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Accelerate

A novel community-based model for innovating and promoting best practices and learning in health care improvement, leadership, and wellness.

HMHI

News and stories from Huntsman Mental Health Institute, the Mountain West's premier institution for mental health research, training, and care.

Huntsman Cancer Institute

Updates from the NCI-designated research facility and hospital committed to cancer treatment, education, prevention, and care.

HealthFeed

The official blog of University of Utah Health creates consumer-friendly, fact-based information for healthy living, wellness, nutrition, exercise, and more.

Good Notes

Voices and perspectives from leaders across U of U Health's hospitals, schools, colleges, libraries, academic departments, and divisions. 

Moran Eye Center

Updates from the largest eye care center in the Mountain West, with 11 locations offering leading-edge treatment and robust patient support. 

Public Affairs

Press releases, announcements, news articles, and other regular updates from University of Utah Health's Public Affairs and Media Relations team.

Pulse

An internal communications platform, Pulse delivers timely content and employee engagement to more than 20,000 U of U Health team members.

The Scope Radio

Honest conversations with medical experts about health advice, well-being research, and other news you can use to lead a happier life. 

Research & Science

In-depth articles that reflect U of U Health's collaborative DNA, rich clinical environment, and transformative approach to science and medicine.

Algorithms for Innovation

Cultivating dialogue and sparking conversations that address some of the most impossible problems facing health care today.

Most Recent News

Oct 12, 2021

Clinical

Managing Enrollment and Retention of Veterans in the VA Heal...

Dr. Megan Vanneman is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health Sciences at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and a Core Investigator and Career Development Awardee at the Department of Vetera...

Oct 11, 2021

Research

Newly Discovered Molecule Could Eventually Reduce Surgical C...

A newly detected molecule could help reduce damage from sustained loss of blood flow to cells and tissues.

Oct 09, 2021

Research

Eight U of U College of Nursing Faculty and Alumni Named Ame...

Three professors, two adjunct faculty, and three alumni of the University of Utah College of Nursing were inducted as American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Fellows.

Oct 07, 2021

Health Care Transformation

U of U Health Earns 2021 "Most Wired" Recognition

University of Utah Health has earned the “Most Wired” recognition, according to The College of Healthcare Information Management (CHIME). The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to asses...

Oct 07, 2021

Research

NINDS Awards $10 Million for Pediatric Concussion Research

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has awarded a $10-million grant to the Four Corners Youth Consortium, a group of academic medical centers studying concussions in school-aged children.

Oct 05, 2021

Research

Three U of U Health Scientists Receive Prestigious NIH Direc...

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded grants to three University of Utah Health scientists through its competitive High-Risk, High-Reward Research (HRHR) program,

Oct 04, 2021

New Endowed Chair in University of Utah Department of Pathol...

The University of Utah Department of Pathology and ARUP Laboratories announced the creation of the Harry R. Hill, MD, Presidential Endowed Chair, the department’s sixth endowed chair and the first created since 2013.

Oct 04, 2021

Clinical

Is having a heart murmur dangerous?

(Good Things Utah) – If a doctor told you that you have a heart murmur, you’re probably wondering what that means. Do heart murmurs mean you’re in danger? A heart murmur is when your heart makes an unusual sound...

Sep 28, 2021

Education, Clinical

Join Moran's Oct. 9 Night For Sight Online Fundraiser

Join us for Night for Sight, the John A. Moran Eye Center’s largest community event benefitting our Global Outreach Division’s work to end curable blindness in Utah and worldwide. The benefit is set for Saturday...

Sep 27, 2021

Clinical

Safe UT Annual Report Released

Today, the SafeUT Commission published its 2020-21 Annual Report. The comprehensive report outlines key statistics about the statewide SafeUT app related to utilization, chats and life-saving interventions, school threat...

Sep 27, 2021

Education, Clinical

Gabriel Hulewsky, OD, Joins Moran Eye Center

Gabriel Hulewsky, OD, provides comprehensive optometry services and has special interests in contact lenses, dry eye management, and sports vision.

Sep 23, 2021

Research

U of U Health Evolutionary Geneticist Named HHMI Investigato...

Nels Elde named a 2021 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator.

Sep 22, 2021

Clinical

Swedish family travels to Utah for innovative brain implant

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4) – An 11-year-old girl travels to Utah to become the first European child to receive an innovative brain implant treatment for epilepsy. The young girl, Edith, has been robbed of her child...

Sep 22, 2021

Clinical

Swedish girl with rare condition undergoes specialized treat...

Carl Molstad said his daughter Edith, who turns 11 on Wednesday, has lived two different lives: one before her seizures, and one after. She used to love playing soccer, hanging out with friends and going to school. Bu...

