Chronic Disease And Health Disparities: Speed Networking Event November 13 2023

InCHIP Networking Event: Health Disparities and Chronic Disease

Quick Facts:

  • What: InCHIP is hosting an in-person networking event for UConn faculty interested in building connections or projects around health disparities and chronic diseases. Pilot funding will be available to faculty who attend the networking event.
  • When & Where: November 13th at 2PM EST in Room 204 in the J. Ray Ryan Building on Storrs Campus.
  • RSVP: Please RSVP below by the end of Thursday, November 9th 2023.


On Nov 13, 2023, InCHIP is hosting a Speed Networking Event focused on Health Disparities of Chronic Diseases. This event will bring together UConn faculty from across the university to connect in person to discuss potential new avenues of research and provide a space for building a community in this area at UConn. InCHIP is open to any chronic disease foci (anything from aging and dementia to HIV, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer).

Funding Opportunity for Participants: Quick Facts

  • Applications are due February 15th 2024 by 11:59PM EST. Submit proposals via the link below.
  • This opportunity is only open to UConn faculty teams who emerge from the Networking Event on Health Disparities and Chronic Diseases held on November 13th 2023.
  • This awards provides pilot funding for new research projects conducted by UConn faculty that address, prevent, or mitigate the impact of health disparities of chronic diseases in the United States.
  • Pilot projects funded through this mechanism should act as a preliminary stage that informs a proposal for external funding.

Connect with Colleagues

Event Attendee Directory

Name Email Department/College
Amanda Denes  Communication 
Brooke Bohn  Pediatric Primary Care 
Cristina Colon-Semenza  Kinesiology 
Debs Ghosh  Geography 
Eileen Condon  Nursing 
Elizabeth Hintz  Communication 
Emil Coman  Health Disparities Institute, Public Health Sciences 
Fei Wang  School of Pharmacy 
Julian Nieves  School of Medicine 
Kerry-Ann Stewart  Health Career Opportunity Programs, School of Medicine 
Kristin Guertin  Public Health Sciences 
Linda Sprague Martinez  Health Disparities Institute 
Molly Waring  Allied Health Sciences 
Nathaniel Rickles  School of Pharmacy 
Raja Staggers-Hakim  Sociology 
Robert Rosenberg  CT Children’s Specialty 
Ryan Talbert  Sociology 
Siddika Mulchan  Pediatrics 
Stephanie Gernant  School of Pharmacy 
Swapna Gokhale  Computer Science & Engineering 
Wenqi Gan  Public Health Sciences 
Yoo Min Park  Geography 
Zexin “Marsha” Ma  Communication 

Have Questions?

Reach out to:

Grace Morris
Director of Research Training & Development

Greidy Miralles
Research Development Assistant