Dr. Cheryl Oncken

Honor Roll – Fall 2016

Dr. Montgomery Douglas has been elected an officer of the American Board of Family Medicine for a one-year term.


Dr. Marja Hurley received the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2016 Lawrence G. Raisz Award, in recognition of outstanding achievements in preclinical and translational research.


The Outpatient Pavilion at UConn Health’s Farmington campus, which opened in 2015, was named the best in ‘New Construction’ in the state by The Connecticut Building Congress (CBC). The honor was for exemplifying construction excellence and best practices in teamwork by project owners, architects, engineers, constructors, and trades.


Dr. Cheryl Oncken has been appointed Chair of UConn Health’s Department of Medicine. Oncken, an internationally known tobacco researcher who joined UConn’s faculty in 1994, brings to the position considerable administrative experience as the program director of the Lowell P. Weicker Clinical Research Center and director of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center.