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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Join us for the Fall Open House at Eccles Library!

Join us in Informing, Connecting and Discovering at the Fall Open House, hosted during President Ruth Watkin’s inauguration week at the Eccles Health Sciences Library. Eccles Health Sciences Library OPEN HOUSE Wednesday, September 19th from 12 – 3 PM We’ll be showcasing technologies and resources available to students, staff, faculty, and community members. Highlights include: …Read More »

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Shawn Steidinger to Join Eccles Librarian Team

I am delighted to announce that Shawn Steidinger, MLS, AHIP, will be joining the Eccles Health Sciences Library faculty as an Assistant Librarian on November 16, 2018. Shawn began her work in academic libraries at Yale in 2001. In 2007 she transitioned into medical libraries – first at Massachusetts General Hospital and then, in 2012, …Read More »

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Nena Schvaneveldt to Join Eccles Librarian Team

I am pleased to announce that Nena Schvaneveldt, MSLIS, AHIP, will be joining the Eccles Health Sciences Library faculty as an Assistant Librarian on September 16, 2018.  Nena comes to us with extensive experience working with health sciences faculty, staff, students, and administrators at Roseman University’s South Jordan campus where she currently serves as the …Read More »

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Check out the Anatomage Table 6.0 Update

There are a few updates to the Anatomage Table in the Eccles Health Sciences Library that I’m excited to share. The Anatomage Table is a digital cadaver experience for students learning anatomy. It is located near the front desk on the main level of the Eccles Library. On Monday, a new Table 6.0 software was …Read More »

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Animating HIV – an exhibit by Janet Iwasa, Ph.D.

Wednesday, August 15 – Friday, September 28, 2018, Library Hours Art Gallery, Main Level, Eccles Health Sciences Library Animating HIV depicts the infection of a cell by HIV at a molecular scale using video of the animated life cycle, large-format prints, and sculptural pieces. An assistant professor in biochemistry at the U, Janet’s broad goal …Read More »

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Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health

From now until September 30, 2018, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library through support from the OHEI Herman Hooten Travel Fund and the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) has access to the digital video of Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health, the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association.

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Eccles Health Sciences Library Attains Green Office Certification

In January 2018, the Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) was pleased to be recognized for our continuing progress towards the university’s sustainability goals. Bronze Level Green Office Certification was presented to EHSL by Myron Willson and Karren Fultz of the University of Utah Sustainability Office. EHSL met the following criteria in order to achieve Green …Read More »

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Dr. Philip B. Price, Professor of Surgery and Dean of the School of Medicine 1956-1962

Challenge, always makes people rise to the occasion.” -Dr. Philip B. Price observed in 1969. Born of Presbyterian missionary parents on March 7, 1897 in Kashing Checkiang, China, Philip Price was taught by his mother until the family returned to the United States on furlough in 1910. Graduating with his medical degree from Johns Hopkins …Read More »

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Eccles Library 2018 Fall Hours

HOLIDAY CLOSURES Labor Day Monday, September 3, 2018 Thanksgiving Day Thursday – Friday, November 22 – 23, 2018 Christmas Day Tuesday, December 25, 2018 FALL HOURS (starts Monday, August 6) Monday – Friday: 7am- 6pm Saturday: 10am- 6pm Sunday: Closed After Hours: Current health sciences students may have after-hours access. Please consult with your school, …Read More »

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AAMC Faculty Salary Report Available at Eccles Library

The AAMC Faculty Salary Report has been updated for 2018 (with FY 2017 survey data from 145 U.S. medical schools) and is now available for in house use at the Eccles Health Sciences Library.  The benchmarking report contains total compensation information for more than 110,000 full-time faculty across 92 departments/specialties based on data from participating …Read More »

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