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Apr 27, 2020

Dr. José E. Rodríguez Appointed AVP, Health Equity, Divers...

José E. Rodríguez, MD, FAAFP, has been appointed Associate Vice President (AVP) for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) at University of Utah Health.

Apr 27, 2020

Clinical, Education

Moran Patients, Physicians, Staff Navigating Care for Vision...

While the coronavirus pandemic has temporarily halted routine exams and surgeries, the John A. Moran Eye Center continues to provide essential, urgent treatments for conditions like age-related degeneration—with extra ...

Apr 23, 2020

Research

U of U Health Biochemist Hill Honored as 2020 American Acade...

Christopher P. Hill, DPhil, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at University of Utah Health, was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Apr 22, 2020

Research

Evidence Suggests COVID-19 Isn’t Sexually Transmitted

COVID-19 is unlikely to be spread through semen, according to University of Utah Health scientists who participated in an international study of Chinese men who recently had the disease. The researchers found no evidence...

Apr 20, 2020

Research

University of Utah Invests $1.3 million in COVID-19 Research

The University of Utah has awarded $1.3 million in seed grants to 56 cross-campus projects that will examine a host of issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 17, 2020

ResearchClinical

A Global Initiative Born in Utah — ProjectProtect — Enli...

Utahns are leading a worldwide effort to ensure that caregivers who are treating COVID-19 patients have the protection they need to be as safe as possible. University of Utah Health, Intermountain Healthcare, Latter-day ...

Apr 16, 2020

Research

Center for Medical Innovation Designs Reusable Respirator Sy...

In response to the overwhelming demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) due to COVID-19, the Center for Medical Innovation (CMI) at University of Utah Health has designed an enclosed Powered Air Purifying Respirat...

Apr 15, 2020

Research

Volunteer for U of U COVID-19 Research From Home

To hasten a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Utah Office of Research Participant Advocacy is matching volunteers from the general public with research studies.

Apr 15, 2020

Clinical

Temperature Screening Added to Wellness Check Protocol at Un...

In response to the continued management of COVID-19 at University of Utah Health, temperature screenings will take place for all patients, visitors, faculty, and staff upon entering University of Utah Hospital.

Apr 13, 2020

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Saving Sight for Homeless and Low-Income Ut...

The John A. Moran Eye Center continues to provide sight-saving outreach care to Utah’s homeless and low-income communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 10, 2020

Research

Neurologist Jennifer Majersik Selected for Fulbright Scholar...

Jennifer Majersik, MD, Division Chief of Vascular Neurology at University of Utah Health, will be serving as the Fulbright Distinguished Chair for Health for six months at the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical R...

Apr 09, 2020

Clinical

Safer, PPE-Conserving X-Rays for Patients at University Hosp...

Radiologists and radiologic technologists at University of Utah Health are doing their part to minimize the chance of COVID-19 spreading while at the same time conserving precious Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Apr 09, 2020

College of Pharmacy Students Contribute to COVID-19 Fight by...

University of Utah College of Pharmacy students have compounded hand sanitizers and distributed them to different areas of need.

Apr 08, 2020

Research

University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare Launc...

Researchers from University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City have launched two vital clinical trials to test the effectiveness and safety of two drugs – hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and azithro...

Apr 07, 2020

Clinical

Sick with COVID-19? Watch for Fever Shakes, Called Rigors

Rigors describes the shivering that accompanies the fever-chill cycle as your body mounts its defense against an infection.

Apr 06, 2020

Research

Center for Medical Innovation at U of U Health Responds to G...

The Center for Medical Innovation (CMI) at University of Utah Health has partnered with globally-minded innovators and clinicians in India, Nepal and Kenya to develop and implement novel, low-cost solutions to protect he...

Apr 06, 2020

Clinical

U of U Health “Wellness Bus” Provides Testing for COVID-...

To expand locations where Wasatch Front residents can be tested for COVID-19, the University of Utah Health Wellness Bus has been outfitted for virus testing.

Apr 03, 2020

Stay Home to Save Lives — Even If You're Young and Healthy

No matter how old you are, you can make a difference during the coronavirus pandemic by staying home to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In the face of a global pandemic, that simple act can sa...

Apr 03, 2020

Research

Loss of Smell and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Roses are red. Violets are blue. If you can’t smell either, COVID-19 may have a hold on you.

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