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Mar 23, 2020

Clinical, Education

Moran Team Trains Nurses on Front Lines of Eye Care in Tanza...

Continuing work to make eye care more accessible in Tanzania, the John A. Moran Eye Center's Global Outreach Division conducted a second Allied Ophthalmic Training Program mission in February.

Mar 23, 2020

Clinical

University of Utah Health and ARUP Announce Expanded COVID-1...

U of U Health announced a change in its COVID-19 testing policy. Beginning Monday, March 23rd, all patients who are evaluated at U of U Health’s in-car testing sites and present with symptoms of fever, cough, and/or s...

Mar 20, 2020

Research

5 Ways U of U Scientists Are Addressing the Coronavirus (COV...

As COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, spreads across the globe, University of Utah scientists are stepping up to the plate to address the numerous unanswered questions emerging in its wake.

Mar 20, 2020

Research

University of Utah Health Data Security Announcement

University of Utah Health (U of U Health) announced today that it began notifying patients of recent data security incidents that involved some U of U Health employees’ email accounts.

Mar 20, 2020

Clinical

In-car COVID-19 Testing & Evaluations Available at U of U He...

Those who have been exposed to COVID-19 or are having COVID-19 symptoms can be evaluated and tested at University of Utah Health's five in-car testing sites located at Sugar House, South Jordan, Redwood, Farmington, and ...

Mar 20, 2020

Clinical

What to Expect When You Come to University Hospital

Due to recent policy changes at University of Utah Health hospitals and clinics, patients and visitors will notice a new system in place. This is to ensure the safety of patients, providers, and staff from the potential ...

Mar 19, 2020

Research

Experts Share Rationale for Social Distancing, Other COVID-1...

A pair of University of Utah Health researchers involved in efforts to suppress COVID-19 participated in a live call-in show on the Salt Lake City public radio station that focused on what scientists are learning about t...

Mar 18, 2020

ResearchEducation

DeseretNews: Did COVID-19 and an earthquake raise your anxie...

Brooks Keeshin, MD, child psychiatrist and pediatrician specializing in trauma, advises ways to cope with the amplified stress and anxiety that can come from repeated exposure to trauma.

Mar 18, 2020

Clinical

Media Statement Regarding Earthquake Assessment

At University of Utah Health, there are no reports of injury to patients or staff. Our emergency command center is activated with key hospital leaders now assessing the impact to all buildings and property. We have set u...

Mar 16, 2020

Research

Coronavirus Testing: National Shortage of Chemicals and Basi...

A national shortage of materials to collect and store patient samples is affecting the ability to test for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Swabs to conduct the testing are also dwindling.

Mar 13, 2020

Clinical

Updated Visitor Policy at University of Utah Hospitals and C...

Following guidelines from the CDC and Utah Department of Health, University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is taking aggressive and proactive measures in our hospitals, clinics and community health centers to better pr...

Mar 12, 2020

Education

Utah Poison Control Center Commemorates 58th Annual National...

The Utah Poison Control Center (UPCC) will join poison centers and poison prevention partners across the country in celebrating the 58th annual National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW), March 15-21, 2020. The week is dedic...

Mar 12, 2020

Clinical

Negative Pressure Tents Set Up in Preparation for COVID-19 C...

In preparation for COVID-19 cases and in response to Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s State of Emergency Declaration, negative pressure tents have been set up outside University of Utah Hospital. Potential COVID-19 patient...

Mar 12, 2020

Research

Sung Wan Kim, U of U Professor & Drug Delivery Pioneer Remem...

Kim, an emeritus U of U Health distinguished professor of pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical chemistry and a distinguished professor of bioengineering, died on Feb. 24, 2020 at University of Utah Hospital. He was 79.

Mar 10, 2020

Research

Lack of Information Impedes Access to Food Pantries and Prog...

A University of Utah Health study finds that poor communications could be hampering efforts in at least 22 Utah communities to connect those in need with food stamps, food banks, soup kitchens and other food resources. ...

Mar 10, 2020

Education

2020 Match Day Results

The Department of Psychiatry is excited to announce our incoming students from the 2020 Match Day.

Mar 09, 2020

Research, Clinical

Research Suggests Potential Change in Treatment Approaches f...

Groundbreaking new research by John A. Moran Eye Center physician-scientists suggests ophthalmologists may want to reconsider treatment approaches for one of the world’s most blinding eye diseases.

Mar 05, 2020

Research

U of U Health Professor Recognized as Fellow of Industrial/O...

Joseph A. Allen, Ph.D., a professor of industrial and organizational psychology at University of Utah Health, has been selected as a fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). The fellowshi...

Mar 05, 2020

Education

U of U Health Launches Digital Credentials for Online Volunt...

University of Utah Health, the National CERT Association, and verified identity platform Merit today introduced digital credentials for U of U Health’s hybrid online/in-person Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) t...

Feb 26, 2020

Research

No Benefit Found in Using Broad-spectrum Antibiotics as Init...

Doctors who use drugs that target antibiotic-resistant bacteria as a first-line defense against pneumonia should probably reconsider this approach.

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