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Center for Health, Care, and Well-Being

Assistant Professor Sandra Saavedra directs the University of Hartford's Pediatric Balance Laboratory, where she and her physical therapy students conduct research to determine which senses children use to stay upright. [Photo by Jake Koteen]

The Center for Health, Care, and Well-being is a hub of interdisciplinary research, translating results into interventions that lead to positive outcomes through improved clinical care, therapies, and new approaches to wellness. Through our community affiliations, center members continuously work to:

  • Create and refine outreach and educational programs to prepare the next generation of scientists, clinicians, and educators
  • Conduct research that will advance outcomes in health, care, and well-being.

Resources and Pursuits

For more information on the Center for Health, Care, and Well-being, contact Mary Gannotti, professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, at

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Our Students Are Changing Lives Physical therapy students and professor pioneered an exercise program for children with disabilities that fills a national void. Read More