Meet the Researcher: Wizdom Powell, Health Disparities
In a recent conversation over coffee with Wizdom Powell, PhD, director of UConn’s Health Disparities Institute (HDI), two words kept popping up: commitment and passion. Powell leaves no doubt that she is both committed and passionate when it comes to her work, the communities she serves, and improving health outcomes for underrepresented populations. Powell, who […]
Meet the Researcher: Wizdom Powell, UConn Health Disparities Institute
Wizdom Powell, PhD, director of UConn's Health Disparities Institute in Hartford, is a nationally recognized clinical psychologist whose research focuses on the role of modern racism and gender norms on African American male health outcomes and healthcare inequities.
UConn Chemist Wins Patent for Tunable Metal Oxide Synthesis Method
University of Connecticut chemistry professor Steven Suib has been granted a US patent (9,908,103) for a new method developed with his former student Altug S. Poyraz, now an inorganic chemistry professor at Kennesaw State University. The technology is capable of synthesizing and customizing a type of compound that has unique catalytic and electronic properties. Suib […]
DoD Grant to Better Understand Aeronautical Combustion
UConn engineer, Xinyu Zhao, is working to develop a better understanding of the combustion process that powers aeronautical engines through a $450,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Air Force.
Highlighting Connecticut’s Maritime Geography, History, and Future
Connecticut has nearly 100 miles of coastline and is traversed by several rivers. A new UConn-led multidisciplinary project will create a maritime heritage trail that runs through southeast Connecticut.
Mobile Sense Technologies Wins U.S. Patent, $225K from NSF
This UConn spinout is building foundational technology for off-the-chest wearables for long-term management of cardiac arrhythmias.
Meet the Researcher: Nancy Petry, UConn School of Medicine
Since joining UConn Health in 1996, Petry has won over $41 million in external funding, making her one of the most active and highly funded researchers across all campuses.