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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 […]

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Judges Needed for Healthi4U

Who can judge this competition? Any University of Utah employee can judge the Healthi4U competition videos. What’s the time commitment? Judges will review 3-5 videos from November 7-14. Videos are 1-3 minutes in length, so the entire judging process will take about an hour. Judges will use an online rubric to judge each video on […]

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Attend the Healthi4U Kick-off on Sept. 28, 5pm

Healthi4U is an annual competitive program for interdisciplinary teams of students at the University of Utah to create short health-related videos. Monetary awards will be given to the top three, and 2 special categories, People’s Choice and Best Foreign Language.

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Dr. Charles James Nabors

Charles James Nabors, Ph.D is one of the featured activists in our Celebratory Retrospective on the History of African Americans in Utah. Below is Nabors’ biography from the Celebrating Leadership in INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE Volume 1 by the University of Utah Health Sciences Office of Health Equity and Inclusion.

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Games4Health Wants Judges and Student Competitors

Games4Health is in full-swing and wants your participation! University of Utah employees can be judges. Students, it’s time to develop a health game idea, make a video, and win a cash prize!

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Life and Limb: The toll of the American Civil War

The Eccles Library is hosting the NLM traveling exhibit, Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War. The exhibit will be on display until Saturday, January 30, 2016, in the portrait area on the Main Level . More information about the exhibit can be found on the NLM exhibit website.

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January Appy Hour Recap

On Wednesday, January 6, 2016, Appy Hour traveled to the University Hospital’s Pharmacy conference room. Erin Fox, the Director of Drug Information Services, demoed both the web-based and app versions of Micromedex and LexiComp.

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NIH Compliance and the Public Access Policy

By Darell Schmick It’s that time again: R1 Research grant deadlines are coming up! If you’re benefiting from NIH funding, are you compliant? Many researchers believe this to be a hassle, but there’s a great benefit to what compliance brings. Public Access Policy requirements pertain to your published work if: It was peer-reviewed It was […]

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Active Appy Hour- September 9, 2-3pm

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 2:30-3:30 PM Synapse, Garden Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Exercise and chat with your colleagues for a mid-afternoon break! Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. Featured Apps: Moves & 7 Minute Workout Presentation at 2:15pm by Liz Joy, […]

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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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