Kristen Ries

headshot of Kristen Ries, honorary degree recipient

2020 honorary degree recipient recognized

Kristen Ries is recognized as the honorary degree recipient during the 2020 Commencement ceremony.


Kristen Ries to receive honorary degree at 2020 commencement

Ries was president of the medical staff for the University of Utah Hospital & Clinics and served as the clinical director of infectious diseases/HIV at U of U Health.


HISTORY OF HIV/AIDS IN UTAH

The work of Dr. Kristen Ries and her physician assistant Maggie Snyder — the first Utah health care providers to treat patients with HIV and AIDS in the 1980s — will be chronicled in new oral history and special collections project at the U.