Top Stories

U of U Health Platforms


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


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.


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.


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

Apr 29, 2021


Three School of Medicine Faculty Awarded the Honor of Bennin...

Three outstanding faculty researchers named to H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed chairs in the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Apr 27, 2021

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Faculty Present at ARVO 2021

Scientists from the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah will present their latest work at the upcoming annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), the world’s large...

Apr 27, 2021


Catch the signs of a stroke FAST! Here are the 4 symptoms to...

A stroke can come on quickly, and if you don’t act fast, it could be fatal. That’s why it is important to know the signs and symptoms to watch out for, especially if you or someone you love is at a higher risk.

Apr 26, 2021


Preeclampsia During Pregnancy Increases Stroke Risk Later in...

Women who have preeclampsia during pregnancy are at least three times more likely to have strokes later in life than women who do not have a history of this condition, according to University of Utah Health scientists.

Apr 26, 2021


Unadorned Heroes

For Christopher Duncan, his amputee patients’ emotional healing is as important as the physical and functional.

Apr 23, 2021

Clinical, Education

Moran Alumni Profile: A Conversation with Jane Durcan, MD

One of Moran’s earliest residents, Jane Durcan, MD, eventually returned as a faculty member specializing in glaucoma—a position she calls a “dream job.” She later moved into private practice in Spokane, Washingto...

Apr 21, 2021


2021 Bench to Bedside Grand Prize Winners Create Smaller Ast...

University of Utah team wins $25,000 grand prize in 2021 Bench to Bedside competition

Apr 19, 2021

New Appointments at University of Utah School of Medicine

As part of a comprehensive campaign to transform medical education, three top leadership appointments, effective immediately, have been announced by Michael L. Good, MD, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences. These a...

Apr 14, 2021


COVID-19 in Combination with Hemorrhagic Stroke Doubles Deat...

COVID-19 and hemorrhagic stroke are a deadly combination, increasing the risk of death up to 2.4 times among patients who have this pairing compared to those who only had hemorrhagic strokes.

Apr 14, 2021


Protein Linked to ALS/Ataxia Could Play Key Role in Other Ne...

A new study suggests that some neurological disorders share a common underlying thread.

Apr 14, 2021


Real Salt Lake Announces Historic Partnership with Universit...

In a historic announcement, Real Salt Lake has agreed to a seven-year partnership with the University of Utah Health to become the exclusive and official healthcare partner for Real Salt Lake, Real Monarchs and the RSL Y...

Apr 13, 2021


U of U Health Statement on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Va...

Based on recommendation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U of U Health is pausing distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

Apr 12, 2021


Sperm Stem Cell Insights Bring Researchers Closer to Inferti...

A new study led by researchers at University of Utah Health tracing the development of human sperm stem cells to mature sperm cells has yielded the most comprehensive view of this process to date.

Apr 08, 2021


Eccles Library at The University of Utah Awarded Another $10...

The award solidifies EHSL’s national distinction as a Regional Medical Library (RML), one of only seven in the nation. It also names EHSL as the continuing—and only—home of the Network of the National Library of Me...

Apr 08, 2021


Intermountain Healthcare Partners With the University of Uta...

Intermountain Healthcare is working on a transformative model for the future of healthcare called population health that focuses on keeping people in communities healthy and preemptively addressing cause of illnesses, ra...

Apr 02, 2021


Health and Academic Professionals With Dependents at Greates...

Up to one in five employees at an academic medical institution are considering leaving their professions due to the strains of coping with the pandemic in their own lives, according to a new University of Utah Health stu...

Mar 31, 2021

Clinical, Education

Three Moran Eye Center Physicians, Researchers Named Among t...

The Ophthalmologist has named the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Kathleen B. Digre, Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, and Liliana Werner to its 2021 Power List of the Top 100 Women in Ophthalmology.

Mar 31, 2021


How ARUP Makes it Safe for Teams to Thrive in Complexity

The pandemic has caused unparalleled disruptions to organizations all over the world. For some, it has been a destabilizing and crippling force; for others, it has ignited a vision and accelerated high-function performan...

Mar 30, 2021


Cone Snails Use Sexual Enticements to Lure Prey Out of Hidin...

Cone snails aren’t glamorous. They don’t have svelte waistlines or jaw-dropping good looks. Yet, some of these worm-hunting gastropods are the femme fatales or lady killers of the undersea world, according to a new s...

Mar 30, 2021

Clinical, Education

Moran Eye Center Focus 2021: Hope, Understanding, Treatment ...

The John A. Moran Eye Center’s latest Focus annual report is here, featuring a tribute to Alan S. Crandall, MD, who embodied Moran's vision to provide hope, understanding, and treatment.

Mar 29, 2021


COVID-19 Vaccines as Effective in Real-World Settings as in ...

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines offer substantial protection from infection by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, in the “real-world”, concludes a large study carried out at six regions across the U.S. including Salt Lake Cit...

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.