Congratulations to Kathy Sward!!

University of Utah Presidential Scholar 

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U Presidential Scholars named

Four University of Utah faculty members have been named Presidential Scholars, an award that honors extraordinary research and academic efforts of early to mid-career faculty. The award provides these talented faculty with financial backing to support their scholarly, teaching and/or research initiatives.

The recipients are Anil Seth, associate professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy; Jorge Contreras, professor, S.J. Quinney College of Law; Kathy Sward, associate professor, College of Nursing; and Micah Drummond, associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training in the College of Health.

“These scholars exemplify the high caliber work taking place at the University of Utah,” said Dan Reed, senior vice president for Academic Affairs. “They are outstanding scholars, educators and members of our faculty. We are delighted to honor them and fortunate to have them working at the U.”



Welcome to the UNIN website

UNIN was formed in 1996 to provide a network for healthcare informaticists in Utah and the Intermountain area.  Membership is open to all who have interest in the field of healthcare informatics.  Our membership represents many area health care institutions, universities, and businesses.

Current UNIN Goals

1. Continue to support/encourage member publications.

  • Increase visibility of publications and presentations among the group
  • Showcase member publications at meetings and in newsletter

2. Communications

  • Newsletter
  • Share announcements from AMIA, HIMSS.
  • Distribute calls for abstracts, dates for meetings, and similar announcements

3. Membership participation

  • Increase awareness among students and new employees
  • Reach outside of our current membership with communications
  • Explore funding options that will support broader participation


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