Allied Health Sciences

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 […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Connecticut Sea Grant (CTSG) will lead a three-year, multi-state initiative to create an economic and business framework to spur the fledgling domestic kelp industry into the mainstream. The initiative is being led by Agricultural and Resource Economics Emeritus Professor Robert Pomeroy, who also serves as an extension specialist and marine resource economist […]

Meet alumna Chelsey Yearwood

As a Connecticut native, Chelsey Yearwood grew up loving UConn and wanted to focus on science, nutrition and wellness. A degree in allied health sciences fit her interests perfectly. Since graduating, she has worked in the pharmaceutical industry, first at Eli Lilly, then Capsule Pharmacy and Vireo Health before accepting her current position at Toast […]