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Megan Pare ‘18


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


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


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


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


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


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 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


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


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


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


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

Chelsea Koenig '15


Within weeks of graduating from ENHP's radiologic technology program, Chelsea Koenig '15 landed a job as a CT scan technologist at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Ga.  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursingradiologic technologyalumni

Our MSPO Students are Changing Lives


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


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

Christopher Bergendahl '17


Army veteran Christopher Bergendahl '17 is transitioning to civilian life in ENHP's radiologic technology program.  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursingradiologic technology

Michelle Press '18


Michelle Press '18 poised to become the first physical therapy major to perform with The Hartt School's Dance Division and to complete minor degree requirements in dance.  Read morephysical therapyDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Casey Beasley '13, M '15


When Casey Beasley approached her professor, Michael Wininger, about building a prosthetic finger as a University Honors Project in 2013, she had no idea that her project would take off the way it has.   Read moreprosthetics and orthoticsresearchDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesalumni

Desiann Anglin '15


Desiann Anglin balanced school and work to graduate in three years.  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursinghealth sciences

Kayla Kershaw '17


Selected to participate in Radiologic Science Student Leadership Development Program.  Read moreradiologic technologyDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Kaitlin Olson '15 and Jessica Worroll '15


Nursing graduate students mobilized support at the state capitol to improve medication safety.  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursingnursingresearch

Meagan Syta '15


ENHP's Greenfield and Syta present research on improving vocabulary of kindergarten students.  Read moreDepartment of EducationResearch

Lisa Wisniewski '17


Doctoral student in educational leadership is helping to shape the immigration reform.  Storyeducational leadershipDepartment of Education

Alyssa Englert '15


Basketball player Alyssa Englert honored at the NCAA Women's Final Four.  StoryDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesphysical therapy

John Busque '14


Three seniors earn track & field All-Academic honors.  StoryDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Staci Bechard '13


Staci Bechard '13 is learning to teach teachers.  Read moreDepartment of Education

Alex Samson '13


Alex Samson '13 reflects on a summer abroad in Kenya.  Watchphysical therapyphysical therapy

Taber Hammond '13


There is a growing need for prosthetics and orthotics because more people are losing their limbs due to diabetes and other medical complications.  Video and storyprosthetics and orthoticsprosthetics and orthotics

Nicole Mester '12


Nicole Mester '12 always wanted to be a teacher.  Learn moreDepartment of Education

Jay Waller '11


Jay Waller '11  Read morephysical therapy

Latasha (Jarrett) Raineault '10


Latasha Jarrett, a high jumper and multi-event athlete for the track and field team, graduated in 2008 with a degree in physical therapy.  Watchphysical therapy