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Governor, Lawmakers Visit UConn Health to Celebrate University’s Record-Breaking Research Funding

University-wide, researchers received more than $375M in external funding in the last fiscal year

New USDA Grant Combines SNAP-Ed Programs to Promote Reach and Depth

The newly combined Husky Programs will continue promoting healthy lifestyles for SNAP recipients throughout the state.

UConn Health and JAX Commemorate Joint Fight Against COVID-19

Speakers at ceremony reflect on collaborative JAX/UConn Health accomplishments, which include administering more than 1.5 million SARS-COV-2 tests and over 40,000 vaccinations

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Now I Know My I-P-E; My Journey in Interprofessional Health Education

October's UConn-wide Interprofessional Education Welcome Event celebrated it's 7th year this year with 600 health care focused students and 70 faculty participants. Christine Pan, a fourth-year pharmacy student was a panelist. Below, she shares her appreciation of the interprofessional education experiences she has had throughout her time at UConn.

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Podcast: Enhancing Independence in Older Adults

The UConn Center on Aging is now part of an elite network of U.S. institutions working to advance the field of precision gerontology. Drs. George Kuchel and Richard Fortinsky explain how this relatively new discipline seeks to help older adults maintain their independence.

UConn Health Minute: Hernia Repair

Hernias don’t usually get better on their own but not all need repairing. Dr. Brian Shames, division chief of general surgery, says the experts at UConn Health can help you determine whether watchful waiting or surgery is your best option.

Ninety eight percent of employees at Storrs and the regional campuses are in compliance with UConn's vaccine policy.

UConn Employees Overwhelmingly Complying With COVID Vaccination Reporting Policy

Nearly 98% of employees have complied with the policy by either submitting information on their vaccination status or requesting an exemption or deferral

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Breast Cancer in Young Women: A Survivor’s Story

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Jennifer Skitromo never thought that at age 34, and with no family history, that breast cancer was something she needed to be concerned about. Read her story of survival.

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UConn Health Awards Roundup October 2021

UConn School of Medicine and School of Dental Medicine recipients continue to shine and are being recognized for their efforts!

Senescent Cell Tissue Mapping Will Facilitate Study of Aging and Chronic Diseases

UConn Health and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine assume key roles, share in $13.5 million NIH grant with top medical centers