Thursday, February 4th, 2016

CHIP-Neag LOI Deadline Extension!

February 3, 2016 by  
Filed under Announcements, CHIP Today

This is a notification that the deadline to submit Letters of Intent (LOIs) for the CHIP-Neag School of Education Dual-PI Seed Grant Competition has been extended by one week, from the original date of Friday, February 5, 2016, to a revised date of Friday, February 12, 2016. This extension is intended to account for a […]

Letter from the Director

February 2, 2016 by  
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As the new semester begins, I would like to announce a significant and exciting transformation of CHIP’s role at the University, and also to share some highlights from CHIP’s highly productive fall semester. Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Mun Choi recently approved CHIP to become a cross- campus health research institute. As the new Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and […]

CHIP PI C. Michael White in Fox 61 Ask the Pharmacist Segment

January 21, 2016 by  
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C. Michael White, CHIP PI, Co-Director of UConn Hopes within CHIP, and Professor and Department Head of Pharmacy Practice, discusses the rising use of heroin in Connecticut, why heroin is gaining popularity, and what folks can do for those using the drug in this installment of Ask the Pharmacist on Fox61.

CHIP Affiliate Craig Coleman Interviewed by MD Magazine

January 21, 2016 by  
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Craig Coleman, CHIP Affiliate, Co-Director of UConn Hopes within CHIP and Professor of Pharmacy Practice, discussed with MD Magazine a study looking at some of the more popular anticoagulants on the market and how effective they are when patients follow the recommended dosage, and also what it can mean when the prescription is not followed. He […]

CHIP Obesity Research Featured by Connecticut Health I-Team

January 21, 2016 by  
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Recent research by CHIP PI and Professor of Human Development and Family Studies Kim Gans was featured in a Connecticut Health I-Team article, which appeared in the Hartford Courant and CT Post as well. The research examined feeding and physical activity practices in home-based day care settings through focus groups with Hispanic female providers. It […]

Sensor at Center of BioCHIP Featured in Hartford Courant

January 21, 2016 by  
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The Hartford Courant recently featured Biorasis, a UConn biomedical start-up company, and its product, “Glucowizzard,” a fully implantable sensor smaller than a grain of rice, which continuously monitors glucose levels and relays real-time data to wristwatch-like receivers and smartphones. CHIP PI and Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Diane Burgess and her collaborators, […]

Rudd Center Study on Weight Predjudices Cited in New York Magazine

A recent multinational study by UConn’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity suggesting that people are in fact considerably sensitive to weight prejudices – and would like to see increased laws and government policies to protect overweight people in the workplace – was featured in New York Magazine and Hartford Business Journal among other media […]

CHIP 2016 Grantsmanship Training Workshop for Health Behavior Researchers

January 14, 2016 by  
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2016 Grantsmanship Training Workshop for Health Behavior Researchers This six-session workshop is being offered on Fridays (February 19, 26; March 4, 11, 25; and April 1) from 12pm to 2pm beginning on February 19th. The workshop will be held in the Colloquium Room (first floor) of the J. Ray Ryan building at UConn Storrs. Lunch […]

CHIP PI’s New Book Empowers Parents of Children at Risk for Autism

December 7, 2015 by  
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For children at risk for or diagnosed with autism, early intervention – from birth to age 3, when the brain is forming thousands of connections a minute and is its most elastic – is key. Yet much of this critical time is often wasted, while parents wait for diagnosis and the start of services and […]

CHIP Interview: Reflecting on the HIV Epidemic Past and Present

December 2, 2015 by  
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CHIP experts in the behavioral and social aspects of HIV, Seth Kalichman, PhD and Lisa Eaton, PhD, discuss successes with the HIV epidemic to date, and present challenges and opportunities for continued progress. Dr. Kalichman, a UConn Professor of Psychological Sciences, is the Director of the Southeast HIV/AIDS Research and Evaluation (SHARE) Project, a community-based […]

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