Program News

Urban Service Track Primary Care Leadership Award


January 24, 2024
Withered Flowers: UConn Nursing Student Travels 3,000 Miles to Document an Epidemic of Underage Pregnancy


November 21, 2023
UConn Making Future Careers in Primary Care Possible

August 11, 2023
Chinenye Anyanwu Named Faculty Director of BSOUL House

June 1, 2023
UConn Health Faculty and Students at the Inaugural Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Research Day

May 9, 2023
American Geriatric Healthcare Professionals Award Victoria Kozar with the Edward Henderson Student Award

May 4, 2023
Class of 2023: Future OB/GYN Edesiri Igbuya

May 4, 2023
Class of 2023: Future Neurologist Anne Reisch and Future Psychiatrist Kathryn Stevens

April 13, 2023
Meet the Class of 2023: Celina Marie Lopes Caetano, UConn School of Medicine Commencement Student Speaker

February 9, 2023
UConn Health Students and Trainees Power Hartford’s ‘Men’s Health is Community Health’ Free Screening Event

February 2023
“Men’s Health is Community Health” Event Series Kicks off at Saint Francis Hospital

February 6, 2023
Eye-Opening Early Residency Match for Two Future Doctors


December 15, 2022
Podcast: Breaking Down Health Barriers With Urban Service

November 29, 2022
UConn Health Faculty Spotlight Fall 2022: Kenia Mansilla-Rivera, M.D.

November 15, 2022
Free Dental Clinic at UConn Serves Over 1,000 Smiles’

September 15, 2022
Hartford and health officials going door-to-door Saturday with COVID vaccines: ‘We’ve made the public health and health care available.’

September 12, 2022
White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy Recognizes UConn’s Indoor Air Quality Initiative Fighting COVID-19

September 12, 2022
UConn students built an air purifier out of furnace filters, a fan and duct tape and it traps COVID-19 virus. Here’s how they did it.

September 1, 2022
UConn Indoor Air Quality Initiative, Funded Through Cryptocurrency, Works to Protect Schools from Spread of COVID-19

August 25, 2022
Knock, Knock: UConn Students Making Hartford House Calls with COVID Vaccines

May 24, 2022
UConn Medical Student Wins National Public Health Excellence Award (Sara Schulwolf)

May 2022
2022 Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Awards (Tawana Gray and May Zhang)

May 12, 2022
The School of Dental Medicine Celebrates the Class of 2022 (Sarah Feltz, Kathryn Forth, Paul Nwokeji, Rebecca Salustri and Robert Violette)

May 11, 2022
Class of 2022 UConn School of Medicine Student & Faculty Awards (Suleiman Abiola, Marisa Boch, Brett Chen, Brock Chimileski, Klair Lubonja, Evelyn Luner, Robert Romano, Rhea Sindvani, Jacqueline Steele and Dr. Adam Perrin)

May 9, 2022
UConn Health 51st Commencement Adds 260 to Health Care Workforce (Klair Lubonja and Robert Violette)

May 7, 2022
School of Nursing Graduates 107 Bachelor of Science Students, Honors 91 Master’s and Doctoral Candidates (Donice Brooks and Vanessa Russo)

May 3, 2022
Commencement around the Corner for Soon-to-be Masters of Public Health (Suleiman Abiola)

April 19, 2022
Commencement Spotlight: Robert Violette, School of Dental Medicine

April 19, 2022
Klair Lubonja ’22, School of Medicine

March 30, 2022
17 Students Awarded at Scholar Symposium (Jane Conway, Caroline Thomas, Nathalia Hernandez and Victoria Kozar)


October 29, 2021
Now I Know My I-P-E; My Journey in Interprofessional Health Education

September 20, 2021
Kids under pressure: These mental health resources are supporting students (Dr. Christine Crawford, National Alliance on Mental Illness, UConn School of Medicine Class of 2014 and Urban Service Track Cohort 4)

August 5, 2021
Not Just Another Day in the Park

June 9, 2021
‘Urban Service Talks’ (About Interprofessional Learning)

April 28, 2021
UConn Medical Students Gain Real-World Experience at FEMA Mobile Vaccine Clinic

