Carechex 2023 Awards

UConn John Dempsey Hospital Recognized for Medical Excellence with National CareChex® Awards

Five national 2023 CareChex® Awards honor UConn's medical excellence in coronary bypass surgery and neurological care.

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Dr. Neha Prakash Named ‘Outstanding Young Physician’

Connecticut Association of Physicians of Indian Origin recognizes neurologist who established UConn Health’s normal pressure hydrocephalus clinic

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3 UConn Health Nurses Recognized for Outstanding Care

Fourth presentation of the Dr. Richard Simon Excellence in Clinical Neurosciences Award

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Beating Two Brain Aneurysms Thanks to UConn Health

UConn Health’s elite level of expertise in complex neurosurgical cases helps a patient recover from a ruptured aneurysm and positions her to survive a second aneurysm

UConn Health Minute: Living with Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is typically diagnosed in young adulthood so patients experience changing symptoms as they age. Neurologist Hamza Coban explains that as a designated Center for Comprehensive MS Care, UConn Health is uniquely qualified to help patients as they progress with this disease.

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Consortium Scholarship for Stroke Clinical Program Coordinator

Recognized for her leadership building UConn Health’s stroke program, Jennifer Sposito will apply the Capital Area Health Consortium’s T. Stewart Hamilton Scholarship to her pursuit of a doctorate in nursing leadership.

COVID-Stroke Link Goes Back to 2020 UConn Health Biopsy

It is widely accepted that COVID-19 can increase the risk of stroke, even in those who otherwise normally would not be in a higher-risk group. One of the first pieces of scientific evidence of that association comes from a UConn Health case, explained in the journal "Operative Neurosurgery."

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High Honors for Kidney Failure, Stroke Care at UConn Health

U.S. News & World Report Names UConn John Dempsey Hospital a ‘High Performing’ Hospital for stroke and kidney failure.

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More American Heart Association Gold for UConn Stroke Care

For a sixth consecutive year, the UConn Health Stroke Center earns the American Heart Association’s highest distinction: “Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus.”

BE FAST – When it Comes to a Stroke

Know the warning signs and symptoms of stroke so that you can act fast if you or someone you know might be having a stroke. The chances of survival are greater when emergency treatment begins quickly.