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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

May 27, 2021


What are varicose veins and how do you get rid of them?

Varicose veins are tortuous, enlarged veins that typically occur in the lower extremities. Varicose veins are extremely common and for many, they are simply a cosmetic concern. However, for others, varicose veins can cau...

May 26, 2021


AGA welcomes new president John M. Inadomi, MD, AGAF

John M. Inadomi, MD, AGAF, will begin his term as the 116th president of the AGA Institute on June 1, 2021. Dr. Inadomi, an internationally recognized physician-scientist and beloved mentor in the field of gastroenterolo...

May 26, 2021


$2.7 Million Grant Supports Study of Impact of Unmet Social ...

A $2.7 million, four-year NIH grant will help University of Utah Health researchers explore different strategies for getting patients help for social needs.

May 26, 2021


A Place for Healing and Hope: Huntsman Mental Health Institu...

University of Utah and Huntsman Mental Health Institute held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Mental Health Crisis Care Center on the future site of the HMHI Campus of Hope. The new 24/7 facility will welcome people exp...

May 21, 2021


First-of-Its Kind Mental Health Translational Research Build...

Utah lawmakers approved $90 million in funding that will be combined with $65 million in funds from the Utah philanthropic community for the Utah Mental Health Translational Research Building at the University of Utah, H...

May 21, 2021


COVID-19 “Test to Play” and “Test to Stay” Kept Utah...

A collaborative effort resulted in implementation of two COVID-19 testing programs in Utah high schools that helped students participate in extracurricular activities and stay in school while likely reducing spread of th...

May 20, 2021


Will COVID-19 Eventually Become Just a Seasonal Nuisance?

Within the next decade, the novel coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 could become little more than a nuisance, causing no more than common cold-like coughs and sniffles, according to models developed by University of U...

May 19, 2021


Mask Mandate to Continue at University of Utah Health

University of Utah Health is encouraged by the state’s increased COVID-19 vaccination efforts, as well as the recent decline in Utah’s daily COVID-19 cases. However, data suggests that the risk of spreading COVID-19 ...

May 18, 2021


Pay attention to your heartbeat! Here are the signs you migh...

We don’t think about it often, but our heartbeat is a big indicator of our heart health. It can reveal issues like atrial fibrillation, which can cause stroke, heart failure, and premature death if it goes untreated.

May 12, 2021


How the Body Builds a Healthy Relationship with “Good” G...

Research published in Nature reveals insights into how the body maintains a balance with "good" gut bacteria.

May 11, 2021


The Wellness Bus and Community Nursing Services Provide Free...

In partnership with Community Nursing Services (CNS), University of Utah Health’s Wellness Bus will host free COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the month of May. U of U Health is proud to collaborate with CNS in the ongo...

May 11, 2021


El Wellness Bus y Community Nursing Services, ofrecen la vac...

En colaboración con los Servicios de Enfermería de la Comunidad, el Wellness Bus de la University of Utah Health organizará clínicas de vacunación COVID-19 gratuitas durante el mes de mayo. U of U Health se enorgull...

May 11, 2021


Research Outlines a Critical Driver in an Immune Cell's Defe...

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah report critical new insights into how cells mount an attack against melanoma tumors.

May 10, 2021

Clinical, Education

New Collaboration Accelerates Manual Small-Incision Cataract...

The Moran Eye Center is among a select group of institutions evaluating a unique simulator-based training system developed by non-profit organization HelpMeSee to help turn the tide of cataract blindness worldwide.

May 10, 2021

Education, Clinical

Training a Complete Ophthalmologist—Tacos Included

New Moran resident-driven interactive sessions called Training a Complete Ophthalmologist (TACO) focus on non-clinical but essential topics.

May 10, 2021

Clinical, Education

Championing Diversity in Ophthalmology: Moran’s EDI Initia...

The Moran Eye Center has always been committed to the vision that no person with a blinding condition, eye disease, or visual impairment should be without hope, understanding, and treatment. Internally, Moran is equally ...

May 10, 2021

Education, Clinical

Booming Demand for Online Ophthalmology Education

For years, the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Clinical Ophthalmology Resource for Education (CORE) has offered worldwide access to high-quality ophthalmic learning. The educational role of CORE’s free, peer-reviewed curr...

May 10, 2021

University of Utah Health Named One of Forbes’ Best Employ...

Forbes has named University of Utah Health as one of the best employers for diversity in 2021. Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to survey 50,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 ...

May 10, 2021


Revised Visiting Policy at University of Utah Health Hospita...

University of Utah Health announces a suspected case of vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT), also called thrombosis and thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS), after a patient received the Johnson & Johnson COVID...

May 06, 2021

Research, Education, Clinical

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Revisited in Nature Reviews...

An international collaboration of scientists publishing in Nature Reviews Disease Primers this week advocate for a new way of thinking about and finding treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)—the develop...

May 05, 2021


Suspected VITT Blood Clotting Case After Johnson & Johnson C...

University of Utah Health announces a suspected case of vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT), also called thrombosis and thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS), after a patient received the Johnson & Johnson COVID...

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.