Research

CAHNR in the news

An article in Elemental quoted Linda Pescatello, a distinguished professor in the Department of Kinesiology. She explained individuals who exercise only on weekends can experience the same health benefits as those with more consistent exercise routines throughout the week. In addition to noting the immediate health benefits of exercise, she said that any physical activity, […]

Meet undergraduate student Megan Seferian

Megan Seferian was attracted to UConn because of its research opportunities and quickly became involved in a variety of ways. She is a¬†pathobiology and veterinary science major with an appetite for learning more about her field. As a mentor for the pathobiology Freshman Year Experience (FYE) course, Megan hopes to assist and inspire other students […]

Exercise physiologist develops therapies to slow the aging process

As an exercise physiologist and researcher, Oh Sung Kwon has long been focused on different types of exercise and nutritional interventions to improve the health and function of an aging population, particularly with regard to skeletal muscle dysfunction and atrophy (sarcopenia), cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorders associated with obesity and diabetes. He is involved in […]

CAHNR in the news

Stacey Stearns, a program specialist in UConn Extension, was a guest on WSHU where she discussed public trails. The program focused on the health of the public trail system in Connecticut and New York. HamletHub announced that the city of Milford received accreditation and recognition by the Connecticut Economic Development Association (CEDAS) recognizing the use […]

Animal scientist studies effects of maternal nutrition on offspring

Associate professor Kristen Govoni has spent the majority of her career at UConn, having earned her BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in animal science in the College. Her research focuses on animal growth, development and health. For the past eight years, Govoni has been involved in a collaboration with two other faculty in the Department […]