CERNER Data Access Awarded to Dr. Qeadan
RECOGNITION, RESEARCH
Jun 09, 2020

CERNER Data Access Awarded to Dr. Qeadan

Data is paramount to managing the COVID-19 crisis, and Public Health assistant professor Fares Qeadan, PhD, has been awarded access to an extensive data set related to the outbreak. As a result of the award, Dr. Qeadan can now access a wealth of de-identified data from 68 million+ patients, including lab results, underlying illnesses and chronic conditions, and clinical complications.... Read More

PA Program's COVID-19 Response Highlighted by PAEA
RECOGNITION, EDUCATION
Jun 09, 2020

PA Program's COVID-19 Response Highlighted by PAEA

In recognition of the U's Physician Assistant program's excellence in reaching out to students of all backgrounds during the pandemic, the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Diversity and Inclusion Advancement Commission has identified the program as "an exemplar in implementing strategies to recognize and address the needs of its students, faculty, and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic." The program's frequent communication with students and opportunities for activism have helped to manage both the challenges of COVID-19 and the fight for racial justice in the past weeks.... Read More

University of Utah Division of Public Health Partners with UDOH to Trace COVID-19 contacts
EDUCATION
May 28, 2020

University of Utah Division of Public Health Partners with UDOH to Trace COVID-19 Contacts

The Division of Public Health at the University of Utah announced that they are partnering with the Utah Department of Health to train and field 100 or more workers as contact tracers. These workers will join the State’s effort to conduct contact tracing of those who test positive for COVID-19 and active monitoring of individuals who may have had contact with a COVID-19 positive individual.... Read More

CDC Grant Given to Public Health Researchers
RESEARCH
May 04, 2020

CDC Grant Given to Public Health Researchers

Christy Porucznik, PhD, MSPH and Joseph Stanford, MD, MSPH have been selected as one of only two research sites nationwide to lead a study of household transmission of SARS-CoV2 within their existing Utah Children’s Project cohort. Over the course of the next year they expect to enroll approximately 100 families, both adults and children, into the study. Participants will repeatedly self-collect nasal swabs that will be shipped to a lab to be analyzed for evidence of COVID-19 infection. ... Read More

Public Health Donation Drive for Navajo Nation Health Clinic
RECOGNITION
Apr 20, 2020

DFPM Donation Drive for Navajo Nation Health Clinic

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads throughout the United States, some communities are suffering disproportionately to their size and density. One such area is that of the Navajo Nation, a territory covering the Four Corners region of Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. Despite their relative isolation and aggressive testing, the Navajo people have the third-highest infection rate in the country, outside the epicenters of New York and New Jersey, and have suffered more fatalities than fourteen other states with much larger populations.... Read More

Public Health Partners with Amplifier for COVID-19 Art Campaign
EDUCATION
Apr 13, 2020

Public Health Partners with Amplifier for COVID-19 Art Campaign

The University of Utah’s Division of Public Health has teamed up with Amplifier, a nonprofit design lab that uses are to amplify the most important movements of our time. As a rapid response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic, Amplifier has issued a call for top art curators and grassroots artists from around the world to submit art to the COVID-19 mental health and public safety promotion campaign. Working with Amplifier founder Aaron Huey, Public Health leadership has contributed funds to the organization and is helping spread the word in Utah and across the globe about this important effort.... Read More

Utah AHEC Program Receives $800,000 Appropriation
RECOGNITION
Mar 13, 2020

Utah AHEC Program Receives $800,000 Appropriation

With the finalization of the Utah state budget, the Utah Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program is pleased to announce that it has been granted $800,000 annual ongoing funding by the Utah Legislature. Thanks to the tireless efforts of Senator Evan J. Vickers (R-Dist. 28) and Stephen Lisonbee, Executive Director of Office of Regional Services for Southern Utah University, the funding will allow the program to ... Read More

Dr. Sarah Hawley Memorial Lecture
RECOGNITION
Feb 26, 2020

Dr. Sarah Hawley Memorial Lecture

Members of the Division of Family Medicine and the community gathered on February 26, 2020 for the first annual Dr. Sarah Hawley Memorial Lecture. The Lecture series commemorates Sarah Hawley, MD, a Family Medicine resident whose life was cut short when she was killed in 2019. The yearly lectureship focuses on subjects Dr. Hawley was passionate about, including women’s and children’s health, and wilderness medicine.... Read More

