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Radenka Maric, UConn's 17th President.

UConn Names Radenka Maric as 17th President

Maric, previously vice president for research, innovation, and entrepreneurship, has served as interim president since Feb. 1

Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Discovered During Visit to Emergency Department for a Cough

As we round out Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, we spoke with our experts in this area about the difficulty in diagnosing ovarian cancer early and Sharon Johnson about her diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer at UConn Health.

Surgeon in surgical setting

Nuances of Prostate Cancer Detection

Multiparametric MRI may not definitively identify or rule out prostate cancer, but it often tells us enough to inform a treatment course and can help reduce the need for biopsy in some men, as UConn Health’s Dr. Benjamin Ristau explains.

Stroke folders and labels at the Emergency Department at UConn Health in Farmington.

A Different Kind of Therapy for Stroke

A promising research path that could one day yield major benefits for future

UConn Health Minute: Diagnosing GERD

Up to 20% of Americans have gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD. Symptoms vary so diagnosing GERD accurately can be challenging. The director of UConn Health’s Esophageal Diseases Center, Dr. Houman Rezaizadeh, says the Bravo test can help pinpoint what’s going on and lead to appropriate, pain-relieving therapy.

Two doctors in discussion on hospital floor

Physician Returns With Elite Training in Challenging Infections

Two years after completing an internal medicine residency at UConn Health, Dr. David Fraulino is back, now as a faculty physician, bringing specialized expertise in especially difficult infectious disease.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: UConn Health Pulmonologist Dr. Mario Perez

Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 to October 15. "Hispanic Heritage means feeling proud and honored to belong to a community that is willing to serve others," shares Dr. Mario Perez of UConn Health.

New Residency Program is a Hidden Gem of Medicine

The inaugural Residents of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Residency at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are pioneers of the new program that began in July. We caught up with some of the Residents of the program to learn more.

Best Paper Award Goes to UConn Plastic Surgery Chief Dr. Andrew Chen

The premier journal in plastic surgery called Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has honored UConn Health Plastic Surgery Chief Dr. Andrew Chen with a 2022 Best Paper Award.

Hope on the Horizon: Newly Introduced Bill to Congress Could Dramatically Improve Sickle Cell Patient Care Nationwide

If enacted the Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Centers Act of 2022 would expand annual funding by $535 million for sickle cell disease treatment, research and education. Read how the leadership of Dr. Biree Andemariam and her UConn Health New England Sickle Cell Institute are making a real community impact.