Allied Health Sciences Department Directory

Department Head

Justin M. Nash, PhD
Department Head & Professor

Faculty and Staff

Jessica Beaudet, PhD
Assistant Professor in Residence

Paul Bureau, MS, CIH
Lecturer & Academic Advisor
Director, Occupational Safety & Health Online Certificate Program

Maria Gyure, MS, CGC
Director, Genetic Counseling Master's Degree Program

Jeanne McCaffery, PhD
Associate Professor

Sherry Pagoto, PhD
Director, UConn Center for mHealth & Social Media

Ellen Shanley, MBA, RD, CD-N
Director, Dietetics Program

Ran Xu, PhDheadshot of Dr. Ran Xu
Assistant Professor

Bruce Blanchard, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Director, Medical Laboratory Sciences Program

Valerie Duffy, PhD, RD
Director, Graduate Program in Allied Health Sciences

Cheryl Eckert, MSheadshot Chery Eckert
Lecturer & Academic Advisor

Susan Gregoire, PhD, RRTheadshot of Dr. Susan Gregoire
Director, AHS Advising Center
Director, AHS Academic Programs

Jessica Marsalisi
Administrative Services Assistant III

Anida Sundara
Business Services Manager

Jillian Wanik, DCN
Assistant Professor in Residence
Director, Dietetic Internship Program