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Dr. Montgomery Douglas Appointed Chair of Family Medicine at UConn Health

UConn Health has recruited leading expert, Dr. Montgomery Douglas, to serve as chair of the Department of Family Medicine and professor at UConn School of Medicine.

Leap Year baby Yuvraj Modi with his mom Shivu, dad Nish, and big sister Jahnvi at UConn John Dempsey Hospital. (Janine Gelineau/UConn Health Photo)

Leap Year Baby Born at UConn John Dempsey Hospital

The Modi family of Unionville is celebrating the arrival of baby Yuvraj 'Prince' Modi at UConn John Dempsey Hospital on Feb. 29.


American Urological Association to Honor Dr. Peter C. Albertsen

Dr. Peter C. Albertsen, professor in the Department of Surgery and chief of the Division of Urology at UConn Health, will be the recipient of the 2016 Eugene Fuller Triennial Prostate Award by The American Urological Association (AUA).

Dr. Bruce Strober

Dr. Bruce Strober Appointed Chair of Dermatology at UConn Health

Bruce E. Strober, M.D., Ph.D. is the newly appointed chair of the Department of Dermatology at UConn Health and professor of dermatology at UConn School of Medicine.

Laurencin Elected to Chinese Academy of Engineering

UConn’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin has been elected a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).

Reading echocardiography images is one way Dr. Agnes Kim monitors cancer survivors' risk for heart disease as part of UConn Health's Cardio-Oncology Program. (Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health Photo)

Protecting Your Heart During Cancer Care

A UConn Health specialist discusses possible risks to the heart from cancer treatment, and ways patients can protect their heart.

CICATS Celebrates Excellence in Research

CICATS Celebrates Excellence in Research

The Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (CICATS) celebrated at UConn Health the research excellence of its collaborative research teams called Core Interest Groups (CIGs).

Reinhard Laubenbacher

Laubenbacher Named Editor-in-Chief of Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

Dr. Reinhard Laubenbacher of UConn Health and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine has been named an editor-in-chief of the Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, the official journal of the Society for Mathematical Biology.

Cardiologist Dr. Joyce Meng, left, with heart attack survivor Cris Muscara. (Lauren Woods/UConn Health Photo)

Woman Survives Heart Attack – Through Wrist

UConn Health patient Cris Muscara was successfully diagnosed and treated for a blocked artery with a heart procedure through her wrist.

Dr. Robert Trestman

Trestman Wins the 2016 Manfred S. Guttmacher Award

Dr. Robert L. Trestman of UConn Health will be honored for his outstanding contributions to the literature of forensic psychiatry by the American Psychiatric Association, its Council on Psychiatry and Law, and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL).