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Nov 23, 2020

Research

U of U Health Names New Chair of Biomedical Informatics at S...

Yves Lussier, MD, FACMI, has been named Chair of Biomedical Informatics at University of Utah School of Medicine. The appointment, effective February 1, 2021, was announced by Michael L. Good, Senior Vice President for H...

Nov 20, 2020

Marika V. Jones Named Chief Philanthropy Officer at Universi...

Marika V. Jones, MBA, has been named Chief Philanthropy Officer (CPO) at University of Utah Health. The appointment was announced by Michael L. Good, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and CEO of U of U Health. Jo...

Nov 18, 2020

Research

University of Utah to Speed Process of Bringing New Therapeu...

Major investment in therapeutics accelerator will bolster Utah’s role as a world leader in drug development

Nov 17, 2020

Research

Pioneering the Future: Redefining Diabetes

Rethinking Diabetes tells the tales of four paradigm-shifting accomplishments that are unraveling the complexities of the disease, revealing previously unrecognized opportunities for intervention.

Nov 16, 2020

Research

"Pioneering the Future" and Digital Collection Celebrates U ...

Pioneering the Future: Stories of Discovery and Innovation is a campaign celebrating today’s scientists at University of Utah Health who are carrying on a tradition of excellence in research.

Nov 16, 2020

ResearchClinical

University of Utah Health Names CEO of Huntsman Mental Healt...

Mark H. Rapaport, M.D., a nationally recognized clinician and researcher known for his interdisciplinary approach to mental health treatment and care, has been named CEO of Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI) and Cha...

Nov 12, 2020

Research

U of U Health Biomedical Informaticist Appointed to Second T...

Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD, MHS, associate chief medical information officer and an associate professor of biomedical informatics at University of Utah Health, will serve a second three-year term on a national committee t...

Nov 12, 2020

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Faculty Present Virtually at American Acade...

Each year the American Academy of Ophthalmology brings together physicians from across the country to learn and discuss the latest and greatest in care. The COVDI-19 pandemic prompted the annual event to go online, but 1...

Nov 11, 2020

Research

Center for Medical Innovation Expands to Korea as Part of Un...

The Center for Medical Innovation (CMI) at the University of Utah announced plans this week to expand its operations to the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) on the Incheon Global Campus.

Nov 11, 2020

Education

KSL: Dr. Oz speaks firsthand about importance of early inter...

Dr. Mehmet Oz , Troy Christian Andersen, an associate professor at the University of Utah; Bruce W. Lee, owner of ComForCare of Northern Utah; and Anne Asman, director of advancement and outreach for the University of Ut...

Nov 10, 2020

Research

KSL TV: Occupational Trauma Program Offers Help To First Res...

First responders in our own communities deal with traumatic events that can impact their mental health. Faculty researcher and psychologist, Andrew J. Smith, PhD, founded the Occupational Trauma Program to serve the ment...

Nov 10, 2020

Clinical

University of Utah Health Transitions COVID-19 Testing Indoo...

University of Utah Health will begin transitioning to COVID-19 testing indoors on November 11, 2020. Utah’s changing climate prompted U of U Health to transition to indoor testing. Testing indoors ensures U of U Healt...

Nov 10, 2020

Clinical

U of U Health Celebrates Veterans Day with First-Ever Triple...

With all the doom and gloom being reported around COVID-19 numbers and transmission, University of Utah Health today announced a positive story about an important milestone being celebrated on Veterans Day. The Universit...

Nov 10, 2020

Clinical

Grand Opening of South Jordan VA Clinic

The VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah Health announce a new location and greater choice for Veterans in the Southwest part of Salt Lake County. The opening of the new clinic expands a partnershi...

Nov 10, 2020

Education, Clinical

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD, to Lead Equity, Diversity, and Incl...

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD, has been named the John A. Moran Eye Center’s inaugural Vice-Chair for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI). As a key part of Moran’s senior management team, Werner will lead a range of eff...

Nov 04, 2020

Education

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Risk Increases in Winter

Each year, carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is responsible for more than 50,000 emergency department visits in the United States resulting in more than 400 deaths. Americans ages 65 and older have the highest risk of death...

Nov 04, 2020

Education, Clinical

Operation Sight Helps Utahns in Need Keep Jobs, Care for Fam...

When Manuela Lechuga explains the reason she needs to see well, it’s not about her own desire to remove the cloudy haze that has been stealing her vision, preventing her from driving or cooking safely.

Nov 02, 2020

Education

Deseret News: What are public universities doing to expand m...

In recent years, the University of Utah School of Medicine has been adding new psychiatric residency slots to help address Utah’s mental health care needs.

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