“It’s a blast for a good cause” is probably the only reason you need to attend the White Coat Gala: Honoring Heroes and Healers, UConn Health’s premiere event of the year. But just in case, we prepped this list to give you a few more reasons to get your tickets now. Get your […]
Friends, patients, and alumni will celebrate UConn Health’s achievements and raise vital support at the 8th Annual White Coat Gala “Honoring Heroes and Healers” on Saturday, April 22, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. Over the past seven years, this event has raised more than $3.8 million to support Connecticut’s flagship public academic medical […]
“Weeks of powerful chemotherapy had wiped out the cancer discovered in [UConn baseball pitcher Ryan] Radue’s knee and neck, with a month of radiation still to come. But neither the illness nor the harsh effects of treatment separated him from school, where he graduated in December, a semester early, or his teammates. Now his fight […]
February is American Heart Month, and UConn cardiologists Drs. Anjanette Ferris, Agnes Kim, and Joyce Meng say all women need to start taking action today to prevent the development of heart disease and to maintain their overall heart health. “Heart disease is still the number one killer of women in our country,” says Ferris, assistant […]
The 7th Annual White Coat Gala: Honoring Heroes and Healers, to benefit UConn Health, will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. University President Susan Herbst will host with Mark Zinni, anchor of Eyewitness News on WFSB Channel 3. UConn Health and the UConn Foundation are pleased to […]
Gratitude was the resounding message at a private dedication ceremony on November 19 for donors who named spaces in the new UConn Health Outpatient Pavilion, which opened in 2015. The Outpatient Pavilion accommodates nearly 4,000 visitors per day and houses an array of departments, including internal medicine, ophthalmology, general surgery, the Carole and Ray Neag […]
Up to 60 women who are either uninsured or underinsured will receive free and potentially life-saving mammograms this year at UConn Health, thanks to a recent $6,000 donation from the Linda Clemens Breast Cancer Foundation.
When cancer patients step into the chemotherapy area at the UConn Health Outpatient Pavilion, they may be reminded of a cozy library at a four-star hotel. The waiting area is lined with floor-to-ceiling, cherry bookshelves loaded with 1,800 books. Carpeted and painted in soothing greys and creams, the room has two couches and is dotted […]
Shari and Michael Cantor have been proud members of the University of Connecticut community, beginning when they attended as undergraduates. Since then, their connection to the university has evolved and deepened, and their ties to UConn are even stronger. Shari, the Deputy Mayor of West Hartford, was recently appointed by Governor Dannel Malloy to UConn’s […]
Berlin, Conn., graduate initial recipient A group of nearly 100 Connecticut physicians pledged their support to help promising students attend the UConn School of Medicine. The Hartford Medical Society established a $103,000 endowment that will provide a scholarship to a medical student every year in perpetuity.