Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition has a long-established history as a center of excellence in the research, clinical care and education of digestive and liver diseases in the Mountain West. Our mission as an educational center for gastroenterology is inspired through the collaborative efforts of our faculty working towards new discoveries that will continue to provide better outcomes for our patients.

Division History

Edwin Englert, Jr., MD (1926–1985) was the first gastroenterologist in Utah with a full-time academic appointment. As founder and chair of the Division of Gastroenterology at both the University of Utah and Salt Lake City Veteran’s Administration, he established the nation's first VA research and education training program in gastroenterology.  Learn more.

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BIRCWH Scholar
Sep 02, 2017

BIRCWH Scholar

Laura Pace, MD, PhD receives a BIRCWH Award. The University of Utah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is one of 10 academic obstetrics and gynecology departments nationwide that is funded by the National Institutes of Health as a Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Career Development Center. ... Read More

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