Genetic discovery in rare eye disease

John A. Moran Eye Center physician-researcher Paul S. Bernstein and his patients at the U played a key role in the recent discovery of the first genetic cause for a disease causing a gradual loss of central vision.

HR Updates

GET THE SAFEUT SMARTPHONE APP The SafeUT crisis text and tip smartphone app is a statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention to K-12 and higher education students through texting and a confidential tip program. The app is provided in partnership with the University’s Neuropsychiatric Institute. SafeUT’s key features include: Anonymous, confidential and password protected […]

HEALTH HELP

A group of University of Utah student volunteers for Connect2Health are linking underserved patients to local health resources.

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.

Here to stay: The era of telehealth

The premise is about making health care more convenient, easier to access and ultra-consumer-centered.

A Healthier U

By PEAK Health & Fitness BODY COMPOSITION Body composition is a measurement of a person’s fat mass and fat free (lean) mass. Testing your body composition can be a great way to set, monitor and reach realistic health and fitness goals. General measurements such as weight and BMI can be less specific in relation to […]

Body fat

University of Utah Health explains why body fat percentage is important but isn’t the only thing you should measure.

HR Updates

Appreciating U The University is ramping up preparations for Employee Appreciation Day, 2017. This year’s Employee Appreciation Day celebration is Thursday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Rice-Eccles Stadium. All U employees, including student employees, are invited so, SAVE THE DATE. Call for volunteers Employee Appreciation Day couldn’t happen without the help of generous U […]