Health & Medicine

Outside of the University of Utah hospital at dusk, bathed in orange light.

Responding to patients’ social needs

U scientists developed and tested a new tool that assesses the social needs of ER patients and, if necessary, refers them to up to 46 community resources available through United Way 211.


Free mental health workshop

Learn how to cope with stress, anxiety and depression during this four-week, online workshop open to faculty, staff and students.


Free facilitated drop-in meditations

Drop-in for a free facilitated 30-minute meditation session starting May 11, 2020.


Fall 2020 Semester instructional guidelines

COVID-19 is changing the way classes will happen.


COVID-19 complication clues

An overactive defense response may lead to increased blood clotting, disease severity and death from COVID-19, but a naturally occurring protein may quiet that response.


3i initiative unites university researchers

A university-wide effort brings scientists from diverse backgrounds together to conduct top-tier research in immunology, inflammation and infectious disease.


Science writer :isa Potter talks with professor Massood Tabib-Azar about the portable, reusable COVID-19 testing device that he is developing

Developing a device to detect COVID-19

Science writer Lisa Potter talks with professor Massood Tabib-Azar about the portable, reusable COVID-19 testing device that he is developing.


A screenshot from the video of Arnulfo "Tuna" Tunon-Ortiz talking to camera.

From Mexico to Utah

Hear the story of neuroscience graduate student Arnulfo “Tuna” Tunon-Ortiz’s incredible journey.


Protecting and reopening the U: Dr. Ed Clark to lead COVID safety and protection

The evolving COVID-19 Safety and Protection program draws on expertise from all segments of the university.


Photo of four people wearing masks, standing several feet apart with fingers held up in "u" shape in front of piles of donated supplies such as water and toilet paper.

Supporting the Navajo Nation

U of U Health and community partners provide essential supplies for the Navajo Nation during COVID-19 pandemic.