Honor Roll – Fall 2019

Connecticut Magazine’s 2019 Best Doctors issue includes 48 UConn Health physicians, while six UConn Health dentists made the magazine’s Top Dentists list.


Nancy Dupont, MPH, BSN, RN, received the 2019 Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Chapter Leader Award for her achievements in developing the APIC New England Chapter member community and in advancing infection prevention.


Dr. Cato T. Laurencin was the first UConn Health faculty member to be elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Dr. Jacqueline “Kiki” Nissen received the 2019 UConn Health Board of Directors Faculty Recognition Award.


At its annual meeting, The Academy of General Dentistry honored Dr. Hsung Lin with its highest, most prestigious honor, the Mastership Award. Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Steve Ruiz received the Fellowship Award.


Dr. Andrew Arnold received the FIRMO Parathyroid Medal at MEN 2019: The 16th International Workshop on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia for his research on parathyroid glands.


Dr. Marja Hurley was appointed to The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Council.


The Research Society of Alcoholism has awarded Dr. Victor Hesselbrock its 2019 RSA Seixas Award for Service.


UConn Health faculty researchers Dr. Emily Germain-Lee, Dr. Se-Jin Lee, Dr. Annabelle Rodriguez-Oquendo, and Riqiang Yan, Ph.D., are among 24 newly elected members of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.