Allied Health Sciences

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on the research of Assistant Professor Jessica Brandt of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment on how selenium moves through the ecosystem in the Western U.S., which was recently published in Environmental Science & Technology. Selenium is a micronutrient acquired through diet, but excess exposure, and the timing of the […]

Researchers study challenges underrepresented STEM students face during COVID-19

In July 2020, Professor Sherry Pagoto and Associate Professor Molly Waring of the Department of Allied Health Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources were awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on underrepresented STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) students. This pandemic is estimated […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

AHS faculty member named President-elect of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Ellen Shanley, a lecturer in the Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS), was named President-elect of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has been actively involved in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and she most recently served on its Board of Directors. The Academy of […]

CAHNR in the news

Syma Ebbin, associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and research coordinator for Connecticut Sea Grant, was a guest on episode 6 of the Blue Earth Podcast, produced by Future Frogmen. She spoke on why it is essential to build ocean literacy and how science and the humanities should be brought together […]

Meet recent alumna Zoe Blanchard

Zoe Blanchard began her UConn career at the Avery Point campus before transferring to Storrs to complete her studies in the Department of Allied Health Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. As a commuter student, she found many ways to become involved in the University community, including sailing and ballroom dancing. She […]