Faculty/Office Hours

Adjunct Faculty
Suzanne Blancaflor
(860) 465-5045
Susan Capasso
(860) 465-5045
Rochelle Gimenez
(860) 465-5045
Pallavi Limaye
(860) 465-5045
Ashley Bissonnette
(860) 465-5045
Barbara Porebska
(860) 465-5045
Geeta Thapa
(860) 465-5045
Divya Ramesh
(860) 465-5045

Amy Bataille, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Courses Taught: Anatomy and Physiology II, Foundations of Health Sciences
Research Interests: Systems physiology, molecular mechanisms of renal physiology, renal secretion of uric acid
(860) 465-4002, Science Building, Room 131C
Office Hours: Monday 11 AM-1 PM, Wednesday 11 AM-1 PM, Thursday 11 AM-12 PM

Yaw Nsiah, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Sciences
Courses Taught: Microbiology for Health Sciences, Introduction to Public Health
Research Interests: Development of anti-infective against bacteria and viruses, Identification of pharma coactive compounds from tropical plant leaves.
(860) 465-4524, Science Building, Room 131A
Office Hours: Monday 2-3 PM, Tuesday 9-10 AM, Wednesday 10-11 AM, Thursday 8-9 AM, Friday 1-2 PM

Paul Canavan, PhD.

Assistant Professor
Courses Taught: Anatomy and Physiology I, Issues Health Sciences Seminar, Various Labs
Research interests: movement analysis, physical assessment, injury prevention.
(860) 465-0759, Science Building, Room 455
Office Hours: Monday 9:45-10:45 AM, Tuesday 12-1:45 PM, Wednesday 12-1:45 PM

Anita Lee, D.P.E

Courses Taught: Quantitative Research Methods for Health Sciences, Nutrition and Public Health
Research Interests: Measurement, evaluation, and assessment of physical activity and exercise science; research methods and design in exercise and health sciences; physical activity epidemiology.
(860) 465-0227, Science Building 131B
Office Hours: Mondays 1-3 PM, Tuesdays 10-11 AM, Thursdays 3:30 – 5:30 PM

Mitchell Doucette, PhD

Assistant Professor
Courses taught: Introduction to Public Health, Foundations of Health Sciences, Epidemiology for Liberal Arts
Research Interests: Injury Prevention and Control (including motor vehicle crashes, gun violence, and opioid poisonings), longitudinal panel analysis, qualitative research.
(860) 465-0760, Science Building Room 453
Office Hours: Monday 9-11 AM, Wednesday 9-11 AM, Friday 9-10 AM