News Release

April 15, 2010

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914
e-mail: cdefrancesco@uchc.edu

Photos: UConn Health Centerís Premiere White Coat Gala

FARMINGTON, CONN. Ė The University of Connecticut Health Center held its inaugural White Coat Gala April 10 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. Nearly 500 people attended. The event raised more than $450,000 (gross) for Health Center clinician-scientists.

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Caption: Dr. Lawrence G. Raisz, osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease expert at the UConn Health Center, was the honoree of the Health Center's premiere White Coat Gala, April 10 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. With him is his wife, Helen.

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Caption: Ray and Carole Neag (left), longtime philanthropic supporters of UConn, with Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, UConn Health Center vice president for health affairs and medical school dean, and his wife, Cynthia, at the Health Centerís first White Coat Gala, April 10 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown.

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Caption: UConn President Mike Hogan with his wife, Virginia, at the UConn Health Centerís first White Coat Gala, April 10 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown.

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Caption: UConn menís basketball coach Jim Calhoun (left) with Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, UConn Health Center vice president for health affairs and medical school dean, at the Health Centerís first White Coat Gala, April 10 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown.

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