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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

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 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 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...

Oct 23, 2019


Scientists Discover Link Between Specialized Brain Cells and...

University of Utah Health scientists discovered a new lineage of specialized brain cells and established a link between the lineage and OCD and anxiety-like behaviors in mice.

Oct 17, 2019

Elizabeth Gargaro, MD, Joins Department of Psychiatry Facult...

New physician, Elizabeth Gargaro, MD, joins the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Gargaro works with adolescent patients at UNI’s Girls Transition Center and provides pediatric care and mental health integr...

Oct 14, 2019

Research, EducationClinical

Center for Medical Innovation Names Interim Co-Directors

Bernhard Fassl, MD, and Bryan McRae, MD, have been appointed interim co-directors of the Center for Medical Innovation (CMI) at University of Utah Health.

Oct 10, 2019


New World Health Organization Report on Vision Shows Need fo...

The John A. Moran Eye Center’s Global Outreach Division has been working to create sustainable eye care systems in the developing world for more than 20 years and recently expanded efforts to assist underserved populat...

Oct 10, 2019


7th Annual Firefighter Chili Cook Off to Benefit Burn Camp P...

Firefighter teams from around the state of Utah will be bringing their chili cooking skills to the ring - competing for the coveted “Battle of the Axe” trophy. Winning this event gives bragging rights for the yearly...