College of Health

Eta Phi Epsilon

Department of Health, Kinesiology, & Recreation

Eta Phi Epsilon (EPE) is the Department Student Health Honorary with a main objective of providing community service opportunities for Health Promotion and Education undergraduate students. Students are involved in activities on campus and in the community.

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SPEAK (Students Promoting Eating disorder Awareness and Knowledge)

Department of Health, Kinesiology, & Recreation

SPEAK is an acronym for Students Promoting Eating disorder Awareness and Knowledge. We are a diverse group of University of Utah students, health care professionals, and community members from many different educational backgrounds. Our mission is to promote awareness of eating disorders and body image issues through educating diverse populations, developing strategies for prevention, providing […]

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Immigration & Resettlement Fieldwork Program

Department of Occupational & Recreational Therapies

The mission of the Division of Occupational Therapy Immigration & Refugee Resettlement Fieldwork Program is to assist newly arrived immigrants, in particular those who arrived in the United States with refugee status, to successfully adapt and adjust to life in America, while providing exceptional educational opportunities to occupational therapy students in a non-traditional, community-based setting. […]

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Pediatric Internships & Volunteer Opportunities

Primary Children's Medical Center

Volunteers at Primary Children’s are an integral part of the hospital’s mission to deliver the highest quality care for children. Volunteers work in a variety of positions in patient and non-patient areas. They create many memorable experiences and the satisfaction of making a difference for patients and their families.

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Moran Eye Center Community Outreach

John A. Moran Eye Center

The Moran Eye Center offers service at three ophthalmology clinics in Utah for those of low socioeconomic background. With these new clinics, ophthalmology residents now have opportunities to see more pathology and be involved in the medical and surgical care of patients as primary providers with attending supervision.

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GHI: The Global Health Initiative

Global Health Initiative

The Global Health Initiative programs help people all over the world and here at home through medical education, economic and entrepreneurial development, disease transmission research, diagnostic tool evaluation and creation of innovative models for involvement in community projects and public health actions.

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Thailand-Burma Border Study Abroad

Division of Occupational Therapy

Students learn about the different cultures and issues related to practice as they work with organizations in this three credit hour, two-week trip. Students get the opportunity to share knowledge about western models of social work, OT, and other health practices via workshops.

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Nutrition Laboratories

Division of Nutrition

Students can be involved in lab research in several areas including nutrition biochemistry, experimental foods, nutrition physical assessment, and student assessment.

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APTA: American Physical Therapy Association

Department of Physical Therapy

APTA is a professional organization representing physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve health and quality of life by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy’s role in the nation’s health care system.

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Clinical Outcomes Research

Department of Physical Therapy

See this page for opportunities for clinical outcomes research in physical therapy.

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