Carolyn Pennington

UConn Health Minute: Cranial Nerve and Brainstem Disorder Program

October 22, 2020

Cranial nerve and brainstem disorders are complex and can be hard to diagnose. As Dr. Daniel Roberts explains, New England’s first Cranial Nerve and Brainstem Disorder Program brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts to streamline diagnosis and care for patients with such difficult conditions.

UConn Health Minute: Benign Breast Disease

October 8, 2020

When it comes to breast health – cancer is not the only concern. Many women suffer from benign breast diseases that can cause discomfort or pain and need treatment. Some of these conditions can increase the risk of breast cancer and need to be closely monitored. UConn Health has a unique specialist, Ob/Gyn Dr. Dana […]

UConn Health Minute: Flu Season during COVID-19

September 24, 2020

As if the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t bad enough, the flu season is not far away. How severe will the flu season be as it converges with the COVID-19 outbreak? What can we do to prepare? UConn Health’s infectious disease specialist Dr. David Banach discusses the best defense against influenza, which also may protect against coronavirus. […]

UConn Health Minute: Solving Swallowing Disorders

September 10, 2020

More than 15 million Americans have a swallowing disorder. Swallowing problems may be temporary, or they may be an indication of a serious medical problem. UConn Health’s new Esophageal Disease Center is an alliance of specialists equipped to diagnose and treat these types of digestive system disorders.

UConn Health Minute: OB/GYN Minimally Invasive Surgery

August 27, 2020

Find out how a preschool teacher suffering from endometriosis was able to return to her students faster and with less pain after she had surgery performed by UConn Health’s Dr. Danielle Luciano using minimally invasive techniques.  

UConn Health Minute: Treating Varicose Veins

August 13, 2020

Whether it’s for cosmetic reasons or you’re tired of the pain and discomfort caused by varicose veins, UConn Health’s vascular specialists offer the latest treatments to vanquish varicose and spider veins. Learn how one of those treatments – endovenous laser therapy – was successfully used to treat the painful and large veins of a local […]

Welcome Medical and Dental Class of 2024

August 13, 2020

First-year medical and dental students arrived on the UConn Health campus for orientation this week. While this year is different because of COVID-19 precautions (staggered arrival times, social distancing, and receiving face shields along with their traditional stethoscopes) – the energy and excitement of incoming students was very much the same.

UConn Health Minute: Teledermatology

July 30, 2020

UConn Health dermatology offers teledermatology services for their patients. This “virtual care” is just like an in-office appointment with the dermatologists you trust but from the safety and comfort of your home.

UConn Health Minute: Beating Back Pain

July 16, 2020

Most people suffer from neck or back pain at some point in their lives. UConn Health’s Comprehensive Spine Center offers patients a variety of treatment options thanks to its multidisciplinary approach.

UConn Health Minute: COVID-19 – Beware of Misinformation

April 23, 2020

Misinformation about the coronavirus is circulating widely online which can lead to risky or harmful actions. Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at UConn Health, Dr. Kevin Dieckhaus, says make sure your information is from trusted sources.

UConn Health Minute: COVID-19 Precautions

April 8, 2020

The news surrounding COVID-19 seems to be ever-changing. UConn Health’s Chief of Infectious Diseases, Dr. Kevin Dieckhaus, offers some precautionary reminders as the coronavirus pandemic continues.