Allied Health Sciences

Meet undergraduate student Gabrielle Sharbin

Allied health sciences major Gabrielle Sharbin says the diversity of classes in her program has given her a comprehensive understanding of different aspects of the healthcare profession. She has also taken courses in other subjects that relate to human health, such nutrition and psychology. She says this broad perspective is preparing her to continue her […]

CAHNR in the news

The Root featured an article and video on Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru, an environmental studies senior and UConn’s first Rhodes Scholar. She shares the importance of grappling with the Rhodes legacy as an African person, what it means to make space for other marginalized voices in environmental spaces and how she feels being the first black […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Justin Nash to receive 2020 Behavioral Medicine Service Award Justin Nash, professor and Head of the Department of Allied Health Sciences, was selected to receive the Society of Behavioral Medicine‘s (SBM) 2020 Behavioral Medicine Service Award. The service award recognizes outstanding non-scientific, non-clinical service to SBM and the broader field. It honors a person or […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today spoke with Assistant Professor Steven Szczepanek in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science about the Wuhan Coronavirus and the seasonal flu. Alumna Ashley Kalinauskas (’12) discussed her pharmaceutical company, which makes novel cancer vaccines for pets, in the Journal Inquirer. Kalinauskas earned her bachelor’s degree from the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary […]

CAHNR in the news

The Bulletin wrote about a free series of seminars on the environment being offered by Three Rivers Community College in Norwich, Connecticut, that are open to the public. Several CAHNR faculty members and Extension educators are leading the seminars including; Gary Robbins, professor of hydrogeology in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE); […]