Christopher DeFrancesco '95 (CLAS)

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Giant Magnet Installed … Through the Roof

Getting the main component of an NMR spectrometer into the Health Center building was a challenge.

Saturday’s Scholars

Health Center's Saturday Academy helps high school students start their UConn careers.

Health Center Physician Leads Effort to Save Whale

Dr. Andre Kaplan headed a team that successfully performed dialysis on a whale with kidney failure.

Class of 2010: Charles Brown, MPH, Graduate School

MPH graduate Charles Brown chose UConn because of its public health emphasis on applied practice.

Hypertension Expert Explores ‘Risk of Waking Up’

Dr. William White has written about the increase in blood pressure that occurs when a person awakes.

Health Center Starts Adult Sickle Cell Program

Until now there were few options for the care of adults with this hereditary blood disorder.

Health Center Leading New Mentoring Program

The program aims to provide adult role models for children whose parents are in prison.

Laurencin Honored by President Obama

The dean of the Medical School has earned a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.

Health Center’s New CT Scanner Offers Quicker, More Accurate Images

A gift from longtime UConn supporters Carole and Ray Neag has enabled the Health Center to invest in a new scanner.

UConn Medical Student is ‘Next Top Doc’

Medical student Dan Henderson signed up for a radio quiz show and earned the title Next Top Doc.