UConn Students Dance Their Way to $1.48 million for Connecticut Children’s at 24th Annual HuskyTHON March 5, 2023

Nearly 30 children and teens, ranging in age from 3 to 16, received a VIP welcome as they joined more than 3,900 University of Connecticut students—the highest number for any university in the U.S. this year—who danced from 6 a.m. through midnight raising funds to benefit patient care at Connecticut Children’s. The 24th annual 18-hour dance marathon, held March 4 in the Hugh S. Greer Field House on the Storrs campus, topped off an annual year-long fundraising campaign known as HuskyTHON, which raised more than $1.48 million to benefit the only health system in Connecticut dedicated exclusively to the care of children.

Connecticut Children’s Physician Researcher Awarded Prestigious NIH Grant To Advance Rapid Diagnosis Of COVID-19 Related Inflammatory Syndrome In Children January 16, 2023

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Juan C. Salazar, MD, Physician-in-Chief at Connecticut Children’s and expert in infectious diseases and immunology, one of eight research grants to refine new technologies for early diagnosis of severe illnesses resulting from SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection in children. The new awards follow grants issued in 2020 to foster methods for diagnosing children at high risk for Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), a rare, severe, and sometimes fatal after-effect of SARS-CoV-2 infection or exposure in children.

Connecticut Children’s Named 2023 Women’s Choice Award Winner For Best Children’s Hospital and Pediatric Emergency Care Amid Highly Infectious Respiratory Season January 4, 2023

Connecticut Children’s has been named as a Best Children’s Hospital for the 6th consecutive year by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare.

Connecticut Hospitals Join National Gun Safety Movement To Address Guns As Leading Cause Of Death In Kids November 16, 2022

Thousands of leading hospitals and prominent health associations nationwide unite to encourage families to ask about gun access and safety measures.

Dr. Sherene Mason Installed as Inaugural Robert R. Rosenheim Endowed Chair for Nephrology November 16, 2022

Family, friends and colleagues from the medical community celebrated Sherene Mason, MD, MBA, on Thursday, November 4, 2022, as the inaugural holder of the Robert R. Rosenheim Endowed Chair for Nephrology at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Mason, who serves as the Division Head for Nephrology, is the first woman of the African diaspora and first woman of Jamaican heritage to hold an endowed chair at Connecticut Children’s.

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