At University of Utah Health Sciences, we believe that the greatest discoveries in science and the biggest leaps in clinical care come from thinking outside our boxes, departments and disciplines.... Read More
Office of the Associate Vice President for Faculty & Academic Affairs
The Office of the Associate Vice President for Faculty and Academic Affairs appoints, promotes, and provides professional development opportunities for faculty. We serve as a central resource for the Health Sciences by providing guidance, resources, and training to enhance the success of individual faculty. We also strive to strengthen cohesion and collaboration among all colleges, schools, and departments.
We recently had the pleasure of hosting cardiac surgeon Alden Harken, M.D., as the first Russell M. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., Endowed Visiting Professor.... Read More
From the discovery of the cystic fibrosis gene marker to development of the gold standard in genomic analysis, University of Utah Health Sciences has led many of the world’s advancements in genomic health research. ... Read More
Each new student who walks through our doors has a unique motivation for joining our academic medical center. Yet they share the same underlying passion: a desire to improve quality of life, discover something new, and pass on amazing knowledge. ... Read More
At the University of Utah Health Sciences, philanthropy takes on many forms. It means partnering with the community to advance health, science and education for the state of Utah and the world around us. It means developing stronger relationships with donors who care as deeply as we do about health sciences innovation, and who can help us in our mission to deliver the best possible clinical care, foster collaboration between clinicians and researchers, and train the health care providers of the future.... Read More
With a focus on population health, the new dean of the School of Dentistry, Rory Hume, D.D.S, Ph.D., stands ready to re-envision oral health in Utah.... Read More