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Bridget Hughes

Bridget Hughes

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About Me

Bridget is the Director of Research Program Development (RPD) Team in the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, Research Unit. The RPD team oversees the development and execution of research strategic initiatives and other capacity-building approaches designed to advance the research portfolio of University of Utah Health. The RPD team enhances research by building teams to apply for federal, foundation, philanthropic funding; fostering interdisciplinary research communities; facilitating partnerships; and raising awareness of research and research opportunities. She obtained her PhD in Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.