Health & Medicine

$34M to prevent and treat epilepsy

The College of Pharmacy’s Anticonvulsant Drug Development Program won a five-year $34 million contract renewal to test and identify therapeutics for preventing and treating drug-resistant epilepsy.


An empty road in the desert.

Post-Roe, millions will travel farther for abortion care

State-level legislation that restricts abortions would create “abortion care deserts” that primarily impact people of color and those in poverty.


Population Health Scholars Program a cause for celebration

Population health addresses factors that can lead to illness and injury and works to prevent them.


Age and high BMI associated with sperm cell irregularities

New research suggests that abnormalities associated with aging sperm cells might be exacerbated by elevated body mass index.


A close up of hands holding a syringe and vial of insulin.

Insulin access, social networks help people with diabetes

Michelle Litchman aims to make living with diabetes easier by driving health policy, researching black market insulin and developing and hosting one-day boot camps.


Commuting and parking around Commencement 2022

Here’s everything you need to know to navigate busier roadways and crowded parking lots.


Satellite Physical Therapy program to kick off in St. George

The Doctoral of Physical Therapy program, the first satellite program from the College of Health, extends the U experience to Southern Utah.


SCALE-UP supports COVID testing in underserved communities

New initiatives awarded $4.7 million to encourage COVID-19 testing in communities and schools.


Autism support for the Black community

A study reports the effectiveness of a support system for, and developed by, Black parents of children with autism.


The importance of outdoor education

Camps can be key for kids and young adults developmentally because they help facilitate social-emotional learning, perspective-taking and healthy family separation.