The University of Utah Division of Rheumatology has long been active in the clinical investigation of new therapies for rheumatic disorders. We are recognized both nationally and internationally for our contributions and expertise in clinical trials.
We have eight full-time rheumatologists and a nurse practitioner in our division. Each is committed to providing impeccable care and strives to relieve symptoms and improve the quality of life for their patients.
In addition to our patient care and research, we also provide education and training through our Fellowship Program and the Annual Utah Rheumatology Association Meeting.
The Division’s research activities are spread among a wide variety of investigators and topics and includes such areas as the epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance, interventions to improve antimicrobial prescribing, outcomes studies using electronic data, surveillance methods of infectious diseases and adverse events, chronic renal failure, patient and provider decision-making, and implementation evaluation. Investigative work relies heavily on productive, inter-departmental relationships.