Surgeons with University of Utah Health broke previously set records in five categories of organ transplant in 2017 and tied records previously set in two other categories. ... Read MoreSelect...
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University of Utah Health’s Cardiologist Stavros Drakos, MD, Named On Forbes’ “Physician Honor Roll”
University of Utah Health cardiologist Stavros Drakos, MD, PhD, FACC is one of 27 cardiologists across the country being recognized by Forbes as an exemplary physician in the field of cardiology. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
University of Utah Receives $47.5 Million Gift from Craig H. Neilsen Foundation for New State-of-the-Art Rehabilitation Hospital
The University of Utah today announced that the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation will donate $47.5 million for a new, state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital as part of the redevelopment and modernization of the university’s health sciences campus. The 75-bed hospital, to be named the Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital, will be one of the most advanced rehabilitation facilities in the nation and will serve as a catalyst for the further development of the university’s rehabilitation programs.... Read MorePhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a protein (ARF6) that when inhibited reduces diabetic retinopathy, a condition that results when blood vessels at the back of the eye leak fluid into the eye, impairing vision. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
David Turok MD MPH, Associate Professor and Family Planning Division Director in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has been awarded a five-year Mid-Career Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (K24) from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). ... Read MoreSelect...
The research will look at pain in military members and veterans. ... Read MoreSelect...
The program is aimed at helping high use patients. ... Read MoreSelect...
The John A. Moran Eye Center on Sunday was among many across the country notified via email by Amazon.com of a recall of solar eclipse glasses.... Read MoreOphthalmology and Visual Sciences
U.S. News and World Report Names University Of Utah Hospital Top In Utah; List Also Includes High National Rankings For Huntsman Cancer Institute And E.N.T. Specialty
U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017-2018 Best Hospital Rankings. For the fourth consecutive year, University of Utah Hospital was ranked No. 1 in Utah and in the Salt Lake City metro area. University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) was also ranked number 38 in the country for cancer care, while the university’s Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialty was ranked 18th nationwide.... Read MoreNeurosurgery
As commencement nears, the University of Utah Health wants to recognize the accomplishments of their faculty. U of U Health is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of teaching, career and distinguished professor awards. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Ana María López, MD, MPH, FACP, has been named President-elect of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. ... Read More
Ten University of Utah Health Care clinics were among the state’s 46 physician office practices honored with the 2016 HealthInsight Quality Award.... Read MoreSelect...
As many as three out of four surgery patients could be receiving anti-clotting medications that they do not need, according to a study led by investigators at the University of Utah School of Medicine.... Read MoreSurgery
University of Utah Health Care Receives Prestigious Pulmonary Hypertension Association Accreditation
University of Utah Health Care joined pulmonary hypertension patients of all ages to celebrate becoming accredited by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA)’s accreditation program for Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Investigators at the University of Utah have identified distinct differences in the hearts of advanced heart failure patients who have defied the odds and showed signs of recovery from the disease. Published online in the journal Circulation, the new findings could help clinicians identify the best candidates for cardiac recovery therapies.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
University of Utah Health Care CEO Vivian S. Lee Awarded Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology
Today it was announced that Vivian S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., CEO of University of Utah Health Care and Senior Vice President of University of Utah Health Sciences is winner of a 2016 Governors Medal for Science and Technology in the special recognition category. She and 11 other recipients will be honored by Gov. Gary R. Herbert, along with the Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) initiative and the Governor’s Office for Economic Development (GOED), at a 30th anniversary awards dinner on Jan. 18.... Read More
A mother who died unexpectedly, a chance encounter with a snail biologist, a patient whose hands were so swollen that she could barely take care of her newborn. Inspiration often comes from unexpected places, a theme that reverberated throughout University of Utah Health Science’s annual Vitae. This year’s event spotlighted six star junior faculty who captivated the crowd with stories of their science, and how they got to where they are today.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
University of Utah Hospital chosen for national pilot program studying methods of quality monitoring in kidney transplant
The University of Utah Hospital is one of 19 transplant hospitals nationwide and the only hospital in Utah named to participate in the COIIN (Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network) pilot program, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced.... Read MoreSelect...
Tuesday in Töv Province, Mongolia, physicians from the University of Utah Center for Global Surgery will use a medical device invented on campus to perform surgery in front of a global classroom of students tuning in from potentially more than 50 countries via GIBLIB at 6 p.m. MT. ... Read MoreGlobal Health
‘A Public Health Priority’ to get more pregnant women immunized, researches say... Read MorePediatrics