Michael Good

COVID-19 guidance for the University of Utah

Dear Faculty Members, Staff, and Students, We are writing to share several important updates that affect the University of Utah community. As of today, March 3, 2020, there are no confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state of Utah. However, the nature of the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak is fluid and changing daily. As […]


Four experts on mental health sit on a panel at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. From left to right they are: moderator Kenneth Rosenburg, psychiatrist and filmmaker; James Ashworth, interim chair of the Department of Psychology at the U; Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, psychiatrist and researcher at the U; Paula Cook, addiction specialist at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute; and Christena Huntsman Durham, vice chairperson and executive vice president of the Huntsman Foundation, which recently gave an unprecedented $150 million to establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute at the U.

Destigmatizing mental illness

U of U Health partnered with Sundance for a panel of experts on the front lines of the mental illness epidemic in Utah.


Partnerships for the future

Hundreds of U students, faculty and staff attended the 2020 Silicon Slopes Tech Summit at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City.


Holiday Wishes from the U

It’s a wonderful time of the year.


$150 million commitment from Huntsman family will establish mental health institute

Historic gift will establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute with an initial focus on advancing knowledge and relieving suffering through research-informed treatment of mental illness.