May 04, 2022

Expanding Commitment to Advance Cancer Research in the Mountain West

Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Phyllis Pettit Nassi, MSW, attended a White House event where President Biden announced a relaunch of the Cancer Moonshot initiative. She talks about her work to reduce American Indian cancer disparities, which the Moonshot aims to address.

Mar 28, 2022

Recognized as Leader in LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality by Human Rights Campaign

The LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader designation highlights Huntsman Cancer Institute’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and its work to foster a culture of belonging for all, including those who identify as LGBTQ+.

Mar 14, 2022

Ashlee Harrison, MPA, Announced as Executive Director of Innovation and Transformation

Huntsman Cancer Institute announces Ashlee Harrison, MPA, as executive director of innovation and transformation. The Innovation and Transformation Office supports Huntsman Cancer Institute in taking on new challenges with agility and accelerating progress toward a cancer-free frontier.

Mar 01, 2022

Never Losing Focus on a Cancer-Free Frontier

Passionate individuals and teams delivering a cancer-free frontier through scientific discovery and human touch. That is the Huntsman Cancer Institute vision. Despite new challenges, CEO Mary Beckerle, PhD, shares why she is so enthusiastic for the future. Whether it is the new Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Comprehensive Cancer Care and Women’s Cancers, an expanding catchment area in the Mountain West, or exciting new innovations, it is an exciting time at Huntsman Cancer Institute.

Jul 27, 2021

Best Cancer Hospitals in the Nation

U.S. News and World Report has again ranked Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah among the best hospitals in the country for cancer care.

Jun 16, 2021

Talks with Docs: CEO and Cell Biologist Mary Beckerle

Mary Beckerle, PhD, describes how the clinical landscape has changed during her career, as well as discussing the future at Huntsman Cancer Institute and the unique relationship between its caregivers and patients.

Apr 26, 2021

Executive and Researcher Mary Beckerle Elected to National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences has elected Mary Beckerle, PhD, Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO, as a member. Beckerle is among 120 newly elected members announced and according to the National Academy, election as a member in this organization is widely accepted as a mark of excellence in scientific achievement and is considered one of the highest honors a scientist can receive.

Apr 01, 2021

Stories of Fortitude, Aptitude, and Gratitude

“Adversity does not build character, it reveals it.” This quote from author James Lane Allen epitomizes how the passionate individuals and teams at Huntsman Cancer Institute rose to the challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic. CEO Mary Beckerle, PhD, shares examples from the past year of fortitude, aptitude, and gratitude as Huntsman Cancer Institute held fast to its commitment of putting patients and community first.