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Radio and television commentator Charles Osgood delivers the 2016 UConn Health Commencement address. (Bret Eckhardt/UConn Photo)

Charles Osgood Speaks at UConn Health Commencement

'Medicine stands on the threshold of great advances, and you will be a part of that,' the legendary newsman told medical and dental graduates.

UConn Health Nightingale Nurses at the annual awards ceremony May 5 at the Connecticut Convention Center. From left, Jennifer Sposito, Lisa Gentile, Dawn Smith, Arlene Morin, JoAnne Donaldson Blythe, and Anne Niziolek.

Honoring UConn Health’s Nurses

UConn Health is celebrating its nurses with a series of events to mark National Nurses Week.

electronic cigarettes (ThinkStock image)

Smoking Out the Facts About E-cigarettes

As the FDA announces new regulations on e-cigarettes, a UConn Health psychologist discusses the ssues in the debate about these devices.

Dr. Danielle Luciano leads the group of surgeons, nurses and clinical support staff who helped UConn Health earn the distinction of being named a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. (Photo by Frank Barton)

UConn Health Recognized for Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology

UConn Health is now designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. This designation is reserved for health care facilities and surgeons who have demonstrated excellence in advanced minimally invasive gynecologic procedures.

Dr. Pickett and heart patient Richard Couture

Heart Doctor Stops His Car to Save Life of Construction Worker

Richard Couture, 56, of Bristol was working his construction job when his heart suddenly stopped. Cardiologist Dr. Manny Katsetos of UConn Health and Lexington Cardiology Associates happened to be driving by.

Graduate student commencement speaker Daniel Ray (center) will be doing a fellowship in hospital administration at UConn Health with Amanda Miller and Kevin Larsen. (Photo by Janine Gelineau)

Mastering Health Care Management

Graduate student Daniel Ray will be one of the student speakers during the 2016 UConn Health Commencement Ceremony.

UConn Health researchers Sivapriya Kailasan Vanaja, left, and Vijay Rathinam find that sepsis – a deadly immune response – may stem from miscommunication among cells. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Sepsis: Sneak Attack or False Alarm?

UConn Health researchers find that sepsis – a deadly immune response – may stem from miscommunication among cells.

Alex Hennessey is trained in both music and medicine. (Photo by Chris DeFrancesco)

Dr. Hennessey’s Opus

Alex Hennessey is medical school student speaker for UConn Health's 2016 Commencement ceremony on Monday, May 9.

Elderly woman with caregiver figuring out a jigsaw puzzle at nursing home. (iStock Photo)

Tackling Depression, Delirium, and Dementia at Home

UConn Health has received a $6 million federal grant to study the effectiveness of teams offering care for older adults at home.

Marc Lalande, Ph.D., founding chair of the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences, is this year’s recipient of the Board of Directors Faculty Recognition Award

Lalande Honored with Board of Director’s Faculty Award

Marc Lalande, Ph.D., founding chair of the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences, is this year’s recipient of the Board of Directors Faculty Recognition Award, honoring outstanding contributions to research, teaching, and mentoring.