he Utah Poison Control Center (UPCC) will join poison centers and poison prevention partners across the country in celebrating the 55th annual National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW), March 19-25, 2017, a week dedicated to raising awareness about poisoning and highlighting specific ways to prevent it.... Read More
Faculty Appointment, Review, & Advancement
Robert Fujinami, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Medicine, and Wyatt Rory Hume, DDS, PhD, Dean of the School of Dentistry, and Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Faculty and Academic Affairs work closely with faculty members, administrative staff, and leadership across the Health Sciences campus to facilitate faculty governance, along with the faculty appointment, review, and advancement (FARA) process formerly known as retention, promotion, and tenure (RPT), this process is now called faculty appointment, review, and advancement (FARA).
University of Utah Health colleges and programs remain among the best in the nation in primary care, research, physician assistant training, nurse midwifery, pharmacy and other areas, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. ... Read More
Two screening tests often used to try to predict which pregnant women are likely to deliver prematurely aren’t effective in low-risk women, according to a national collaborative study of more than 10,000 women, led by clinician-researchers at University of Utah Health Sciences and Intermountain Healthcare. ... Read MoreSelect...
An historic transformation is underway. We are building a new medical campus that reflects our commitment to providing outstanding care and realizing the promises of health care transformation.... Read More
During the past decade, the gut has experienced a renaissance as investigations focus on the role of the microbiome on human health. While most studies have focused on bacteria, the dominant microbial inhabitants in the gut, scientists at University of Utah Health Sciences used mouse studies to show the role of yeast in aggravating the symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Their work suggests that allopurinol, a generic drug already on the market, could offer some relief. ... Read MoreSelect...
As Dr. Dean Li's career takes an exciting new trajectory with Merck & Co., we celebrate his 23-year legacy of innovation and leadership that will propel the University of Utah forward for years to come. ... Read More