||HEALTH SCIENCES REPORT UNIVERSITY OF UTAH Vol. 27, No. 3 Published by the Office of Public Affairs, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132. Telephone 801- 581- 7387. Articles may be reprinted with permission. University of Utah Health Sciences School of Medicine College of Pharmacy College of Nursing College of Health University Hospitals & Clinics University of Utah Medical Group Eccles Institute of Human Genetics Huntsman Cancer Institute John A. Moran Eye Center Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Editor: Susan Sample Editorial Consultant: Anne Brillinger Contributing Writers: Cindy Fazzi, Phil Sahm Photographers: Sean Graff; Tim Kelly; Steve Leitch, Medical Graphics and Photography Visit the University of Utah Health Sciences Center Web site at: uuhsc. utah. edu. UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HEALTH SCIENCES R E P O R T FEATURES Diving Deep 10 College of Pharmacy researchers plumb the world's oceans to discover anticancer drugs in sponges, ascidians, and mollusks. Orthopedics on the Move 14 The U of U is the only institution in the Intermountain West offering orthopedic care in all eight subspecialty areas- and a new center to open in 2004. Coleman Laid the Groundwork 18 The integrity and compassion of Sherman S. Coleman, M. D., form the foundation of the U Department of Orthopedics. Welcome to the South Main Clinic 24 See for yourself in this photo essay: the patients are grateful and the staff is happy to serve them at this unique collaboration between the U School of Medicine and Salt Lake Valley Health Department. DEPARTMENTS Headlines 2 Research Update 5 People 8 Research in Brief 28 Gift of Health 30 Contributions expedite Moran Eye Center construction; University Hospital acquires a 3T scanner; and the College of Nursing offers new scholarships. Opinion 33 Will medical savings accounts save you money? Two College of Nursing researchers share their findings. HEADLINES m A. Lorris Betz, M. D., Ph. D. David J. Bjorkman, M. D., M. S. P. H. Betz Named Interim U President, Bjorkman to Lead Medical School A. Lorris Betz, M. D., Ph. D., was named interim president of the University of Utah, and David J. Bjorkman, M. D., M. S. P. H., interim dean of the School of Medicine, effective Jan. 1,2004.