Global Health

Global Child Health Clinic

Dr. Melissa Held started the Global Child Health Clinic in partnership with Connecticut Children's Medical Center to provide excellent care to refugee children, displaced children and travel medicine related needs. The clinic is primarily run by the UConn pediatric residents and supervised by Dr. Held and her colleagues to do the initial assessment for refugee, displaced or adopted children and make appropriate referrals. Additionally, the clinic, which is housed in the Infectious Disease division, also provides travel-related consultation and counseling to children.