Nutrition

CAHNR in the news

UConn has announced a new one-credit online course on the coronavirus COVID-19. The COVID-19 Pandemic: Impacts on Health, Business and Society is a new multi-disciplinary course that brings together unique insights from faculty in many departments, including Allied Health Sciences and Pathobiology and Veterinary Science. More information on the class, which is free and open to […]

Meet new faculty member Kristen Cooksey Stowers

In August 2019, the Department of Allied Health Sciences welcomed new faculty member, Kristen Cooksey Stowers, as assistant professor of health disparities. “The most exciting part about joining the CAHNR is that I’m a part of this intellectual ecosystem of scholars,” Cooksey Stowers says. “I feel at home and excited about doing my work in […]

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 […]