Allied Health Sciences

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

The UConn Board of Trustees approved tenure and/or promotion for the following faculty in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources on April 28: Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure Yangchao Luo, Nutritional Sciences Promotion to Associate Extension Educator Anoushka Concepcion, Extension Jennifer Cushman, Extension Promotion to Extension Educator Laura Brown, Extension Cary Chadwick, […]

CAHNR in the news

NBC Connecticut visited the Kellogg Dairy Center in a video news segment about how Connecticut dairy is part of the climate change solution. They spoke with Animal Science Department Head and Professor and Steve Zinn and UConn Extension Department Head and Assistant Director Bonnie Burr about the college’s dairy facilities and related educational programs. Zinn […]

Impact of COVID-19 on Racial-Ethnic Minorities Among Persons with Opioid Use Disorder

Anna Zarra Aldrich, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Findings highlight differences in the experiences of racial-ethnic minorities with opioid use disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted health disparities for people of color, who have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. People with opioid use disorder (OUD) faced unique challenges […]

CAHNR in the news

NBC Connecticut aired a segment on Solid Ground Farmer Trainings, a UConn Extension program designed to offer education, mentoring and technical assistance to new and beginning farmers. The program was launched in 2016 through theĀ USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program. Charlotte Ross, program coordinator, was interviewed. James Knighton, assistant professor in the Department of […]