Jennifer Walker

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UConn Health Helps Distribute More COVID Vaccines throughout the State

UConn Health is helping provide access to State of CT residents to obtain COVID-19 vaccines by partnering with UConn to open more community clinics and with FEMA and the State to provide vaccines through the FEMA Mobile Vaccine Unit later this month.

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgical Division at UConn Health Helping Heal Those With Endometriosis

Dr. Amanda Ulrich is the newest member of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgical Division (MIGS) at UConn Health’s Women Center. The team focuses on the care and treatment of women with endometriosis, uterine fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, infertility, chronic pelvic pain, and all gynecologic conditions.

Death of ‘Black Panther’ Star Sheds Light on Young Adults’ Colon Cancer Risks

In a year marked by painful losses, movie fans have another reason to grieve: Chadwick Boseman, the star of the popular film "Black Panther," died Aug. 28 at age 43, following a four-year battle with colon cancer. Boseman was among a growing number of young adults to be diagnosed with colon cancer, a condition once regarded as an older person’s disease.

Early COVID Patient at UConn Health Gets Life Back a Year Later

'One day I was a healthy 47-year-old, then it all happened so suddenly.'

Advances in IVF May Make Triplets an Anomaly

Regina Leonard underwent In Vitro Fertilization at the Center for Reproductive Services which resulted in a beautiful set of triplets, born at UConn Health who are now graduating from high school. Over a decade of advancements has changed IVF which may make the birth of triplets scarce.

Pregnant ICU Patient Recovers from COVID-19

It was the scariest time of her life for Melissa Vicchitto as she fought COVID-19 in the ICU to save herself and her unborn baby.

Five Stars for Team Based Approach to Patient Care

Avon Health Center, a member of the UConn John Dempsey Hospital preferred post-acute care network, is in the top 2% of skilled nursing facilities (SNF) in the country, receiving 5 stars in all 4 categories from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

National Awards for UConn Health Faculty

This winter UConn Health and its faculty have been applauded on the national stage for their accomplishments. 

The Brain and Spine Institute at UConn Health

UConn Health has brought together our world-renowned experts from neurology, neurosurgery, spine surgery, non-operative spine care, and radiology to offer comprehensive, personalized care at The Brain and Spine Institute at UConn Health.

UConn Health Helped Us Achieve Our Dream

Approximately one in eight couples are affected by infertility in the United States. That’s about 6.7 million people each year who have trouble conceiving.  Kristen Ritchie and her husband, Todd, of Southington, were one of these couples. Blessed with their first son, Nolan, in 2016 their journey for a second child began six months after […]