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Completed Project

Community-based Nutrition Research

Husky Nutrition On-the-Go: Sugary Drink Reduction

Principal Investigator

  • Ann M. Ferris, Ph.D., RD

Project Staff

  • Karina Lora, Ph.D., Project Manager
  • Michelle Pierce, Ph.D., RD, Project Manager, Year 1
  • Catalina Quesada, MPH, RD, Research Dietitian

Site Leaders

  • Ailton S. Coleman, MPH
  • David Glenn, MBA
  • Katherine (Yarbrough) Kuzmekas, MPH


  • Undergraduate UConn students

Analytical Team

  • Robert H Aseltine Jr., Ph.D.
  • Dorothy Wakefield, MS
  • Elizabeth Schilling, Ph.D.
  • Rivet Amico, Ph.D.
  • Ofer Harel, Ph.D.
  • Jun Yan, Ph.D.
NRI Research Staff

Left to Right: Santo Coleman, Ann Ferris, Karina Lora, David Glenn, Catalina Quesada, Katherine Yarbrough

NRI board with undergraduate student