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Yearly Archives: 2019

One Day In Seven – Art Exhibit from Med Student Jed Doane

“One Day in Seven: Off-duty moments from a medical school experience” is an exploration of how, even in medical school, students should make opportunities for themselves to do things they love. The exhibit from photographer Jed Doane is on view until January 15, 2020.

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Research Spa Day is January 16!

Rejuvenate your research! Join us for a Research Spa Day to meet with experts supporting researchers and the scholarly community, including a light lunch and free chair massages!

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Evening Ethics presents STUMPED: Film screening and Q&A

Will Lautzenheizer, after losing his arms and legs to a deadly infection, became the third patient to undergo a double-arm transplantation at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. The documentary follows his experiences, and the Q&A will discuss the medical ethics encountered on his journey.

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Eccles Library 50th Anniversary Groundbreaking Display

On the morning of Tuesday, November 25, 1969, ground was broken formally beginning the construction of the new, much-needed medical library on the upper campus of the University.  The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is remembering the activities of that day with a display located on the main level adjacent to the portrait gallery …Read More »

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Dr. John M. Matsen, Former VP Health Sciences, Dean, Department Chair and Founding Member of ARUP, 86 Dies

John M. Matsen M.D. 1933-2019 The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library notes the passing of Dr. John M. Matsen on November 9, 2019. Dr. Matsen received his B.S. from Brigham Young University in 1958. Dr. Matsen obtained his M.D. degree in 1963 from UCLA where he served both his internship and residency (1963-66). Dr. …Read More »

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Catherine B. Soehner Appointed Director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library

(SLC, UT) – Catherine B. Soehner, MLS, BSN, has been appointed Associate Dean for Research and Director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at University of Utah. Michael L. Good, MD, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, and Alberta D. Comer, MLS, Dean and University Librarian made the joint announcement. “Catherine Soehner …Read More »

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Celebrate Día de Muertos with the SACNAS Ofrenda

This year’s Día de Muertos is from October 31 until November 2, 2019, and SACNAS has graciously created an ofrenda on the upper level of the Eccles Library for everyone to visit and add to the alter. Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday when family and friends can gather and celebrate their loved …Read More »

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Dr. James O. Mason, Utah Alumni ’58, Former CDC Director, 89 Dies

JAMES O. MASON M.D., Dr.P.H. 1930 – 2019 The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library notes the passing of Dr. James O. Mason on October 9, 2019. Dr. Mason was a 1955 graduate of the University (B.A.) and the College of Medicine Class of 1958. Dr. Mason Later obtained a masters (1962) and doctorate (1967) …Read More »

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Get your ORCID iD today!

In July 2019, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a new requirement for individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards beginning in FY 2020 to have ORCID iDs [1]. Dr. Michael Lauer, …Read More »

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Priscilla M. Mayden Digital Exhibition Highlight

Priscilla M. Mayden served as Director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library from 1971 to 1984. To mark the occasion of her 100th birthday (2018), this portrait sketch presents some of the significant milestones in Priscilla’s personal life and professional career.

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