Health & Medicine

Apply for the STEM Ambassador Program’s science communication and engagement workshops

Take part in a series of workshops for scientists to design and deliver science communication and public engagement activities in nontraditional venues to reach those who cannot or do not engage with science via conventional outlets.


$150 million commitment from Huntsman family will establish mental health institute

Historic gift will establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute with an initial focus on advancing knowledge and relieving suffering through research-informed treatment of mental illness.


Doctors’ reluctance to discuss gun safety

A new study shows that in the months immediately following mass shootings, doctors are less likely to ask routine questions about gun safety in the home.


RedMed flu clinics in November

If you were not able to get your flu shot at Employee Appreciation Day, you can stop at RedMed during one of their flu clinics.


Scientists must get into ‘the fray’

Air pollution expert George Thurston urges University of Utah researchers to share their findings with policymakers, advocacy groups and the public.


Dress for success on the slopes

Having the right gear will lead to a better day on the hill.


Bionic breakthrough

U mechanical engineering assistant professor Tommaso Lenzi received two grants to further advance the “Utah Bionic Leg” technology, a self-powered prosthetic limb with a computer processor and motorized joints in the ankle and knee that enable an amputee to walk with more power and vigor, as well as better balance.


Maintaining a safe and healthy community

Sexual assault, drug and alcohol abuse and mental health are important topics on college campuses across the nation. The U provides students with several online trainings that address these topics and more.


10 things to know about flu shots

It’s that time of year again. Nobody wants it, lots of people get it. Here are some things to know about the flu shot and how it can help keep influenza from knocking you down.


Moran ranked among nation’s top 10 programs

Outstanding education, research and clinical care put the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah among the top 10 programs in the nation, according to the latest Ophthalmology Times survey results.