Health Sciences

THE SCIENCE OF ADDICTION

November 26, 2018

The U’s Genetic Science Learning Center received $150,000 from the Utah Legislature in early 2018 to teach middle and high school students about the science of opioid addiction and the physiological and psychological aspects of pain, among other topics.



DECISIONS, DECISIONS

July 9, 2018

Tools to encourage doctors and patients to make medical decisions together receive $5 million in funding.



BUILDING NEW TRADITIONS

July 2, 2018

Undergraduates from across the country joined researchers and tribal elders in encouraging Native American youth to get excited about science.



SVP FOR HEALTH SCIENCES ANNOUNCED

June 27, 2018

Michael L. Good, noted inventor, anesthesiologist and administrator, will lead the region’s only academic medical system.



HONORING A MEDICAL PIONEER

June 25, 2018

U creates the Dr. Russell M. Nelson and Dantzel W. Nelson Presidential Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery.