Humans of the U

Humans of the U: Lorenzo Botto

February 7, 2019

“Three years ago in the Department of Pediatrics we started the Penelope Program to tackle the challenge of undiagnosed diseases in kids. Many of these kids have been through a diagnostic odyssey—they go from specialist to specialist until they come to what seems to be the end of the road.”



Humans of the U: Brooke Abel

February 1, 2019

“After 11 years of being afraid to eat, I had answers and a plan for my future. I owe it all to University of Utah Health and, most importantly, Dr. Gawron.”



Humans of the U: Alex Terrill

January 2, 2019

“In my research, we use couples-based approaches to harness existing strengths in family relationships while also supporting the unique needs of patients and family caregivers. I don’t pretend to know what the most important things are to people who have had strokes, I want to hear it from them. I don’t just focus on the person who had the stroke, but also the family.”



Humans of the U: Roundup

December 26, 2018

Sharing compelling stories from the heart of the U’s campus.



Humans of the U: Collin Vijenandan

December 15, 2018

“I am a professional Bharatanatyam dancer. I started learning this traditional dance when I was 5 years old. I’ve been continuously learning for 10 years, participating in annual dance programs, church Christmas celebrations, school programs and even being featured on two of the leading television channels in Sri Lanka during Diwali and Thai-Pongal festivals.”