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

RECOGNITION
Nov 02, 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

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

RECOGNITION
Sep 29, 2017

The Future Role of Physician Assistants

The position of physician assistant turns 50 this week. PAs have become a common member of healthcare teams across the nation, and you’ve likely been treated by one. But where did the position come from? And what role will PAs play as healthcare evolves? Physician assistant Jennifer Coombs talks about the history and future role of physician assistants.... Read More

EDUCATION
Sep 29, 2017

Mental Health Curriculum Benefits Community and Students

Approximately one in five adults in the U.S. – 43.8 million, or 18.5 percent – experience mental illness in a given year.1 When considering a project that might benefit her community and her students, Jennifer Forbes, MHS, PA-C, former assistant professor at Idaho State University (ISU), felt that improving mental health was an important area to pursue.... Read More

RESEARCH
Sep 29, 2017

First Cohort of AAPA-PAEA Research Fellows Selected

Three PA faculty members have been selected for the inaugural AAPA-PAEA Research Fellowship, a new program designed to build the profession’s research capacity by funding one release day per week for interested researchers. The three fellows for 2017-2018 are:... Read More