

4.      Pandey A, Juneman E, Jahardanan R, Thal S. Complications of Pacer Implantation in Patient with Left Persistent Super Vena Cava. (In preparation for submission).

 

5.      Pandey A, Lancaster J, Goldman S, Juneman E. Mesenchymal Stem Cells Use in Heart Failure: An Update. (Submitted, 2015).

 

6.      Sanchez P, Lancaster J, Weigand K, Goldman S, Juneman E. Diastolic tissue Doppler reflects the severity of injury in rats with chronic heart failure. (In preparation for submission).

 

 

Book Chapters:

 

“Non-Cardiac Findings on Echocardiography” chapter, Author: E Juneman. Questions, Tips and Tricks for the Echocardiography Boards. Editors: Vincent L. Sorrell and Sasanka Jayasuria. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2014.

 

 

Research Work In-Process:

 

1.      Biologically Active Cardiomyocyte Patch: Inject inducible pluripotent stem cells into a fibroblast seeded patch to study in-vitro the cellular interactions.

 

2.      Cell-Based Therapy on Diastolic Function in Heart Failure: Aimed to determine if cell-based therapy in CHF improves in LV diastolic function by reducing mechanical restraint.

 

3.      Cardiac Electrical Mapping with Advanced Electrode Array and Ultrasound Techniques.

 

4.      Validation of Merck HDAC inhibitor, MK-3336, on Cardiac Structure and Function in the Rat MI Heart Failure Model.

Research Activities: 

 Research Work In-Process:

 

1.      Biologically Active Cardiomyocyte Patch: Inject inducible pluripotent stem cells into a fibroblast seeded patch to study in-vitro the cellular interactions.

 

2.      Cell-Based Therapy on Diastolic Function in Heart Failure: Aimed to determine if cell-based therapy in CHF improves in LV diastolic function by reducing mechanical restraint.

 

3.      Cardiac Electrical Mapping with Advanced Electrode Array and Ultrasound Techniques.

 

4.      Validation of Merck HDAC inhibitor, MK-3336, on Cardiac Structure and Function in the Rat MI Heart Failure Model.

Sponsored Research Through MSRP: 

 Giuliana Repetti (MSRP 2016): "Tagging and Characterization of iPS-Derived Cardiomyocytes Implanted into a Rat Model of Chronic Heart Failure"

Advanced Research - Research Distinction Track (RDT): 

 Nicole LaHood (RDT 2015): "Development of Electrophysiologic Cardiac Mapping Modalities in Small Animals"

Last Updated: 
January 13, 2017