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Dec 06, 2019

Research

Barbara Jones: Harnessing Creativity to Overcome Challenge

Barbara Jones, MD, investigates times when doctors deviate from the norm for good reasons and in so doing discovers insights into improving medicine in the face of challenging scenarios. Not a stranger to challenge herse...

Dec 06, 2019

Research

New Model for Rural Home Hospitalization

University of Utah Health is partnering with Ariadne Labs to develop the Rural Home Hospital Program — delivering health care to rural areas through cutting-edge medical and communication technology.

Dec 06, 2019

Research

Why People Buy, Trade, Donate Medications on the Black Marke...

A survey shows why people with diabetes bypass the health care system and get essential medications and supplies through underground exchange.

Dec 06, 2019

Clinical

Word of Mouth

In Vermont, Virginia and now Utah, Jeri Bullock has fought to bring the best dental care to the most marginalized

Dec 04, 2019

Research

U Chemist and Pediatrician Named Fellows of the National Aca...

University of Utah distinguished professor of chemistry Peter Stang and professor of pediatrics Anne Blaschke were two of 168 academic inventors named as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for 2019. Stang opene...

Nov 27, 2019

Education, Clinical

Can You Get LASIK in Your 50s? At the Moran Eye Center, it W...

Tamara Gibo’s path to LASIK vision-correction surgery was longer than most. But when she finally met with specialist Amy Lin, MD, at the Moran Eye Center, everything came into focus.

Nov 27, 2019

Research

Hibernating Mammals Arouse Hope for Genetic Solutions to Obe...

University of Utah Health scientists detected new genetic clues about hibernation that could lead to better understanding and treatment of obesity and metabolic disorders that afflict millions worldwide.

Nov 25, 2019

Clinical

Robyn Reynolds Named Chief Marketing and Communications Offi...

Robyn Reynolds, M.B.A., has been named chief marketing and communications officer for University of Utah Health, effective January 6, 2020. Reynolds will oversee strategic communications and marketing efforts across Univ...

Nov 24, 2019

Research

Launch of Primary Children’s Center for Personalized Medic...

Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital, University of Utah Health, and Intermountain Precision Genomics are launching a Center for Personalized Medicine that will bring next-generation care to children today, using ...

Nov 22, 2019

Research

Welcome to 360 Connect

360 Connect is a new, monthly e-publication dedicated to building community and celebrating the transformative research at U of U Health.

Nov 22, 2019

Research

U of U Health Research is Reaching New Heights

University of Utah Health investigators received more than $373 million in awards in fiscal year 2019, achieving an impressive 50% growth in research funding over 5 years.

Nov 22, 2019

Research

A New (Virtual) Reality

Mark Durham at the School of Dentistry is incorporating the exciting world of virtual and augmented realities into teaching and researches their impact on learning and making better humans.

Nov 22, 2019

Research

Attacking the Opioid Crisis from All Sides

From basic biology to population health to connecting communities, U of U Health researchers are innovating approaches that span disciplines to bring about real change in the opioid crisis.

Nov 21, 2019

Education

Heart and Soul

A free online pharmacy course offers both challenges and fulfilment for university employees struggling to make a better life

Nov 21, 2019

Research

Seed Grants Awarded to Accelerate Novel Research in Diabetes...

Driving Out Diabetes, a Larry H. Miller Family Wellness Initiative, and the Diabetes and Metabolism Research Center (DMRC) has awarded grants to six projects designed to activate novel research projects in the areas of d...

Nov 18, 2019

Research

Behavioral Interventions Extend Slumber Time, Lower Blood Pr...

A recent study found that simple behavior interventions improved sleep, lessened daytime sleepiness, and significantly lowered blood pressure in "short" sleepers.

Nov 18, 2019

Clinical

University of Utah Health Celebrates Sugar House Grand Openi...

After breaking ground in October of 2017, University of Utah Health celebrated the grand opening of its Sugar House Health Center with a special ribbon cutting event/community gathering. A wealth of primary and specia...

Nov 18, 2019

Research

Department Director of Advancement , Anne Asman, Presents Po...

Anne Asman, Gerontologist and the Department's Director of Advancement and Outreach, along with Briana Sisofo, Master of Science student in Gerontology, co-authored and presented at the GSA Annual Meeting a poster about ...

Nov 14, 2019

Research

Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Facilitate Genome A...

Funding awarded to Aaron Quinlan, PhD, associate director of the Utah Center for Genetic Discovery from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) will enhance the usability of software tools for genome analysis

Nov 13, 2019

Research

Is Less More? Oral Versus Intravenous Antibiotics After Hosp...

A study that shows using oral therapy for at-home treatment as opposed to IV therapy, showed a decrease in cost, less burden for families and patients and fewer adverse events with no change in our cure rates.

Nov 08, 2019

Health Care Transformation

Stumbling Gracefully Through Medical School

The future of health care rests with this next generation. At University of Utah Health, four young women—Bushra Hussein, Margaux Miller, Harjit Kaur, and Leen Samha—talk about their perspective of being diverse wome...