School of Medicine

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Dr. Laurencin Receives National Medal of Technology & Innovation

The White House honored Dr. Cato Laurencin of UConn and UConn Health on May 19, as a recipient of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the nation's highest honor for technological achievement.

UConn Medical, Dental Students Collect Winter Clothing for Patients in Need

UConn medical and dental students collected 45 bags of items donated from the UConn Health community for men, women, and children receiving psychiatric services in the Greater Hartford community.

Cancer Survivor Surprised with Tea Party ‘Fit for a Queen’

Cancer survivor Gladys Monti was recently honored with a tea party “fit for a queen” at UConn Health’s Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center.

UConn Health Orthopaedic Surgeon Pays It Forward

UConn Health orthopaedic spine surgeon Isaac Moss recently returned from a five-day mission trip to a hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, where he saw patients, operated, and taught the hospital’s orthopaedic surgeons to perform the most straightforward to the most complicated spinal surgeries.

A medical student checks a patient's blood pressure during a visit to Uganda. (UConn Photo)

UConn in Uganda

UConn Health medical student Ryan Duggan was part of a team that traveled to Uganda to help provide medical care and learn about tropical diseases.

Dr. Tessa Balach speaks with a patient. (Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health Photo)

From Tool Kits to Surgical Tools: Dr. Tessa Balach

Starting as a child helping her dad fix things, UConn Health’s Tessa Balach found her niche as an orthopedic oncologist.

Dr. Pramod Srivastava

Dr. Pramod Srivastava Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Pramod K. Srivastava of UConn Health has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for his long-standing inventions in the area of cancer immunotherapy including a promising vaccine for ovarian cancer.

Connecticut state legislators listen as medical student Samantha Lee uses the Anatomage, virtual anatomy table, during a tour of the the recently renovated research and academic facilities at UConn Health. (Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health)

UConn Health Briefing for Lawmakers

University leadership updated state lawmakers Monday afternoon on Bioscience Connecticut and gave them a campus tour of UConn Health.

UConn Health Honors Its Own

UConn Health’s recognition program, supported by the Human Resources Department, recently hosted a variety of successful events including the Dr. Peter J. Deckers Employee Appreciation Award and the annual celebration of employee years of service.

Prestigious Fellowship, Grant for UConn Health Postdoc

UConn Health postdoctoral fellow Leslie Caromile is celebrating two major accomplishments - a prestigious fellowship and NIH grant funding for her prostate cancer research.