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UConn Health Southington

UConn Health Southington Teams with Main Street Community Foundation to Pilot Free Parent Group Sessions to Improve Mental Health of Parents and Children During COVID-19 Pandemic

The new Child and Family Development Program at UConn Health Southington is already helping Southington parents cope and to learn parenting skills to assist them and their children experiencing elevated stress levels and mental health needs during COVID-19.

Dr. Laurencin with St. Lucia Prime Minister

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Meets with St. Lucia Prime Minister to Review Progress of UConn-St. Lucia Cooperation Agreement

This January UConn's Dr. Cato T. Laurencin visited St. Lucia where he bestowed the first struck medal Cato T. Laurencin Regenerative Engineering Founder’s Award to St. Lucia's Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre in honorary recognition of his support of regenerative engineering in the country.

Press conference at UConn Health

Parents: Keep Marijuana Edibles Out of Your Child’s Reach

With the recent legalization of recreational marijuana in Connecticut, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, and the Connecticut Poison Control Center at UConn Health are calling on parents and family members to protect kids from the dangers of accidentally ingesting edible marijuana.

Learn CPR. It Saved Larry’s Life.

Larry Friel's new mission in life is spreading the importance of lifesaving CPR to others. Find out more about his cardiac arrest survival story thanks to a bystander's help and where you can learn CPR.

Mapping Center cells

UConn Center on Aging to Transform our Understanding of Cellular Senescence in Human Aging with NIH-Funded Tissue Mapping Center Discoveries

The journal Nature Aging has highlighted the new NIH-funded SenNet Consortium that includes an NIH Common Fund U54 Tissue Mapping Center at UConn Health/JAX to better understand senescent cells which underlie aging and chronic disease development.

Kirk Valencis and his wife Dawn

Home for the Holidays: Massive Heart Attack Survivor Makes Miraculous Recovery at UConn Health

Thanks to a miracle on Farmington Avenue at UConn Health, Kirk Valencis will be spending Christmas with his family in Bristol

Grateful to Be a Nurse at UConn Health: “I Love It!”

Meet Lauren Piro, a Labor and Delivery nurse at UConn Health, who epitomizes gratitude.

Dr. Binsheng Wang of the UConn Center on Aging

UConn Center on Aging Postdoctoral Fellow Awarded by the American Federation for Aging Research

Dr. Binsheng Wang is just one of nine postdoctoral fellows to be selected nationally for this prestigious grant award.

Sara and Esther

A Hanukkah Miracle of Survival for Mom and Newborn at UConn Health

“The quality of care I got at UConn Health is the reason why I am alive. If I wasn’t treated at UConn Health, I would have died,” says Sara Farber who just named her new daughter on December 18, the first day of Hanukkah.

Dr. Leo Wolansky at UConn Health

UConn Radiology Chair Dr. Leo Wolansky Wins Best Abstract Award at the Radiologic Society of North America Annual Meeting

Dr. Leo Wolansky is the 2022 Kuo York Chynn Foundation Award recipient for the best abstract in neuroradiology research at RSNA 2022, one of the largest medical meetings in the world.