School of Dental Medicine

Dr. Reza Kazemi (seated in foreground), associate professor of operative dentistry and reconstructive sciences, demonstrates a dental technique to second-year dental student Jenna Marcinczyk (standing) in the Joseph E. Grasso Dental Simulation Lab. (Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health Photo)

UConn School of Dental Medicine Wins Prestigious Gies Award

The Gies Awards are among the preeminent national awards in the field of dental education.

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.

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.

Promise of Personalized Medicine in Dentistry Embraces Team Approach

Dentistry ties into what’s known as “systemic health.” Dr. R. Lamont MacNeil, dean of the UConn School of Dental Medicine, shares his perspective on the future of health care.

Detail of the Outpatient Pavilion at UConn Health in Farmington, showing 'UConn.' (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

School of Medicine to Launch New Curriculum in 2016

The new curriculum is designed to take into account developments in healthcare, information technology, and adult learning theory.

The promise of personalized medicine in dentistry embraces the team approach. (Shutterstock Photo)

Promise of Personalized Medicine in Dentistry Embraces Team Approach

The dean of the School of Dental Medicine discusses anticipated changes in dentistry as health care evolves toward a more personalized model.

UConn medical student Devorah Donnell, center, and her parents celebrate her matching to the Tufts/Cambridge Health Alliance Family Medicine Residency Program in Boston, her first choice. (Chris DeFrancesco/UConn Health Photo)

UConn Medical and Dental Students Make Their Match

Almost all of UConn's soon-to-be doctors and dentists matched to a residency program for the next phase of their careers, and many secured their top choice.

Popular Cosmetic Fix May Threaten Bone Density

A UConn oral radiologist says the off-label use of Botox to treat jaw pain appears to have a dangerous side effect.

Skeletal, Craniofacial and Oral Biology Symposium

UConn Health’s federally-funded grant to train people for careers in Skeletal, Craniofacial and Oral Biology (SCOB) research sponsored its annual capstone symposium last month. Seventeen trainees presented their research findings on topics including how bone, cartilage and teeth develop; genetics; biomechanics/biomaterials; and regeneration of diseased or damaged tissues. Linda Strausbaugh, professor of molecular and cell […]