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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.

UConn Employee’s Family Cycling 1,300 miles to Fight Children’s Cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This month the Cook Family from Simsbury is participating in the Great Cycle Challenge USA in support of the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.

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.

State’s New ‘Covered Connecticut Program’ Offers No-Cost Health Care Coverage to Eligible Adults and Families

Find out if you are eligible for a new State of Connecticut created health program called The Covered Connecticut Program, at no cost to you.

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Risk of Suicide Rising Among Black and Hispanic Americans

Lack of access to mental health support could be among the factors responsible for the increases

MIRA Award Recipient Jelena Erceg Unfolding the Mysteries of Genome Folding

Jelena Erceg is studying the role of parental genome folding during development which could support the development of personalized genome medicine for chromosome-based diseases.

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White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy Recognizes UConn’s Indoor Air Quality Initiative Fighting COVID-19

A DIY air filtration device assembled by fifth graders in Hartford makes its way to Washington, thanks to a cross-campus effort