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Botox Injections for Chronic Headaches

Read this Q & A article to learn more from UConn Health experts Dr. Bernardo Rodrigues, Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center; and Elaine Cournean, APRN, Director of the Supportive Care and Planning Clinic who is a Botox specialist.

UConn Students Striking Out Health Inequity by Screening Patients for Social Determinants of Health

Find out how two UConn medical students are helping lead more than 100 other UConn student volunteers to together lower patients' risks of any potential health inequities due to social determinants of health.

Once-a-Day Pills for Sickle Cell Changing Young Woman’s Life

World Sickle Cell Disease Day is June 19. Learn how the advanced clinical care and research of Dr. Biree Andemariam and her New England Sickle Cell Institute at UConn Health are changing sickle cell patients' daily lives.

Largest Research Grant in UConn History Awarded by the National Science Foundation

The largest grant in UConn’s history awarded to the UConn School of Medicine will create a Network for Advanced NMR, a powerful method for analyzing molecules.

A doctor, a medical student, and a young patient together in an examination room. The UConn CLIC program has been connecting medical students with community providers for 25 years.

 Early Clinical Care is a Cornerstone of UConn Medical School Curriculum

Giving medical students early experience with patients in clinical settings

2021 Top Doctors Named by Connecticut Magazine

See which 43 UConn Health physicians have been named 2021 Top Doctors by Connecticut Magazine. Plus, read more about four UConn Health doctors and their additional unique talents beyond their daily practice of medicine.

Brandy Compton, with her son Jermaine.

Life of Young Mom with Sickle Cell Disease Improved by New Drug

Patients at UConn Health's New England Sickle Cell Institute have a range of advanced health management options available to them

Veteran Saves Fellow Veteran from Deadly Heart Attack

A heartwarming Memorial Day story of an Army Veteran turned paramedic saving another Army Veteran's life from the most dangerous type of heart attack.

Children 12-15 Years Old Can Now Get the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Th FDA has just expanded the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children 12-15 years of age. Learn more about what parents really need to know when it comes to the vaccine from UConn School of Medicine pediatrician Jody Terranova, DO.

Historic 50th Commencement for UConn Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine

UConn Health's 50th Commencement was held on May 8 for its new physicians, dentists, and scientists graduating from across UConn School of Medicine, UConn School of Dental Medicine, and its UConn Graduate School programs.