Radenka Maric, Ph.D., was named UConn’s vice president for research effective July 1, 2017. Maric was previously the CT Clean Energy Fund Professor of Sustainable Energy in the UConn School of Engineering.
Dr. Anthony G. Alessi received the 2017 President’s Award at the American Academy of Neurology’s 69th annual meeting, held this April in Boston.
UConn Health’s Board of Directors named Howard Tennen, Ph.D., the 2017 winner of its Faculty Recognition Award.
UConn Health had 34 physicians named to Connecticut Magazine’s 2017 “Top Docs” list.
Dr. Jane Grant-Kels was elected vice president-elect of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. R. Lamont “Monty” MacNeil, dean of the UConn School of Dental Medicine, was appointed to a one-year term as chair-elect of the American Dental Education Association’s board of directors in March.
Dr. Augustus D. Mazzocca will receive the Arthritis Foundation’s Champion of Yes Prestigious Excellence in Medicine Award for 2017.
Kyle M. Baumbauer, Ph.D., has received the 2017 Award in Pain from the Rita Allen Foundation and the American Pain Society for his research on pain after spinal cord injury.
Dr. Linda K. Barry was named one of Savoy magazine’s Top Black Doctors for 2017.
UConn medical student Laura Hatchman and her faculty mentor Lisa Barry, Ph.D., received the Biomarkers and Frailty Best Paper Award at the American Geriatrics Society annual meeting held in May.
UConn John Dempsey Hospital was recognized with a Gold Plus rating, the highest for heart failure patient care by the American Heart Association. In addition, the hospital was added to the AHA’s Heart Failure Honor Roll for 2017.