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Nov 14, 2019


Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Facilitate Genome A...

Funding awarded to Aaron Quinlan, PhD, associate director of the Utah Center for Genetic Discovery from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) will enhance the usability of software tools for genome analysis

Nov 13, 2019


Is Less More? Oral Versus Intravenous Antibiotics After Hosp...

A study that shows using oral therapy for at-home treatment as opposed to IV therapy, showed a decrease in cost, less burden for families and patients and fewer adverse events with no change in our cure rates.

Nov 08, 2019

Health Care Transformation

Stumbling Gracefully Through Medical School

The future of health care rests with this next generation. At University of Utah Health, four young women—Bushra Hussein, Margaux Miller, Harjit Kaur, and Leen Samha—talk about their perspective of being diverse wome...

Nov 07, 2019


One-Third of Reproductive Age Women Have Health Conditions T...

One in three women of reproductive age have at least one chronic condition that could compromise their health or lead to adverse outcomes during pregnancy, according to University of Utah Health scientists.

Nov 07, 2019


Risk for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Increases in Winter

Each year, carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is responsible for more than 50,000 emergency department visits, resulting in more than 400 deaths according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Americans ages 65 ...

Nov 07, 2019

Education, Clinical, Research

Moran Welcomes New Glaucoma Specialist

Brian C. Stagg, MD, joined the John A. Moran Eye Center in September, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. He also performs cataract surgery and has a special interest in geriatric ophthalmology.

Nov 07, 2019

Health Care Transformation

Finding Meaning in Medicine with Student-Driven RealMD Progr...

No one goes into medical school thinking it will be easy. But exactly how that academic rigor will personally affect you is much harder to anticipate. Burnout and exhaustion are common, as is a resulting loss of meaning ...

Nov 07, 2019

Health Care Transformation

University of Utah Health at Learn Serve Lead 2019: The AAM...

University of Utah Health and University of Utah School of Medicine will have a significant presence at Learn Serve Lead 2019: The AAMC Annual Meeting. With more than 45 attendees from Utah, 15 presenters, and a booth in...

Nov 04, 2019


$150 Million Commitment from Huntsman Family Will Establish ...

Historic gift will establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute with an initial focus on advancing knowledge and relieving suffering through research-informed treatment of mental illness with a strong focus on improvin...

Nov 04, 2019

Kristen Carroll Awarded Endowed Chair in Pediatric Orthopaed...

Kristen L. Carroll M.D. was awarded the Sherman S. Coleman, M.D. Presidential Endowed Chair in Pediatric Orthopaedics in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Utah. An endowed chair is a recognition of acad...

Nov 01, 2019

Clinical, Education, Research

Clinician-Scientist Monika Fleckenstein, MD, Joins Moran Eye...

Monika Fleckenstein, MD, recently joined the John A. Moran Eye Center, specializing in degenerative retinal diseases, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Nov 01, 2019

Education, Clinical

Don't Miss the Year-End Sale at the Moran Eye Center

It's time for the Moran Eye Center year-end sale!

Oct 31, 2019

Research, Clinical, Education

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Study Identifies New Potent...

The latest discovery by Moran’s Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, sheds light on potential new treatment approaches for age-related macular degeneration.

Oct 31, 2019


Catherine B. Soehner Appointed Director of the Spencer S. Ec...

Catherine B. Soehner, MLS, BSN, has been appointed Associate Dean for Research and Director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at University of Utah. Michael L. Good, MD, Senior Vice President for He...

Oct 30, 2019


Park City Fashion Eyewear Show and Sale Set for November 15

Choose from hundreds of designer styles from the world's top brands during the show and sale at the John A. Moran Eye Center's Redstone optical shop in Park City.

Oct 30, 2019

Education, Clinical

Moran Physicians and Volunteers Provide Vision Screenings an...

The John A. Moran Eye Center’s Global Outreach Division works to meet the growing need for eye care around the world and among underserved Utahns—from the homeless to resettled refugees.

Oct 28, 2019


In the Wake of Mass Shootings, a Reluctance to Talk About Gu...

A new study shows that in the months immediately following mass shootings, doctors have difficulty asking routine questions about gun safety in the home.

Oct 27, 2019


NIH Awards Support Projects that Tackle the Opioid Crisis

University of Utah Health scientists have been awarded funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH) for research projects that address opioid addiction and the overdose crisis.

Oct 24, 2019

Research, Education, Clinical

Meet Moran’s New Adult and Pediatric Retina Specialist

Eileen Hwang, MD, PhD, joined the John A. Moran Eye Center in October 2019. She specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of children and adults with retinal conditions.

Oct 24, 2019


Scientists Find Process in Mammals that Blocks Harmful Effec...

Discovery could eventually lead to new treatments for anemia, hemochromatosis, and other red blood cell diseases.

Oct 23, 2019


U of U Health Participates in $50M Study of Traumatic Brain ...

University of Utah Health has joined a national research consortium of universities, hospitals and clinics that has received $50 million to study the long-term impacts of mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) or concussio...