Health

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 […]

Nutritional scientist studies blackcurrant health benefits and obesity-related disease prevention

Yoojin Lee studied food science and engineering in South Korea. A growing interest in how nutrients affect the body led her to the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources where her research focused on the relationship between obesity-associated diseases and foods that might have protective effects and other […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Zhe Zhu was among six UConn professors to be named to a list of the world’s most highly-cited researchers. Zhu is an assistant professor in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. and director of the Global Environmental Remote Sensing (GERS) Laboratory. Distinguished Kinesiology Professor Linda Pescatello and Nutritional Sciences Professor […]