Women’s Health

Menopause Demystified

During Women’s Health month we spoke with Dr. Maryanne McDonnell, OB/GYN at UConn Health to shed some light on the topic of Menopause.

Dr. Nicole Gavin sits with her patients, mom Shana Suarez and baby daughter Dallas.

Celebrating Mother’s Day with a Miracle Baby

Shana Suarez was blessed with a miracle baby after years of trying. A life-threatening condition becoming more common in mothers brought her to the Maternal Fetal Medicine team at UConn Health

Dr. Katherine Coyner examines a patient's right leg

Keeping Women Healthy and Active

Introducing the Women’s Center for Motion and Performance at UConn Health

Leading the Charge in Endometriosis Care and Research

When Connecticut passed a historic bill in 2022 to create a state-wide endometriosis research program, the state became poised to be the hub for endometriosis research and innovation. The bill created a first-of-its kind endometriosis data and biorepository program which will be located at The Jackson Laboratory and managed in coordination with UConn Health

Dr. Liisa Kuhn

Growing Women’s Health Research

On International Women's Day, UConn Health celebrated with its Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS) hosting the inaugural Women’s Health Clinical, Health Disparities, Basic Science Research Poster Symposium

Jessica Rouge with the members of her lab.

Female Inventor Empowers Underrepresented Women in Science

In honor of International Women's Day, meet UConn chemistry Professor Jessica Rouge

Little Leaplings Arrive on Leap Year at UConn Health

The chances of being born in a leap year are 1 in 1,461.  Today at UConn Health, three babies joined this small and exclusive group called leaplings.

Keeping Black Mothers-To-Be and their Babies Safe

This Black History Month UConn Health is Raising Awareness of the Importance of Greater Safeguards to Ensure Black Maternal Health

This little Husky is enjoying sleeping on his back in his new UConn Health gifted sleep sack. Francis Scott Moriarty was born at UConn John Dempsey Hospital on January 3, 2024. He was 6 lbs., 12 oz., and 19.5 inches long. (Photo by Mom).

UConn Health Gifting Safe Sleep to its Newborns

Each baby born at UConn John Dempsey Hospital is being gifted safe sleep with a UConn Health embroidered sleep sack.

Complex Family Planning Program Expands Services at UConn Health

UConn Health is committed to providing full-spectrum reproductive health care to all those who need it and to continuing to be leaders in training future medical providers to safely care for all patients.