Intermountain Precision Genomics, a program within Intermountain Healthcare, has awarded more than $400,000 in total to researchers at Stanford University, Huntsman Cancer Institute, the University of Utah School of Medicine, and Vivid Genomics to improve individual health.... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences
Department of Population Health Sciences
Population Health Sciences (PHS) at the University of Utah School of Medicine drives health care transformation and aims to be a hub for education, investigation, and expertise in health services, cost, quality, outcomes, and health delivery systems research. The department will provide methodological expertise and infrastructure that will advance capacity for population health scientists to pursue impact-driven research and allow clinical professionals to provide better patient and population-oriented care in an increasingly complex health care delivery system.
We are pleased to announce Patrice Hicks, our PHS PhD Student with an emphasis in Clinical and Translational Epidemiology, will be giving a paper presentation during the Genetic Epidemiology paper session.... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences
Utah Public Radio show UnDisciplined introduces its audience to two scientists, working in different fields – and then introduces them to each other. The result is a lively, informative and accessible discussion about the ways in which scientific research impacts all of our lives. ... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences
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
In 2017, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released new blood pressure guidelines, lowering hypertension threshold to 130/80 mm Hg from the previous 140/90 mm Hg. A new study predicts that achieving and maintaining the 2017 guideline blood pressure goals could prevent more than 3 million cardiovascular disease events over ten years. ... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Doherty has been elected MEG Chairperson-elect 2019-2020. Dr. Doherty will assume the office of Chairperson elect at the AACR Annual Meeting 2019, taking place from March 29-April 3, 2019, in Atlanta, GA.... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences