Summer 2018

The PulseUConn Health News

illustration on the concept of anxiety. Features a male with hands held to forhead in slumped possition. Mans face is scribbled.

For Anxiety, Single Intervention Is Not Enough

Only 20 percent of young people diagnosed with anxiety will stay well over the long term, UConn Health researchers report.

Research Stories
Hybrid Operating Room at UConn Health, Farmington CT USA

Hybrid OR Expands Surgical Capabilities

UConn Health’s 1,200-square-foot, high-tech operating room allows surgeons to perform a range of procedures in one setting.

Clinical Innovations
Class of 2009 reunite. From left: Dr. Sara Tabtabai, Dr. Ben Ristau, Dr. Todd Falcone, and Dr. Marilyn Katz

Class of 2009 Med Students Return to Practice at UConn Health

Five doctors from the UConn School of Medicine Class of 2009 have returned to UConn Health to care for patients.

Physician Spotlight
UConn Health ONE - one place. One Record. One Reason. You.

Enhancing Delivery of Care with UConn HealthOne

UConn Health’s new integrated electronic health record makes patient records easily accessible to all members of care teams and to the patient.

UConn Health News
a digital rendering of orange amyloid plaque on blue healthy neurons.

New Neuroscience Chair Establishes UConn’s First Alzheimer’s Lab

Internationally recognized neurodegenerative disease researcher Riqiang Yan, Ph.D., joined the UConn School of Medicine this spring.

UConn Health News
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Follow-Up – Summer 2018

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

Research Notes
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Lab Notes – Summer 2018

One gout drug increases some patient’s risk of death while a prostate medication ups the risk of dementia in older men. Read about these and other recent UConn Health breakthroughs.

Research Notes
The Power of PossibleThe Future of Medicine
Dr. R. Lamont Monty MacNeil

A Dental Dean’s Legacy

Dr. R. Lamont “Monty” MacNeil steps down in August after 20 years on the UConn School of Dental Medicine’s leadership team.

UConn ExaminesPublic Health
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Bridging the Health Care Gap

Q&A with Wizdom Powell, director of the UConn Health Disparities Institute

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