Christopher DeFrancesco '95 (CLAS)


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Dr. Fuller outside an International Medical Corps medical tent

A View from the Ground in Quake-Ravaged Haiti

Dr. Robert Fuller, UConn Health’s chair of emergency medicine, recently returned from a deployment to Haiti with the International Medical Corps

Dr. Fuller outside an International Medical Corps medical tent

View From the Ground in Quake-Ravaged Haiti

Dr. Robert Fuller, UConn Health’s chair of emergency medicine, is back after spending three weeks in Haiti running a medical clinic and preparing local providers to sustain it.

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Spotlight on Services: Medical Ultrasound

Sonographers at UConn Health describe their roles and how their work in diagnostic imaging fits in to the larger health care picture. October is Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month.

Dr. Zachary Maass on the football sideline

Woodstock Academy Enlists UConn Sports Medicine Expertise

Athletes have access to sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists and other kinesiology specialists

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Biomedical Science Research Day Goes Hybrid

More than 130 joined a limited in-person group in UConn Health's academic rotunda for the 38th annual Biomedical Science Program Graduate Student Research Day.

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Podcast: COVID and Older Adults‘ Resiliency

UConn Health's psychiatry chair and a medical student who's studying how older adults are handling the pandemic with him share their observations, which may surprise you.

Accounts from Ground Zero, 20 Years Later

Two UConn Health physicians share their recollection of being part of the response to the World Trade Center site Sept. 11, 2001. Dr. Robert Fuller was the John Dempsey Hospital EMS director at the time, and Dr. Dirk Stanley was a medical student training in Brooklyn.

Dr. Joel Ferreria with his finisher medal at the iron man finish line

UConn Hand Surgeon Now Has Triathlete’s Take

Dr. Joel Ferreira’s training for and recent completion of an Ironman challenge provides added context when treating hand and wrist ailments common in cyclists.

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A Physician’s Perspective in UConn Health CIO Role

Dr. Adam Buckley was a practicing OB-GYN before switching to clinical informatics, and is now serving as UConn Health’s interim chief information officer.

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Tick-Borne Illness Still Rare Despite Greater Population

While Connecticut is seeing more ticks this summer, Dr. Henry Feder Jr. at UConn Health explains how pathogen transmission is still the path less traveled.