Division of Infectious Diseases

The Infectious Diseases Division (a sub-specialty of internal medicine) has 12 full-time faculty at the University of Utah Medical Center and 13 affiliated faculty at LDS, IMC, and the VA hospital who are actively involved in clinical, educational, and research endeavors in infectious diseases. Read more.

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Clinical
Jan 18, 2018

University of Utah Health to Celebrate Organ Donation at Superhero Snowshoe Shuffle

Transplant Program, ,

Do you ever imagine yourself as a superhero? Have you said yes to organ, eye and tissue donation? Ask anyone on the transplant waiting list and they will tell you that registered donors are true superheroes. Join us at the Snowshoe Shuffle and help University of Utah Health in our sponsorship of the 2018 Donate Life Transplant Games, to be hosted in Salt Lake City in August. ... Read More

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

Division Chief Sankar Swaminathan, MD

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