Community Impact

A Service Trip of a Lifetime

UConn dental faculty, residents have delivered over 800 dentures to native Americans in Alaska since 1997

Road sign indicating a hurricane warning

Prepare Now to Shelter from the Storm

From preparing as a family to how businesses can get ahead, UConn Extension has tips to help Connecticut communities ride out extreme storms safely

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UConn Health Selected by CMS to Guide an Improved Patient Experience for those Living with Dementia

UConn is first health system in Connecticut to pilot the national GUIDE Model Program for patients with dementia and their caregivers for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CT Governor Ned Lamont sits in front of US and Connecticut flags, being filmed for the documentary.

Upcoming Documentary to Showcase Connecticut’s Past, Present, and Future of Innovation

‘Innovation in Connecticut’ is a production of UConn’s Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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Capital Area Health Consortium Honors 4 UConn Health Physicians

Scholarship for Dr. Jaclyn Olsen Jaeger, 3 residents recognized for community service

Diversity banner with photo of Andre Rochester painting a mural outdoors

UConn Health’s Art Curator a Voice for Art in the Community

Andre Rochester builds on foundation of supporting local artists of color to advocate for art for all

Two instructors leading a discussion with correction workers in a classroom setting

Improving Workplace Conditions: ‘For Staff, by Staff’

UConn Health experts and correction officers advance HITEC well-being program

All in the Family

For the father of three daughters, happiness is the goal Dr. Robert Fuller has for his children as they follow in his medical career footsteps.

Long COVID word cloud on a white background.

Clearly Defining ‘Long COVID’

UConn Health Disparities Institute Director Linda Sprague Martinez contributes to consensus definition

UConn Health campus in Farmington, Connecticut. (Bret Eckhardt and Angelina Reyes/UConn)

GreenerGov CT Awards UConn Health for its Sustainability Efforts

UConn Health has been honored with the 2024 Innovation Award from GreenerGov CT, a special distinction recognizing its exceptional public sector sustainability innovation.