Dr. Paine discusses study linking more deaths to air pollution
RECOGNITION
Jul 13, 2017

Dr. Paine discusses study linking more deaths to air pollution

Robert Paine III, MD (Pulmonary), as a board member of the Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, spoke at a press conference to discuss a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine strengthening the association between premature death and PM2.5 and ozone.... Read More

RESEARCH
Jul 13, 2017

New Research Grants - July 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Leung (Infectious Disease), Spivak (Infectious Disease), Pezzolesi (Nephrology), and Yang (Nephrology) on the recent approval of their research grants.... Read More

Kathleen A. Cooney, MD's research published in Cancer
RESEARCH
Jul 05, 2017

Kathleen A. Cooney, MD's research published in Cancer

Researchers at University of Utah Health studied prostate cancer patients with multiple cancer diagnoses to identify genetic mutations that may influence cancer treatment and cancer risk assessment for family members. Their findings are reported in the June issue of the journal Cancer.... Read More

Robert Paine III, MD on air quality
RESEARCH
Jul 05, 2017

Robert Paine III, MD on air quality

Robert Paine III, MD (Pulmonary) shares his insight on how fireworks and wildfires affect air quality and your health with the Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune.... Read More

Welcome New APC Directors
RECOGNITION
Jul 05, 2017

Welcome New APC Directors

As the clinical side of the Department of Internal Medicine has grown dramatically over the last few years, we have had a large increase in the number of advance practice clinicians (APC) who have joined our team. To better strategically manage this group of providers, we have created two new positions within our clinical administration.... Read More

Agarwal on ASCO Post
RESEARCH
Jun 28, 2017

Agarwal on ASCO Post

Neeraj Agarwal, MD (Oncology) shares his expert perspective with the ASCO Post on the LATITUDE trial.... Read More

Lynn Henry on KUER
RESEARCH
Jun 28, 2017

Lynn Henry on KUER

N. Lynn Henry (Oncology) shares thoughts on new study that offers hope for women considering pregnancy after breast cancer.... Read More

2017 Residency Awards
RECOGNITION, RESEARCH
Jun 08, 2017

2017 Residency Awards

Internal Medicine Residency Program announced their annual awards. Congratulations to the faculty, residents, and fellows for their accomplishments this year.... Read More

New Lipid Disorders Service
RESEARCH
Jun 01, 2017

New Lipid Disorders Service

The Utah Diabetes and Endocrinology Center (UDEC) is pleased to announce a new specialty service to deliver high quality patient care in northern Utah. ... Read More

Kathleen Boynton on Scope Radio
EDUCATION
Apr 11, 2017

Kathleen Boynton on Scope Radio

On Scope Radio's Health Minute, Dr. Kathleen Boynton (Gastroenterology) talks about the microorganisms in your gut and how they may play a bigger role in your health than we originally thought.... Read More

Ana María López, MD
RECOGNITION
Apr 05, 2017

Ana María López, MD

Ana María López, MD, MPH, FACP, has been named President-elect of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists.... Read More

Remembering Charles Castle, MD
RECOGNITION
Jan 25, 2017

Charles Castle, MD

Remembering Dr. Charles Hilmon Castle and His Contributions to Utah and the School of Medicine... Read More

How Much Can LVADs Help in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy?
RESEARCH
Oct 10, 2016

Stavros Drakos, MD

Stavros Drakos, MD and colleagues published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. ... Read More

Winter Inversion is Better Higher Up
EDUCATION
Oct 04, 2016

Air Quality

Winter Inversion is Better Higher Up. Program for Air Quality, Health, and Society.... Read More

Case Study
RESEARCH
Sep 28, 2016

Case Study

Case Study Reports Details of Mysterious Utah Zika-related Death... Read More

Top Ranking in Hospital Compare Survey
RECOGNITION
Aug 15, 2016

U Hospital

University of Utah Receives Top Ranking in Hospital Compare Survey... Read More

Frederick Welt, MD
RECOGNITION
Jul 29, 2016

Frederick Welt, MD

New Vice Chair for Clinical Services and Chief Value Officer for Department of Internal Medicine... Read More

Roger Freedman, MD
RECOGNITION
Jul 18, 2016

Roger Freedman, MD

Under the leadership of Roger Freedman, MD, the University of Utah implanted the first approved leadless pacemaker in Utah.... Read More

Theresa Werner, MD received 2016 Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award
RECOGNITION
Jul 13, 2016

Theresa Werner, MD

Theresa Werner, MD, University of Utah assistant professor of medicine and Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) investigator, received a 2016 Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI)... Read More

Neuroscience Initiative seed grant awarded to Dr. Cannon-Albright
RECOGNITION
Jun 22, 2016

Lisa Cannon-Albright

Congratulations to Dr. Cannon-Albright on the award of a 2016 neuroscience Initiative Collaborative Pilot Project seed grant ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Jun 16, 2016

New Faculty

Division of General Internal Medicine welcomes Drs. Chua, Hollingshaus, McLaughlin and Szczesny... Read More

Resident Award recipients
RECOGNITION
Jun 09, 2016

Resident Award recipients

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 More

Rob Ence named as executive director of the Utah Commission on Aging
RECOGNITION
Jun 03, 2016

Rob Ence

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 More

Adam Cohen
RECOGNITION
May 17, 2016

Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen, M.D. appointed to Internal Medicine Clinical Research Medical Director... Read More

TitleOp-ed: ECHO Act helps bring cutting-edge medicine to rural patients
EDUCATION
May 06, 2016

Terry Box

What good is high-quality, cutting-edge health care if it is difficult or impossible to access? Read Terry Box, M.D.'s Op-Ed piece in Salt Lake Tribune... Read More

RECOGNITION
Mar 17, 2016

Rashmee Shaw

Recently interviewed about Women's Heart Health, Rashmee Shah, MD reminds women to get active and eat well.... Read More

Why Low Bicarbonate Levels Might Signal A Risk For Premature Death
RESEARCH
Feb 05, 2016

Why Low Bicarbonate Levels Might Signal A Risk For Premature Death

Older adults who are otherwise healthy are at earlier risk for death if they have low blood levels of bicarbonate, a main ingredient in baking soda. Kalani Raphael, M.D., an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Utah and nephrologist at the VA Salt Lake Health Care System, explains the surprising results of his research. Why might low bicarbonate levels indicate poor health, and how might doctors use this information in the future?... Read More

Kristen Ries, MD, and Maggie Snyder, PA-C’s HIV/AIDS Clinic at the University of Utah subject of Sundance Documentary - U of U School of Medicine
RECOGNITION
Jan 11, 2016

Kristen Ries, MD, & Maggie Snyder, PA-C’s HIV/AIDS Clinic at the University of Utah subject of Sundance Documentary

Former Division of Infectious Diseases faculty member, Dr. Kristen Ries, and former PA-C, Maggie Snyder, will be the subject of an upcoming documentary being prepared for the Sundance Film Festival. Dr. Ries and Maggie were pioneers in HIV/AIDS patient care in Utah when the disease was new and not much information was known about it. Watch the trailer!... Read More