On November 12th, UConn’s Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention (CHIP), the Neag School of Education, and the newly created Collaboratory on School and Child Health (CSCH) co-hosted a successful networking event at UConn Storrs. A total of 20 researchers from Neag, other UConn departments/schools, and two other institutions attended the event. The researchers shared their […]
On November 5th, UConn’s Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention (CHIP) and School of Dental Medicine hosted a faculty networking event at the Wood-n-Tap restaurant in Hartford for researchers from both groups to meet and discuss their research interests, areas of expertise, and ideas for collaborative research that combines CHIP’s expertise in health behavior change […]
On October 30th, UConn’s Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention (CHIP) and School of Business hosted a dual faculty networking event for researchers from both schools to meet and discuss their research interests, areas of expertise, and interest in collaborators. Collaboration between the schools will be key for interested pairs of Primary Investigators (PIs), comprised […]
A new partnership between UConn’s Neag School of Education, Office of Public Engagement and Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention (CHIP) promises to take a coordinated, comprehensive approach to promoting the health and well-being of “the whole child.” The Collaboratory on School and Child Health (CSCH), which has become part of CHIP, will connect relevant […]
A group of University of Connecticut researchers who study child care as an important setting to influence healthy eating habits have published a series of findings that can be used to improve child care policies and practices in order to curb childhood obesity. All of the researchers are affiliated with the University of Connecticut’s Center […]
For over a decade, world renowned researchers at UConn’s Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention (CHIP) have worked at the intersection of behavior and biology to promote wellness and improve the health of individuals, families, and communities in Connecticut and across the world. Past CHIP research has saved a significant number of lives. The intent […]
It is our distinct pleasure to offer a copy of the slides from our 2015 Annual meeting. Please click on the title to download the PowerPoint Presentation.
CHIP’s FY15 Annual Report covers the period from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. During FY15, the Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention (CHIP) made significant progress towards its mission of creating and disseminating new scientific knowledge and theoretical frameworks in the areas of health behavior, health behavior change, health intervention, and prevention at […]
This spring, CHIP continued to play a pivotal role in fostering new interdisciplinary research collaborations for the University in the areas of health behavior and behavior change. A second high-profile research enterprise became a center within CHIP. UConn HOPES, an interdisciplinary research collaborative involving many CHIP principal investigators and affiliates, recently received a five-year federal […]
Tania Huedo-Medina, an assistant professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, hopes her research will allow medical experts to tailor prevention efforts and treatments to individuals.