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UConn Professor Cato T. Laurencin Delivers the Robert A. Pritzker Distinguished Lecture Award Address at the Biomedical Engineering Society

On October 15 Dr. Cato T. Laurencin was awarded the Biomedical Engineering Society’s highest honor.

UConn’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Provides Opening Remarks at the First U.S.-Africa Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Symposium

The historic inaugural symposium was held on October 12 –14 in Nairobi, Kenya.

New TAVR Program Launched at UConn Health for Aortic Stenosis Patients

Minimally invasive Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Procedure at UConn Health is already making aortic stenosis patients at UConn Health quickly feel better

Medical Assistant Got Her Start at UConn Health

Medical Assistants Recognition Week is celebrated Oct. 17-21. Find out why UConn Health Medical Assistant Breanna McConnell loves coming to work everyday and how she 'represents the best UConn offers.'

A Fair Chance: UConn Health Joins Jobs Campaign of CT NAACP to Improve Lives of Formerly Incarcerated

“I am so proud of UConn Health, CT NAACP and our state in working together through the One Million Jobs to lift up all of our citizens who may need a helping hand and a second chance,” says Dr. Bruce T. Liang, Interim CEO of UConn Health.

Clinical Office Assistant Carries on Dad’s Work at UConn Health

“I love it here at UConn Health," says COA Maria Colan. Find out why and the special reason she's “always wanted to work here since a little girl."

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: UConn Health Pulmonologist Dr. Mario Perez

Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 to October 15. "Hispanic Heritage means feeling proud and honored to belong to a community that is willing to serve others," shares Dr. Mario Perez of UConn Health.

UConn Employee’s Family Cycling 1,300 miles to Fight Children’s Cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This month the Cook Family from Simsbury is participating in the Great Cycle Challenge USA in support of the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.

Best Paper Award Goes to UConn Plastic Surgery Chief Dr. Andrew Chen

The premier journal in plastic surgery called Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has honored UConn Health Plastic Surgery Chief Dr. Andrew Chen with a 2022 Best Paper Award.

Hope on the Horizon: Newly Introduced Bill to Congress Could Dramatically Improve Sickle Cell Patient Care Nationwide

If enacted the Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Centers Act of 2022 would expand annual funding by $535 million for sickle cell disease treatment, research and education. Read how the leadership of Dr. Biree Andemariam and her UConn Health New England Sickle Cell Institute are making a real community impact.