Faculty/Office Hours

Adjunct Faculty
Suzanne Blancaflor
(860) 465-5045
Paul Canavan
(860) 465-5045
Susan Capasso
(860) 465-5045
Diana DiMarco
(860) 465-5045
Rochelle Gimenez
(860) 465-5045
Pallavi Limaye
(860) 465-5045

Amy Bataille, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Courses Taught: Anatomy and Physiology I and II
Research Interests: Systems physiology, molecular mechanisms of renal physiology, renal secretion of uric acid
(860) 465-4002, Science Building, Room 131C
Office Hours: Wednesday 2-4 PM, Thursday 10 AM -2 PM, Friday 12-1 PM

Yaw Nsiah, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Sciences and Adjunct Faculty for Biology
Courses Taught: Virology, Microbiology, Introduction to Public Health, Immunology, Biotechnology, Epidemiology for the Liberal Arts and Microbes and Your 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 8-9 AM,
Thursday 11 AM -!2 PM, Friday 12-1 PM

Barbara Porebska, M.D., M Ed.

Assistant Professor
Courses Taught: Introduction to Health Sciences and laboratory, Foundations in Health Sciences, Anatomy and Physiology I laboratory.
Areas of interest: Human systems pathology, brain physiology and pathology, brain regeneration, addictions and brain development.
(860) 465-5036, Science Building, Room 131B
Office Hours: Tuesday 1-3 PM, Wednesday 10 AM-12 PM, Thursday 1-2 PM

Anita Lee, D.P.E

Courses Taught: HSC 430 Statistics in Health and Exercise Sciences, HSC 400 Quantitative Research Methods for Health Sciences, HSC 302 Research Methods in the Health Sciences
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 455
Office Hours: Mondays 12:45-1:45 PM, Tuesdays 11:45 AM-1:45 PM, Thursdays 1-2PM & 4-5PM or by Eastern e-mail appointment

Ashley Bissonnette, PhD

Assistant Professor
Courses taught: Introduction to Public Health, Health Policy, Conflict and Native American Health, Health Topics Seminar
Research Interests: Conflict and Native American Health, Trauma and Minority Health, Health Disparities, Ethnomedicine and Food Policy.
(860) 465-5258, Science Building Room 165 (Math Wing)
Office Hours: Monday 11 AM-1 PM, Tuesday and Thursday 9:30-11 AM or by Eastern e-mail appointment