Leadership

Scott Summers, PhD

Chair, Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology

The major accomplishment of my scientific career has been to advance the idea that sphingolipids such as ceramides regulate nutrient homeostasis and contribute to diabetes and other metabolic diseases. The opinion was initially controversial and few publications other than my own appeared on the topic. Nonetheless, the data were robust and the ther... Read More

Email: scott.a.summers@health.utah.edu

Lab: Lab Website

Jared P. Rutter, PhD

Jared Rutter, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Utah and a member of the Nuclear Control of Cell Growth and Differentiation Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute.Rutter studies how cells sense and detect energy needs for growth. Understanding the energy-sensing pathways in cells is important in cancer researc... Read More

Research Interests: Cell Communication, Cell Signaling, Metabolism, Metabolism Regulation

Email: Rutter@biochem.utah.edu

Lab: Lab Website

Angela Fagerlin, PhD

Chair, Department of Population Health Sciences

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Research Interests: Developing and Testing of Decision Aids in Clinical Contexts, Particularly their Impact on Patient Decision Making and Patient-Physician Communication, Examining the Role of Living Wills and Surrogate Decision-Making at the End of Life, Factors that Affect People’s Perception of Risks, Investigating the Effect of Numeracy Skills on Medical Decision Making, Testing Methods for Improving Risk Communication

Email: angie.fagerlin@hsc.utah.edu

Leadership

Scott Summers, PhD
Distinguished Professor and Chair,
Nutrition and Integrated Physiology

Jared Rutter, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Angela Fagerlin, PhD
Professor and Chair, Population Health Sciences

Contact Us

Bridget Hughes, PhD
Director, Research Program Development
Senior Vice President of Health Sciences, Research Unit
Phone: 801-585-9304
Email: bridget.hughes@hsc.utah.edu


Sara Salmon, MA
Programs Manager
Senior Vice President of Health Sciences, Research Unit

Phone: 801-839-5414
Email: sara.salmon@hsc.utah.edu

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