Danielle Faipler

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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

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Industry Partnerships Create Policy Tools to Protect Outdoor Laborers in Extreme Heat

Korey Stringer Institute CEO Douglas Casa has worked with industry partners to develop heat safety policies that will protect workers who work in extreme heat

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UConn Psychology Professor Develops Tool to Measure Religious Coping During Trauma

'With this scale in hand, many research questions can be posed to advance our understanding of theodical struggling and how people engage in struggling'

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InCHIP Award Supports Research on Migrant Experiences Traveling to the U.S.-Mexico Border

'In transit northward from Panama, where migrants lose contact with family members, experience bodily injury, sexual violence, malnutrition, disease, and mental health impacts, they face similar forces of violence based on policies that limit movement from southern Mexico to the U.S. border.'

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UConn Geography Researcher Receives Funds to Study Cancer Disparities Among U.S. African Americans

The study will build upon previous studies conducted by Ghosh and her collaborators that have explored the ways social inequality contribute to unequal cancer control outcomes

Inaugural InCHIP Dissertation Assistantship Award Supports Public Health Research

The assistantship aims to fill a gap by providing support to graduate students in the social sciences as they complete dissertations related to health

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New Study Explores Opioid Pain Medication Theft in Long-Term Care Homes

'Older adults living in long-term care settings have a right to be free from this largely invisible form of mistreatment. This is their home'

Neag School Hosts 4th Annual Educational Leadership Forum in Hartford

Alumni, students, faculty, and administrators from the Neag School of Education joined education professionals from across Connecticut last week for an evening of networking, followed by a panel discussion, at Hartford’s Spotlight Theatre. It was the fourth annual Educational Leadership Forum.

10 Questions With the Director of the Connecticut Writing Project

Jason Courtmanche ’91 (CLAS), Ph.D. ’06 has been serving in a variety of capacities at the University of Connecticut for 23 years. A lecturer in the University’s English department, an assistant coordinator of the Early College Experience English program, and affiliate faculty in the Neag School’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, he primarily serves as director of the Connecticut Writing Project (CWP), which immerses Connecticut teachers in an intensive writing program where they grow as writers, learn about teaching writing, and have the opportunity to become published in one of CWP’s literary magazines.