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Accelerate

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

HMHI

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.

HealthFeed

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.

Pulse

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 01, 2021

Education, Clinical

Combining Cataract and Uveitis Care

Cataract surgery in uveitis patients requires special consideration. Both intraocular inflammation and its first-line treatment (steroids) contribute to cataract progression, and cataracts are a main cause of decreased v...

Mar 01, 2021

Education, Clinical

Extending Uveitis Care Around the World

In resource-poor countries such as Myanmar, which has the second-highest number of people living with HIV in Southeast Asia, the rates of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis and associated vision-threatening complications re...

Mar 01, 2021

Education, Clinical, Research

Uveitis Clinical Updates: New CMV Screening and Managing Car...

Clinical updates from the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Uveitis Division, including a new CMV screening protocol, managing patient care amid the COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing clinical trials, and selected research publicatio...

Mar 01, 2021

Education, Clinical

Extending Uveitis Care Around the World

In resource-poor countries such as Myanmar, which has the second-highest number of people living with HIV in Southeast Asia, the rates of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis and associated vision-threatening complications re...

Mar 01, 2021

Education, Clinical, Research

Uveitis Clinical Updates: New CMV Screening and Managing Car...

Clinical updates from the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Uveitis Division, including a new CMV screening protocol, managing patient care amid the COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing clinical trials, and selected research publicatio...

Mar 01, 2021

Clinical, Research, Education

Unparalleled Uveitis Care at the Moran Eye Center

The John A. Moran Eye Center’s Uveitis Division took shape in 2003. Albert T. Vitale, MD, Akbar Shakoor, MD, and Marissa B. Larochelle, MD, comprise the only uveitis division between Colorado and California and are amo...

Mar 01, 2021

Education, Clinical

Extending Uveitis Care Around the World

In resource-poor countries such as Myanmar, which has the second-highest number of people living with HIV in Southeast Asia, the rates of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis and associated vision-threatening complications re...

Mar 01, 2021

Clinical, Research, Education

Unparalleled Uveitis Care at the Moran Eye Center

The John A. Moran Eye Center’s Uveitis Division took shape in 2003. Albert T. Vitale, MD, Akbar Shakoor, MD, and Marissa B. Larochelle, MD, comprise the only uveitis division between Colorado and California and are amo...

Mar 01, 2021

Education, Clinical, Research

Uveitis Clinical Updates: New CMV Screening and Managing Car...

Clinical updates from the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Uveitis Division, including a new CMV screening protocol, managing patient care amid the COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing clinical trials, and selected research publicatio...

Mar 01, 2021

Clinical, Research, Education

Unparalleled Uveitis Care at the Moran Eye Center

The John A. Moran Eye Center’s Uveitis Division took shape in 2003. Albert T. Vitale, MD, Akbar Shakoor, MD, and Marissa B. Larochelle, MD, comprise the only uveitis division between Colorado and California and are amo...

Mar 01, 2021

Clinical, Education

Physician Referral Information

Physician referral information and resources for the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah.

Mar 01, 2021

Clinical

Meet Megan Vanneman

Meet Megan Vanneman ’03! Dr. Vanneman is an Assistant Professor and Core Investigator for the University of Utah School of Medicine and VA Salt Lake City Health Care System. She studies the impact of policy change on a...

Feb 26, 2021

Clinical, Education

Research Points to New Hope for Treatment-Resistant AMD

An oxysterol that accumulates in the eye with age can transform choroidal endothelial cells; interfering with the process might help patients with treatment-resistant age-related macular degeneration.

Feb 25, 2021

Clinical

The Wellness Bus Resumes Community Health Screenings After T...

University of Utah Health’s Wellness Bus has resumed community health screenings after testing for COVID-19 over the past ten months. On April 3, 2020, the Wellness Bus officially joined the many University of Utah Hea...

Feb 23, 2021

Clinical

Try a Non-Invasive Treatment for Varicose or Spider Veins

Varicose veins and spider veins can be irritating. They’re itchy, they’re painful, and you just want to get rid of them. If surgery doesn’t sound appealing, there are some non-invasive ways to treat these ailments.

Feb 22, 2021

Research

Seed Grants Will Support Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism R...

Four University of Utah Health projects have received grants designed to activate novel research in the areas of diabetes, obesity, and metabolism.

Feb 22, 2021

Research

Experimental Treatment Subdues Type 1 Diabetes in Laboratory...

An experimental treatment can essentially reverse type 1 diabetes in certain types of laboratory mice, according University of Utah Health scientists.

Feb 17, 2021

Research

Computer Model Suggests New Cost-Effective Way to Prevent ...

Each year, more than 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections occur in the United States. A new study suggests cost-effective way to prevent them.

Feb 17, 2021

Clinical

Pediatricians reflect on how pandemic played out over past y...

As the Navajo Nation was reeling from coronavirus and supply chains for personal protective equipment (PPE) were disrupted, Christina Thuet, MD, FAAP, mobilized friends, friends of friends and their connections to collec...

Feb 17, 2021

Clinical

Better Health for Populations

Researchers at University of Utah Health keep their eyes on the big picture by tackling population-sized problems and ensuring their efforts add up to substantial impacts on public health.

Feb 12, 2021

Education, Clinical

Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, Tapped to Serve in Key Interna...

One of ophthalmology’s most prestigious research societies and other prominent organizations are tapping John A. Moran Eye Center physician-scientist Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, for leadership roles in 2021 as her wor...

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.