Health & Medicine

U of U Health evolutionary geneticist Nels Elde named HHMI Investigator

The designation is Elde’s second prestigious accolade in less  than a year. HHMI investigators are a select group of researchers pushing the bounds of knowledge in biomedical research.


U professor featured in Utah air quality documentary

Daniel Mendoza shares personal stories and scientific perspectives.


Well-being Elevated seeks hundreds of U student minds this Fall

Students who participate in weekly activities and complete five out of the six sessions will receive $50 from Well-being Elevated.


Get your flu shot at this year’s Employee Appreciation Day!

Fill out your paperwork ahead of time and skip the line!


Valley Fever more common in Utah than previously thought

Symptoms can resemble those of the flu or COVID-19, but Valley Fever is caused by a fungus.


On the origins of COVID-19

The pandemic likely began when an infected animal passed the SARS-CoV-2 virus to a human at a live animal market in Wuhan, China.


Movies for Mental Health

This free virtual workshop aims to destigmatize mental illness, increase dialogue about mental health issues among college students.


PBS Utah Town Hall: Your mental health

The event will broadcast live and stream online to reach the broadest, most diverse audience possible.


Talk it out with a friend to improve health habits

In ongoing research, peer coaches help people set and keep health goals.


Free COVID-19 testing for the entire household

Free, weekly asymptomatic testing is available to the immediate family and household members of university staff, students and faculty.