Governor’s Prevention Partnership appoints new program manager

The Governor’s Prevention Partnership has announced the appointment of Carlos Reinoso Jr. as program manager of prevention services and partnerships.


UHart names new director for Entrepreneurial, Women’s Business centers

The University of Hartford’s Entrepreneurial Center and Women’s Business Center has appointed Fred Wergeles as its new director. An expert in strategic planning and competitive intelligence analysis, he brings a history of supporting the growth of business in Connecticut.


Burns & McDonnell announces principal in Wallingford

Design-build corporation Burns & McDonnell has promoted Tarkan Yuksel, project controls group manager, to principal in its New England office in Wallingford.


Comcast names VP of HR for region

Comcast has named Adwoa Dadzie as vice president of human resources for the company's Western New England Region, which is headquartered in Berlin and includes more than 300 communities in Connecticut, Vermont, western Massachusetts, New York and western New Hampshire.


Bike Walk CT names executive director

Adina Giannelli is the new executive director at Bike Walk Connecticut. She has a decade of experience in program administration, advocacy and leadership, most recently serving as president of the University of Massachusetts Graduate Student Senate. She's an experienced commuter cyclist and brings enthusiasm for coalition-based advocacy.


Specialist in podiatric medicine joins St. Francis

Dr. Danielle N. Butto, a doctor of podiatric medicine, has joined the medical staff of St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center as a specialist in foot and ankle surgery and podiatric medicine with St. Francis Medical Group.


UConn names chair of Department of Medicine

Dr. Cheryl Oncken, who has been interim chair of the Department of Medicine in the UConn School of Medicine since July 2015, now holds that position as chair and is no longer interim.


UConn Health adds five physicians

Five physicians recently joined UConn Health with specialized training in ear, nose and throat surgery; hand, wrist and elbow surgery; orthopedic oncology; and bone marrow transplantation. They are Drs. Daniel Roberts, Joel Ferreira, Anthony Parrino, Adam Lindsay and Jonathan Harrison.


Pediatric oncologist and cancer researcher joins CT Children’s, UConn, JAX

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) for Genomic Medicine, and the UConn School of Medicine have made their first joint appointment: pediatric oncologist and cancer researcher Dr. Ching C. Lau.


Simsbury Bank adds mortgage loan adviser

Simsbury Bank has hired Susan Bernier as a mortgage loan adviser on its home loans team. Bernier will work with homebuyers on their mortgages through closing and also work closely with clients, Realtors, financial advisers and attorneys. While based at the bank’s West Hartford branch, she also will focus on lending throughout southern Connecticut, including Fairfield County.

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