Attacking the Opioid Crisis from All Sides
RESEARCH
Nov 25, 2019

Attacking the Opioid Crisis from All Sides

In Utah, an average of 7 deaths each week are attributed to overdoses on prescription drugs or heroin. Learn how U of U Health researchers, including those in the Program of Addiction Research, Clinical Care, Knowledge and Advocacy (PARCKA) are seeking new solutions and alternative approaches to solve the opioid crisis.... Read More

Dr. Adi Gundlapalli joins CDC
RECOGNITION
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

Dr. Marty Slattery Retiring
RECOGNITION
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

EDUCATION, RESEARCH
May 09, 2019

Drug Overdose & Pregnancy in Utah

A new study shows drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for pregnant and postpartum women in Utah — and overdoses appear to kill women as indiscriminately as blood clots and car wrecks do, heedless of their income, race or where they live.... Read More

RESEARCH
May 07, 2019

Air Pollution Poses Risks for Childhood Cancer Survivors

Poor air quality days significantly increase the risk of hospitalizations for respiratory issues in young survivors of cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) and published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.... Read More

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