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Renowned scholar William Smith, Ph.D., appointed Chief Executive Administrator for justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion at Huntsman Mental Health Institute

| Aug 1, 2022 | Utah

William Smith, Ph.D., recognized nationally for his research on racial battle fatigue, has been appointed Chief Executive Administrator for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) at Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI) at the University of Utah.      “Dr. Smith has been instrumental in deepening our country’s understanding of the mental health...[ Read More ]

Huntsman launches collaborative to eliminate mental health and SUD stigma nationwide

| Apr 26, 2022 | Utah

The Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI) at the University of Utah announced the launch of a nationwide “Grand Challenge” collaborative on Monday to combat mental health and substance use disorder stigma. Mark Rapaport, M.D, CEO of HMHI, recently discussed this collaborative at our 2022 Utah State of Reform Health Policy...[ Read More ]

First-of-it-kind translational research building for mental health receives full funding

| Sep 16, 2021 | Utah

Yesterday, during a meeting of the Executive Appropriations Committee of the Utah State Legislature, lawmakers unanimously approved $90 million in funding for the Utah Translational Research Building at the University of Utah Huntsman Mental Health Institute. “The Utah Translational Research Building is an incredible win for the people of Utah,”...[ Read More ]