Programs and Initiatives

Programs and Initiatives

Academy of Health Science Educators (AHSE)

The Academy of Health Science Educators (AHSE) is designed to advance state-of-the-art education at the University of Utah through teaching, research, mentorship and service. The Academy serves as a home for health science educators and a community that advocates for excellence in health science education.

Leadership Training

Faculty Development strives to enhance the leadership skills of all faculty. We provide seminars, workshops, programs and funding for leadership training opportunities.

Vice President’s Clinical & Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars Program

The Vice President’s Clinical & Translational Research (VPCAT) Research Scholars Program offers intensive mentorship and support for junior faculty committed to careers in clinical or translational research.

Latest News

Building Diabetes Awareness
Nov 19, 2021

Building Diabetes Awareness

Community Clinics,Diabetes, driving out diabetes, wellness, underserved populations, diet and nutrition, chronic disease, health educationa

The Driving Out Diabetes Initiative (DODI) is beginning its fourth year of helping Utah families better manage diabetes or lower the risk of developing it. Innovative programs have reached more than 128,000 people. While keeping people who live with diabetes safe and healthy, DODI supports research to end the chronic metabolic disease which has no cure. ... Read More

Population Health Sciences


Wendy L. Hobson-Rohrer, MD, MSPH, FAAP

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Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Education Unit

Eccles Health Science Education Building
26 S 2000 E, HSEB 5515
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-585-6283

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