RMCOEH Releases Employer's Guide to Corona Virus
RESEARCH
Jan 31, 2020

RMCOEH Releases Employer's Guide to Corona Virus

Occupational health and medicine experts at the University of Utah's Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (RMCOEH) have compiled an employer's guide to handling the 2019 corona virus (declared a public health emergency by the Department of Health and Human Services). This guide is drawn from multiple sources and expert opinion, and will be updated as the epidemic progresses/recedes and information becomes better known.... Read More

Physician Assistant Day on the Hill 2020
EDUCATION
Jan 29, 2020

Physician Assistant Day on the Hill 2020

In January of this year, students in the Physician Assistant Program joined their colleagues in the Utah Acadamy for their annual visit to the Utah State Capitol Building. While there, the students had the opportunity to listen to legislators and and industry leaders on issues of public health, and network with their peers as they learn more about the Physician Assistant profession.... Read More

NRMN/Utah Mentoring Study Kickoff
RESEARCH
Jan 22, 2020

NRMN/Utah Mentoring Study Kickoff

The University of Utah and the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine were hosts of an NIH-funded study in January of 2020. The study, titled "University of Utah Grant Writing Coaching Group Study," seeks to determine the best methods for coaching researchers writing applications for NIH grants. ... Read More

Dr. Porucznik Featured on KUER's Discussion of Condom Campaign
RECOGNITION
Jan 17, 2020

Dr. Porucznik Featured on KUER's Discussion of Condom Campaign

Public Health Professor Christy Porucznik, PHD, MSPH, was interviewed by Caroline Ballard of Utah's KUER 90.1 regarding the recent roll-out--and recall--of a campaign using humor to encourage Utahans to use condoms to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. Dr. Porucznik discussed the Utah Department of Health's initial decision to support the campaign and its subsequent reversal of that decision, and what the implications of the situation are for public health efforts in Utah. Dr. Porucznik's comments can be found at https://www.kuer.org/post/sex-positive-or-innuendo-campaign-highlights-conflicting-views-how-promote-safe-sex-utah#stream/0.... Read More

Physician Assistant White Coat Ceremony
EDUCATION
Jan 09, 2020

Physician Assistant White Coat Ceremony

Physician Assistants at the University of Utah recently celebrated their 2020 White Coat Ceremony, in which students beginning clinical work receive the white coat they will use during their rotations. The ceremony this year featured Dr. David Owen, MD, Clinical Vice Department Chair, as a keynote speaker.... Read More

Steven Lacey Public Announcement
RECOGNITION
Dec 03, 2019

Steven Lacey Public Announcement

The Department of Family & Preventive Medicine is pleased to announce that our search for a Division Chief for Public Health has successfully concluded with the selection of Steven E. Lacey, PhD, CIH, CSP, FAIHA, a prominent public health leader and educator. Dr. Lacey will assume this new role effective February 15, 2020.... Read More

3rd Annual Sundwall Lecture
EDUCATION
Oct 31, 2019

3rd Annual Sundwall Lecture

The third annual Sundwall Lecture took place on Thursday, October 24th at the Crimson View room in the University of Utah’s OIpin Union Building. The lecture this year was given by Dr. Judith Monroe, president and CEO of the CDC Foundation, a nonprofit that works to improve the health of people around the world and better prevent, detect, and respond to dangerous health threats. Dr. Monroe’s talk was titled... Read More

Utah AHEC for the 4th Annual Primary Care Summit
EDUCATION
Oct 15, 2019

Utah AHEC for the 4th Annual Primary Care Summit

Please join Utah AHEC for the 4th Annual Primary Care Summit on October 18 at the Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley, UT. The Primary Care Summit is where primary care stakeholders from across the state of Utah will share perspectives on primary care workforce concerns, celebrate accomplishments from the past year, and continue the discussion on a comprehensive statewide strategic plan to address the glaring shortages in Utah’s primary care workforce. ... Read More

Sleep Habitats can Impact Health of Seniors
RESEARCH
Sep 26, 2019

Sleep Habitats can Impact Health of Seniors

Dr. Kelly Baron was featured on the Booming Forward segment on Fox 13 Salt Lake City on August 16, 2019. She spoke about how sleep habitats can impact the health of seniors. Dr. baron talks about how sleep needs don`t necessarily change as we age, but for older adults, getting the right amount of sleep to stay health can be difficult. To watch the full segment featuring Dr. Baron.... Read More

