Allied Health Sciences

Meet new faculty member Caitlin Caspi

In August, Caitlin Caspi joined the Department of Allied Health Sciences as an associate professor with tenure, in a dual appointment with UConn’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity as director of food security initiatives. She relocated from Minneapolis, where she was the associate director of Healthy Eating and Activity Across the Lifespan (HEAL Center) at the University of […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced the Korey Stringer Institute has launched a new initiative to help provide important medical care via athletic training services to secondary school student athletes. Dean Indrajeet Chaubey was a guest on WILI‘s “Wake Up with Wayne” morning show. He spoke about the College and its recent $10 million poultry research grant. The Korey […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Assistant Professor Young Tang and Professor Antonio Garmendia identified compounds that can effectively block the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus from infecting pig cells. The discovery offers a promising pathway to an alternative treatment of the most economically damaging virus for global pork production. The virus, which is highly contagious […]

Biostatistician studies health behavior and health policy

The global response to the COVID-19 pandemic illustrates the importance of using data to guide action, such as allocating resources and designing effective health policies. In health-related research, biostatisticians are key researchers who collect and analyze data in order to translate biology, medicine and public health information into practical knowledge. As a biostatistician in the […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured research by Assistant Professor Nathan Fiala of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics on microfinance studies. Microfinance, a type of financial service where small loans are given to individuals and small businesses who might not have credit or access to conventional banking services, has been in practice since the 1970s. Fiala […]