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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

Jul 28, 2021

Research

Heart Cell Protein Could Lead to New Treatments for Heart Fa...

A protein that helps regulate calcium signaling within heart cells could play a key role in preventing chronic heart failure.

Jul 27, 2021

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Ranked Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News &...

The John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah continues to rank among the nation’s top eye centers according to U.S. News & World Report, taking the No. 11 spot on the magazine’s most recent annual list.

Jul 27, 2021

University of Utah Hospital Ranked First in Utah for Eighth ...

The U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022 Best Hospitals Rankings have rated University of Utah Hospital No. 1 in Utah and the Salt Lake City metro area for the eighth consecutive year.

Jul 21, 2021

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Residency Program Ranked Among Top 10 Natio...

Doximity has ranked the John A. Moran Eye Center residency program among the nation’s top 10 programs for a fourth year running.

Jul 19, 2021

Clinical, Education

Researchers: HtrA1 Augmentation is Potential Therapy for Age...

Research conducted at the Sharon Eccles Steele Center for Translational Medicine (SCTM) at the University of Utah’s John A. Moran Eye Center explains why people carrying a block of genetic variants strongly associated ...

Jul 19, 2021

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Faculty Present at ASCRS

John A. Moran Eye Center faculty will share skills and present research at the upcoming American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Annual Meeting this week.

Jul 16, 2021

Clinical, Education

Moran Eye Center Awarded First-Time Grant to Train Eye Care ...

A new grant from the University of Utah School of Medicine’s GME Resident Engagement & Training for Underserved & Rural Needs will allow the Moran Eye Center to train certified ophthalmic assistants on the Navajo Natio...

Jul 15, 2021

Research

Chair of Department of Health & Kinesiology Named at Univers...

Timothy A. Brusseau Jr., Ph.D., has been named chair of University of Utah’s Department of Health & Kinesiology in the College of Health, effective July 1, 2021.

Jul 14, 2021

Research

Fungi That Live in the Gut Influence Health and Disease

Bacteria’s role in gut health has received a lot of attention in recent years. But new research led by scientists at University of Utah Health shows that fungi—another microorganism that lives within us—may be equa...

Jul 13, 2021

Research

Latest Research Strengthens Link Between Genetics and Suicid...

Three U of U Health studies find new genetic links to suicidal behavior.

Jul 09, 2021

Research

NIH Grant Supports Clinical Trial to Determine if Video Game...

University of Utah Health scientists investigating whether an intervention based on video games can relieve late-life depression in older adults.

Jul 08, 2021

University of Utah Health Awarded on Newsweek’s World’s ...

University of Utah Health has been awarded on Newsweek’s list of World’s Best Smart Hospitals 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ...

Jul 08, 2021

Research

Healing the Brain and a Life

The rehabilitation of patients with traumatic brain injuries takes therapy, education, and hope.

Jul 06, 2021

Clinical

University of Utah Health and ARUP Urge Utahns to Donate Blo...

University of Utah Health and ARUP Blood Services are calling on Utahns to donate during a nationwide blood shortage that is also impacting blood banks and health systems in Utah.

Jul 06, 2021

Clinical

University of Utah Health y ARUP instan a los habitantes de ...

University of Utah Health y ARUP Blood Services hacen un llamado a los habitantes de Utah para que donen sangre durante la escasez nacional, que también está afectando a los bancos de sangre y a los sistemas sanitarios...

Jul 06, 2021

Research

mRNA Vaccines Slash Risk of COVID-19 Infection by 91 Percent...

People who receive mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are up to 91 percent less likely to develop the disease than those who are unvaccinated, according to a new nationwide study

Jul 01, 2021

Research

Newly Discovered Genetic Mutations May Increase Risk for Lou...

Discovery provides researchers with a more complete picture of what is going wrong in ALS and what might be done to mitigate it.

Jul 01, 2021

Research

University of Utah Health Announces Launch of New Center for...

University of Utah Health and the University of Utah announce the establishment of the Center for Health Ethics, Arts, and Humanities (CHeEtAH). The new center marks an exciting expansion of a 30-year-old program in medi...

Jun 28, 2021

Research

Chair of Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainin...

After an extensive national search, Lee Dibble, P.T., Ph.D., A.T.C., FAPTA has been named chair of University of Utah’s Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training in the College of Health, effective July 1, 2...

Jun 28, 2021

EducationClinical

University of Utah Health and Salt Lake City Fire Department...

University of Utah Health and the Salt Lake City Fire Department have partnered to train the next generation of physicians by initiating a physician scene response program, the first of its kind in the state.

Jun 17, 2021

Research

People With Back Pain Miss Far Fewer Workdays When They Rece...

People with lower back pain injury miss 11 more days of work in a year when they only receive treatments that are not recommended by medical guidelines compared to people treated according to guidelines.

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.