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New ED Design Enhances Patient Flow

The new Emergency Department of the new tower of UConn John Dempsey Hospital set to open at the end of April will feature a layout designed to optimize patient flow.

Clock set at 2 a.m. about to be moved ahead by one hour at the start of daylight savings time. (iStock Photo)

Get Ready to ‘Spring Ahead’ for Daylight Saving Time

Sleep expert Daniel McNally of UConn Health offers tips for surviving the switch to daylight savings time with a minimum of sleep-deprivation.

Deep Breath patient Andree Dennis-Gervais in the Simulation Room at UConn Health, undergoes training to use goggles in the CT scanner. She recently finished radiation treatment for cancer at UConn Health recently. (Lauren Woods/UConn Health Photo)

The Power of a Deep Breath

A new breathing technique served to protect the heart of a UConn Health breast cancer patient during radiation treatment after successful surgery.

Recent additions to UConn Health faculty

Recent Additions to UConn Health Faculty

Several clinical providers and researchers recently joined the team at UConn Health.

From Student to Resident to Faculty, UConn Health Dermatologist Home-Grown

UConn Health dermatologist Mona Shahriari completed her entire academic career and most of her postdoctoral training as a Husky.

Nursing professor Angela Starkweather at the School of Nursing, with a sensory analysis test underway in the background, on March 1, 2016. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Understanding Pain, from Cells to Systems

A new center at UConn is devoted to finding answers to chronic pain.

Strober and Kels AAD award March 3

UConn Health Dermatologists Honored by the American Academy of Dermatology

Two UConn Health dermatologists, Dr. Bruce Strober and Dr. Jane Grant-Kels, were honored by the leadership of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) on March 3.

A tablet with the word colonoscopy, and a stethoscope. (Shutterstock Photo)

Colorectal Cancer: Screening Can Save Your Life

During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, UConn Health gastroenterologist Dr. Ethan Bortniker says screening can significantly lower your risk.

Operating room in new tower at UConn Health.

New State-of-the-Art Operating Rooms at UConn John Dempsey Hospital

The new tower opening on April 29 at UConn John Dempsey Hospital will be home to an impressive, state-of-the-art operating suite. By opening day, 10 of the tower’s new spacious operating rooms will be open for business.

Rheumatologist Dr. Naomi Rothfield, front row center, with the first class of medical students at UConn Health, then known as the UConn Health Center.

A Half-Century of Progress at UConn Health

Rheumatologist Dr. Naomi Rothfield retires this month from UConn Health, where she has been described as 'a legend in the field of medicine.'