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Utah Crisis Line sees increase in call volume in first week of 988 service

| Aug 2, 2022 | Utah

The Huntsman Mental Health Institute at the University of Utah (HMHI) reported a 36% increase in daily average calls to its Utah Crisis Line in the first week after 988 launched (July 16-July 23).     Utah joined the rest of the country on July 16th in operationalizing the 988...[ Read More ]

University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute again ranked among the best nationally for cancer care

, | Jul 29, 2022 | Utah

U.S. News and World Report announced its list of the top cancer programs in the nation and Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah was recognized again as one of the best in the country, ranking 33rd for cancer care.     For the 2022-2023 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide. Huntsman...[ Read More ]

University of Utah Health: New COVID-19 antibody test helps keep track of immunity to variants

| Jul 20, 2022 | Utah

The experts agree — the pandemic is not over. Infections are ticking up again, fueled by new variants our immune systems are ill prepared for.     That’s according to a study which found that the antibodies generated in people who were vaccinated and/or recovered from COVID-19 prior to 2022...[ Read More ]

U of U panel discusses the need for greater inclusivity in health care spaces for the LGBTQIA+ community

| Jun 29, 2022 | Utah

The University of Utah Health’s (U of U Health) Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI) held a panel on Wednesday discussing the ways HMHI and U of U Health are advancing health equity and provider competency for the LGBTQIA+ affirming care for the community. The panel included Anna Docherty, PhD, a...[ 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 ]

University of Utah Health conducting antibody testing at ARUP Laboratories

Michael Goldberg | May 15, 2020 | Utah

University of Utah Health announced this week that it is conducting COVID-19 antibody testing through ARUP Laboratories. The ARUP test is called the COVID-19 IgG, by ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay). The test evaluates serum from a blood draw. In outlining how the test works, the University of Utah said that...[ Read More ]