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Aug 13, 2020


Distinguished University of Utah Professor Named Director of...

Rena N. D’Souza, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., has been selected by Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., director of the National Institutes of Health, to lead the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) as its ...

Aug 08, 2020


COVID-19 Research at U of U Health Overview

Presentation of an overview of COVID-19 research at U of U Health

Aug 05, 2020


COVID-19 Prompts U of Utah Health, VA to Evaluate Use of End...

The Veterans Administration has adopted several strategic approaches to mitigate the disruption of endoscopic procedures; similar strategies were adopted by U of Utah Health and serve as a model for other medical institu...

Aug 04, 2020


Survey data show Vets, on the whole, have good experiences w...

“How was your experience?” That question, or some version of it, is increasingly being asked of consumers—including in health care. Visit a medical practice nowadays and you’re likely to get a follow-up email ...

Aug 04, 2020


Research Points to Importance of VA and Community Care Patie...

Through the Choice Act of 2014 and the MISSION Act of 2018, VA has vastly increased the amount of healthcare it purchases in the community for its enrolled Veterans.

Aug 04, 2020


University of Utah Health’s new world-class rehabilitation...

The Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital opened this year, one of the most difficult years imaginable to open a brand new hospital.

Aug 03, 2020


Study on Veteran Experience in VA, Community Care Finds High...

A study published today in the August issue of the journal Health Affairs by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and led by University of Utah Health researcher Megan Vanneman, PhD, MPH, found that Veterans had high...

Jul 31, 2020


The Salt Lake Tribune: A new coronavirus study explores ‘b...

Faculty researcher, Robert Welsh, PhD, launches study examining how Spanish-speakers get their information on the pandemic and what they know about how to avoid the virus.

Jul 30, 2020

Clinical, Education

Doximity Ranks Moran Eye Center Residency Among Nation’s T...

Doximity has ranked the John A. Moran Eye Center residency program among the nation’s top 10 programs for a third year running.

Jul 30, 2020


KSL TV: Feeling Anxious, Sad During The Pandemic? You’re N...

Researchers at the University of Utah, including psychiatry professor Dr. Tiffany Love, wanted to know how the pandemic is affecting mental health, and so far, they’re finding more of us are struggling mentally and emo...

Jul 28, 2020

Clinical, Education

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Moran Eye Center No. 13 in Na...

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah No. 13 in the nation for providing excellent patient care.

Jul 28, 2020


University of Utah Hospital Ranked First in Utah

The U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021 Best Hospitals Rankings have rated University of Utah Hospital No. 1 in Utah and the Salt Lake City metro area for the seventh consecutive year.

Jul 21, 2020


Spread the Word, Not the Virus

Coming soon to an elevator or hallway near you, a few familiar faces will be reminding you how to stay safe at work during the pandemic.

Jul 20, 2020


Epidemiologist Matthew Samore Receives Veterans Administrat...

Matthew H. Samore, MD, has earned the 2019 Under Secretary’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research—the highest honor for a VA health services researcher.

Jul 20, 2020


Cardiologist Rashmee Shah Earns Doris Duke Charitable Founda...

Rashmee Shah, MD, MS, an assistant professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at University of Utah Health, is among 17 physician-scientists in the country who have been awarded a three-year Clinical Scientist ...

Jul 17, 2020


Utah Health & Economic Recovery Outreach (HERO) FAQ

Utah Health & Economic Recovery Outreach (HERO) is a massive undertaking that has tested more than 13,000 Utahns to date across multiple counties in Utah to gather data to more accurately establish the rate of COVID-19 i...

Jul 15, 2020


Studying Genetic Mutations Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorde...

In a new study, researchers at University of Utah Health recently detected how alterations in this gene could disrupt the formation and function of synapses in the hippocampus,

Jul 14, 2020


Study: Follow-Up Appointments for Children Hospitalized for ...

A new study has found that follow-up appointments for hospitalized children treated for childhood bronchitis are often not necessary, and that switching from mandatory to “as-needed” follow-up care can save families ...

Jul 13, 2020


Pathologist June Round Earns Prestigious Award From W.M. Kec...

June Round, associate professor in Microbiology and Immunology at University of Utah Health and cancer researcher at Huntsman Cancer Institute, received a $1M grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to expand research on in...

Jul 13, 2020


University of Utah Health Names Two Faculty as Benning Schol...

University of Utah Health has named Michael Deininger, MD, PhD, and Hilary Coon, PhD, as the H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed Chairs.

Jul 07, 2020


Amniotic Fluid Could Reduce Acute Symptoms, Long-term Risks ...

University of Utah Health researchers are investigating whether human amniotic fluid (HAF) can reduce lung inflammation caused by COVID-19 and promote the recovery of patients who have contracted the disease.

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