Danielle Faipler

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InCHIP Award Supports Ph.D. Student Research on Heart Disease Prevention in U.S. African Immigrants

Health Promotion Sciences Ph.D. student Richard Bannor's dissertation aims to address the gap in research on heart disease prevention and immigration status among Black populations.

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InCHIP Dissertation Assistantship Award Supports Anthropology Student’s Research on Migrant Rights

"Despite the need for human rights protections, U.S.-influenced migration policies in Central America limit travel through legal ports of entry and push migrants to increasingly dangerous transit routes."

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UConn Professor to Study Impact of Social Factors on Accelerated Aging in Breast Cancer Survivors

Despite progress, a disproportionate burden of cancer continues for many people disadvantaged by social, political, and environmental systems

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Stress of Being Outed to Parents and Caregivers: What Are the Mental Health Consequences?

'Policymakers should be aware of the harms that bills targeting LGBTQ+ youth have on the well-being of students and strongly argue for their right to disclose their identities on their own terms'

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“They Will Come at Me”: New Study Investigates Fear of Retaliation in America’s Nursing Homes

While highly prevalent and pervasive, the fear of retaliation has largely been overlooked in policy and research. A new study seeks to improve understanding of this phenomenon

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InCHIP Seeds New Projects Aimed at Improving Human Health

InCHIP has funded seven innovative pilot studies that aim to improve public and human health and wellbeing consistent with UConn's mission

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New Associate Director of InCHIP Hopes to Support Collaborative, Community-Engaged Health Research

Caitlin Caspi, Associate Professor of Allied Health Sciences, will serve as Associate Director of InCHIP

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New 5-Year NIH Grant for Structural Racism and Health Research

NIH-funded grant will provide 5 years of funding to research the impact of structural racism and the moderating role of psychosocial resources in cancer control behaviors among African Americans.

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Allied Health Sciences Professor Tapped as Permanent Director of InCHIP

Tricia Leahey, Professor of Allied Health Sciences, will take the helm of UConn’s Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy

UConn Kinesiology Professor Explores Efficacy of Ride-On-Toy Navigation Training to Improve Motor Skills in Children with Cerebral Palsy

While ride-on-toys have been found to help improve movement, social skills, and participation for children who are non-ambulatory, how these tools may improve upper extremity mobility has not been studied