Health Sciences Living Learning Community
Are you considering a career in the healthcare industry? Are you interested in learning more about human health, the U.S. healthcare system or what makes people healthy? Do you want to meet health professionals and learn what they do on a daily basis, or take tours of local healthcare facilities?
If so, then the Health Sciences Living Learning Community is for you. This LLC is open to all health-related majors, including but not limited to health sciences, paramedicine, dental hygiene, and nutrition & dietetics.
The Health Sciences LLC is for students who are interested in pursuing careers – or advanced education – in healthcare, including medicine, pharmaceutical science (or pharmacy), physical therapy, occupational therapy, dental hygiene, healthcare management, clinical research, or a wide variety of additional careers in the healthcare industry.
The Health Sciences LLC supports your academic experiences in many ways through organized study groups, discussions and tours of local healthcare organizations, field trips, and mentoring meetings in your residence hall. You will build connections with your classmates and special relationships with faculty and alumni who will be your mentors long beyond your time at the University of New Haven.
Professor Upadhyaya teaches HLTH 1100: Introduction to Health Professions and directs the Pre-Health Professions Scholars Program. He also supervises our Health Sciences Simulation Lab and works closely with the resident assistant in the Health Sciences LLC to plan events and trips for LLC members.
Professor Upadhyaya earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of New Haven and an MBA with a concentration in health/healthcare administration/management from Quinnipiac University. He previously served as administrator of grant management and program development at the Yale School of Medicine.