CAHNR in the news

Students with mobile devicesUConn Today reported on Assistant Professor Lindsey Lepley‘s new grant to study how anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rehabilitation can be improved to prevent the development of post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Lepley is on the faculty of kinesiology.

Med City News ran an article co-authored by Professor Sherry Pagoto about digital health. Pagoto, who is on the faculty of allied health sciences, stated that digital health needs to be a transdisciplinary pursuit, which includes behavioral science and other disciplines. See also Linkedin.

UConn Magazine published a story about ticks and the danger they pose. It discussed tick-borne pathogens, identification and testing that the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (CVMDL) performs, listed diseases that are transmitted by ticks and included advice about protecting yourself from ticks. Associate Professor Paulo Verardi, Research Assistant Heather Haycock, Technical Assistant Maureen Sims, Associate Professor Guillermo Risatti and Associate Dean and Professor Sandra Bushmich were quoted in the article and have affiliations with the Department of Pathobiology. Home & Garden Education Center Public Service Technician Susan Pelton was mentioned, as well.

By Patsy Evans