What is Lifestyle Medicine? – A Guide to Terminology

Lifestyle Medicine

Have you heard terms like Lifestyle Medicine, Integrative Medicine, and Holistic Medicine being thrown around in media and with friends? Maybe you have an idea that these things share a common thread of treating the whole person rather than one …

By Haley Bevza Brennan
Haley Bevza Brennan
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UConn LENDs a Hand to Those with Disabilities

A program at UConn trains researchers, community leaders, and others in helping people with disabilities navigate challenges facing them. (Getty Images)

Imagine how a child who uses a wheelchair feels during school recess when no one plays with them or when they’re left behind during a fire drill.

Imagine how parents feel when their child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is …

By Lauren Woods
Lauren Woods Director of News Services and Spokesperson
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Joanna Rivera Davis

Joanna Rivera Davis, Assistant Director, UConn Academic Achievement Center

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. Meet Joanna Rivera Davis, Assistant Director at the UConn Academic Achievement Center.

“Remember who you are” was something frequently said by …

By Joanna Rivera Davis
Joanna Rivera Davis Assistant Director
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Ana Usúa Maldonado

Ana Usúa Maldonado, Workforce Consultant at The Hartford

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. Meet Ana Usúa Maldonado, Workforce Consultant at The Hartford.

Can you believe it is already October? 2020 has been such a …

By Ana Usúa Maldonado
Ana Usúa Maldonado Workforce Consultant
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Graduate Student Success Story – Kelly Ha

UConn Masters Student Kelly Ha

Kelly Ha is a second-year Masters of Social Work student in the Individuals, Groups, and Family Practice concentration, as well as a student in the Certificate in Foundations of Public Health program. She is the daughter of a Vietnamese refugee, …

By Jesele Zurell
Jesele Zurell Publicity/Marketing Administrator
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Andre Santiago

Andre Santiago, Vice President for Programs, Leadership Greater Hartford

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. Meet Andre Santiago, Vice President for Programs at Leadership Greater Hartford (LGH).

Andre Santiago has been a member of the LGH …

By Andre Santiago
Andre Santiago Vice President for Programs
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Asking for a Letter of Recommendation for Graduate School

College student working on a laptop

Recommendation letters for graduate school are used by admissions officers to fill out their knowledge of you as a candidate. The rest of your application package details your history, skills, and motivation behind applying; a recommendation letter corroborates all the …

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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Doris Poma

Doris Poma portrait

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. First up is Doris Poma, Senior Director of Human Resources at Montefiore Health System.

I am a single mom to two …

By Doris Poma
Doris Poma Senior Director Human Resources
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Huskies for Charity – Kids in Crisis Scavenger Hunt

Images from the Huskies for Charity Scavenger Hunt

Kids In Crisis Virtual Scavenger Hunt
Kids in Crisis

Kids in Crisis is a nonprofit organization that provides crisis counseling, emergency shelter, and education programs for children and families. Kids in Crisis was introduced to Huskies for Charity through the …

By Sabrina Uva
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Taking competencies into account when preparing for medical or dental school interviews

Medical Text

The 2021 application cycle for health professional schools has been marked by certain challenges due to testing disruptions and more in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many schools have voiced that they will be placing even …

By Krista Rogers
Krista Rogers
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