Academics & Research

Jan

15

School of Medicine: 2020 Year in Review

A completely reworked admissions process; a diverse class of new medical students; tremendous growth and change in the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; and an expanding effort to reach rural and underserved areas of Utah made 2020 a big year in more ways than expected.

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Jan

14

A Champion of Mental Health Care

Mark H. Rapaport, MD, a nationally recognized clinician and researcher known for his interdisciplinary approach to mental health treatment and care is the inaugural CEO of Huntsman Mental Health Institute and chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine. He shares his hopes for the institute, dedicated on January 14, 2021.

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Jan

13

COVID-19 Weekly Update, January 12, 2021

During recent holiday periods, fluctuating decreases followed by rebounding increases characterize most metrics that describe the coronavirus pandemic in our county and state. The number of Utahns hospitalized with COVID-19 remains high, but slightly below peak levels seen last month. As statewide vaccination efforts continue, Gov. Cox released an executive order with a goal to vaccinate all health care providers, long-term care facility staff and residents, first responders, public and tribal health frontline workers, K-12 teachers and school staff, and adults older than 70 by the end of February.

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Jan

06

COVID-19 Weekly Update, January 5, 2021

While we saw downward trends for Utahns with coronavirus, statewide hospitalizations, and deaths during the latter weeks of December, we are again seeing increases in the early days of January. We must continue to track to fully understand the impact of the holiday period. With one in 64 Utahns having an active coronavirus infection, we must not let our guard down.

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Dec

22

Leading A New Era In Internal Medicine

Physician-scientist John Inadomi, MD, shares his vision and priorities as Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine and what influenced his decision to join University of Utah Health. Inadomi strives to embody and display integrity, fairness, consistency, and transparency in every decision he makes for the department. Working with faculty, staff, and trainees, he looks forward to seeing his vision realized as they develop a strategic plan for the future.

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Dec

22

COVID-19 Weekly Update, December 22, 2020

The number of Utahns testing positive for coronavirus currently appears to be stabilizing. Thanks to your vigilant efforts to continue masking, washing hands frequently, keeping physical distance, and staying home when sick, we are beginning to see a decrease in people who are being hospitalized or dying of COVID-19. Hopefully these trends continue through the holidays and beyond.

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Dec

21

College of Health: 2020 Year in Review

Moving classes online, our first graduates from a new PhD program, expanding physical therapy to Southern Utah, continuing research growth, and tremendous community partnerships were all part of a busy 2020 that challenged us on many fronts.

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Dec

21

College of Pharmacy: 2020 Year in Review

A rise in in the rankings, growth in our research enterprise, launching a Therapeutics Accelerator Hub, and saying goodbye to a distinguished faculty member were all milestones of 2020 for the College of Pharmacy. It was a year of unexpected twists and turns.

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Dec

21

College of Nursing: 2020 Year in Review

Appropriately named the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—before the pandemic—2020 was a year to showcase who nurses are and what they contribute to health care around the world. It was a year of growth in so many different ways.

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