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InfoFair 2014: Women’s Health Sex & Gender Research Conference

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health are co-sponsoring a half-day conference focused on sex and gender differences research and women’s health. The intent of the conference is to raise the visibility of University of Utah researchers who are considering sex and gender differences in their research. […]

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2014 Free Lecture Series: Spring into Fitness

Active Doctors and Nurses: Motivation From University of Utah Health Care Staff Friday, May 30th, noon–1 p.m. HSEB 4100B Speakers: Bethany Lewis, M.D., Instructor, Department of Dermatology Bethany is an avid runner, pursuing competitive ultrarunning. She also cross country skis and, has dabbled in ski-mountaineering racing. Christopher Hull, M.D., Instructor, Department of Dermatology Christopher is […]

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2014 Free Lecture Series: From Carrots to Cataracts – A Tour of Your Eyes in Sickness and Health

Dr. Bala Ambati from the Moran Eye Center will be discussing the importance of eye health covering the causes of visual loss, nutritional intervetions to preserve vision, and measures each of us can consider to optimize eye health and vision for the long term. Friday, March 28, 2014 12:30–1:30 p.m. Hope Fox Eccles Health Library […]

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2014 Free Lecture Series: Goal Setting and Motivation

Setting goals is a powerful way to help improve motivation. Learn how to set and stick to SMART goals to achieve personal success. Our speaker Elizabeth Dall has a masters degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Utah with an emphasis in wellness coaching. She is a Certified Health Fitness Specialist and Certified Personal […]

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Why Cholesterol Matters

Tuesday, October 29th from Noon–1 p.m. Classroom A in the School of Medicine You know that cholesterol is an important part of your overall health – but do you know what your numbers really mean? Join us for a free lecture by Hailey Nielson, a certified Health Education Specialist in Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation […]

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David D. Eckels – Fall 2013 Art Exhibit

You are invited to join us at our Fall 2013 art exhibit at the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Gallery featuring the photography of David Eckels.   We will celebrate with a presentation and reception on Thursday, September 26th, 3:00-5:00 pm.   All are welcome. Come join us!

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Know someone heading off to college this month?

2013 Free Lecture Series: Know someone heading off to college this month? Staying healthy away from home can be a challenge. Katie Stiel, from the Center for Student Wellness at the University of Utah, will discuss the major health issues that impact college students. Free! Everyone is welcome! Light refreshments will be served. Wednesday, August […]

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2013 Free Lecture Series: What kind of medical care would you want?

What kind of medical care would you want if you were too ill or hurt to express your wishes? Advance directives are legal documents that allow you to spell out your decisions about care ahead of time. Paula Larsen, Palliative Care Social Worker for University Hospital and Clinics, will provide an overview of the forms, […]

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2013 Free Lecture Series: Spine Health in the Workplace

This free lecture will teach about basic spine anatomy and proper posture.  Learn how to keep your spine healthy (or get it healthy again!) while at work. Shawnee Haws received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Utah in 2005, and is a certified Pilates instructor and educator.  Her current clinical practice includes […]

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April 10 – LIFT Forum — The U & You; student stories

The Wednesday, April 10 Library and Information Technology Forum features Tony Sams who will present The U & You: An Asynchronous Human Library, a session focused on a project collecting student stories. Please join us in the Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 5100 B at 12:05 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The U […]

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