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Aug 08, 2020

Research

COVID-19 Research at U of U Health Overview

Presentation of an overview of COVID-19 research at U of U Health

Aug 05, 2020

Research

COVID-19 Prompts U of Utah Health, VA to Evaluate Use of End...

The Veterans Administration has adopted several strategic approaches to mitigate the disruption of endoscopic procedures; similar strategies were adopted by U of Utah Health and serve as a model for other medical institu...

Aug 03, 2020

Research

Study on Veteran Experience in VA, Community Care Finds High...

A study published today in the August issue of the journal Health Affairs by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and led by University of Utah Health researcher Megan Vanneman, PhD, MPH, found that Veterans had high...

Jul 30, 2020

Clinical, Education

Doximity Ranks Moran Eye Center Residency Among Nation’s T...

Doximity has ranked the John A. Moran Eye Center residency program among the nation’s top 10 programs for a third year running.

Jul 28, 2020

Clinical

University of Utah Hospital Ranked First in Utah

The U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021 Best Hospitals Rankings have rated University of Utah Hospital No. 1 in Utah and the Salt Lake City metro area for the seventh consecutive year.

Jul 28, 2020

Clinical, Education

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Moran Eye Center No. 13 in Na...

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah No. 13 in the nation for providing excellent patient care.

Jul 21, 2020

Research

Spread the Word, Not the Virus

Coming soon to an elevator or hallway near you, a few familiar faces will be reminding you how to stay safe at work during the pandemic.

Jul 20, 2020

Research

Cardiologist Rashmee Shah Earns Doris Duke Charitable Founda...

Rashmee Shah, MD, MS, an assistant professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at University of Utah Health, is among 17 physician-scientists in the country who have been awarded a three-year Clinical Scientist ...

Jul 20, 2020

Research

Epidemiologist Matthew Samore Receives Veterans Administrat...

Matthew H. Samore, MD, has earned the 2019 Under Secretary’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research—the highest honor for a VA health services researcher.

Jul 17, 2020

Research

Utah Health & Economic Recovery Outreach (HERO) FAQ

Utah Health & Economic Recovery Outreach (HERO) is a massive undertaking that has tested more than 13,000 Utahns to date across multiple counties in Utah to gather data to more accurately establish the rate of COVID-19 i...

Jul 15, 2020

Research

Studying Genetic Mutations Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorde...

In a new study, researchers at University of Utah Health recently detected how alterations in this gene could disrupt the formation and function of synapses in the hippocampus,

Jul 14, 2020

Research

Study: Follow-Up Appointments for Children Hospitalized for ...

A new study has found that follow-up appointments for hospitalized children treated for childhood bronchitis are often not necessary, and that switching from mandatory to “as-needed” follow-up care can save families ...

Jul 13, 2020

Research

Pathologist June Round Earns Prestigious Award From W.M. Kec...

June Round, associate professor in Microbiology and Immunology at University of Utah Health and cancer researcher at Huntsman Cancer Institute, received a $1M grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to expand research on in...

Jul 13, 2020

Research

University of Utah Health Names two Faculty as Benning Schol...

University of Utah Health has named Michael Deininger, MD, PhD, and Hilary Coon, PhD, as the H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed Chairs.

Jul 07, 2020

Research

Amniotic Fluid Could Reduce Acute Symptoms, Long-term Risks ...

University of Utah Health researchers are investigating whether human amniotic fluid (HAF) can reduce lung inflammation caused by COVID-19 and promote the recovery of patients who have contracted the disease.

Jul 07, 2020

Clinical

HELP Volunteers Connect Virtually with Hospitalized Older Ad...

The Geriatrics Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) at University of Utah Hospital was moved virtually to connect HELP volunteers to interact with hospitalized older adult patients. HELP was one of the first programs to be...

Jul 02, 2020

Research

Utah Hero Project Announces Phase One Findings

The Utah Health and Economic Recovery (HERO) Project has concluded phase one of a large-scale undertaking to test 10,000 Utahns from across four counties.

Jul 01, 2020

Clinical

AACI Commentary

To promote the work of its member centers, AACI publishes Commentary, an editorial series focusing on major issues of common interest to North American cancer centers.

Jun 30, 2020

Research

With U of U Health, Collaborative Program Reduces Age of Dia...

Research carried out through University of Utah Health’s NICU and the Neonatal Follow-up Program (NFP) found ways to reduce the age of diagnosis for cerebral palsy from 19.5 months to 9.5 months.

Jun 29, 2020

Research

Assessing and Responding to Patients’ Social Needs Could I...

U of U Health scientists developed and tested a new tool that assesses the social needs of ER patients and, if necessary, refers them to up to 46 community resources available through United Way 211 (UW211), a nonprofit ...

Jun 29, 2020

Clinical, Education,

The Lawrence T. & Janet T. Dee Foundation: Building a Beacon...

The Dee family has been investing in the Utah health care community for nearly a century, including efforts at the Moran Eye Center to fight age-related macular degeneration. The Dee Foundation also recently funded a new...

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