Allied Health Sciences

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Assistant Professor Molly Waring of the Department of Allied Health Science was a recipient of the Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP) Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award. The award recognizes a pre-tenured InCHIP-affiliated faculty member who has made significant scientific contributions in their area of research in a health-related domain consistent with […]

CAHNR in the news gave a list of signs of dehydration and referred to a study into the effects of being dehydrated from the Human Performance Laboratory. The Laboratory is associated with the Department of Kinesiology. The Greater New Milford Spectrum reported that a new garden is being planted on the historic Merwinsville Hotel grounds with the help […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) announced student accomplishments for spring 2019. The list included CAHNR students who gave presentations. Plant and Animal Genome XXVII Conference – January 12-16, 2019 – San Diego, CA,  Alyssa Ferreira ’20, OUR Travel Award recipient, Investigation of Strategies to Improve Annotation and Assembly of Conifer Genomes Emerging Researchers National […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

Three CAHNR students participated in the recent McNair Scholars Poster Exhibit. They are: Treasure Gordon ’20, allied health sciences major Chelsea Garcia ’20, nutritional sciences major Sarah Hernandez ’20, diagnostic genetic sciences major This event caps off the nine-week summer program for McNair Scholars to communicate their research projects with the university community. For more […]

Meet graduate student Kristen Volz

When her family was affected by a breast cancer diagnosis, Kristen Volz sought an oncology rotation in her undergraduate dietetics program at UConn to learn more about the disease. Working at the Yale Cancer Center Survivorship Clinic, she found inspiration in bettering the lives of patients and a mentor that motivated her to continue her […]