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Joana Lalaj '20, Cameron McFarlane '20, Meghan Becerril ’20

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For students aiming to become optometrists, pharmacists, or other health professionals, the opportunity to spend six weeks immersed in these professions can be invaluable. Three undergraduates were fortunate to have this experience as part of the competitive Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) this past summer.  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Jamie Rubinstein '18

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Most summer interns don't get to watch brain surgery or conduct their own clinical research. But for Jamie Rubinstein ’18, these activities were all part of a day’s work during her summer Pre-Med and Research Fellowship at Hartford Hospital.  Read MoreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Andra Owusu '18

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After spending the summer immersed in occupational therapy (OT), Andra Owusu ‘18 was inspired to pursue her dream of earning a master’s degree and joining the profession. Her passion was fueled by a program to increase diversity in OT and other health care fields.  Read MoreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Megan Pare ‘18

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Megan Pare ’18 knows first-hand the challenges associated with living with asthma. She also knows that the when the disease is managed individuals living with asthma can thrive. She used this knowledge to lead a class for students at a local school.  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Taylor Beverly ‘20 and Sydney Lyncook ‘19

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Taylor Beverly ‘20 and Sydney Lyncook ‘19 received invaluable exposure to various medical specialties as scholars in the competitive Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP).  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Ashley Joia '19

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Ashley Joia ’19 was one of only 94 students nationally to be selected to participate in the Student Leadership Development Program in Orlando, Fl.  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Becca Cameron, '15, DPT '18 and Omosefe Oronsaye, '15, DPT '18

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Twice a week for 90 minutes children come to Shriners Hospitals for Children – Springfield to participate in BFit, a power-based exercise program, provided by Professor of Physical Therapy Mary Gannotti and her students, including Becca Cameron, '15, DPT '18 and Omosefe Oronsaye, '15, DPT '18, in partnership with clinicians from Shriners Hospitals—Springfield.  Read more and watch videoDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Jessica Shepard '18

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Assistant Professor of Nursing Kim Groot and RN to BSN student Jessica Shepard '18 received awards at the 15th annual Nightingale Awards, which took place May 11 at the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford.  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Gabrielle Sinotte ‘17

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Gabrielle Sinotte ’17 likes to prove people wrong. The recent ENHP grad, who was born without a left hand, was once told she couldn't’t jump rope, drive a car, or play a sport. Not only did she master all three, she says there isn’t a sport she can’t play.  Read more and watch videoDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthotics

Caitlin Connelly ’17 and Hajar Altimimi ’17

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If you have ever tried to quit smoking, you know just how challenging it can be. Caitlin Connelly ’17 and Hajar Altimimi ’17 are hoping to make the process a bit easier for people staying at the South Park Inn shelter in Hartford, Conn.  Read more and watch videoDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Mikayla Pascucci '18

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When Jamie Roland, who has Down Syndrome, started a job placement program at the University of Hartford two years ago, he was fortunate to find a familiar face here. His childhood friend Mikayla Pascucci ’18 became Jamie’s job coach.  Read more and watch videoDepartment of Education

Mikaela Nelson ’18

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Children love playing with dolls they can identify with. But for many kids with disabilities, it is difficult to find dolls that look like them. Mikaela Nelson ’18 is hoping to change that.  Read more and watch videoDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthotics

Cassie Pastier '16

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Cassie Pastier '16 aspires to a career in optometry. She credits ENHP’s Honors Program with strengthening her understanding of the field.  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursingresearchhealth sciences

Our MSPO Students are Changing Lives

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Five graduate students from ENHP's Prosthetics and Orthotics (P&O) program have been working on a project to make the world’s first prosthetic hand that can be fully customized to patients’ needs.  Read more and watch videoprosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation SciencesInstitute for Translational Research

Austin Reed '19

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Austin Reed '19, who lost his leg as an infant, is learning to design the devices that help him walk and run.  Read moreprosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences