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
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.
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
We are pleased to announce that Josh Biber has received the Student Oral Award at the 2018 International Society for Quality of Life Research Meeting in Dublin, Ireland. ... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences
Mobile Clinic Brings Health and Diabetes Coaching to Neighborhoods... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences
We are pleased to announce that Amir Lueth, a second-year PhD student in the Department of Population Sciences, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Emphasis, was accepted into the African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative. ... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences