Intermountain Awards More Than $400K in Precision Medicine Grants
EDUCATION, RESEARCH
Mar 07, 2019

Intermountain Awards More Than $400K in Precision Medicine Grants

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 More

Patrice Hicks accepted to present at ARVO
EDUCATION, RESEARCH
Feb 20, 2019

Patrice Hicks accepted to present at ARVO

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 More

Josh Biber receives Student Oral Award
EDUCATION, RESEARCH
Nov 07, 2018

Josh Biber receives Student Oral Award

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 More

Ben Viernes Awarded CLAS Field Research Grant
RESEARCH, EDUCATION
Oct 01, 2018

Ben Viernes Awarded CLAS Field Research Grant

We are pleased to announce that Ben, a second-year PhD Student in the Department of Population Health Sciences, Health Systems Research Emphasis, was selected for a Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) Field Research Grant for 2018. ... Read More

Yizhe (Crystal) Xu named an Early-Stage Investigator
RESEARCH, EDUCATION
Sep 19, 2018

Yizhe (Crystal) Xu named an Early-Stage Investigator

We are pleased to announce that Crystal, a third-year PhD Student in the Department of Population Health Sciences, Biostatistics Emphasis, was chosen as an Early-Stage Investigator at the 2018 University of Utah Translational Hypertension Symposium for her work on the SPRINT Study.... Read More

"My Body, My Decision"
RESEARCH
Aug 13, 2018

"My Body, My Decision"

Dr. Angie Fagerlin talks about the complexity of shared decision making — it's not as easy as it sounds. The population health thought leader helps clarify why. ... Read More

Chris Cambron receives F32
RESEARCH
Aug 09, 2018

Chris Cambron receives F32

We are pleased to announce Christopher Cambron has received funding for a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA F32 award from the National Cancer Institute.... Read More

Sheetal Hardikar receives K07
RESEARCH
Jul 31, 2018

Sheetal Hardikar receives K07

We are pleased to announce Sheetal Hardikar has received her 5 year NCI grant on Diabetes, Medications and the Cost-Effectiveness of Screening for Colorectal Neoplasia... Read More

Drs Fagerlin and Ozanne receive AHA grant
RESEARCH
Jul 10, 2018

Drs Fagerlin and Ozanne receive AHA grant

We are pleased to announce Angie Fagerlin and Elissa Ozanne have received a four-year American Heart Association funding of 5 million for Winter 2018 Atrial Fibrillation Strategically Focused Research Network PCORI –AHA/ASA DECIDE Center titled STudying Effectiveness in Patient-centered care (STEP UP).... Read More

Megan Vanneman receives MPI Grant
RESEARCH
Jun 08, 2018

Megan Vanneman receives MPI Grant

We are pleased to announce Megan Vanneman has received her 3 year VA Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D) Service Directed Research (SDR) grant on Make Versus Buy- Examining the Evidence on Access, Utilization and Cost: Are We Buying the Right Care for the Right Amount?... Read More

David Wetter receives PCORI Funding
RESEARCH
May 29, 2018

David Wetter receives PCORI Funding

We are pleased to announce David Wetter has received his five year PCORI funding of 9.7 million for Multilevel Interventions for Increasing Tobacco Cessation at FQHCs.... Read More

Jacob Kean receives R01 Funding
RESEARCH
Apr 01, 2018

Jacob Kean receives R01 Funding

The NOA was received on 2/12/18 with the performance period 3/1/18-2/28/23. This is a five-year R01 for $6.25 million with Dr. Kathy Chapman from the College of Health being the co-PI.... Read More

Adam Bress receives R01 Funding
RESEARCH
Dec 18, 2017

Adam Bress receives R01 Funding

We are pleased to announce Adam Bress has received his R01 Funding for Patient Level Prediction of Clinical Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness in SPRINT.... Read More

RESEARCH
Feb 15, 2017

Blood Pressure- 120 May Be a Good Target

Lowering blood pressure to 120 — instead of the current guideline of 140, or even higher for older people — could prevent more than 100,000 deaths a year in the United States alone, researchers report.... Read More

PCORI Community Event Report - U of U School of Medicine
EDUCATION
Jun 17, 2016

PCORI Community Event Report

For the first time ever, the Health Services Research (HSR) meeting joined forces with HealthInsight Utah and other community organizations bringing researchers and patients together to promote cross-collaboration and patient input on study design and outcomes.... Read More

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