Health

CAHNR in the news

Gyms’ mission to promote healthy lifestyles is undermined by offering tanning beds to customers, UConn researchers in allied health sciences (AHS) say. Dr. Sherry Pagoto, a professor in AHS and director of UConn Center for mHealth and Social Media is the lead author of a new study that assessed how pervasive tanning beds are in three of the largest […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today and Hartford Business Journal reported on an analysis of UConn’s economic impact on Connecticut. The analysis was completed by a team that included Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Professor Rigoberto Lopez, ARE Ph.D. student Mahdi Fallahi and Steven Lanza, assistant professor in residence in the Department of Economics. Assistant Aquaculture Extension Educator Anoushka […]

Allied health major prepares students for wide range of careers in healthcare

Careers in the medical field are on the rise, with a predicted growth of about 14 percent from 2018 to 2028.  A major that encompasses every aspect of the healthcare industry is allied health sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. The term allied health refers to the professions that support the […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced UConn as the eleventh institution to earn status as a Platinum-level Skin Smart Campus from the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, which seeks to prevent skin cancer through education, advocacy, and raising awareness. Dr. Sherry Pagoto was lead author of a 2015 study that documented the prevalence of tanning salons and indoor tanning options on and […]