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 […]
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 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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 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 […]
Research conducted at 16 HIV clinical care sites in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa shows the pairing of a theory-based behavioral intervention with clinical care treatment for persons living with HIV resulted in more safer sex practices (measured by incidence of sex with condoms), compared to patients who did not receive the behavioral intervention. Increased safer […]
Dr. Linda Pescatello will speak as part of the CHIP Lecture Series on Genomics & Health Behavior, then lead a brainstorming workshop with panelists from UConn and JAX Genomic Medicine.