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The University of Utah School of Medicine Alumni Association exists to strengthen and support the University of Utah's School of Medicine by promoting life-long relationships between alumni, current students, trainees, and faculty. We do so by cultivating relationships with the alumni and students of the school of medicine and hosting events and providing programs and services that keep alumni and students connected. Creating opportunities to give back and support future students and the institution


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What's New in the Summer 2016 Edition of Illuminations
Wasatch Front Inversions Could Cause More Than 200 Cases of Pneumonia Each Year
Research
Jan 09, 2018

Wasatch Front Inversions Could Cause More Than 200 Cases of Pneumonia Each Year

Internal Medicine, , pneumonia

Air pollution trapped along the Wasatch Front by winter inversions are estimated to send more than 200 people to the emergency room with pneumonia each year, according to a study by University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare. Bad air quality especially erodes the health of adults over age 65, a population particularly vulnerable to the effects of pneumonia. ... Read More

Internal Medicine
Meet the Tiny Machine in Cells that Massacres Viruses
Research
Dec 21, 2017

Meet the Tiny Machine in Cells that Massacres Viruses

Scientists at University of Utah Health have determined the structure a tiny cellular machine that chops the viruses’ genetic material into bits. Their research shows how the machine detects the intruders and processes them for destruction to protect cells and prevent the spread of infection. ... Read More

Biochemistry
Marking World AIDS Day: U of U Health to Provide Free HIV-Prevention Meds and Counseling Starting January
Clinical, Recognition
Dec 01, 2017

Marking World AIDS Day: U of U Health to Provide Free HIV-Prevention Meds and Counseling Starting January

Internal Medicine, ,

Utah will soon be home to one of the only free HIV prevention clinics in the U.S., and it all started with a plucky medical student named Jorgen Madsen. Starting in January, everyone — whether they have insurance or not — will have access through University of Utah Health to a game-changing medication-based HIV prevention strategy known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP), which earned FDA approval in 2012 and has been shown to be more than 90% effective at preventing HIV.... Read More

Internal Medicine

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