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Reed M. Gardner, Ph.D.

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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UU Black Cultural Center

UU Libraries’ Statement and Anti-Racism Resources

The recent killing of George Floyd is a reminder of the enduring history of racially-motivated violence against people of color. We add our voices to those who have spoken out against this and state that the University of Utah Libraries (Marriott Library, Eccles Health Sciences Library, and Faust Law Library) stand with those around the world who are protesting systemic oppression and violence.

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Philip B. Price, M.D.

Philip B. Price, M.D. Digital Exhibition

Surgeon, teacher, dean, humanitarian – Philip Price is rightly remembered as the Founding Father of the modern-day School of Medicine. Dr. Price came to the University of Utah in 1943 to oversee the establishment of the four-year program as Chair of the Department of Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief at the Salt Lake County General Hospital.

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UWHR

Utah Women’s Health Review: New Journal Publication by EHSL Digital Publishing

The Spencer S. Eccles Library Health Sciences Library is thrilled to announce the Utah Women’s Health Review (UWHR), a women’s health journal created in collaboration with the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health here at the University of Utah. UWHR is a peer-reviewed journal currently focused on the health of Utah’s women, showcasing the work of local researchers and health professionals.

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Community Volunteers

3D Printing PPE Update: Community volunteers and library staff chip in to help hospital

The libraries have been using a fleet of over 40 3D printers, with more than a dozen donated from Salt Lake County Libraries, to print Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the University of Utah hospital. The Center for Medical Innovation and the Library recently partnered to 3D print parts for a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) system they created.

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