Allied Health Sciences

Allied health major prepares students for wide range of careers in healthcare

Careers in the medical field are on the rise, with a predicted growth of about 14 percent from 2018 to 2028.  A major that encompasses every aspect of the healthcare industry is allied health sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. The term allied health refers to the professions that support the […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

CAHNR students selected as 2020 University Scholars UConn announced the 2020 University Scholars. The University Scholar Program is one of the most prestigious programs for undergraduates at UConn. Available to students from all of the University’s schools and colleges, the University Scholar Program allows students to design and pursue an in-depth research or creative project and […]

CAHNR in the news

CNBC quoted Professor Sherry Pagoto of allied health sciences on the challenges digital health companies face in getting clinicians and product developers to work together. Pagoto is director of the UConn Center for mHealth and Social Media. CAHNR alumna Ashley Kalinauskas (’12) was named to the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science list. Kalinauskas […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced UConn as the eleventh institution to earn status as a Platinum-level Skin Smart Campus from the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, which seeks to prevent skin cancer through education, advocacy, and raising awareness. Dr. Sherry Pagoto was lead author of a 2015 study that documented the prevalence of tanning salons and indoor tanning options on and […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced that Sarah Reed, associate professor of animal science, has received a $499,990 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to try to identify the effects of poor maternal nutrition during pregnancy on sheep offspring. Reed is conducting her research as part of the Fetal Programming Research Group with animal science colleagues […]