At the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, Dr. Mark Rapaport, CEO of Huntsman Mental Health Institute, participated in a panel discussion with four accomplished filmmakers. They talked about the powerful combination of science and storytelling to influence mental health and foster resiliency in troubled times. ... Read MorePsychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah is proud to be an integral part of Huntsman Mental Health Institute (formerly University Neuropsychiatric Institute) and 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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Dr. Kristi Kleinschmit selected as a Fellow of the University of Utah Academy of Health Science Educators
Dr. Kristi Kleinschmit has been selected as a Fellow of the University of Utah Academy of Health Science Educators... Read MorePsychiatry
Today, the University of Utah and Huntsman Mental Health Institute launched the Mental Health First Responders program, a mental health crisis team dedicated to responding to mental health emergencies on campus.... Read MorePsychiatry
Dr. James Ashworth has agreed to become the Executive Vice Chair of our combined UNI-Department entity.... Read MorePsychiatry
Today, University of Utah Health and the Huntsman Foundation celebrate the dedication of Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI), the next step in the evolution of University of Utah becoming a premier institution for mental health research and training while continuing its tradition of exceptional mental health care. ... Read MorePsychiatry
Mark H. Rapaport, MD, a nationally recognized clinician and researcher known for his interdisciplinary approach to mental health treatment and care is the inaugural CEO of Huntsman Mental Health Institute and chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine. He shares his hopes for the institute, dedicated on January 14, 2021.... Read MorePsychiatry
We all faced challenges in 2020 that were significant and widespread, and virtually everyone’s mental health has been affected in some way. With good news on the way in the form of the vaccine, we can hopefully find healing and progress in 2021, even as we continue to face external challenges.... Read MorePsychiatry
A new study, led by University of Utah Health scientists, suggests more than half of doctors, nurses and emergency responders involved COVID-19 care could be at risk for one or more mental health problems ... Read MorePsychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry was well represented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropharmacology (ACNP).... Read MorePsychiatry