Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Thursday 9/4: CHIP Lecture by Audrey Chapman, PhD, UConn

August 27, 2014 by  
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“Core Health Obligations from the Perspectives of Human Rights and Public Health”

Thursday 9/11: CHIP Annual Meeting

August 27, 2014 by  
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The CHIP Annual Meeting will take place on September 11, 2014, from 11am-12:30pm, immediately followed by a barbeque lunch. RSVP requested by September 3rd.

Social Stigma Hinders HIV Interventions for African Americans

August 27, 2014 by  
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By Beth Krane The level of esteem that Whites hold toward African Americans is linked to the impact of behavioral HIV interventions for African Americans, according to a recent study co-authored by CHIP Principal Investigator (PI) Blair T. Johnson. While previous research has shown that people who perceive more bias experience poorer mental and physical […]

CHIP PI Deborah Fein Featured in New York Times Magazine

August 21, 2014 by  
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CHIP Principal Investigator and Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Psychology Deborah Fein was featured prominently in an in-depth piece in the New York Times Magazine for her work on autism with CHIP Affiliate Inge-Marie Eigsti and others in the Department of Psychology. The piece was entitled,”The Kids Who Beat Autism,” and is excerpted below: In the last […]

CHIP Researchers at Forefront of HIV Communication Research

August 5, 2014 by  
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By Beth Krane An interdisciplinary research team from UConn’s Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention (CHIP) played a significant role in a special issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS), which was released recently and highlighted at the biannual International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia in July. A press conference took place […]

CHIP Principal Investigators in the Spotlight

August 4, 2014 by  
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CHIP PI Linda Pescatello was featured in a Hartford Courant article, titled, “Do Our Genes Influence How We Respond To Exercise?” on August 1st, along with CHIP Affiliate Beth A. Taylor, CHIP Graduate Student Affiliate Garrett Ash, Amanda Zaleski, and CHIP Graduate Student Lauren Lamberti. The article describes the team’s efforts to raise money for their exercise genomics project, […]

Winners of UCHC-UConn Storrs Seed Grant Funding in Cancer Control 2014

July 22, 2014 by  
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New funds for pilot work on cardiovascular health and breast cancer survivors, pharmacists’ promotion of colorectal cancer screening, and yoga for pediatric cancer patients and parents. In FY14, CHIP developed an innovative new seed grant competition, the UCHC-UConn Storrs Seed Grant Funding in Cancer Control. The goal of this competition is to foster cancer control […]

CHIP’s FY2014 Annual Report is Now Online

July 3, 2014 by  
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Thu-Fri, 6/19-6/20: CHIP Grantsmanship Training Workshop for Health Behavior Researchers

May 15, 2014 by  
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Learn the steps in developing a strong grant proposal in health behavior from NIH representatives and senior level UConn researchers. Attendees can apply for a year-long mentorship!

CHIP 2013-2014 Seed Grant Winners: Obesity, eHealth/mHealth and Graduate Student Competitions

May 15, 2014 by  
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CHIP is delighted to announce and congratulate the winners of the 2013-2014 CHIP Seed Grant Competitions in Obesity Research, eHealth/mHealth Research, and Graduate Student Research. The purpose of these competitions is to provide pilot and seed grant resources to investigators to stimulate new research in health behavior change at UConn of the type and quality […]

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