CAHNR in the news

Associate Professor Paulo Verardi of the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Sciences is quoted in USA Today. He discusses viruses and the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Yin Wu, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Kinesiology, discusses the major findings from a study entitled “Tai Ji Quan as Antihypertensive Lifestyle Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” […]

Meet undergraduate student Gabrielle Sharbin

Allied health sciences major Gabrielle Sharbin says the diversity of classes in her program has given her a comprehensive understanding of different aspects of the healthcare profession. She has also taken courses in other subjects that relate to human health, such nutrition and psychology. She says this broad perspective is preparing her to continue her […]

Korey Stringer Institute supports international elite athletic championships

After suffering from exertional heat stroke (EHS) in 1985 while running a 10K race on the track, Douglas Casa, professor of kinesiology and CEO of the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI), has made the prevention of EHS his life’s work. When World Athletics (formerly IAAF) chose Qatar to host the 2019 track and field World Athletics […]

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 […]