Jeremy Kendrick, MD, is a Triple Board trained psychiatrist at Huntsman Mental Health Institute. Born in Idaho, Kendrick moved to Utah in his undergraduate years, briefly left and then was drawn back. We are very excited to have him here at HMHI and excited to share with you what his day-to-day is, how he spends his time outside of work and what inspired him to become an exceptional psychiatrist. ... 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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Today, the SafeUT app gets a new look with a new logo and website at SafeUT.org. The website offers expanded resources to better support students, parents, educators, National Guard, and frontline workers facing a mental health crisis or concern. The SafeUT app provides immediate, real-time, two-way communication with a licensed counselor at no cost, 24/7/365. ... Read MorePsychiatry
Nina de Lacy, MD, MBA, Assistant Professor, conducts research at the interface of computational science, artificial intelligence and population mental health.... Read MorePsychiatry
HMHI is pleased to announce and welcome six new providers to Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI). These board-certified psychiatrists are prepared to deliver exceptional, patient-focused mental health care, and contribute to a safe and healing environment for patients and their families... Read MorePsychiatry
A total of 25 new Psychiatry residents and fellows have been welcomed to HMHI, representing five different academic training programs within the Department of Psychiatry. They will receive rigorous training from our renowned faculty in preparation for becoming exceptional practicing psychiatrists.... Read MorePsychiatry
When Simone Biles withdrew from the Olympics this week and chose her mental health over a potential Olympic medal, it showed that mental health issues affect everyone—no matter how successful you are. Even though most of us aren't competing at the same level as an Olympian, we all have the same duty to care for ourselves. ... Read MorePsychiatry
The Olympic and Paralympic Games are recognized as the pinnacle of success for an athlete. Every two years, the world tunes in to watch 11,000+ athletes representing 206 nations compete in 33 different sports. As the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics begin, it’s time we bring mental health to the podium—not only for the benefit of athletes but for the coaches, staff, teams, and spectators. ... Read MorePsychiatry
Three U of U Health studies find new genetic links to suicidal behavior. ... Read MorePsychiatry
HMHI is very proud to recognize our incredible faculty for their innovative psychiatric pursuits. Tenure recognizes a scholar's high impact and scientific contributions in their field. Promotions are awarded when a faculty member shows excellence in the college's mission areas. ... Read MorePsychiatry