The 3rd Annual David N. Sundwall Lectureship
EDUCATION
Sep 26, 2019

The 3rd Annual David N. Sundwall Lectureship

The 3rd Annual David N. Sundwall Lectureship is scheduled for October 24, 2019, 6: 00 PM at the A. Ray Olpin Student Union. Mark your calendars to hear from special lecturer, Judith A. Monroe, MD. Click here for details of the event. ... Read More

Food for Thought Series
EDUCATION
Jul 23, 2019

Food for Thought Series

Join us for our upcoming Food for Thought Seminar that will be held on Friday, August 9. We will hear from our very own, Dr. Kelly Baron on sleep health and strategies.... Read More

Public Health and Disasters Conferences month
EDUCATION
Jul 15, 2019

Public Health and Disasters Conference

Please join us for the 2019 Public Health and Disasters on September 23 – 24 at the Viridian Event Center. The conference is an annual, multidisciplinary national conference that brings together professionals from public health, health care, emergency management and other disciplines involved in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from public health emergencies.... Read More

Lecture by Tammy Chang
EDUCATION
Jun 27, 2019

Lecture by Tammy Chang

Please join us for this upcoming lecture by Dr. Tammy Chang, Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan as she talks about what it is really like to be a young person in America and how to inform and improve health and wellbeing in today’s youth. ... Read More

PA Poster Sessions
RECOGNITION
Jun 27, 2019

PA Poster Sessions

This year the Physician Assistant Studies program will be hosting two Physician Assistant Student Community Engaged Evidence Based Practice Poster Sessions for both the St. George and SLC PA Classes. These will both serve as great events to showcase our students and all of their efforts and hard work. For details regarding each session.... Read More

NORDP News
RECOGNITION
Jun 24, 2019

NORDP News

NORDP Supports Academic Research Enterprise through Alliance with National Research Mentor Network. Article mentioning Kristin Eide Boman.... Read More

16th Annual Nepal Rotation
RECOGNITION
Jun 24, 2019

16th Annual Nepal Rotation

The Physician Assistant Studies recently completed its 6th Annual Nepal Rotation. Dr. Jennie Coombs wrote a great article about this year’s rotation that is being featured on the front page of the PAEA website. To view the article and read about some of the experiences... Read More

NY Times article - Sleep Tracker Insomnia
RESEARCH, RECOGNITION
Jun 21, 2019

NY Times article - Sleep Tracker Insomnia

Have you ever considered that your sleep trackers and devices may be doing you more harm than good? Dr. Kelly Baron and her research were mentioned in this recent New York Times article that you will want to check out. ... Read More

IH Program ranked #3 in the Nation
RECOGNITION
May 24, 2019

IH Program ranked #3 in the Nation

Congratulations to our Industrial Hygiene graduate program on being ranked #3 in the top IH programs in the nation. We congratulate and thank all who have made this ranking possible. To learn more about the ranking and to see who else made the list.... Read More

Student Poster Summit
RECOGNITION
May 08, 2019

Student Poster Summit

Last month, the department held its Inaugural Education, Research, and Community Engagement Student Poster Summit. With more than 55 posters, the poster session was a success. Click to read more about this great event.... Read More

Food for Thought
EDUCATION
Apr 22, 2019

Food for Thought

Our upcoming Food for Thought series is only a couple weeks away! Please join us in classroom 104 as we enjoy our lunch hour together and listen to Kimberley Shoaf, DrPH, MPH, talk about how to prepare for an emergency situation or disaster. Click to view more about the seminar. ... Read More

Physician Scorecard
RECOGNITION
Apr 05, 2019

Physician Scorecard

Congratulations to 10 of our department members for making the national listing of top10% providers in patient satisfaction. We are proud of and congratulate each of our providers as well as many of our adjunct faculty members who made the list!... Read More

Department Journal Club
EDUCATION
Mar 22, 2019

Department Journal Club

The Education Committee of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is pleased to announce the Department Journal Club. Please join us on Wednesday, March 27 at 7:30 AM for some amazing breakout sessions.... Read More

Congratulations Physician Assistant Studies Division
RECOGNITION
Mar 13, 2019

Congratulations Physician Assistant Studies Division

We congratulate the Physician Assistant Studies Division on its recent ranking of #4 in the top PA schools in the nation! We are proud of our divisions and department members and their many contributions to the department and community.... Read More

