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Apr 30, 2019


Multi-State Study of Children with Autism Suggests More Effo...

University of Utah Health researchers found that the median age at which 4-year-old children are first evaluated did not significantly decrease between 2010 to 2014. Increased efforts for early screening are needed.

Apr 29, 2019

Research, Clinical, Education

Moran Eye Center Docs Help More Than 300 Former Refugees in ...

A John A. Moran Eye Center program created one year ago to help refugees resettled in Utah has now assisted more than 300 people, restoring eyesight to allow them to participate fully in the community.

Apr 29, 2019

Education, Clinical

John A. Moran Eye Center’s Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, Ap...

John A. Moran Eye Center physician and researcher Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, has been ranked a distinguished professor of ophthalmology at the University of Utah.

Apr 25, 2019


University of Utah Hospital recognized by Becker’s as “T...

University of Utah Hospital has been recognized as one of America’s top 100 great hospitals by Becker’s Hospital Review.

Apr 25, 2019

Clinical, Research

University of Utah Health recognized by Forbes as “America...

University of Utah Health is recognized as one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes for the second year running.

Apr 24, 2019


Professors at Center Court

Doctors make medical decisions in the spotlight.

Apr 24, 2019


VA clinic to open in South Jordan

University of Utah Health and VA collaborate to provide new location for Veteran health care

Apr 23, 2019

Clinical, Research, Education

Moran Eye Center’s Nick Mamalis, MD, is New President of I...

After more than three decades of caring for patients and working to improve eye surgery through research, Nick Mamalis, MD, will become president of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery during the grou...

Apr 23, 2019

Education, Research, Clinical

Moran Doctors and Scientists to Present Latest Research at A...

Scientists and physicians from the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah will present research and lead workshops on a vast array of topics during the upcoming annual meeting of the Association for Research ...

Apr 19, 2019

Education, Clinical

Save the Date for the First U Giving Day on May 21-22

Support the John A. Moran Eye Center during the University of Utah’s first-ever U Giving Day, a 36-hour fundraising effort starting May 21.

Apr 17, 2019


Bench to Bedside: Student innovations lead to new beginnings...

Enthusiastic university students from across the state and beyond spent the evening engaging with judges, volunteers, and fellow competitors at the Bench to Bedside competition.

Apr 09, 2019


New Kind of Drug Shows Promise in Treating Rare Metabolic Di...

A team of researchers published the results of a phase 1 clinical trial for the drug Givosiran, which targets the liver cells ultimately responsible for acute hepatic porphyrias.

Apr 09, 2019

Clinical, Education

Alan S. Crandall, MD, Returns to South Sudan for Humanitaria...

In February, John A. Moran Eye Center Global Outreach Division Senior Medical Director Alan S. Crandall, MD, again answered a call to provide desperately needed cataract surgeries in the African nation.

Apr 09, 2019


Winners Announced in Annual Bench To Bedside Competition

The following winners were announced in the annual Bench To Bedside competition, held on April 8, 2019:

Apr 05, 2019

Health Care Transformation

NEJM Buzz Survey Report: Patient Experience

An overwhelming majority of respondents from the NEJM Catalysts Insights Council, a qualified group of U.S. executives, clinical leaders, and clinicians agree that providing an exceptional patient experience is an essent...

Apr 04, 2019


Bench to Bedside 2019: Presenting Technological Innovation a...

The University of Utah Health will host the 9th annual Bench to Bedside competition on April 8, 6:00 pm at the Utah State Capitol.

Apr 02, 2019

Clinical, Education

Park City Fashion Eyewear Show and Sale Set for April 19

Choose from hundreds of designer styles from the world's top brands, including Tom Ford, Ray-Ban, Miu Miu, Modo, Bevel, and Blake Kuwahara, during the show at Moran Eye Center's Redstone optical shop.

Apr 01, 2019

Health Care Transformation

Patients, Physicians, and the Perception of Value

What constitutes high-value health care? That depends on who you ask. In order to provide it, though, it’s crucial that everybody agree on a definition. Otherwise, some stakeholders will be left disappointed. That’s ...

Apr 01, 2019

Health Care Transformation

What Does Value Mean to Physical Therapists?

Julie Fritz has spent years studying chronic back pain. One of the things that the longtime physical therapist and researcher has discovered is the significant disconnects between what providers and patients value. Take,...

Mar 31, 2019


Faculty Researcher Exploring the Impact of Higher Altitudes ...

Study by faculty researcher, Shami Kanekar, PhD, indicates that women may be more affected by brain chemistry issues caused by altitude. Her animal tests show that females are actually more vulnerable to behavioral chang...

Mar 28, 2019

Research, Education, Clinical

Can a New Kind of Scientist Find Treatments for Daunting Eye...

You might compare most researchers to a scalpel, honed for a specific type of work through years of training. But the newest scientist at the John A. Moran Eye Center seems more akin to a deluxe Swiss Army knife.