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


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.


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.


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

Oct 18, 2021

Education, Clinical

Scientists Identify Reading Ability and Speed as Crucial Mea...

A research team including John A. Moran Eye Center scientists has identified reading ability and reading speed as key measures for evaluating visual decline in patients with dry, late-stage age-related macular degenerati...

Oct 15, 2021


Data Coordinating Center Examines Personalized Medicine Appr...

The Data Coordinating Center (DCC) at University of Utah Health received $12 million to study solutions to sepsis-induced multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) in critically ill children.

Oct 14, 2021


Artificial Intelligence-Based Technology Quickly Identifies ...

An artificial intelligence (AI)-based technology rapidly diagnoses rare disorders in critically ill children with high accuracy, according to a report by scientists from University of Utah Health and Fabric Genomics.

Oct 12, 2021

Clinical, Education

Moran’s Night for Sight Raises more than $1 Million for Ch...

Night for Sight, the John A. Moran Eye Center’s largest community event benefitting the Global Outreach Division’s work to end curable blindness in Utah and worldwide, exceeded a fundraising goal of $1 million.

Oct 11, 2021


Newly Discovered Molecule Could Eventually Reduce Surgical C...

A newly detected molecule could help reduce damage from sustained loss of blood flow to cells and tissues.

Oct 09, 2021


Eight U of U College of Nursing Faculty and Alumni Named Ame...

Three professors, two adjunct faculty, and three alumni of the University of Utah College of Nursing were inducted as American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Fellows.

Oct 07, 2021

Health Care Transformation

U of U Health Earns 2021 "Most Wired" Recognition

University of Utah Health has earned the “Most Wired” recognition, according to The College of Healthcare Information Management (CHIME). The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to asses...

Oct 07, 2021


NINDS Awards $10 Million for Pediatric Concussion Research

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has awarded a $10-million grant to the Four Corners Youth Consortium, a group of academic medical centers studying concussions in school-aged children.

Oct 04, 2021


Is having a heart murmur dangerous?

(Good Things Utah) – If a doctor told you that you have a heart murmur, you’re probably wondering what that means. Do heart murmurs mean you’re in danger? A heart murmur is when your heart makes an unusual sound...

Sep 28, 2021

Education, Clinical

Join Moran's Oct. 9 Night For Sight Online Fundraiser

Join us for Night for Sight, the John A. Moran Eye Center’s largest community event benefitting our Global Outreach Division’s work to end curable blindness in Utah and worldwide. The benefit is set for Saturday...

Sep 27, 2021


Safe UT Annual Report Released

Today, the SafeUT Commission published its 2020-21 Annual Report. The comprehensive report outlines key statistics about the statewide SafeUT app related to utilization, chats and life-saving interventions, school threat...

Sep 27, 2021

Education, Clinical

Gabriel Hulewsky, OD, Joins Moran Eye Center

Gabriel Hulewsky, OD, provides comprehensive optometry services and has special interests in contact lenses, dry eye management, and sports vision.

Sep 23, 2021


U of U Health Evolutionary Geneticist Named HHMI Investigato...

Nels Elde named a 2021 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator.

Sep 20, 2021

Clinical, Education, Research

Moran’s Leah Owen, MD, PhD, Selected to Present Research t...

John A. Moran Eye Center surgeon-scientist Leah A. Owen, MD, PhD, is among 28 elite, early-career vision scientists selected to present their research to Congress this September. Her research is working to prevent retino...

Sep 20, 2021


U of U Health Research Funding Reaches New High

More than 70% of the U’s research funding comes from U of U Health, which has grown continuously for eight years running, reaching $428 million in FY21.

Sep 20, 2021


Utah Awarded Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has awarded U of U Health funding to establish a new Utah-based Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health® as part of its national initiative to impro...

Sep 20, 2021


Early-Stage Drug Candidate Diminishes Deficits in Parkinson...

U of U Health scientists have identified a molecule that slows cells’ production of alpha-synuclein, a protein that forms toxic aggregates in the brains of people with Parkinson’s disease.

Sep 16, 2021


First-of-its-Kind Translational Research Building for Mental...

Yesterday, during a meeting of the Executive Appropriations Committee of the Utah State Legislature, lawmakers unanimously approved $90 million in funding for the Utah Translational Research Building at the University of...

Sep 15, 2021

Statement on Industrial Accident at University of Utah Hospi...

Shortly after 11am this morning, a tragic accident occurred on the west side loading dock of University of Utah Hospital, just north of the School of Medicine. The incident took place externally from the building when an...

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.