Air quality has been associated with numerous adverse health outcomes from asthma to pre-term birth. Researchers at University of Utah Health found women living along the Wasatch Front — the most populous region in the state of Utah — had a higher risk (16 percent) of miscarriage following short-term exposure to elevated air pollution. ... Read MoreSurgery
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The University of Utah School of Medicine combines excellence in teaching, research, and clinical expertise to train tomorrow's physicians for the rapidly changing world of medicine. With a faculty of more than 1,000 physicians and researchers and 22 clinical and basic science departments, the School of Medicine trains the majority of Utah physicians, offering an MD degree, physician assistant training, residency, fellowship specialty training, and degrees in public health or research.
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Jason Shepherd, Ph.D., assistant professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy at University of Utah Health, is one of 17 recipients of the inaugural Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award from the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative. ... Read MoreNeurobiology and Anatomy
Up to 80 percent of those surveyed have lied to their doctor about information that could impact their health, according to a new study.... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences
A new clinic providing HIV prevention pills to the uninsured may be a game-changer in Utah’s fight to end the AIDS epidemic.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Leung received $806,000 from the Gates Foundation to develop and test a smartphone app to help clinicians determine the cause of diarrhea in young children. ... Read MoreGlobal Health
A partnership between U of U Health Plans and the state’s booming tech industry will be beneficial for both. Chad Westover, CEO, sees enormous potential in the agreement. ... Read More