Kelly Baron Award
RECOGNITION, RESEARCH
Mar 07, 2019

Kelly Baron Award

Dr. Kelly Baron, PhD, MPH, DBSM, was awarded over $2 million dollars in R01 funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute regarding her project on sleep and circadian alignment and its effects on sleep and weight. Check out this article for more details on this award and congratulations, Dr. Baron!... Read More

Blue Ridge Rankings
RECOGNITION
Feb 22, 2019

Blue Ridge Rankings

Congratulations to the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine on its 2018 Blue Ridge Ranking of being #3 out of 43. We also want to congratulate six of our faculty members who appeared on the principal investigator list as top researchers with NIH funding.... Read More

Blue Ridge Rankings
RECOGNITION
Feb 22, 2019

Blue Ridge Rankings

Congratulations to the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine on its 2018 Blue Ridge Ranking of being #3 out of 43. We also want to congratulate six of our faculty members who appeared on the principal investigator list as top researchers with NIH funding.... Read More

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month
RESEARCH, EDUCATION
Feb 08, 2019

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, but how are you supporting national efforts to cut down disparities related to this preventable disease? Dr. Charles Rogers will be conducting a research study and is seeking participants to help further the understanding of CRC.... Read More

Food for Thought Series
EDUCATION
Jan 23, 2019

Food for Thought Series

This quarter’s Food for Thought series is just around the corner. Come and enjoy your lunch hour with your colleagues and peers as we hear from Karen Gunning about how to take care of ourselves at home when we get a nasty cough, cold, or flu.... Read More

Dr. Justin Xavier Moore, PhD, MPH - Special Lecture
RECOGNITION
Jan 22, 2019

Dr. Justin Xavier Moore, PhD, MPH - Special Lecture

“We are excited to be hosting Dr. Justin Xavier Moore, PhD, MPH, from the Division of Public Health Sciences at Alive J. Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine. He will be presenting a special lecture titled, “Exploring Geographic and Racial Differences in Breast Cancer Mortality: Place Matters for Blacks and Hispanics,” on Tuesday, February 12 at 12:00 PM in classroom 203 at 375 Chipeta Way.” ... Read More

Poster Summit 2019
EDUCATION
Dec 27, 2018

Poster Summit 2019

“The Education Mission Advancement Committee of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is pleased to announce implementation of the First Annual Expanding the Possibilities of Health Poster Summit. Abstracts are due Friday, February 15, 2019.”... Read More

Utah StARR Announcement
EDUCATION
Dec 27, 2018

Utah StARR Announcement

“We are excited to announce that the Utah Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (Utah StARR) will be accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. Click here to read more about the program, eligibility, and how to apply.”... Read More

2018 Vitae Event
EDUCATION
Dec 07, 2018

2018 Vitae Event

“Dr. Charles Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES, along with several colleagues, will be presenting at the 2018 Vitae Event. Each will have the opportunity to share their research stories. Click here to read more information.”... Read More

Call for Asia Campus Registration
EDUCATION
Oct 24, 2018

Call for Asia Campus Registration

Spring registration is right around the corner and we hope you are considering spending a portion of your graduate studies at the University of Utah Asia Campus. Click below and learn more about the course offerings for spring and summer.... Read More

Prostate Cancer Diagnosed Higher in Black Men
EDUCATION, RESEARCH
Oct 18, 2018

Prostate Cancer Diagnosed Higher in Black Men

Black men are diagnosed with prostate cancer at nearly twice the rate of white men and are underrepresented in prostate cancer research, including validation studies of new clinical tools. Dr. Charles Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES, who was recently awarded a NCI K01 grant, along with several others, had their research highlighted in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.... Read More

The 2nd Annual David N. Sundwall Lectureship
EDUCATION
Sep 25, 2018

The 2nd Annual David N. Sundwall Lectureship

The 2nd Annual David N. Sundwall Lectureship is only seven weeks away. Mark your calendars today for this great event where attendees will be able to hear from a special lecturer on public health policy in the world we live in today. ... Read More

Charles Rogers named UCSF Implementation Science Fellow
RECOGNITION
Sep 07, 2018

Charles Rogers named UCSF Implementation Science Fellow

Charles R. Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES®, associate member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program in the Huntsman Cancer Institute and assistant professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, recently completed the UCSF Research in Implementation Science for Equity (RISE) Program, one of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood... Read More

