Division of Epidemiology

The Division of Epidemiology is an academic home within the Department of Internal Medicine for faculty with methodologic expertise in:

  • Epidemiology,
  • Biostatistics,
  • Informatics,
  • Health services research,
  • Community-based participatory research.

Clinical and population areas of research focus include cancer, infectious diseases, infection control, nutrition, patient safety, and genetics. Read more.


Latest News

Dr. Adi Gundlapalli joins CDC
Sep 02, 2019

Dr. Adi Gundlapalli joins CDC

The Division of Epidemiology wishes Adi Gundlapalli, MD, PhD, well in his new position as the Chief Public Health Informatics Officer for the Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.... Read More

Internal Medicine
Dr. Marty Slattery Retiring
Jul 22, 2019

Dr. Marty Slattery Retiring

The Division of Epidemiology congratulates Dr. Marty Slattery on her retirement this July. Dr. Slattery’s service to the University of Utah includes a career’s worth of significant contributions to departmental, college, and university-level committees, including her service as Program Leader for Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Epidemiology and Disease Prevention Program. ... Read More

Internal Medicine

Message from the Chief


Matthew Samore, MD
H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed Chair in Epidemiology
Professor and Chief, Division of Epidemiology

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The Division has strong affiliations with a number of partners to strengthen our impact in the community. We partner closely with Intermountain Healthcare, the Salt Lake Veterans Administration, Huntsman Cancer Institute, the Department of Biomedical Informatics, and the Study Design and Biostatistics Center.

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