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Most Recent News

Mar 01, 2021


U of U Health Begins COVID-19 Vaccinations for High-Risk Pat...

University of Utah Health is honored to help the state of Utah distribute COVID-19 vaccines to select patient groups, beginning March 1, 2021. Vaccinating those who are most vulnerable is a high priority to the U of U He...

Feb 26, 2021


Research Points to New Hope for Treatment-Resistant AMD

Study offers new hope for treatment-resistant age-related macular degeneration

Feb 25, 2021


The Wellness Bus Resumes Community Health Screenings After T...

University of Utah Health’s Wellness Bus has resumed community health screenings after testing for COVID-19 over the past ten months. On April 3, 2020, the Wellness Bus officially joined the many University of Utah Hea...

Feb 23, 2021


Try a Non-Invasive Treatment for Varicose or Spider Veins

Varicose veins and spider veins can be irritating. They’re itchy, they’re painful, and you just want to get rid of them. If surgery doesn’t sound appealing, there are some non-invasive ways to treat these ailments.

Feb 22, 2021


Seed Grants Will Support Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism R...

Four University of Utah Health projects have received grants designed to activate novel research in the areas of diabetes, obesity, and metabolism.

Feb 22, 2021


Experimental Treatment Subdues Type 1 Diabetes in Laboratory...

An experimental treatment can essentially reverse type 1 diabetes in certain types of laboratory mice, according University of Utah Health scientists.

Feb 17, 2021


Computer Model Suggests New Cost-Effective Way to Prevent ...

Each year, more than 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections occur in the United States. A new study suggests cost-effective way to prevent them.

Feb 12, 2021

Education, Clinical

Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, Tapped to Serve in Key Interna...

One of ophthalmology’s most prestigious research societies and other prominent organizations are tapping John A. Moran Eye Center physician-scientist Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, for leadership roles in 2021 as her wor...

Feb 10, 2021


Pioneering the Future: Better Health for Populations

Better Health for Populations demonstrates how creating interventions and understanding behavior are making a differnece for tens of thousands to millions. These stories are part of Pioneering the Future, a campaign cele...

Feb 10, 2021


Refined Screening, Other Changes Lead to More Frequent Detec...

A new study suggests that refined autism testing, reminding pediatricians to evaluate toddlers for this disorder, and better medical follow-up after at-risk screening results could lead to earlier detection and treatment...

Feb 05, 2021


University of Utah Health Joins Effort to Create Genetic Roa...

University of Utah Health researchers are participating in an effort to produce the world’s largest DNA mapping effort of children and their families.

Feb 04, 2021


Synthesized Very-Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Impr...

A Moran Eye Center ophthalmologist is investigating how lipids known as VLC-PUFAs could be used to prevent eye disease thanks to a new way to synthesize them for research.

Feb 02, 2021


Dr. Kristi Kleinschmit selected as a Fellow of the Universit...

Dr. Kristi Kleinschmit has been selected as a Fellow of the University of Utah Academy of Health Science Educators

Feb 02, 2021

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Expands Outreach Care with Monthly Clinic ...

The John A. Moran Eye Center’s Global Outreach Division has expanded its donor-funded local care for uninsured and under-insured Utahns to patients with diabetes and other sight-threatening retinal conditions.

Feb 02, 2021


University of Utah Health Biochemistry Professors Receive NI...

A pair of University of Utah Health biochemistry professors received prestigious NIH MERIT awards.

Feb 02, 2021

Clinical, Education

Breakthrough by Moran Eye Center Scientist, Colleagues Fuel...

Paul S. Bernstein, MD, PhD, is investigating how lipids known as VLC-PUFAs could be used to prevent eye disease thanks to a new way to synthesize them for research.

Feb 02, 2021

Education, Clinical

Ryan Coyle, OD, Joins Moran's Redstone Clinic

The John A. Moran Eye Center welcomes Ryan Coyle, OD, to the Redstone Health Center in Park City.

Feb 02, 2021


Decision-support Tool Could Reduce Unnecessary Antibiotic Pr...

A decision-support tool that could be accessed via mobile devices may help clinicians in lower-resource settings avoid unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions for children with diarrhea.

Jan 29, 2021


U of U Health Pediatrician Leading Nationwide Effort to Unde...

A University of Utah Health pediatric cardiologist is at the forefront of efforts to understand how multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), a severe complication of COVID-19, is affecting children long-term—and find...

Jan 28, 2021


New Research Finds Severity of COVID-19 Determines Likeliho...

A large, multistate study finds worse outcomes in pregnant women with more severe cases of COVID-19.

Jan 27, 2021


Hormonal IUDs Are a Viable and Underutilized Method for Emer...

In a first-of-its-kind study, University of Utah Health scientists found that hormonal IUDs were comparable to copper IUDs for use as emergency contraceptives.

In-Depth Features

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.

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.