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Mar 27, 2020


U of U Health Expert Aids Passage of Diabetes Legislation

Thanks to the joint efforts of a University of Utah scientist, a state legislator, and other diabetes advocates, a new law could offer an important lifeline to Utahans with diabetes who depend on insulin to survive.

Mar 25, 2020


Quick Reference: U of U Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

To ensure ready access to reliable sources of the latest information at the U related to coronavirus (COVID-19), we have assembled this quick reference list.

Mar 25, 2020


One Gene to Rule Them All

Researchers discover a master switch that controls many different genes involved in metabolism.

Mar 23, 2020

Clinical, Education

Moran Team Trains Nurses on Front Lines of Eye Care in Tanza...

Continuing work to make eye care more accessible in Tanzania, the John A. Moran Eye Center's Global Outreach Division conducted a second Allied Ophthalmic Training Program mission in February.

Mar 23, 2020


University of Utah Health and ARUP Announce Expanded COVID-1...

U of U Health announced a change in its COVID-19 testing policy. Beginning Monday, March 23rd, all patients who are evaluated at U of U Health’s in-car testing sites and present with symptoms of fever, cough, and/or s...

Mar 20, 2020


5 Ways U of U Scientists Are Addressing the Coronavirus (COV...

As COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, spreads across the globe, University of Utah scientists are stepping up to the plate to address the numerous unanswered questions emerging in its wake.

Mar 20, 2020


University of Utah Health Data Security Announcement

University of Utah Health (U of U Health) announced today that it began notifying patients of recent data security incidents that involved some U of U Health employees’ email accounts.

Mar 20, 2020


University of Utah Health Opens Drive-Up COVID-19 Evaluation...

University of Utah Health patients may now be evaluated by a provider on-site to determine whether a COVID-19 test is warranted. The new option for patients allows U of U Health to more quickly respond to and efficiently...

Mar 20, 2020


What to Expect When You Come to University Hospital

Due to recent policy changes at University of Utah Health hospitals and clinics, patients and visitors will notice a new system in place. This is to ensure the safety of patients, providers, and staff from the potential ...

Mar 19, 2020


Experts Share Rationale for Social Distancing, Other COVID-1...

A pair of University of Utah Health researchers involved in efforts to suppress COVID-19 participated in a live call-in show on the Salt Lake City public radio station that focused on what scientists are learning about t...

Mar 18, 2020


DeseretNews: Did COVID-19 and an earthquake raise your anxie...

Brooks Keeshin, MD, child psychiatrist and pediatrician specializing in trauma, advises ways to cope with the amplified stress and anxiety that can come from repeated exposure to trauma.

Mar 18, 2020


Media Statement Regarding Earthquake Assessment

At University of Utah Health, there are no reports of injury to patients or staff. Our emergency command center is activated with key hospital leaders now assessing the impact to all buildings and property. We have set u...

Mar 16, 2020


Coronavirus Testing: National Shortage of Chemicals and Basi...

A national shortage of materials to collect and store patient samples is affecting the ability to test for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Swabs to conduct the testing are also dwindling.

Mar 13, 2020


Updated Visitor Policy at University of Utah Hospitals and C...

Following guidelines from the CDC and Utah Department of Health, University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is taking aggressive and proactive measures in our hospitals, clinics and community health centers to better pr...

Mar 12, 2020


Utah Poison Control Center Commemorates 58th Annual National...

The Utah Poison Control Center (UPCC) will join poison centers and poison prevention partners across the country in celebrating the 58th annual National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW), March 15-21, 2020. The week is dedic...

Mar 12, 2020


Negative Pressure Tents Set Up in Preparation for COVID-19 C...

In preparation for COVID-19 cases and in response to Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s State of Emergency Declaration, negative pressure tents have been set up outside University of Utah Hospital. Potential COVID-19 patient...

Mar 12, 2020


Sung Wan Kim, U of U Professor & Drug Delivery Pioneer Remem...

Kim, an emeritus U of U Health distinguished professor of pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical chemistry and a distinguished professor of bioengineering, died on Feb. 24, 2020 at University of Utah Hospital. He was 79.

Mar 10, 2020


Lack of Information Impedes Access to Food Pantries and Prog...

A University of Utah Health study finds that poor communications could be hampering efforts in at least 22 Utah communities to connect those in need with food stamps, food banks, soup kitchens and other food resources. ...

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