April 28, 2021
Meeting People Where They are to Provide COVID Vaccinations

April 7, 2021
Power of a Phone Call: Medical Students Changing COVID-19 Patients’ Lives


October 13, 2020
UConn Pharmacy Faculty/Students Honored at Connecticut Pharmacists Association Awards

August 10, 2020
Health Professions Students form Community for Hartford Seniors during COVID-19

June 12, 2020
Devra Dang Awarded 2020 CETL Teaching Fellow Award

May 27, 2020
UConn School of Medicine Students Helping Patients during Pandemic


June 27, 2019
Devra Dang and Emily Perriello Named 2019 APPE Preceptors of the Year

May 6, 2019
Pharmacy Urban Health/AHEC Scholars Care for Connecticut’s Underserved in Hartford’s North End


November 15, 2017
CT AHEC’s Urban Service Track/AHEC Scholars Program received the 2017 Primary Care Leadership Award by the Connecticut Center for Primary Care for exceptional leadership qualities and application into practice. (Hyperlink no longer available.)

September 7, 2017
Thriving Urban Service Track Enters 2nd Decade at UConn Health


April 29, 2015
Urban Service Track presents 1st Annual Alumni Excellence Awards at Academic Year Closing Reception

March 29, 2015
Ledjo Palo, Fludiona Naka, Pooja Uppalapati, Himanayani Mamillapalli, Alexander Werne, and Joseph Everett Were School of Medicine and Dental Medicine Student Research Day Winners

March 28, 2015
Got Care Addresses Needs of Older Adults

March 13, 2015
Wellness Conference for Health Professionals

February 27, 2015
Urban Service Track Receives Community Leadership Award 


December 10, 2014
Urban Service Track featured in Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) "First Wednesdays Webinar"

Take a Look at the Urban Service Track Activities in the School of Social Work

October 6, 2014
The Connecticut Nursing Association presented Urban Service Track Their 2014 Public Service Award

August 27, 2014
Hartford’s Burgdorf Clinic is Rooted in the Community

UConn Today, April 28, 2014
Urban Health Scholars 'Pay It Forward'

UConn Today, April 11, 2014
Brushing Bunny' Helping Improve Children's Oral Health

UConn Today, March 27, 2014
Interprofessional Education and Urban Service Track

UConn Today, January 2014
Med Student’s Research Reinforces Commitment to Global Health


UConn Today, December 2013
Health Scholars Contribute $250,000 in Volunteer Hours to Medically Underserved

UConn Today, August 21, 2013
Urban Service Track Scholars Participate in Hartford Health Fair

UConn Today, October 24, 2013
Health Center Marks 20th Year Celebrating Primary Care Week

UConn Today, July 12, 2013
Urban Health Scholars Provide Community Care

UConn Today, January 3, 2013
Urban Service Track Students and Faculty Win Primary Care Awards


UConn Today, November 2012
Petra Clark-Dufner Wins Women Leaders in Medicine Award

UConn Today, May 3, 2012
Class of 2012 - Outstanding Student: Shamsul Arif, School of Pharmacy


UConn Today, December 2011
Health Care Screenings Provided by Urban Service Track at Dixwell/Newhallville Senior Center in New Haven

UConn Today, September 26, 2011
Jessica Johnson Recognized for her Commitment to Family Medicine

UConn Today, October 13, 2011
Primary Care Week to Focus on Innovation

Health Center Today, August 18, 2011
A Commitment to Community Service

Report of an Expert Panel, May 11, 2011
Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

UConn Urban Service Track is featured in the discussion of Competencies, Learning Objectives, and Activities
(pages 26-29, UST is example C on page 29 of the document)

Spring 2011 Newsletter (page 7)
Senderos Center in New Britain recognizes Urban Service Track

UConn Today, April 25, 2011
Craig Folcik - Outstanding student in the School of Nursing and Urban Service Track Scholar

Health Center Today, March 3, 2011
Urban Service Track Members Present at ADEA’s Annual Conference


UConn Health News Archive, as published in UConn Advance, January 22, 2007
Medical School's Urban Service Track Builds Pipeline for Inner Cities