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Most Recent News

Apr 14, 2021

Research

COVID-19 in Combination with Hemorrhagic Stroke Doubles Deat...

COVID-19 and hemorrhagic stroke are a deadly combination, increasing the risk of death up to 2.4 times among patients who have this pairing compared to those who only had hemorrhagic strokes.

Apr 14, 2021

Research

Protein Linked to ALS/Ataxia Could Play Key Role in Other Ne...

A new study suggests that some neurological disorders share a common underlying thread.

Apr 14, 2021

Clinical

Real Salt Lake Announces Historic Partnership with Universit...

In a historic announcement, Real Salt Lake has agreed to a seven-year partnership with the University of Utah Health to become the exclusive and official healthcare partner for Real Salt Lake, Real Monarchs and the RSL Y...

Apr 13, 2021

Research

U of U Health Statement on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Va...

Based on recommendation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U of U Health is pausing distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

Apr 12, 2021

Research

Sperm Stem Cell Insights Bring Researchers Closer to Inferti...

A new study led by researchers at University of Utah Health tracing the development of human sperm stem cells to mature sperm cells has yielded the most comprehensive view of this process to date.

Apr 08, 2021

Research

Eccles Library at The University of Utah Awarded Another $10...

The award solidifies EHSL’s national distinction as a Regional Medical Library (RML), one of only seven in the nation. It also names EHSL as the continuing—and only—home of the Network of the National Library of Me...

Apr 08, 2021

EducationClinical

Intermountain Healthcare Partners With the University of Uta...

Intermountain Healthcare is working on a transformative model for the future of healthcare called population health that focuses on keeping people in communities healthy and preemptively addressing cause of illnesses, ra...

Apr 02, 2021

Research

Health and Academic Professionals With Dependents at Greates...

Up to one in five employees at an academic medical institution are considering leaving their professions due to the strains of coping with the pandemic in their own lives, according to a new University of Utah Health stu...

Mar 31, 2021

Clinical, Education

Three Moran Eye Center Physicians, Researchers Named Among t...

The Ophthalmologist has named the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Kathleen B. Digre, Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, and Liliana Werner to its 2021 Power List of the Top 100 Women in Ophthalmology.

Mar 31, 2021

Clinical

Mask Mandate to Continue at University of Utah Health

University of Utah Health is encouraged by the state’s increased COVID-19 vaccination efforts, as well as the recent decline in Utah’s daily COVID-19 cases. However, data suggests that the risk of spreading COVID-19 ...

Mar 31, 2021

Research

How ARUP Makes it Safe for Teams to Thrive in Complexity

The pandemic has caused unparalleled disruptions to organizations all over the world. For some, it has been a destabilizing and crippling force; for others, it has ignited a vision and accelerated high-function performan...

Mar 30, 2021

Research

Cone Snails Use Sexual Enticements to Lure Prey Out of Hidin...

Cone snails aren’t glamorous. They don’t have svelte waistlines or jaw-dropping good looks. Yet, some of these worm-hunting gastropods are the femme fatales or lady killers of the undersea world, according to a new s...

Mar 30, 2021

Clinical, Education

Moran Eye Center Focus 2021: Hope, Understanding, Treatment ...

The John A. Moran Eye Center’s latest Focus annual report is here, featuring a tribute to Alan S. Crandall, MD, who embodied Moran's vision to provide hope, understanding, and treatment.

Mar 29, 2021

Research

COVID-19 Vaccines as Effective in Real-World Settings as in ...

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines offer substantial protection from infection by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, in the “real-world”, concludes a large study carried out at six regions across the U.S. including Salt Lake Cit...

Mar 26, 2021

Education, Clinical

Connecting Fellows to Advance Global Ophthalmology

In 2020, the Moran Eye Center co-hosted the first Global Ophthalmology Symposium to bring together fellowship trainees from across the nation.

Mar 23, 2021

Clinical, Education

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: Expanding and Adapting to...

The Moran Eye Center is partnering with local service organizations to identify eye care needs in underserved populations across the state.

Mar 22, 2021

Clinical, Education

The Rise of Teleophthalmology

As the COVID-19 pandemic prompted new concerns for doctors and their patients, Moran’s ophthalmologists found ways to adapt.

Mar 19, 2021

Research

University of Utah Health Research Plays Major Role in New C...

Research from University of Utah’s Health and Economic Recovery Outreach (HERO) Project contributed to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) revised physical distancing guidelines that reduces the sp...

Mar 19, 2021

Education

2021 Match Day Results

The Department of Psychiatry is excited to announce our incoming residents and fellows from the 2021 Match Day.

Mar 19, 2021

Clinical

Utah Poison Control Center Commemorates 59th Annual National...

The Utah Poison Control Center (UPCC) will join poison centers and poison prevention partners across the country in celebrating the 59th annual National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW), March 21-27, 2021.

Mar 19, 2021

Clinical, Education

Moran Researcher Shedding New Light on Human Color Vision

Backed by a new five-year, $2 million National Eye Institute Research Project Grant, the lab of Frans Vinberg, PhD, at the John A. Moran Eye Center is seeking a deeper understanding of photoreceptors and how major blindi...

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.