Category Archives: Health Sciences

Topics related to health sciences and the schools we serve

COVID-19 Testing – Spring Semester and Vaccine Progress & Availability

Spring Semester Testing ALL STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF For symptomatic or confirmed exposure (via contact tracing) University students, faculty or staff with COVID-19 symptoms or confirmed exposure should call the University of Utah Health.

Dr. Reed M. Gardner: An Appreciation

“I was just a shepherd boy,” was how Dr. Reed Gardner, in typically modest fashion, described his youth in rural southern Utah. Growing up in St. George, the son of a sheep rancher, Dr. Gardner learned the value of self-reliance, perseverance, and ingenuity. Dr. Gardner’s academic career began ordinarily enough with a degree awarded to him by the University of Utah in electrical engineering in 1960.

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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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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 »

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 »

Rubor Arts and Humanities Journal Website Transformation

Rubor 2019 cover, “Postcard to my Dermatologist”, oil on canvas, by Phoebe Draper (UUSOM21) In partnership with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library This summer marks the publication of the seventh print edition of Rubor, Reflections on Medicine from the Wasatch Front, and, notably, the first edition of the journal published …Read More »