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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A New Era in Mental Health Care: University of Utah Dedicates Huntsman Mental Health Institute
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Jan 14, 2021

A New Era in Mental Health Care: University of Utah Dedicates Huntsman Mental Health Institute

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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 More

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A Champion of Mental Health Care
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Jan 14, 2021

A Champion of Mental Health Care

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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 More

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Happiness Helps: Improve Your Mental Health with Positive Affirmations
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Jan 12, 2021

Happiness Helps: Improve Your Mental Health with Positive Affirmations

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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 More

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University of Utah Health Names CEO of Huntsman Mental Health Institute and New Chair of the Department of Psychiatry
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Nov 16, 2020

University of Utah Health Names CEO of Huntsman Mental Health Institute and New Chair of the Department of Psychiatry

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Mark H. Rapaport, M.D., a nationally recognized clinician and researcher known for his interdisciplinary approach to mental health treatment and care, has been named CEO of Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI) and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah School of Medicine.... Read More

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KSL: Dr. Oz speaks firsthand about importance of early intervention for dementia
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Nov 11, 2020

KSL: Dr. Oz speaks firsthand about importance of early intervention for dementia

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Dr. Mehmet Oz , Troy Christian Andersen, an associate professor at the University of Utah; Bruce W. Lee, owner of ComForCare of Northern Utah; and Anne Asman, director of advancement and outreach for the University of Utah's Department of Psychiatry, spoke about raising dementia awareness at the Utah stop of the Educating America Tour a virtual conference organized by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.... Read More

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Mark H. Rapaport, MD

Chair, Department of Psychiatry
CEO, Huntsman Mental Health Institute

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