Allied Health Sciences

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured research Kumar Venkitanarayanan recently published as part of a team that explored ways to reduce nosocomial infections, diseases that are acquired in a hospital, using metals and metalloids. Venkitanarayanan is associate dean for research and graduate studies and an animal science professor in CAHNR. The research was also featured in Science Daily and mentioned […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

The Office of the Provost announced recipients of the 2019 Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship. Laura Brown, Olasubomi (Mini) Ajayi and the Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) received awards for their work. The awards recognize community-engaged scholarship is integral to the academic endeavor and to the institution-wide mission of a land-grant university. […]

Meet undergraduate student Megan Sargisian

At the end of her junior year, allied health sciences major Megan Sargisian was uncertain about a future career. Despite having no background in insurance, she took a chance on a summer internship with Travelers in Hartford. The experience was transformative for her. She now has a job with the company outside of Boston, MA, […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Cameron Faustman to receive 2019 Excellence in Research Leadership Award The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced their excellence in agricultural research awards. Animal Science Professor and former CAHNR Interim Dean Cameron Faustman was named a recipient of the 2019 Excellence […]

CAHNR in the news

An article in Elemental quoted Linda Pescatello, a distinguished professor in the Department of Kinesiology. She explained individuals who exercise only on weekends can experience the same health benefits as those with more consistent exercise routines throughout the week. In addition to noting the immediate health benefits of exercise, she said that any physical activity, […]