About CEHHP

The Center for Environmental Health and Health Promotion at the University of Connecticut promotes environmental health and health promotion-related teaching, research and public engagement. The major activities of the Center include addressing local, national and global environmental health and health promotion concerns. The vision of the Center is based on the belief that there is a reciprocal relationship between the environment and human health.

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Seminars

Food Matters: The Cost of Industrializing our Food Supply

March 10, 2015

Speakers: Pheobe Godrey, Ph.D - University of Connecticut, Fadi A. Al Khayer, M.D. - Specialist in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Renee M. Gross, J.D. - University of Connecticut
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Location: The William Benton Museum of Art

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Engaging Primary Care Clinicians in Translational Research: Why is it so Difficult?

March 12, 2015

Speaker: Michelle Cloutier, MD
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Location: J Ray Ryan Building, CHIP Room 204
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Don’t forget about dad: Novel approaches to childhood obesity prevention &
Translation of Evidence-Based Diabetes Self Management and Prevention Programs to Community Sites

March 26, 2015

Speakers: Amy Mobley, PhD and Kelley Newlin Lew, DNSc, APRN, CDE, University of Connecticut
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Location: J Ray Ryan Building, CHIP Room 204
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Financial Incentives and Social Networks for Obesity Treatment

April 9, 2015

Speaker: Tricia Leahey, PhD
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Location: J Ray Ryan Building, CHIP Room 204
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2015 Obesity Summit: Predictors of Overweight and Obesity and Work Environment

April 14 - 16, 2015

Featured Speaker: Dr. Pouran Faghri
Location: The O2, Peninsula Square - London, UK
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Dietary Interventions for Obesity: Considering Internal and External Validity in RCTs

April 16, 2015

Speaker: Cara Ebbeling
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Location: J Ray Ryan Building, CHIP Room 204
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Slim by Design: Engineering a Built Environment

April 23, 2015

Speaker: Brian Wansink, Ph.D.
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Location: J Ray Ryan Building, CHIP Room 204

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: Research, Implementation and Advocacy

April 30, 2015

Speaker: K. Rivet Amico, Ph.D. - University of Michigan
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Location: J Ray Ryan Building, CHIP Room 204

Using Digital Health to Improve Comprehensive Obesity Treatment Among the Medically Vulnerable

May 7, 2015

Speaker: Gary Bennet, PhD - Duke University 
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Location: J Ray Ryan Building, CHIP Room 204
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National Family Development Credential State Coordinator Meeting

July 15 & 16, 2015

Time: July 15 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm), July 16 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Location: 217 Koons Hall
Details: Registration forms due by June 1

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