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Healthi4U Kick-off is September 10

Healthi4U is an innovative new competitive program for interdisciplinary student teams at the University of Utah.  The goal of this video competition is to create engaging and informative videos related to health.

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Bees and Hives and Suits … Oh my! … An Unexpected Monday Swarm

It’s the unexpected that is the most interesting in life, don’t you think?   Monday morning … making your way through email … the phone rings … there’s a bee swarm in the tree in front of the College of Nursing building … not on the list of things to do … not MY area of […]

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Appy Hour Recaps: March and May

On Tuesday, March 17, Amanda Truong, a School of Medicine student, presented “VisualDx”. VisualDx is a “decision support software designed by clinicians to aid medical professionals in the diagnosis of visually identifiable diseases.” Amanda is very interested in dermatology and discovered the app while working in Ghana with the University of Utah’s Department of Dermatology. […]

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Appy Hour, Wednesday, May 6, 2:30-3:30pm

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 2:30-3:30 PM Synapse, Garden Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Relax and chat with your colleagues for a mid-afternoon break! Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. Featured App: Check Yourself Presentation at 2:45 PM by Jen Andrus, Health Educator, […]

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New DynaMed App! Easy to Install

Downloading the DynaMed app is easy! Download the app from the iTunes Store or Google Play. Access DynaMed from the Library’s home page. Click on Mobile at the top of the screen in the blue bar (see screenshot): When prompted, enter your university email address. An authentication key will be emailed to you.  Check your […]

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Appy Hour Recaps: December 2014 and February 2015

On Friday, December 12, Lisa Carcelli presented “MyFitnessPal”. This app was used during the University of Utah’s Holiday Fitness Challenge. MyFitnessPal is an all-encompassing health tracker. In addition to the fitness and food tracking options, there are several great features. Lisa’s favorite feature is the bar-code scanner to upload food/drink products into her tracker. Give […]

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Appy Hour, Wednesday, February 18, 2:00-3:00pm

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 2:00-3:00 PM Synapse, Garden Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Relax and chat with your colleagues for a mid-afternoon break! Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. Featured App: myAir Presentation at 2:15 PM by Steve Packham, PhD, Adjunct Associate […]

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Appy Hour, Friday, December 12, 4:30-5:30pm

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Friday, December 12, 2014, 4:30-5:30 PM Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Relax and chat with your colleagues before heading home for the weekend. Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. Featured App: MyFitnessPal Presentation at 4:45 PM by Lisa Carcelli, Special Project […]

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Appy Hour Recap- November

On November 14, Minna Wang, presented an app that her Bench-2-Bedside team created. The app is called CHIMP which stands for “Cultural Health Intelligence for Medical Personnel”. We were really excited for their team to present at Appy Hour because they won the Library’s sponsored award for Bench-2-Bedside, the “Sex and Gender Differences Award”. To […]

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Appy Hour Recap- October

On October 10, Swapnil Sawant and Travis Turner, two students from The GApp Lab (Therapeutic Games and Apps Lab) presented two recent projects- Open EHR App and Doodle Health- at Appy Hour.

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