Board Certification and Academic Information
||Pediatrics - Professor
||National Board of Medical Examiners
Academic Office Locations
|Academic Office Phone Number
||Academic Office Address
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
295 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Martin Tristani-Firouzi received his Medical Degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. After completing postgraduate training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic, he received his first faculty appointment with the University of Utah School of Medicine. In 2005, he became an Investigator of the Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training Institute. Dr. Tristani-Firouzi was promoted to the rank of Professor of Pediatrics in 2011.
Dr. Tristani-Firouzi’s research interests include the genetic, molecular and cellular basis of inherited arrhythmia syndromes and the application of the zebrafish as a model system for the study of cardiac development, inherited arrhythmias and high throughput screening of cardiovascular disease-causing genetic variants. His research projects have been funded by the American Heart Association, the National Institutes of Health and the Nora Eccles Treadwell Foundation.
Dr. Tristani-Firouzi has served as an active member of the University of Utah Institutional Review Board since 2003 and was appointed to a Vice Chair position in 2013. He is an active member of the American Heart Association and has served as Chair of the Western States Peer Review Committee, Chair of the National Unified Peer Review Committee and as a member of the Western States Affiliate Executive Steering Committee. He is on the Scientific Advisory Boards of three foundations: Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome (SADS) Foundation (Salt Lake City, UT), Children’s Heart Foundation (Chicago, IL) and the Periodic Paralysis International Foundation (Alberta, Canada).