University of Utah Health Receives Nearly $10 Million to Identify Natural, Non-opioid Compounds to Manage Pain.... Read MorePsychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah is proud to be an integral part of University of Utah Health. Every day we dedicate ourselves to academic excellence, relevant collaborative research, and compassionate behavioral and mental health care.
We are teachers, researchers, and clinicians. We train future psychiatrists, explore new ideas, map genomes, develop innovative therapies, create new drugs, study spectacular brain images, and pioneer new treatments all with the goal of advancing mental health care to give our patients healthier minds and better lives.
Patricia Aguayo, MD, MPH, is joining the Department of Psychiatry faculty in the the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Division as an Assistant Professor (Clinical). ... Read MorePsychiatry
Catherine Bledowski, MD, Jozef Bledowski, MD, and Javier Ballester Gonzalez, MD, Joins Department of Psychiatry Faculty
Three new faculty join the Department of Psychiatry. Catherine Bledowski, MD, as an Assistant Professor (Clinical). Jozef Bledowski, MD, as an Associate Professor (Clinical). And Javier Ballester Gonzalez, MD, as an Assistant Professor (Clinical). ... Read MorePsychiatry
University of Utah Health Collaborates with Janssen Research & Development to Investigate the Genetics of Suicide
Researchers at the University of Utah Health and Janssen Research & Development, LLC have partnered to identify genetic variations associated with an increased risk for suicide. ... Read MorePsychiatry
Troy Hoff, DO, PhD, Steven Sugden, MD, MPH, and Kristen Pagel, MD, MPH, Join Department of Psychiatry Faculty
Three new faculty join the Department of Psychiatry. Troy Hoff, DO, PhD, as an Assistant Professor (Clinical). Steve Sugden, MD, MPH, as am Assistant Professor (Clinical). And Kristen Pagel, MD, MPH, as an Assistant Professor (Clinical)... Read MorePsychiatry
Almost every teen now has an account on at least one social media platform. They use it to reach out to friends, to share experiences, and to tell the world about themselves. However, they also may be making themselves vulnerable. ... Read MorePsychiatry
Organizing around patient needs isn't easy. It involves changing traditional reporting relationships and patterns of care delivery. Over nearly 20 years, UNI’s HOME Program has refined how the team works together to deliver better care for some of our most vulnerable patients. Now the nation is learning from these frontline leaders.... Read MorePsychiatry
Two new faculty join the Department of Psychiatry. Maryrose Bauschka, MD, and Shawn Kohler, MD, both join as Instructors (Clinical). ... Read MorePsychiatry
Under new Pac-12 initiative and funding, Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, PhD, studies head trauma in athletes
Pac-12 initiative helps fund study of concussions and head trauma among athletes by researcher Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, PhD, director of the Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory.... Read MorePsychiatry