There are a growing number of newborns being seen with what is known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), a set of physical and behavioral symptoms in those born to mothers who took addictive prescription or illicit drugs during pregnancy. ... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics & Gynecology
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah is recognized internationally for excellence in clinical care, medical education, and research. Our physicians and staff provide world-class expertise in the specialty and sub-specialties of obstetrics and gynecology.
An innovative comprehensive mentoring program, the University of Utah Vice President’s Clinical and Translational Research Scholars Program (VPCAT), is fostering successful junior faculty. 92 percent of participants received extramural funding during the two years they were in the program. Moreover, 95 percent have since remained in academic medicine, a stark contrast to the national retention rate of 50 percent. A case study on VPCAT was published in Academic Medicine, on December 8, 2015.... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology
A high proportion of reproductive-age women may be experiencing pelvic pain that goes untreated, according to a study by researchers from the National Institutes of Health and the University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City.... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology