UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. With approximately 5,000 employees, UConn Health is a major economic driver in the region, generating nearly $1 billion annually in gross state product. It is closely linked with the University of Connecticut’s main campus in Storrs through multiple, cross-campus academic projects.
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Impact of Giving
UConn Health and the UConn Foundation have announced that philanthropists Mark and Laura Yellin and corporate supporter Straumann USA have been named recipients of the 2015 Carole and Ray Neag Medal of Honor. The honorees will be recognized at the 6th Annual White Coat Gala, to be held on April 25 in Hartford.
Promise of Personalized Dental Medicine Embraces Team Approach (UConn Today)
“There only a handful of academic health centers in the United States where dental students receive the same basic science curriculum experience as medical students, and at UConn this includes equivalent training in genetics and genomics,” said Dr. R. Lamont MacNeil, dean of the UConn School of Dental Medicine.
Alumna Gives Dental School’s Largest Gift
Dr. Burr and her spouse, Robin Malkasian, will be paying it forward to students who follow in Dr. Burr’s footsteps to the UConn School of Dental Medicine, a national leader. Upon Dr. Burr’s retirement from private practice this year, the couple pledged an estimated $2 million estate gift—the largest gift ever committed to the School of Dental Medicine.
The Outpatient Pavilion, a state-of-the-art medical facility, is set to open to the public—thanks in large part to the dedicated support of donors to UConn Health and Bioscience Connecticut.
Abbie O’Brien, Director of Development, Health Sciences (860) 679-4524
Alicia Farrell, Assistant Director of Development, Health Sciences (860) 679-6039