University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut University of Connecticut

352 Mansfield Road, Storrs, 06269, CT, US

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The University of Connecticut (UConn) is one of America’s top 20 public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. It is home to more than 31,000 students, 1,300 faculty, 230,000 proud alumni, and a handsome husky named Jonathan. The University has fourteen schools and colleges: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business, Dental Medicine, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work. Students can choose from eight undergraduate bachelor's degrees with 102 possible majors, as well as seventeen graduate/doctoral degrees and five professional degree programs (MD, JD, etc.). UConn's main campus in Storrs is admitting the highest-achieving freshmen in University history. Student diversity continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. It's a great time to be a Husky!

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Mario  Perez, M.P.H.

Mario Perez, M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine

Clinical Interest: The use and implementation of protocols in the management of patient in the intensive care unit.

Public Health Otolaryngology Pulmonary and Critical Care Categorical Internal Medicine Medicine

Linda Pescatello, Ph.D., FACSM, FAHA

Linda Pescatello, Ph.D., FACSM, FAHA

Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology

Dr. Pescatello specializes in exercise prescription for health benefit

Complementary and Alternative Exercise Obesity Blood Pressure Exercise Prescription Physical Activity Hypertension Cardiovascular Disease Exercise Genomics

Wizdom Powell, Ph.D.

Wizdom Powell, Ph.D.

Director of the Health Disparities Institute and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UConn Health

Expert on the role of racism and gender norms in African American male health and healthcare inequities.

Ptsd African American Men Health Health Disparities Military Mental Health Racism

Felicia Pratto, Ph.D.

Felicia Pratto, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychological Sciences

Psychology expert, specializing in race and sex discrimination and intergroup dynamics

Terrorism and counter-terrorism Xenophobia Prejudice, tace- and sex- discrimination in hiring Homophobia Violations of International Humanitarian Law in war-time

Jeremy Pressman, Ph.D.

Jeremy Pressman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of Middle East Studies

Dr. Pressman specializes in the Arab-Israeli peace process, US foreign policy, and the scope of political protests in the United States.

Arab-Israeli Conflict Middle East Peace Process Political Protests

Rebecca Puhl, Ph.D.

Rebecca Puhl, Ph.D.

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

Clinical psychology expert, specializing in the study of bullying and weight stigmatization

Weight Discrimination Weight Stigma Weight-based bullying

Kerri Raissian, Ph.D.

Kerri Raissian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Policy

Public administration expert, focusing on child and family policy

The impact of early childhood investments on child well-being Role of policy in family violence and contraception subsidies How policy generates family complexity, data collection and decision making in the child protective system

Tracy Rittenhouse, Ph.D.

Tracy Rittenhouse, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Natural Resources and the Environment, director of the Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Center

Tracy Rittenhouse is an expert in the study of wildlife populations - bobcats, bear, frogs - within exurban development.

Citizen Science Forest Management Wildlife Populations Wetland Ecology Ranavirus Epidemics Habitat Management Bear, Bobcats, and Animals in your backyard

Annabelle Rodriguez, M.D.

Annabelle Rodriguez, M.D.

Visiting Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Recipient of Linda and David Roth Chair in Cardiovascular Research

Cardiovascular researcher, focusing on genetics and vascular biology

The genetic link between healthy HDL cholesterol, heart disease, and infertility

Nancy Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Nancy Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Professor of Nutritional Sciences

Nutrition expert, focusing on the relationship between exercise and protein intake

Protein intake in health obese and non-obese children Protein intake Energy balance and protein utilization in athletes

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