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Allied Health Sciences Advisory Board

Advisory Board Gives Feedback

The Department of Allied Health Sciences’ Advisory Board is comprised of academic, community and business leaders who provide timely and important information and feedback to our programs. The Board meets twice a year, but the members frequently participate in seminars, fundraising and other special events. Although we list the members and their affiliations, we ask that you email Nancy Madrak ( if you are interested in contacting these individuals.

Advisory Board Members

Elizabeth Beaudin – Connecticut Hospital Association
Brittany Christopher – American Red Cross
Patricia Clark – Bridgeport Hospital
Polly Fitz – Dean Emerita
John Frassinelli – Connecticut Department of Public Health
Robert Gasparini – NeoGenomics
Pamela Hamilton – Clinical Laboratory Partners, LLC
Peter Mousseau – Rainbow Scientific
Jean Stratton – Aetna Insurance Company

Gifts to Allied Health Sciences

Friends Rise to the Challenge

The bleak economy places challenges on donors as well as university budgets. In spite of these concerns, we want to keep moving forward. Please consider supporting our department as we work to meet the workforce and research needs of the future.

Here are some groups that can benefit from your giving.

  • Scholarship support for needy students, especially those from diverse backgrounds.
  • The AHS seminar series, faculty travel and professional development.
  • Scientific instrumentation to support the AHS research mission.
  • Low-income families who need help in choosing healthy foods.
  • An aging population that desires attentive care or solutions to medical problems from well-trained professionals.

Gifts to our “Friends of Allied Health” further student and faculty contact with international experts in the field and allow us to devote time to strategic plans.

Other donations go to student scholarships accounts and professional programs, such as DGS, Dietetics or Medical Technology.

Please contact the UConn Foundation or the CANR development officer, Amy Hanaburgh, ( for details on how best to direct your gift. We appreciate it.

Strategic Plan


The mission of the Department of Allied Health Sciences is to provide a dynamic education, research and practice environment in which we prepare students to become professionals who apply knowledge to promote health and prevent disease for diverse populations. (Read the entire Strategic Plan in PDF) (AHS info folder Strategic Plan PDF)

about AHS
Programs integrate theoretical knowledge and hands-on experiences.

Department of Allied Health Sciences
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
358 Mansfield Road, Unit 1101
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1101
Telephone: (860) 486-2834
Fax: (860) 486-5375