Danielle Faipler

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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

Aerial image of the University of Connecticut during Fall 2023.

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

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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