Will Dere

Willard H. Dere, MD, FACP named as Interim Associate Vice President for Research for University of Utah Health, effective July 1, 2018. 

Dana Carroll

Dana Carroll, Ph.D., was awarded the 2018 Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology, the highest civilian award bestowed to Utah residents providing distinguished service or making significant contributions in science and technology.

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Wellness Bus

University of Utah Health launches the Wellness Bus. The mobile outreach vehicle is part of the "Driving Out Diabetes: A Larry H. Miller Family Wellness Initiative."

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Advancing Medicine & Science

The Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Research Unit serves the University of Utah health sciences community in pursuit of discovery and innovation that advances medicine and science. The office seeks to strengthen all departments and colleges within the University of Utah health sciences by assisting in:

  • research strategic planning,
  • decision support,
  • goal setting,
  • administrative and programmatic expertise, and
  • program development.

The research unit’s major functions include institutional goal setting, oversight of graduate programs, the summer medical research program, training grant proposal support, financial modeling, pre-award support for basic science departments, research space management, new program development, and execution of the Health Sciences’ Research Strategic Initiatives.

Message from the Interim Associate Vice President

Monica Vetter
Monica Vetter
Interim Associate Vice President for Research

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Contact Us

Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Research Unit

University of Utah Eccles Institute of Human Genetics
15 N 2030 E Room 4110
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-585-0851