Congratulations to Dr. Cannon-Albright on the award of a 2016 neuroscience Initiative Collaborative Pilot Project seed grant ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Since our founding in 1943, the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah has been committed to excellence in teaching, research, and patient care. Our vision is to be one of the elite Departments of Medicine in the nation by: fulfilling a comprehensive academic mission, developing new leaders in internal medicine, and improving the health and health care of residents of the Intermountain West by providing safe high quality care.
Division of General Internal Medicine welcomes Drs. Chua, Hollingshaus, McLaughlin and Szczesny... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Research led by Amnon Schlegel, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine and an Investigator with the University of Utah Molecular Medicine Program, reveals that defects in how the liver metabolizes glucose, caused by changes in the abundance of the FOXN3 protein, can also trigger increased blood sugar levels, and may explain why some individuals with a variation in the FOXN3 gene show signs of being at risk for diabetes.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Tawnie Braaten is resident of the year. The Resident Awards recipients were announced Grand Rounds. Thanks to all who contribute to our education mission.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Rob Ence is the new executive director for the Utah Commission on Aging. He was appointed by the governor. The commission is charged with using research and public education to help guide policy and facilitate coordination of services related to aging.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Adults with hypertension who are age 75 years and older, including those who are frail and with poor overall health, could benefit from lowering their blood pressure below current medical guidelines. The multi-institutional investigation was published online in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and presented at the American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting on May 19. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine