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May 16, 2019


Extended Family History with Alzheimer’s Disease Could Inc...

A new study examined the degree to which extended family can indicate risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

May 16, 2019


Restricted Diets to Mediate Food Allergies Can Produce Unhea...

Researchers examine the long-term psychological impact of food restrictions on normal eating patterns in patients.

May 16, 2019


Children Who Use Asthma Tracking App Have Better Disease Con...

An app that allows parents and doctors to monitor a child’s asthma has a big impact on managing the disease.

May 15, 2019


Department Resident Utilizes Telehealth to Reduce Suicides A...

When James Morris, MD, speaks to providers in Rexburg this May, he’ll be talking to people who know first-hand about the challenge of preventing suicide. The Idaho town has had eight suicides over recent months.

May 13, 2019

Clinical, Education

Moran Physician Scientist Working to Save Eyesight of Premat...

John A. Moran Eye Center researcher Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, will receive the 2019 Paul Kayser/Retina Research Foundation Global Award later for her efforts to develop a better treatment for the leading cause of chil...

May 13, 2019


Resilience in Residency: How medical residents can overcome ...

Megan Fix, MD, explained to current University of Utah medical residents how to recognize symptoms of burnout displayed by their peers and themselves, as well as how to access resources available to them.

May 10, 2019

Education, Clinical

Operation Sight Day: Moran’s Medical Residents Hone Surgic...

The John A. Moran Eye Center’s highly regarded academic program combines quality training and rigorous surgical experience.

May 09, 2019


Opioids: Leading Cause of Pregnancy-Associated Death in New ...

As the opioid epidemic rages on, one vulnerable group--new moms--have often been overlooked. A new study at the University of Utah Health found that drug-induced death is the most common cause of pregnancy-associated dea...

May 09, 2019

Deadly Cocktail

A new study reveals the Utah opioid epidemic death toll includes an alarming number of new moms.

May 09, 2019

Clinical, Education,

Study Finds Women Who Have Hypertensive Disorders during Pre...

A new study by researchers from the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Sharon Eccles Steele Center for Translational Medicine suggests women who experienced hypertensive disorders during pregnancy are at greater risk for a bli...

May 08, 2019

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Campus Fashion Eyewear Show and Sale Set fo...

Choose from hundreds of designer styles from the world's top brands during the show and sale at the John A. Moran Eye Center's optical shop at the University of Utah.

May 06, 2019


Javits Award Funds New Research into Role of Infection in Ep...

Karen Wilcox, PhD, Chair of Pharmacology and Toxicology at University of Utah Health, received a $2.6 million Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurologic...

May 03, 2019


Induced Labor Not More Expensive to Health Care System than ...

Upfront cost of inducing labor at 39 weeks is equal to costs that accrue during longer pregnancies.

May 03, 2019


University of Utah Healthcare recommends finding board certi...

(NEWS4UTAH – Salt Lake City, UT) Dr. Dana Johns from University of Utah Health stopped by to talk about eyelid surgery and brow lift procedures.

May 02, 2019

Health Care Transformation

What Does Value Mean to Nurse Midwives?

When a patient makes an appointment to see a provider, their choices are often dictated by outside influences: insurance networks, clinician availability, and referrals to a specialist. But when an expectant mother choos...

May 02, 2019

Health Care Transformation

Reimagining EHR with Kensaku Kawamoto

Imagine how frustrating it would be if your smartphone could only communicate with people using the same cell carrier—and only using the apps that Apple or Samsung issued with the phone. No Yelp, Uber, Amazon, or any o...

May 01, 2019

Clinical, Education,

Moran Eye Center Outreach Division Selected for New World Me...

New World Medical, Inc., a privately held ophthalmic company dedicated to developing cutting-edge glaucoma medical devices intended to alleviate the suffering of patients globally, has selected the John A. Moran Eye Cent...

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.