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

James Matsen

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 »

Celebrate Día de Muertos with the SACNAS Ofrenda

ofrenda oct 28-nov 1

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 »

Climate Changes Health and Health Equity – Community Read/Journal Club – Fall 2019

Climate Changes Health and Health Equity

Tuesdays at Noon,   September 24th – November 19th, 2019 EHSL 29/30, Lower Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, Map & Directions RSVP – Light lunch will be served.  Co-Sponsors:  Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and Office of Health Equity and Inclusion Climate change is a significant threat to health and health equity. In …Read More »

Dermasphere: New Podcast by U Faculty Member

Dr. Luke Johnson standing outside THE Studio in the Eccles Health Sciences Library

With no sub-discipline of dermatology off the table, the podcast, Dermasphere, goes into all things concerned with the branch of medicine that diagnoses and treats skin disorders. Recent episodes have covered sunscreens, skin cancer, fad diets, mustaches, and Merino Wool. Luke Johnson, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Utah’s School of Medicine, …Read More »

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THE “One Button” Studio is ready to go whenever you are!

One Button at THE Studio

This is a guest blog post by Olivia Soehner, educator, after visiting T.H.E. Studio The Tree of Hippocrates Education “One Button” Studio is ready to go whenever you are!  THE One Button Studio is capable of serving all of your media needs with the touch of a button.  Simply insert a flashdrive, plug it in, …Read More »

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Menstrual products now in all library bathrooms

menstral products available at library

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 »

Domestic Violence and the Voice for Change

This is a guest blog post by Adrianne Shewell, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Student. She wrote this after attending exhibits and events as part of the “Violence Against Women: Changing Perspective”, which happened at the Eccles Health Sciences Library from March 4 – April 27, 2019. —- According to a 2007 Study by the …Read More »

Training Simulation, Implant Course, Virtual Reality Bridges the Learning Gap

VR Bridges the Learning Gap

In partnership with the Marriott Library and Eccles Health Sciences Library, the School of Dentistry has been developing hands-on surgical simulations in virtual reality (VR) to train new dentists. Procedures done in VR are proving to save costs and aid in students learning concepts quickly. Over the next 6 months, the development team will complete …Read More »