Research Excellence

What One U Can Do. Celebrating excellence in research at the University of Utah and U of U Health.

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Vitae 2018

Vitae 2018 featured six early-career investigators as they shared how their dynamic life stories and experiences have shaped and inspired their research.  

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Research milestone

Research Awards Pass $500M Milestone

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Advancing Medicine & Science

The Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Research Unit serves the University of Utah health sciences community in pursuit of discovery and innovation that advances medicine and science. The office seeks to strengthen all departments and colleges within the University of Utah health sciences by assisting in:

  • research strategic planning,
  • decision support,
  • goal setting,
  • administrative and programmatic expertise, and
  • program development.

The research unit’s major functions include institutional goal setting, oversight of graduate programs, the summer medical research program, training grant proposal support, financial modeling, pre-award support for basic science departments, research space management, new program development, and execution of the Health Sciences’ Research Strategic Initiatives.

Message from the Interim Associate Vice President

Will Dere
Will Dere
Interim Associate Vice President for Research

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Contact Us

Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Research Unit

University of Utah Skaggs Hall
30 S 2000 E Suite 250
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-585-0851