health

photo of an office space with sign on white board that reads, "Clean Area."

New unit designed for COVID-19 patients

A new unit within the University of Utah Hospital has been customized and designed specifically to treat COVID-19 patients.


Stay in PEAK summer shape with virtual U fitness classes

The U’s PEAK program is offering a new slate of live online workouts.


2021 ‘Best Graduate Schools’

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report are out—see how the U ranked in the 2021 “Best Graduate Schools.”


A baby born premature with a nasal cannula, in a bassinet

U of U Hospital launches rapid DNA testing of critically ill newborns for faster diagnosis, better treatment

A pilot project at University of Utah Health aims to quickly detect genetic disorders among newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).


Health resources for students

Do you know where to go for help on campus?


Cells infected with the malaria parasite appear darker and misshapen in a field of healthy cells under a microscope.

Discovery paves path forward in the fight against the deadliest form of malaria

Scientists have identified how cerebral malaria, a deadly form of the tropical disease, develops and have defined a potential drug target toward alleviating this condition for which few targeted treatments are available.


U of U Health brings health and wellness to Sundance

U of U Health is the official health and wellness sponsor for the festival.


Humans of the U: Grayson Hull

“In 2017, I saw an announcement in the pre-med newsletter that the Prison Education Project was starting and they needed volunteers. My mom is a school teacher, so education is pretty important in my family, and I thought it’d be a good thing to get involved in.”


Best grad schools

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report are out—see how the U ranked in the 2020 “Best Graduate Schools.”


A Healthier U