Sep 22, 2021

Clinical

Utah surgeon treats Swedish girl with rare epilepsy; first c...

SALT LAKE CITY — Four years ago, Edith Mölstad was a perfectly healthy 7-year-old Swedish girl who loved school and her friends. Then she suddenly developed a severe, rare form of epilepsy. Back in 2017, Edith was ...

Sep 22, 2021

Clinical

Primary Children’s Hospital implants brain pacemaker in Eu...

SALT LAKE CITY — Imagine having to fly thousands of miles to a different country, through COVID-19 travel restrictions, for your child’s life saving surgery. That’s the reality for the Molstad family from Sweden...

Sep 22, 2021

Clinical

Swedish Family Travels to Utah for New Epilepsy Treatment

Swedish family travels to Utah for new epilepsy treatment

Sep 20, 2021

Clinical, Education, Research

Moran’s Leah Owen, MD, PhD, Selected to Present Research t...

John A. Moran Eye Center surgeon-scientist Leah A. Owen, MD, PhD, is among 28 elite, early-career vision scientists selected to present their research to Congress this September. Her research is working to prevent retino...

Sep 20, 2021

Research

U of U Health Research Funding Reaches New High

More than 70% of the U’s research funding comes from U of U Health, which has grown continuously for eight years running, reaching $428 million in FY21.

Sep 20, 2021

Research

Utah Awarded Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has awarded U of U Health funding to establish a new Utah-based Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health® as part of its national initiative to impro...

In-Depth Features

The End of Her Days

One writer's cautionary story about his mother-in-law's severe stroke and her fight to die on her own terms, which taught one family the importance—and limitations—of Advance Directives.

COVID-19, One Year Later

An interactive journey through one year in the fight against COVID-19—12 months to learn from, 52 weeks to remember, and 365 days to commemorate, one pivotal event at a time.

Keep Breathing

An early morning shift change in a COVID-19 unit at University Hospital captures the compassion and exhaustion of staff keeping patients alive during a global pandemic.

Pioneering the Future Part #4

University of Utah Health scientists are following nature’s lead to create new ways for treating and preventing disease while discovering and developing new drugs.

Finishing the Race

Two survivors, two wheels, and a determination to reclaim life illustrate this story of stroke rehabilitation—and the unique connection between provider and patient.

Changing the Pandemic

In December 2020, five University of Utah Health frontline health care workers received the first COVID-19 vaccine in the state of Utah—changing the course of the yearlong pandemic. 

From Amazon to Redwood

Anna Gallegos wanted to change the world. She found a way to do it by helping refugees start new lives and navigate the health care system here in Utah. 

Unit on the Brink

Unit on the Brink: Voices of the COVID Frontline is a multi-part Clinical podcast series that shares the raw stories of University Hospital workers as they hold the line against COVID-19. 

The Hospital of Their Dreams

At the heart of the Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital lies a dedication to helping patients discover their resilience and regain their lives after traumatic spinal cord injuries.

An Uncertain Recovery

On March 13, 2020, Clement Chow found himself on the leading edge of a tidal wave as one of the first COVID-19 cases in Utah. "I will fight COVID-19 with information," he promised. 

State of Suffering

For every person in the US who dies of suicide, twice as many die in Utah. And suicide is the leading cause of death among Utah's teens. Can we curb this startling trend? Can we afford not to? 

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

In fewer than 25 years, opioid addiction has led to more than 450,000 overdose deaths. Each one is an individual tragedy—taken together, they represent a staggering social epidemic. 

Driving Out Diabetes

While we create better treatments and search for a cure for diabetes, affected communities deserve better resources to understand prediabetes and delay or prevent the full-blown disease. 

Expanding Rural Access

America’s traditional health system, which is centered in urban & suburban areas, isn't designed for the 20% of Americans residing in rural regions. Fixing that requires long-term work. 

They Emerge Transformed

Burn survivors and those who care for them at U of U Health Burn Center share a fundamental truth few others know. This immersive feature dives in to fire, faith, healing, and victory.  

Pioneering the Future Part #3

Researchers at University of Utah Health tackle population-sized problems—then follow through to ensure that their efforts add up to substantial impacts on public health.

Pioneering the Future Part #2

The scientific laboratory is the traditional birthplace of new ideas. But translating those discoveries to interventions that support human health requires extra effort. 

Pioneering the Future Part #1

High-impact discoveries are transforming how we think about the causes of diabetes and solutions to combat the disease. These advances could hardly come at a better time. 

Campus Transformation 2020

From humble origins in 1905 to new construction today, the evolution of U of U Health continues with fundamental research, innovative education, and cutting-edge patient care.