American Heart Association Recognizes UConn John Dempsey Hospital with Gold-Level Honors
The American Heart Association (AHA) has once again recognized UConn John Dempsey Hospital for its excellence in heart attack and stroke care with gold-level honors.
UConn Health Introduces Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Dr. C.B. Sai Sudhakar brings experience building cardiothoracic surgery programs to expand UConn Health’s academic and clinical offerings in the discipline.
UConn Health Researcher Establishing Research Mentorship Program for Underrepresented Students in STEM
Kimberly Dodge-Kafka is establishing a research program to mentor students from underrepresented communities. This work will help promote diversity in the biomedical sciences.
UConn Researcher Evaluating an Intervention to Keep Young Adults Engaged in Substance Use Treatment
UConn researcher Kristyn Zajac is studying the feasibility of an innovative intervention that uses peers supports to help keep young adults engaged in substance use treatment.
Veteran Saves Fellow Veteran from Deadly Heart Attack
A heartwarming Memorial Day story of an Army Veteran turned paramedic saving another Army Veteran's life from the most dangerous type of heart attack.
Avoid the ‘Double Jeopardy’ of COVID-19 if You Have a Preexisting Condition Like Heart Disease
Find out why Dr. Bruce T. Liang, director of UConn Health’s Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center, is advising older adults and those with preexisting conditions like heart disease to take strict precautions against COVID-19 and get vaccinated once eligible.
How to Maintain your Cardiovascular Health to Prevent Both Heart Attack and Stroke
February is Heart Month. But did you know that maintaining your overall cardiovascular health prevents both heart attack and stroke? UConn Today sat down with Neurologist Dr. Gracia Mui, co-director of the Stroke Program at UConn Health, to learn just what we can do daily to lower both our overall heart disease and stroke risk factors.