Category Archives: Health Literacy

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 …Read More »

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.

2017 Health Literacy Leadership Institute – Early Registration Discount EXTENDED to 4/28/17

Don’t miss this year’s Health Literacy Leadership Institute (HLLI 2017) at Tufts University School of Medicine. The program is designed for both professionals and students engaged in health literacy work. This is an advanced level program that integrates peer learning to facilitate and encourage research and best practices. Whether you work in the community or …Read More »

Exhibit: Discover Utah Genomics

Discover Utah Genomics September 9 – November 2, 2016 EHSL Upper Level University of Utah scientists have been tracking down the genetic cause of disease for over 50 years. They’ve discovered over 30 genes that cause major diseases resulting in new tests and treatments that have saved thousands of lives. Now U of U scientists …Read More »

Book Launch: The Moon Prince and The Sea

Book Launch:  The Moon Prince and The Sea Written by:  Daniela Rose Anderson, University of Utah Medical Student (MS2018) Monday, June 6, 2016 at 5:00-8:00 PM Garden Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library The Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, and Et Alia Press invite you to a …Read More »

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. …Read More »

Appy Hour Recap- November

On November 14, Minna Wang, presented an app that her Bench-2-Bedside team created. The app is called CHIMP which stands for “Cultural Health Intelligence for Medical Personnel”. We were really excited for their team to present at Appy Hour because they won the Library’s sponsored award for Bench-2-Bedside, the “Sex and Gender Differences Award”. To …Read More »

FrankenApp- Tuesday, October 21, 5-8pm in Room 25

Join us Tuesday, October 21, 5-8pm in the Synapse for FrankenApp. FrankenApp is the 2nd event hosted by the University of Utah’s Games4Health. FrankenApp will be a great opportunity for students to win cash prizes by becoming “mad app scientists”. Below are the details.

Appy Hour, Friday, October 10, 4:30-6:00pm*

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Friday, October 10, 2014, 4:30-6:00 PM* Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Relax and chat with your colleagues before heading home for the weekend. Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. Featured: Open EHR and Doodle Health Swapnil Sawant and Travis Turner, students …Read More »