Christopher DeFrancesco '95 (CLAS)

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LGBTQ+ Collection Now at UConn Health Sciences Library

With a federal grant intended to amplify diverse voices, the library adds more than 60 titles focusing on the LGBTQ+ experience.

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More American Heart Association Gold for UConn Stroke Care

For a sixth consecutive year, the UConn Health Stroke Center earns the American Heart Association’s highest distinction: “Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus.”

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Getting Injured Athletes Back in the Game

The UConn Institute for Sports Medicine offers return-to-play training to help athletes come back from their injuries safely and confidently

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Consortium Honors 4 From UConn Health

The Capital Area Health Consortium recognizes two residents, Drs. Meghana Singh and Nancy Presnick, for their work in the community, honors Dr. Scott Allen for his distinguished service, and awards a scholarship to Mariam Zacharias, who’s studying to become a nurse practitioner.

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Podcast: Cycling Coast to Coast to Help Kids

A UConn dental student and two medical students are spending their last free summer pedaling cross-country to raise money for the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. Hear their thoughts from the day before they left in early June.

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Opening Doors to More Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

The UConn Health Graduate School is working to widen the pipeline to attract more students from historically underrepresented groups to study — and stay in — the biomedical sciences.

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Electronic Health Record Coming to UConn Health’s NICU

The Connecticut Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UConn Health is switching to the Epic electronic health record system June 28, enabling improved communication, quality, and safety.

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National Accolade for UConn Health’s Dr. Lauren Geaney

American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society recognizes UConn Orthopaedic Residency Program director for her leadership in breaking down gender barriers.

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Podcast: Pandemic Challenges to Women’s Health

Dr. Shontreal Cooper, UConn Health maternal-fetal medicine physician, shares her observations on women's health over the course of the pandemic.

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Tech-assisted Spine Surgery Likened to ‘X-Ray Vision’

UConn Health’s leadership in minimally invasive spine surgery continues with central Connecticut’s first ‘augmented reality’ procedure.