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Faculty and Staff

Susan Gregoire, PhD

Director, Allied Health Sciences
Director of Academic Programs
Director Academic Advising Center
Address Department of Allied Health Sciences
358 Mansfield Road, Unit 1101
Storrs, CT 06269
Email susan.gregoire@uconn.edu
Phone (860) 486-0015
Fax (860) 486-5375

 

Overview

Dr. Gregoire is the Director of Academic Programs in the Department of Allied Health Sciences and the Director of the Department’s Academic Advising Center. Dr. Gregoire began her career at the University of Connecticut in 2001 as the Academic Advising Coordinator at the Avery Point campus. She joined the Department of Allied Health Sciences (formerly the School of Allied Health) in her current position in 2003.

In her position as Director of Academic Programs, Dr. Gregoire provides leadership and coordination of the activities associated with specified aspects of student services and serves as the official representative of the Department of Allied Health Sciences on matters relating to academic affairs. Under the direction of the Department Head, she oversees the administrative planning and evaluation of policies, procedures and services as they relate to academic affairs in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. Additionally, she assists the Department Head in fulfilling the mission through the development and implementation of new programs, majors and certificate programs.

As Director of the Allied Health Sciences Academic Advising Center she provides services to over 500 undergraduate and graduate students in the department and to prospective students with respect to planning their academic programs and formulating career goals. She advises students in making decisions related to course selection and registration, majors, admission to graduate school, and serves as a resource to students, parents, faculty and staff in the department and to the university community with respect to Allied Health and Health related careers. Her areas of interest are clinical reasoning ability and student persistence in academics.

Teaching

AH 2000: Fundamentals of Allied Health Care

Education

Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Educational Leadership, 2001

M.A., University of Connecticut, Education, 1996

B.S., Quinnipiac College, Cardio-pulmonary Care, 1983

Professional Associations and Committees

  • National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)
  • Executive Committee, Region 1, NACADA (2005-2007)
  • CT state representative, Region 1, NACADA (2005-2007)
  • NACADA Region 1 Conference Site Chair (2006)
  • National Career Development Association (NCDA)
  • UCONN Alumni Association

Honors, Scholarships, and Awards

  • UCANRAA Outstanding Staff Award, 2007
  • Nominated for UConn Professional Advisor and Student Advocacy Award – 2002, 2005, 2007, and 2008
  • NACADA Region 1 2005 Administrator’s Institute Scholarship
  • Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Connecticut
  • Pre-doctoral Fellowship, University of Connecticut
about AHS
The demand for qualified technologists in cytogenetics and molecular diagnostics has meant that graduates of the Diagnostic Genetic Sciences Program typically have a choice of employment opportunities throughout the country.

 

Department of Allied Health Sciences
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
358 Mansfield Road, Unit 1101
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1101
Telephone: (860) 486-2834
Fax: (860) 486-5375