FY 2016 Appropriation

The Health Sciences line item is the funding stream for the funds that flow to health-related programs at the University, including cancer research at the Huntsman Cancer Institute and medical education.

Funding History
Appropriation Overview

During the 2015 General Session, the Legislature appropriated for Fiscal Year 2016, $10,562,100 from all sources for Health Sciences. This is a 0 percent change from Fiscal Year 2015 revised estimated amounts from all sources. The total includes $1,762,100 from the General/Education Funds, a change of 0 percent from revised Fiscal Year 2015 estimates.

Appropriation Adjustments

In addition to statewide compensation and internal service fund cost increases, the following appropriation adjustments were made during the 2015 General Session:


Funding to Research Laboratories, Funding to Clinical Laboratories, Funding to General Research

State funding to the Health Sciences line item is used for Research Laboratories, Clinical/Translational Laboratories, and General Research.

University of Utah Health Sciences

University of Utah Health Sciences

University of Utah Health Sciences

During the 2011 General Session, the Legislature approved the consolidation of funding for Health Sciences at the University of Utah. The funding had previously been appropriated to the University's Education and General budget and to the Department of Community and Culture. The FY 2015 funding includes $4.3 million from the General Fund ($1.8 million ongoing and $2.5 million one-time), $4.8 million from the Cigarette Tax Restricted Account, and $4 million from the Tobacco Settlement Restricted Account.

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COBI contains unaudited data as presented to the Legislature by state agencies at the time of publication. For audited financial data see the State of Utah's Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports.