School of Medicine
UConn Making Future Careers in Primary Care Possible
This Thanksgiving UConn-trained future primary care physicians are sharing their gratitude for the Primary Care Incentive and Scholarship Program. "This program is the ultimate way for UConn and our medical trainees to give back to Connecticut,” shares Dr. Anton M. Alerte, associate dean for primary care at UConn School of Medicine.
Researchers Improve Efficacy and Efficiency of CRISPR Diagnostic Technology
By leveraging a unique, competitive reaction between two different crRNAs, researchers simplify CRISPR technology, making it a more effective tool for sensitive nucleic acid detection
UConn Health Employees Named 2023 Connecticut Healthcare Heroes
Marina Creed, APRN and Barbara Pelletier, PA have both been prestigiously named 2023 Healthcare Heroes by the Hartford Business Journal.
CIPEH Holds Interprofessional Education Welcome Event
Students were able to learn about the skill sets, roles, and responsibilities of the various participating professions and many were surprised with what they discovered
Researchers Heal Heavy Metal Poisoning from Implants
Breakthrough could be boon for those with hip or knee replacements
Dr. Linda Sprague Martinez Named Director of the Health Disparities Institute at UConn Health
The Health Disparities Institute at UConn Health is now led by Director Dr. Linda Sprague Martinez, also a newly appointed affiliate faculty member in the UConn School of Social Work.
Connecticut Women of Innovation® Honors Dr. Laurie Caines of UConn Health
Dr. Laurie Caines was awarded for her academic innovation and leadership at the 18th annual Women of Innovation® awards of the Connecticut Technology Council.
EPA Testing Shows the Power of DIY Air Filters to Trap Viruses
The results are in: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency research testing of do-it-yourself ‘Corsi-Rosenthal Box’ indoor air filters shows they are 99% effective in removing airborne virus. The 'Owl Force One' device tested by the EPA was built by UConn Indoor Air Quality Initiative researchers with Middletown, Connecticut public school children.
Society of Internists Invites Dr. Jaclyn Olsen Jaeger
UConn Center on Aging physician elected fellow of the American College of Physicians
UConn Health Nurse Beats Breast Cancer and Reminds Others to Get Their Mammogram
Shannon Egan, a nurse in the Internal Medicine Unit at UConn Health beat breast cancer because she found it early and now she advocates for others to make sure they get their annual mammogram. Early detection saves lives.