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  • Wesley I. Sundquist receives 2017 Rosenblatt Prize

    May 23, 2017 - Wesley I. Sundquist, distinguished professor of biochemistry at the University of Utah, was honored with the Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence, the U’s most prestigious faculty award. The $40,000 gift is presented annually to a faculty member who displays excellence in teaching, research and administrative efforts.

  • What You Need to Know: Colon Cancer Awareness Month

    Mar 09, 2017 - (KUTV) — It's Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and we had Dr. Michael Walker, a gastroenterologist at the University of Utah Health Center in studio to help debunk myths about colonoscopies.

  • Lehi man looks to make most of future after double lung transplant

    Feb 19, 2017 - When Lehi resident Steve Bailey got his handicap parking tag several years ago, its permanent status and January 2017 expiration date made his family chuckle. It was a date they weren’t quite sure Steve, who has the genetic disease alpha- 1 antitrypsin deficiency and was in need of a double lung transplant, would make it to.

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  • Big Fluctuations in Blood Pressure Signal a Higher Stroke Risk in Well-Controlled Hypertensives

    Jan 24, 2017 - Patients with higher visit-to-visit variability in blood pressure have an elevated incident stroke risk, regardless of how aggressively they are treated with antihypertensives, an analysis of the SPRINT trial shows.

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  • Graduation Video of the Class of 2017

    The Class of 2017 graduated on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Watch highlights from the event here.

  • U graduates its first class of future dentists

    Tears streamed down Rachel Smith's face as she paid tribute to each of her fellow University of Utah School of Dentistry graduates at Saturday morning's commencement ceremony. She and the 19 other class of 2017 members were the inaugural graduates from the U.'s School of Dentistry, the first new school or college added to the university in 50 years. The class had a 100 percent pass rate for the National Board Dental Examination and the Western Regional Examining Board and 13 of the graduates will continue their education through residencies and fellowships across the country.

  • U School of Dentistry Graduates First Class

    “Graduating in the first class feels like we are leaving a legacy — a legacy of collaboration, relationship building, and involvement that future classes will surely surpass,” said Amber Clark, one of the students expected to graduate.

  • School of Dentistry Offers Free Screenings

    More than 350 elementary school children in the Salt Lake City region received free dental screenings last December from University of Utah Health’s School of Dentistry. The check-ups were part of a special initiative, the Pediatric Oral Health Outreach Program, aimed at providing dental care for children within the Salt Lake City School District who otherwise could not afford it.

  • Meet the Graduates

    "Dental school anywhere is a wild adventure, but when you're in the first class at a brand new dental school, it's even more of a wild ride. There are ups and downs in the whole process, but it has been a really good experience and it's something that I would definitely do again." - Amber Clark, Class of 2017

  • School of Dentistry Graduates Its First-Ever Class

    This May, future dentists will toss their mortarboard hats into the air as the first cohort of students to graduate from the University of Utah’s School of Dentistry. The U’s first new school in more than 50 years has built an impressive reputation in its four short years; the inaugural class had the second-highest GPA for incoming dental students in the United States, all 20 students have passed their dental board exams and scored in the top 15 percent nationally, and all will practice dentistry either in private practice or with additional training.

  • Dr. Rena D'Souza Receives Distinguished Mentoring Award

    The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) has announced Rena D’Souza as the 2017 recipient of the AADR Irwin D. Mandel Distinguished Mentoring Award. She was recognized at the Association’s 46th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Calif., USA, on March 22, 2017, at the Opening Ceremonies. This meeting was held in conjunction with the 95th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research and the 41st Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research.

  • Three KL2, VPCAT Scholars Honored at U of U Health Science’s Vitae

    Each year University of Utah Health Sciences features young investigators whose innovative research is making an impact. On Dec 8, three KL2 and VPCAT scholars were highlighted at this years’ event. Each gave engaging, lively presentations explaining their research and how their lives led them to where they are today.

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