Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah is proud to be an integral part of University of Utah Health. Every day we dedicate ourselves to academic excellence, relevant collaborative research, and compassionate behavioral and mental health care.

We are teachers, researchers, and clinicians. We train future psychiatrists, explore new ideas, map genomes, develop innovative therapies, create new drugs, study spectacular brain images, and pioneer new treatments all with the goal of advancing mental health care to give our patients healthier minds and better lives.

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$150 Million Commitment from Huntsman Family Will Establish Mental Health Institute at the University of Utah
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Nov 04, 2019

$150 Million Commitment from Huntsman Family Will Establish Mental Health Institute at the University of Utah

University Neuropsychiatric Institute, , research news, philanthropy, mental health

Historic gift will establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute with an initial focus on advancing knowledge and relieving suffering through research-informed treatment of mental illness with a strong focus on improving mental health services for college-age adults, increasing access to mental health services in rural communities across Utah and identifying the genetic underpinnings of mental illness.... Read More

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James C. Ashworth, MD

Department Interim Chair
Vice Chair, Clinical Services
Medical Director, University Neuropsychiatric Institute

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