Husky Nutrition

Husky Nutrition programs strive to decrease disparities in food and nutrition-related conditions and diseases, food security and food access.


Community engagement projects are organized under two themes: those directed at changing food-related and physical activity behavior in adults, families and children, and those directed at systems-level changes to improve access to healthy food and encourage opportunities for being physically active.

Community-based Health Research and Evaluation



State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health


Chronic diseases are a major public health issue in Connecticut and across the United States.  Many chronic diseases have common risk factors.  Steps are being taken at the State and Federal level to coordinate approaches to improve prevention and management of chronic diseases.




Office Location:

195 Farmington Avenue, Suite 3000

Farmington, CT 06032

Mailing Address:

UConn Health

Center for Population Health

263 Farmington Avenue, MC 6030

Farmington, CT 06030-6030

Contact Us

Phone:  860.679.8375

Fax:      860.679.1650