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A novel community-based model for innovating and promoting best practices and learning in health care improvement, leadership, and wellness.


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

Mar 30, 2021


Cone Snails Use Sexual Enticements to Lure Prey Out of Hidin...

Cone snails aren’t glamorous. They don’t have svelte waistlines or jaw-dropping good looks. Yet, some of these worm-hunting gastropods are the femme fatales or lady killers of the undersea world, according to a new s...

Mar 30, 2021

Clinical, Education

Moran Eye Center Focus 2021: Hope, Understanding, Treatment ...

The John A. Moran Eye Center’s latest Focus annual report is here, featuring a tribute to Alan S. Crandall, MD, who embodied Moran's vision to provide hope, understanding, and treatment.

Mar 29, 2021


COVID-19 Vaccines as Effective in Real-World Settings as in ...

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines offer substantial protection from infection by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, in the “real-world”, concludes a large study carried out at six regions across the U.S. including Salt Lake Cit...

Mar 26, 2021

Education, Clinical

Connecting Fellows to Advance Global Ophthalmology

In 2020, the Moran Eye Center co-hosted the first Global Ophthalmology Symposium to bring together fellowship trainees from across the nation.

Mar 23, 2021

Clinical, Education

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: Expanding and Adapting to...

The Moran Eye Center is partnering with local service organizations to identify eye care needs in underserved populations across the state.

Mar 22, 2021

Clinical, Education

The Rise of Teleophthalmology

As the COVID-19 pandemic prompted new concerns for doctors and their patients, Moran’s ophthalmologists found ways to adapt.

Mar 19, 2021


University of Utah Health Research Plays Major Role in New C...

Research from University of Utah’s Health and Economic Recovery Outreach (HERO) Project contributed to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) revised physical distancing guidelines that reduces the sp...

Mar 19, 2021


Utah Poison Control Center Commemorates 59th Annual National...

The Utah Poison Control Center (UPCC) will join poison centers and poison prevention partners across the country in celebrating the 59th annual National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW), March 21-27, 2021.

Mar 19, 2021


2021 Match Day Results

The Department of Psychiatry is excited to announce our incoming residents and fellows from the 2021 Match Day.

Mar 19, 2021

Clinical, Education

Moran Researcher Shedding New Light on Human Color Vision

Backed by a new five-year, $2 million National Eye Institute Research Project Grant, the lab of Frans Vinberg, PhD, at the John A. Moran Eye Center is seeking a deeper understanding of photoreceptors and how major blindi...

Mar 17, 2021

Education, Clinical

Utah Retinal Reading Center: 'Grading' the Language of the E...

The new Utah Retinal Reading Center at the John A. Moran Eye Center plays a pivotal role in the development of therapies.

Mar 17, 2021


Huntsman Mental Health Institute to Expand Mental Health Car...

Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI) will increase access to critical mental health care services in rural communities throughout Utah with support from Cambia Health Solutions.

Mar 16, 2021

Clinical, Education

New Hope in World’s First ‘Pathoconnectome’ from Moran...

A map of retinal disease generated by Moran’s Marclab for Connectomics offers a deeper understanding of a host of neurodegenerative diseases.

Mar 16, 2021


Differences Deep Within Cells May Explain Why Some Patients ...

Researchers at U of U Health have uncovered the molecular interactions that help failing hearts recover.

Mar 16, 2021

Clinical, Education

Alan S. Crandall, MD: A Generous Life — Well Lived

Alan S. Crandall, MD, embodied the John A. Moran Eye Center's vision to provide hope, understanding, and treatment.

Mar 10, 2021

Education, Clinical

Moran Now a Center for Thyroid Eye Disease Surgeries

A collaborative program designed to treat thyroid eye disease (TED) at the University of Utah offers patients access to highly customized treatments—including a delicate endoscopic surgery at the Moran Eye Center now a...

Mar 09, 2021


Study Investigates how well COVID-19 Vaccines Hold Up in the...

University of Utah Health is one of six sites in the U.S. for the vaccine effectiveness study which will help determine how well COVID-19 vaccines work in the “real-world” and outside of the controlled clinical trial...

Mar 09, 2021


Interactive COVID-19 Timeline Charts the Fight Against the P...

U of U Health reflects on 12 months of adversity and accomplishments in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Our interactive timeline charts one pivotal event at a time through photos, videos, data visualizations, an...

Mar 07, 2021


Placenta Accreta Part I - Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Im...

Today we welcome two special guests to the podcast — Dr. Scott Shainker, who is an assistant professor at Beth Israel Deaconess in Boston, MA, and Dr. Brett Einerson, who is an assistant professor at the University of ...

Mar 05, 2021


One Year of COVID-19 Observed at University of Utah Health

University of Utah Health started taking care of patients sick with COVID-19 at the beginning of March 2020. Over the last year, much has been learned about the novel virus and how to respond to it. U of U Health documen...

Mar 05, 2021


Hypertension in South Asians: Recognizing and Managing High ...

South Asians are underrepresented in studies of cardiovascular health, yet they face greater risks of cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure. The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign in Boston...

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.