Faculty

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, […]

Exercise scientist’s research focuses on muscle and tendon health and function in athletes and older adults

This past August, Jacob Earp joined the Department of Kinesiology in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources as an assistant professor. He is happy to return to UConn, having earned his MA from the department. “It feels great to be back at UConn. The school has wonderful resources for both faculty and students,” […]

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 […]

Microbiologist develops improved technology for poultry food safety

One Friday evening in the spring of 2019, Abhi Upadhyay, assistant professor of food microbiology and safety in the Department of Animal Science, found himself watching a video showing microbubbles for pet care and grooming. He started thinking about using this technology for food safety and spent the weekend researching its potential, current state of […]

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 […]