The UConn Health community gathered May 4 to recognize the outstanding contributions of UConn women in science and medicine.

Dr. Julie Gowacki of Massachusetts General Hospital was the keynote speaker at the symposium, which is an annual event. Dr. Marja Hurley, associate dean for health career opportunities, presided over the awards ceremony.

Honored were Linda Shapiro, associate professor of cell biology and director of the Center for Vascular Biology; Stormy Chamberlain, assistant professor of genetics and developmental biology; and three medical students.