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New CEO chosen for Huntsman Mental Health Institute, which will research anxiety and the genetics of suicide

Nov 17, 2020 - The Salt Lake Tribune
Board and Executive Moves

The new CEO named Monday to lead a first-of-its-kind mental health institute at the University of Utah said it is beyond time to start addressing and solving “these frequently ignored challenges.”

Dr. Mark Rapaport, a nationally recognized clinician who has spent his career studying the brain, will now take the helm of the Huntsman Mental Health Institute. His first priority, he said, will be improving public awareness of mental illness. Particularly in Utah, he added, that will includ...