American Heart Association Recognizes UConn John Dempsey Hospital with Gold-Level Honors

The American Heart Association (AHA) has once again recognized UConn John Dempsey Hospital for its excellence in heart attack and stroke care with gold-level honors. 

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UConn Health Introduces Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. C.B. Sai Sudhakar brings experience building cardiothoracic surgery programs to expand UConn Health’s academic and clinical offerings in the discipline.

UConn Health Researcher Establishing Research Mentorship Program for Underrepresented Students in STEM

Kimberly Dodge-Kafka is establishing a research program to mentor students from underrepresented communities. This work will help promote diversity in the biomedical sciences.

2021 Top Doctors Named by Connecticut Magazine

See which 43 UConn Health physicians have been named 2021 Top Doctors by Connecticut Magazine. Plus, read more about four UConn Health doctors and their additional unique talents beyond their daily practice of medicine.

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UConn Researcher Evaluating an Intervention to Keep Young Adults Engaged in Substance Use Treatment

UConn researcher Kristyn Zajac is studying the feasibility of an innovative intervention that uses peers supports to help keep young adults engaged in substance use treatment.

Veteran Saves Fellow Veteran from Deadly Heart Attack

A heartwarming Memorial Day story of an Army Veteran turned paramedic saving another Army Veteran's life from the most dangerous type of heart attack.

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Avoid the ‘Double Jeopardy’ of COVID-19 if You Have a Preexisting Condition Like Heart Disease

Find out why Dr. Bruce T. Liang, director of UConn Health’s Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center, is advising older adults and those with preexisting conditions like heart disease to take strict precautions against COVID-19 and get vaccinated once eligible.

Stopping Stroke Damage

An innovative treatment nearing human clinical trial at UConn Health could put an end to long-term stroke damage.

How to Maintain your Cardiovascular Health to Prevent Both Heart Attack and Stroke

February is Heart Month. But did you know that maintaining your overall cardiovascular health prevents both heart attack and stroke? UConn Today sat down with Neurologist Dr. Gracia Mui, co-director of the Stroke Program at UConn Health, to learn just what we can do daily to lower both our overall heart disease and stroke risk factors.

S.O.S. to Women: Make Time to Care for Your Heart

February is Heart Month. Dr. Supriya Tigadi of Calhoun Cardiology Center is heightening awareness to all women that cardiovascular disease is their number one cause of death. She is sending the strong message that prevention of heart disease is critical and to start focusing on it at a young age. Read her top 8 women’s heart health tips.