Allied Health Sciences

CAHNR in the news

Science Magazine quoted Douglas Casa, professor in the Department of Kinesiology and chief executive officer of the Korey Stringer Institute, on his research. Casa studies how bodies react to the stress of working in the heat and tests protective measures. UConn Today featured Rich Mutts ’06 (CLAS), program director of the Meriden Children First Initiative, […]

Meet undergraduate student Jacqueline Cuevas Gonzales

Jacqueline Cuevas Gonzales plans a career as a physician’s assistant, preferably in a hospital or clinical setting. She chose the Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS) because it offers options in many healthcare fields. She has a strong desire to do something positive with her life and make a difference in the world. She says […]

CAHNR in the news

Allied Health Sciences Assistant Professor Kristen Cooksey Stowers spoke about food banks on Top of Mind with Julie Rose, a show on BYU Radio. She discussed how food pantries are crucial for helping families in need, especially since food insecurity has doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they also seem to contribute to poorer health […]

CAHNR in the news

The Connecticut Post discussed a recent report on food banks by Assistant Professor Kristen Cooksey Stowers of the Department of Allied Health Sciences. She and her fellow UConn researchers conducted a qualitative study that examined key stakeholders’ perspectives of the relationship between the US food banking system and obesity disparities among food insecure clients. Animal […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured the new garden overlooking Swan Lake, which serves both to memorialize the beloved swing tree near Mirror Lake and to foster conversations among the UConn community. Two saplings propagated from the original swing tree by Professor Mark Brand of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture were planted in the new […]