Nutrition

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

CAHNR faculty members to receive UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards The UConn Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Excellence Awards Committee announced CAHNR faculty members among the recipients of the 2020 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards. Assistant Professor Beth Lawrence of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE) received the Teaching Excellence: Early Career […]

Meet undergraduate student Kara Heilemann

Kara Heilemann came to UConn interested in becoming an infectious disease physician. As a dual major in pathobiology and nutritional sciences, she was able to study pathogens and learn the connections between nutrients and disease. Her interests took her beyond the College and into the Department of Chemistry as a 2019 University Scholar researching antimicrobial […]

Epidemiologist leverages social media to support healthy lifestyles for new moms

Molly Waring, assistant professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, focuses her research on weight management among childbearing women. She says, “My early research focused on patterns of weight gain during middle age and cardiovascular disease in later life, which got me thinking about preventing weight gain later in life. My research cycled all […]