Category Archives: General Interest - p3

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 »

Menstrual products now in all library bathrooms

In an effort to increase menstrual equity, the library now offers menstrual products, for free, in all restrooms (and the city has adopted a similar service). Like toilet paper, health products should be readily available for all who need them, and it’s very common for periods to unexpectedly start. In most states, including Utah, tampons …Read More »

Wellness Champion Poster Session is December 14, 2:30-4:30pm

The Resiliency Center, Accelerate, and the Eccles Health Sciences Library will be hosting a Wellness Champion Poster Session on Thursday, December 14, 2:30–4:30 pm, at HSEB Alumni Hall. The poster session will highlight Wellness Champion projects from the past year. Projects focus on personal resilience, burden reduction, and teamwork. As we work to expand this …Read More »

Healthi4U 2017 Winners

Congratulations participants on another successful Healthi4U Student Video Competition! From many impressive videos, 3 winners were selected: 1st Place ($3,000) was awarded to the “Care for Clean Air” video. Their video also won the People’s Choice awards, earning them an additional $500. 2nd Place ($1,000) was awarded to the video, “Today I Am Alive.” This …Read More »

Write 4 Rights

“Write a Letter and Change a Life” during the Write 4 Rights on Thursday, December 7, at 12-2pm, on the Garden Level of the Eccles Library. Free lunch provided. You can help change the lives of this year’s 10 cases by writing letters. When combined with millions of others, your letters help convince government officials to …Read More »

Introducing… Brandon Patterson, Technology Engagement Librarian

Brandon Patterson connects students, faculty and staff in the health sciences to digital tools and emerging technologies. He joined as faculty at the Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) in July 2017. His duties include engaging the University of Utah Health Sciences community with technology, and assisting with instruction and advancement of library resources.

Reminder- “Eating Poison: Night Shades & Pellagra” Lecture is Today at Noon

Eating Poison: Night Shades and Pellagra Monday, November 20, 2017 – NOON-1:00 PM Synapse Bays, Garden Level, Eccles Health Sciences Library Light refreshments will be served. How traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) produced healthy nutritious diet from plants considered deadly poisons? Presenter:  Franci Lynne Taylor (Choctaw), Director, American Indian Resource Center, Office for Student Equity and …Read More »

Revised Evidence Based Practice Research Guide is Available

We revised our Evidence Based Practice Research Guide. View it at: http://campusguides.lib.utah.edu/ebp Evidence Based Practice (EBP) combines the best research evidence, clinical expertise, and the patient values and preferences. The revised EBP research guide will lead you through the 6 steps of the EBP process: Assess, Ask, Acquire, Appraise, Apply, & Assess. Within each step, …Read More »

Wednesday yoga is a go!

We found a yoga instructor for our Wednesdays sessions at 12:05-12:55. Our new instructor is taking a yoga teacher training course through the University of Utah. The Wednesday sessions will be November 8, 15, 29, and December 6. Friday yoga sessions will continue until December 15. 2017. Details here. As always, please provide feedback about …Read More »