Public Health Disasters Conference
EDUCATION
Aug 31, 2018

Public Health Disasters Conference

Please join us for the Public Health and Disasters on September 17-18. The conference is an annual, multidisciplinary national conference that brings together professionals from public health, health care, emergency management and other disciplines involved in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from public health emergencies.... Read More

Physician Assistant Class 48 Sendoff Breakfast
RECOGNITION
Aug 06, 2018

Physician Assistant Class 48 Sendoff Breakfast

As the didactic year for Class 48 came to a close the Physician Assistant Studies Program held a breakfast at the Officer’s Club on Aug. 1 to honor the students for the hard work they dedicated to the first year of their program. ... Read More

Dr. Rodriguez new Interim Associate Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusion
RECOGNITION
Aug 02, 2018

Dr. Rodriguez new Interim Associate Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusion

As a department we want to extend our congratulations to Dr. Rodriguez from the Division of Family Medicine on his new appointment as Interim Associate Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusion. We know he will do a great job in this new position. For further information regarding Dr. Rodriguez’s appointment, please see the below letter written and sent by A. Lorris Betz, MD, PhD on Wednesday, August 1.... Read More

Utah Health Equity Leadership & Mentoring (U-HELM)
EDUCATION
Jul 26, 2018

Utah Health Equity Leadership & Mentoring (U-HELM)

University of Utah Junior Faculty and Fellows - Apply now for the 2018-2019 Utah Health Equity Leadership and Mentoring (U-HELM) program! Applications are due Aug. 20 at noon MT. For more information, and to apply, visit the U-HELM webpage.... Read More

Ensign College of Public Health
EDUCATION, RECOGNITION
Jul 25, 2018

Ensign College of Public Health

The Ensign College of Public Health announced the launch of the Schumpeter Center for Innovation and Development. The Schumpeter Center is a significant new addition to the innovation and entrepreneurship capacity of West Africa, one of the fastest-growing regional economies in the world. Dr. Steve Alder, PhD, vice chair for the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, has been appointed as academic director for the new Schumpeter Center. We look forward to this new opportunity and are excited for what is to come. ... Read More

PA Silent Auction
RECOGNITION
Jul 20, 2018

PA Silent Auction

Successful First Silent Auction for Physician Assistant Student Organization. The Physician Assistant Students Supporting Equity and Diversity (PASSED) hosted its first silent auction on Friday, July 12, 2018 to benefit Reach Out and Read. The auction raised more than $1800. The funds will be used to purchase books for Reach Out and Read, a nonprofit organization that gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.... Read More

Public Health & Disasters Conference
EDUCATION
Jul 12, 2018

Public Health & Disasters Conference

Public Health and Disasters is an annual, multidisciplinary national conference that brings together professionals from public health, health care, emergency management and other disciplines involved in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from public health emergencies.... Read More

Opiod Discussion Article
RECOGNITION
May 11, 2018

Opiod Discussion Article

Division of Public Health hosts community opioid discussion. On Friday, May 4, the Division of Public Health hosted a community discussion entitled, “Opioids: A Community Conversation.” This public discussion took place at the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine building where panelists and community members met and talked about the current role that opioids play in communities, as well as the various jobs individuals in health care have when it comes to addressing opioid abuse. ... Read More

Jennifer Forbes MHOF Award
RECOGNITION
Mar 27, 2018

Jennifer Forbes MHOF Award

In March, Jennifer Forbes, MHS, PA-C, Assistant Professor in the Division of Physician Assistant Studies, received the Mental Health Outreach Fellowship through the PA (Physician Assistant) Foundation. Forbes was one of sixteen physician assistants selected to conduct outreach in their communities across the United States using the validated Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) curriculum.... Read More

NRMN Mentor Training
RECOGNITION, EDUCATION
Mar 23, 2018

NRMN Mentor Training

On Feb. 27, the University of Utah’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science collaborated with the National Research Mentoring Network to hold a one-day Research Mentor Training course. The course was held at the Williams Building where more than two dozen University of Utah employees from various departments were able to learn and participate in activities and discussions to help improve their mentorship skills and abilities. ... Read More

GLAD Award
RECOGNITION
Mar 22, 2018

GLAD Award

Scott Benson, PhD, MD, MPH, along with Jim VanDerslice, PhD; Tejinder P. Singh, BDS, MDS, MPH; and Sharon Talboys, PhD, MPH were awarded a Global Learning Across the Disciplines (GLAD) Award from the University of Utah (UU) Office of Global Engagement. The award is designed to support efforts to integrate multi-disciplinary global learning into curricular activities.... Read More

