Connecticut Children's Blog
Connecticut Children's Blog provides important perspective on pediatric health from the same voices that care for our patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
Connecticut Children’s would like to welcome the newest addition to our Injury Prevention team! Amy Hunter is an injury epidemiologist. It’s a burgeoning field that is critical to finding ways to keep our children safe. We recently caught up with Amy to learn more about her profession and how she plans to contribute to the well-being […]
This article was first published in the Hartford Business Journal. Dr. Christine Finck, Surgeon-in-Chief at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and associate professor and principal investigator at UConn Health, was recently named as one of nine Health Care Heroes in Greater Hartford. The title recognizes individuals working in health care who “share a common passion for […]
In honor of Glycogen Storage Disease Awareness Week, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and UCONN School of Medicine are excited to announce the appointment of Dr. David Weinstein, who will be bringing his world renowned Glycogen Storage Disease progam to Connecticut in early 2017. Leading pediatric endocrinologist and scientist, Dr. David A. Weinstein and his world-renowned Glycogen Storage […]
In honor of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Kerry Moss of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders shares her speech from our Hyundai Hope on Wheels event this past summer. Hyundai awarded Connecticut Children’s a $50,000 IMPACT grant in support of our pediatric cancer research. Good morning distinguished guests from the Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation, […]
Dr. Melissa Held of Connecticut Children’s Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, was recently featured in the Town Times for her response to a ‘Letter to the Editor’ titled, “Just Say NO to Vaccines,” written by retired physician and self-described conspiracy theorist, Susan McIntosh. Today, we break down Dr. Held’s response to help separate fact […]
My twin and I were born six weeks prematurely, weighing less than seven pounds combined. These special circumstances surrounding my birth have helped to shape my passion for medicine. For as long as I can remember, I have always dreamed of becoming an obstetrician and working with moms and their newborns. My internship with the […]