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Jan 31, 2019


U of U Health-Produced Short Film One in a Million Premieres...

University of Utah Health is proud to present One in a Million, an original short documentary co-directed by two acclaimed independent filmmakers, Jeremiah Zagar and Ross Kauffman.

Jan 29, 2019


Information About the Shingrix Shortage

Shingrix, the CDC preferred vaccine for shingles, is on nationwide shortage due to high demand.

Jan 28, 2019


Statement Regarding the Death of Sarah Hawley, MD

Dr. Hawley was a first-year resident who was focusing on continuing her studies in Family & Preventive Medicine.

Jan 28, 2019

Education, Clinical,

Utahns in Need Receive Free Vision-Restoring Surgery at Mora...

John A. Moran Eye Center physicians restored hope and vision on Saturday, January 12, by performing free cataract surgeries for 17 Utahns in need as part of Moran’s twice-yearly Operation Sight Day.

Jan 25, 2019


U of U Health to Provide Assistance to Federal Employees

A statement from Gordon Crabtree, CEO of Hospitals and Clinics

Jan 24, 2019

Education, Clinical

Meet the Moran Eye Center’s Newest Clinicians

The John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah is starting 2019 with three new clinicians and new genetic counseling services.

Jan 21, 2019


Researchers Conduct First Population-based Study of Suicide ...

Researchers at the University of Utah Health conducted the first population-based study of suicidality in individuals with ASD in the United States. The 20-year retrospective study found that for individuals with autism,...

Jan 17, 2019

Clinical, Education

Nurse Training Helps Build a ‘Front Line’ for Vision Scr...

Three John A. Moran Eye Center ophthalmic technicians traveled 6,200 miles to the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in December to train 12 nurses from the remote Pacific island nation to conduct thorough vision scree...

Jan 17, 2019


States with Fewer Melanoma Diagnoses Have Higher Death Rates

Using state-by-state data, researchers found that melanoma survival varies regionally.

Jan 11, 2019


University of Utah Health Awarded CDC Funding to Expand Know...

The University of Utah’s Department of Psychiatry was awarded a $2 million, four-year grant from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to enhance the capacity of the Utah Registry of Autism and Developmen...

Jan 11, 2019

Health Care Transformation

CMS Administrator Seema Verma Commends University of Utah He...

University of Utah Health was recognized by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) Administrator Seema Verma for its work in price transparency. Verma stated in a press call this week that the organization had vo...

Jan 11, 2019

Health Care Transformation, ClinicalEducation

Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Next Expansion for Cancer Pati...

Peter Huntsman, CEO of the Huntsman Foundation and chairman and CEO of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation (HCF), announced today a transformational $30 million gift from the family’s foundation. This donation allows Huntsm...

Jan 11, 2019

Education, Clinical

John A. Moran Eye Center Surgeons to Restore Hope, Vision to...

John A. Moran Eye Center physicians will restore hope and vision on Saturday, January 12, by performing free cataract surgeries as part of Moran’s twice-yearly Operation Sight Day.

Jan 11, 2019


University of Utah Health Verified Again as Level I Trauma C...

Achieving verification means that your hospital has voluntarily met criteria that improve the standard of care as outlined by the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma’s current Resources for Optimal Care o...

Jan 10, 2019


Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium Convenes: Advancing the Fiel...

The seventh annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS) will explore the latest research and treatments available to recover and regenerate heart tissue to improve the muscle’s efficiency and function. The event wi...

Jan 09, 2019

Education, ClinicalHealth Care Transformation

Huntsman Cancer Institute Helps Develop BRCA Exchange to Inf...

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) contributed to the development of a global resource that includes data on thousands of inherited variants in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Th...

Jan 04, 2019


Starting the New Year Happier is Important for Your Health

We all strive to be happy, but sometimes events in your life can bring you down. Did last year not go as well as you were hoping? Wondering how you could be happier in the new year? Psychiatrist Anne Lin says a negative ...

Dec 20, 2018


Vitae 2018: The People, The Stories, The Research

Highlighting investigators and their pioneering research programs, the Vitae program seeds new collaborations and development strategies by humanizing research through story.

Dec 20, 2018


Researchers Identify Genes Associated with Polycystic Ovary ...

The International PCOS Consortium conducted the largest genomic study of its kind to date to understand the genetics underlying polycystic ovary syndrome.

Dec 18, 2018

Newly Awarded 3i Seed Grant Projects Explore Immunities and ...

The Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Disease Initiative (3i) at the University of Utah Health has awarded seed grants to eight collaborative research projects.