AJPH Podcast features Dr. David Sundwall
RECOGNITION
Mar 15, 2018

AJPH Podcast features Dr. David Sundwall

Dr. David Sundwall had a great opportunity to be interviewed for the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) podcast entitled, “The Public Health Dialogue.” Alfredo Marabia, MD, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of AJPH interviewed Dr. Sundwall along with Georges Benjamin (APHA), Dick Gottfried (D-NY), Pete Kirkham(R), Dick Zimmer(R-NJ) regarding current Challenges and the need for bipartisan approaches to seek policy change.... Read More

St. George Open House
EDUCATION
Mar 12, 2018

St. George Open House

On Friday, April 13, the University of Utah Physician Assistant Studies Program will be holding an open house at the Russell C. Taylor Health Science Center at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah. The open house will be to inform students, faculty, staff, and community members about the new Physician Assistant Studies Program collaboration between the University of Utah and Dixie State University.... Read More

NRMN - National Research Mentoring Network Open House
EDUCATION
Feb 23, 2018

NRMN - National Research Mentoring Network Open House

Come and learn more about what NRMN has to offer! The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) supports your advancement at every career stage of research in the biomedical sciences. Experience mentorship and professional development programs designed to hone your practices and deepen your connection to the diverse nationwide scientific community. NRMN’s goal is to enhance the diversity of the NIH-funded research workforce.... Read More

Special Lecture Featuring Paul Grundy, MD, MPH
RESEARCH, EDUCATION
Jan 29, 2018

Special Lecture Featuring Paul Grundy, MD, MPH

The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is pleased to host Paul Grundy, MD, MPH for a special lecture entitled “Primary Care as the Foundation for Delivery Transformation” on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 11:30 AM. The lecture will be held in the Health Science Education Building (HSEB) in Alumni Hall (Room 2110). ... Read More

SBIRT - Clinical Implementation Grant
RECOGNITION
Jan 09, 2018

SBIRT - Clinical Implementation Grant

Katherine Fortenberry PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, along with Troy Madsen MD, associate professor in the School of Medicine, have been awarded a Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment, or SBIRT, Clinical Implementation Grant from the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health.... Read More

Highlight of National Awards for Department Colleagues
RECOGNITION
Nov 03, 2017

Highlight of National Awards for Department Colleagues

I wanted to highlight a few of our faculty and staff members who recently won national awards from their perspective professional organizations. It is always an honor to be present at these award receptions to see how dedicated our department is in all of the missions we support – education, research, clinical, community engagement, and diversity and inclusion. ... Read More

Utah AHEC Primary Care Summit
RECOGNITION
Nov 01, 2017

Utah AHEC Primary Care Summit

The Utah Area Health Education Centers, or Utah AHEC, held its second Annual Utah Primary Care Summit at the University of Utah’s Rice Eccles Stadium Scholarship Room on Oct. 27. The conference was held to share perspectives on the state of Utah’s primary care workforce, celebrate accomplishments from the past year, and identify priorities for the upcoming year with key primary care stakeholders in Utah.... Read More

Commencement of David N. Sundwall Lectureship
RECOGNITION
Oct 27, 2017

Commencement of David N. Sundwall Lectureship

On Oct. 25, 2017, the University of Utah’s Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Division of Public Health hosted the first annual David N. Sundwall Lectureship in Public Health Policy at the Monson Center to celebrate David N. Sundwall’s contribution and legacy in the public health field.... Read More

UofU AIHA students send relief packages to University of Puerto Rico
RECOGNITION
Oct 17, 2017

UofU AIHA students send relief packages to University of Puerto Rico

On Oct. 16 students belonging to the University of Utah Student Chapter of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, or AIHA, sent a box of supplies to the Industrial Hygiene Department at the University of Puerto Rico to help in the relief efforts following the effects of Hurricane Irma. ... Read More

NRMN Proposal Preparation Program
EDUCATION
Sep 28, 2017

NRMN Proposal Preparation Program

The NRMN Proposal Preparation Program (NRMN-P3) is one of four intensive grant writing training programs that is committed to delivering relevant and thorough coaching on the grant writing and submission processes to scientists from all backgrounds, with the ultimate goal of increasing the number of individuals from currently underrepresented backgrounds successfully obtaining NIH grants.... Read More

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