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Nov 02, 2020

Education, Clinical

Ophthalmology Leaders Rank Moran Eye Center among Best in Na...

Ophthalmology leaders nationwide have ranked the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah as among the top 12 programs in the nation when it comes to clinical care, research, and education.

Nov 01, 2020

Education, Clinical

Moran Now a Center for Thyroid Eye Disease Surgeries

A collaborative program designed to treat thyroid eye disease (TED) at the University of Utah offers patients access to highly customized treatments—including a delicate endoscopic surgery at the Moran Eye Center now a...

Oct 31, 2020


Two of the Nation’s Top Public Health Officials Visit U of...

As positive COVID-19 cases in Utah set record highs, two of the nation’s top health officials visited the University of Utah today for an informal discussion on the pandemic. Deborah Birx, MD, and Robert R. Redfield, M...

Oct 29, 2020


Information Gaps in Electronic Health Records Hinder Persona...

University of Utah Health researchers working in conjunction with the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, recently found that EHRs often lack vital information that could help physicians better understand a patient’s...

Oct 26, 2020


Emerging Treatment Helps Reverse Heart Failure in Some Patie...

In a new multicenter study, researchers led by University of Utah surgeons report that an emerging heart failure treatment could potentially reverse structural damage to the heart, allowing it to heal itself over time.

Oct 22, 2020

Clinical, Education

Operation Sight Day: John A. Moran Eye Center Surgeons ...

John A. Moran Eye Center physicians will restore vision to 12 Utahns in need on Saturday, October 24, by performing free cataract surgery during Moran’s Operation Sight Day.

Oct 21, 2020


Program Nationally Recognized for Setting American Indian St...

A University of Utah Health Department of Pediatrics program that supports academic, career, and personal development of American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) undergraduates from across the country has received recogni...

Oct 13, 2020

Clinical, Education

Lydia Sauer, MD, Named Moran Eye Center’s 2020 ARCS Founda...

Moran’s 2020 Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation Scholar is an accomplished researcher who has already contributed to medical advances using new imaging technology to detect eye diseases earlie...

Oct 12, 2020


COVID-19 Testing Available at Rice-Eccles Stadium

Beginning October 12th, outdoor COVID-19 testing will be available to the public at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The collaborative effort between University of Utah Health and University of Utah brings testing to residents on th...

Oct 09, 2020


Low Back Pain Research - U of U School of Medicine

Dr. McCormick has dedicated significant research efforts to better understanding and treating chronic low back pain (CLBP) of various sources. He is currently the principle investigator for The Intracept Global Registry ...

Oct 08, 2020


HIV Up Close: Unprecedented View of Virus Reveals Essential ...

Scientists at U of U Health have recreated in a test tube the first steps of infection by HIV, the virus that causes AIDS enabling identification of essential components the virus needs to replicate within its human host...

Oct 06, 2020


Enhanced Precautions Recommended to Prevent Viral Transmissi...

University of Utah Health researchers found that at least two common techniques used in ear, nose, and throat surgeries can generate airborne particles containing evidence of viral DNA that are small enough to penetrate ...

Oct 06, 2020


A Genius in Our Midst: U of U Health Geneticist Awarded Pres...

University of Utah Health evolutionary geneticist Nels Elde, Ph.D., has been awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, popularly known as a “genius grant.”

Oct 06, 2020


Three U of U Health Scientists Receive NIH Director’s High...

The National Institutes of Health has awarded four grants to University of Utah Health scientists through its High-Risk, High-Reward Research (HRHR) Program that funds highly innovative and unusually impactful biomedical...

Oct 05, 2020


U of U Health System Remains Fully Operational During Vice P...

The University of Utah Hospital will be fully operational during the Vice Presidential Debate, which takes place on the University of Utah campus on October 7. Patients are advised to plan ahead and expect potential road...

Oct 05, 2020


Back Pain with Sciatica More Likely to Improve with Immediat...

For people who experience back pain with sciatica it may be worthwhile to start physical therapy right away, according to University of Utah Health researchers.

Oct 05, 2020


COVID-19 Testing Available at University of Utah Health Reds...

University of Utah Health will move COVID-19 testing in Park City to Redstone Health Center beginning October 6th. Patients who need a COVID-19 test are advised to schedule an appointment online before coming to Redstone...

Oct 02, 2020


John A. Moran Eye Center Mourns the Passing of Dr. Alan S. C...

It is with a heavy heart that John A. Moran Eye Center CEO Randall J Olson, MD, shares the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Alan S. Crandall, on Friday, October 2, 2020, following a sudden illness.

Oct 01, 2020


VA Care Coordination Satisfaction Rates Higher Than Communit...

Focusing on better communication and care coordination, a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facility exhibited strength in its communication and care coordination, according to the authors of a new study.1

Sep 30, 2020


SCALE-UP Utah Awarded $5 Million to Improve COVID-19 Testing...

With a goal of reducing health disparities in Utah, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $5 million to researchers at University of Utah Health and Huntsman Cancer Institute. The team is leading SCALE-UP U...

Sep 29, 2020


Meet Marla De Jong — New Dean of the College of Nursing

The new dean of the College of Nursing is passionate about advancing health through high-quality nursing and interdisciplinary teaching, research, clinical practice, and service.

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