HBI Business Model Innovation Award
RECOGNITION, RESEARCH
Apr 20, 2018

HBI Business Model Innovation Award

University of Utah Health received the Health Business International (HBI) Business Model Innovation Award for Best Quality Data Model. Juan Carlos Negrette accepted the award at the conference in London this month.... Read More

Physician Assistant Division continues its long term collaboration with Nepal
RECOGNITION, EDUCATION, RESEARCH
Mar 27, 2018

Physician Assistant Division continues its long term collaboration with Nepal

Department of Family and Preventive Medicine faculty members Don Pedersen, PhD, PA; Richard Backman, MD; and Kathy Pedersen, MPAS, PA-C were invited speakers at the "International Conference on Challenges and Prospects of Quality Education in Nepal in the Federalism Era, Feb 23-24, 2018. The conference was organized by the Higher Institutions and Secondary Schools Association (HISSAN) of Nepal. It was held in Budanilkhanta, Kathmandu, Nepal. Nepal is in a transition period. One area of reform is an emphasis on quality education.... Read More

RESEARCH, EDUCATION, RECOGNITION
Jan 31, 2018

Bill Gates

Bill Gates spoke with an audience of health care professionals, and made the business case for pursuing breakthroughs in global health.... Read More

Guest Speaker from University for Development Studies in Tamale, Ghana Dr. Frank Abantanga
RESEARCH, EDUCATION, RECOGNITION
Jun 13, 2017

Guest Speaker from University for Development Studies in Tamale, Ghana Dr. Frank Abantanga

Dr. Francis Abantanga, MD, Pediatric Surgeon, Head of the Department of Surgery and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University for Development Studies in Tamale, Ghana, recently addressed University of Utah Health Sciences faculty, staff and students about the delivery of care to patients through ApriDec, an NGO which Dr. Abantanga founded and oversees. ... Read More

Dr. Ray Price addresses the Mexican Senate
RECOGNITION, EDUCATION, RESEARCH
Jun 13, 2017

Dr. Ray Price addresses the Mexican Senate

Doctor Raymond Price, Director of the Center for Global Surgery, Professor of Surgery and Associate Adjunct Professor of Public Health at the University of Utah, recently addressed the Mexican Senate at a Safe Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy forum.... Read More

Why I do Global Health
EDUCATION, RESEARCH
Feb 02, 2017

Why I do Global Health

Mark Harris, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H, tells why he does Global Health work and why we should help, not do. ... Read More

Winds of Change at WHO by Juan Carlos Negrette
RECOGNITION
Jan 20, 2017

Winds of Change at WHO by Juan Carlos Negrette

In the upcoming days the process of selecting a new Director General for the WHO will accelerate. This year’s election happens at a time in which WHO is reinforcing its support to health systems strengthening as a necessary condition for achieving universal health coverage. Simultaneously, it will continue developing structures and approaches that can rapidly and effectively respond to unexpected health threats in a changing environment and in an increasingly interconnected world.... Read More

Extreme Affordability
RECOGNITION, RESEARCH
Jan 13, 2017

Extreme Affordability

“Extreme Affordability” is a new design-requirement that upends the growing healthcare affordability problem by forcing close inspection of the value equation that controls for quality against cost. Costs can decrease without a corresponding slip in quality when we are relentless to improve the processes, supply chains, and synergies we use to create value.... Read More

Blog by Matthew Fuller, MD
RECOGNITION, EDUCATION, RESEARCH
Nov 01, 2016

Blog by Matthew Fuller, MD

Globally, trauma kills more people every year than AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. COMBINED. Let me say that again - every year, more than 5 million people worldwide die of traumatic disease. That means that every day, 14,000 people worldwide die of trauma, nearly ten deaths a minute. And yet, discussion regarding the impact of trauma, particularly on developing nations, which shoulder a disproportionate amount of trauma deaths when compared to richer nations, is virtually non-existent. As developing societies become more dependent on mechanized travel, trauma related deaths increase proportionately.... Read More

UUHC Physicians Guide Future of Emergency Care in India
RESEARCH
Sep 01, 2016

UUHC Physicians Guide Future of Emergency Care in India

We all know the adage 'Give a man a fish and he eats for a day, teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime.' Peter P. Taillac, M.D., and Vijay Kandula, M.D., M.P.H., AAHIVS, have put the phrase into remarkable practice. The pair have developed a "train-the-trainer" course that's modernizing emergency care in Karnataka, India and is now slated for use in other developing countries. "Emergency medicine is a brand new concept in India," explained Taillac. "Emergency care skills are not well taught or represented in the Indian medical school curriculum." ... Read More

 Dean Hume presents lecture
RESEARCH
Aug 31, 2016

Dean Hume presents lecture

Wyatt Rory Hume became Dean of the School of Dentistry May 15, 2016. On August 23, 2016 he presented to the Multidisciplinary Global Health Research Seminar Series.... Read More

Preventing Childhood Deaths from Infectious Diseases: ARUP Scientist Awarded Prestigious Gates Foundation Grant
RESEARCH
Jun 03, 2016

Preventing Childhood Deaths from Infectious Diseases: ARUP Scientist Awarded Prestigious Gates Foundation Grant

ARUP Laboratories Medical Director Robert Schlaberg, MD, Dr Med, MPH, will be the Principal Investigator for a project to help decrease the high mortality rate of children with infectious diseases in resource-limited settings. This work is funded by a $100,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant is part of the foundation’s Grand Challenges Explorations, which fosters innovation to solve global health and development problems. More than 1,400 applications were received; Schlaberg is one of 43 individuals to receive grants, which were awarded May 26, 2016. ... Read More

Global Health Lecture Features Aga Khan University Vice President
RESEARCH
May 09, 2016

Global Health Lecture Features Aga Khan University Vice President

Salim Hasham spoke to the Global Health Community on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Salim Hasham has successfully led a range of Health care Enterprises and Projects, spanning five continents and more than three decades. He serves currently as Health Sciences Vice President of Aga Khan University, leading the global health services enterprise of the University. Prior to joining AKU, Mr. Hasham served as Senior Vice President of Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHI), responsible for the management of their expansion outside the US and overseeing all global health services projects. ... Read More

RESEARCH
May 09, 2016

International Intrigue Piqued as Visitors Tour ARUP

Last week, a group representing Aga Khan University and Hospital in Pakistan visited ARUP Laboratories as part of their two-day visit at the University of Utah. Aga Khan has a reach that extends into three continents—Africa, Asia, and Europe— and has teaching sites and campuses in Afghanistan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, the United Kingdom, and Pakistan. ... Read More

Visiting Speaker Marilyn DeLuca UU
RESEARCH
Oct 26, 2015

Visiting Speaker Marilyn DeLuca UU

On June 30, 2015, Dr. Marilyn A. DeLuca presented "Growing an Innovative Global Health Program through Equitable and Sustainable Partnerships" to the U of U Global Health Community. ... Read More

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