Fall 2018

The PulseUConn Health News

Dr. Carolina Giraldo

UConn Dental Alumna Gives Back

Dr. Carolina Giraldo ’95 makes a $1 million gift to ensure future dental students from underrepresented groups have a chance to succeed.

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Dr. Ketan Bulsara and Dr. Daniel Roberts use the new augmented reality microscope

UConn Health First Hospital in U.S. with Augmented Reality Surgical Microscope

The microscope’s unique FusionOptics technology allows the surgeon to see greater anatomical detail with increased sharpness.

Clinical Innovations
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Follow-Up – Fall 2018

Research doesn’t stop once we report it. Read updates on past UConn Health Journal stories.

Research Notes
Lactation consultant Marisa Merlo helps maternity patient Bekkilyn Toone breastfeed her newborn son in UConn Health's labor and delivery unit.

Got Breast Milk?

UConn John Dempsey Hospital is the only location in Greater Hartford accepting breast milk donations for newborns in need.

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Magnetic resonance image shows a cerebral artery aneurysm.

Advanced Aneurysm Stent Means Safer Treatment

A new minimally invasive procedure has emerged as a safe way to treat certain brain aneurysms, and UConn Health is among its earliest adopters.

Clinical Innovations
CT researcher

Connecticut Student Researchers Shine

The first class of Partnership for Innovation and Education summer fellows showcased their projects at the inaugural Innovation Fellows Research Day.

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Tracking Opioid Overdoses in Real Time to Save Lives

A pilot program led by the Connecticut Poison Control Center aims to shed light on the opioid epidemic.

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The Power of PossibleThe Future of Medicine
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UConn, JAX Confront Pain With First-In-State Consortium

The Connecticut Pain Consortium brings together experts to discover the best ways to treat pain.

UConn ExaminesImaging Advancements
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Sharing Knowledge for Better Patient Care

Q&A with Dr. Leo J. Wolansky, Chair and Professor, UConn Radiology

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