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Promoting Global Health Awareness Through Hands-On Training

November 26, 2014

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – When you get Christina Gunther talking about international study-abroad opportunities provided through Sacred Heart University’s College of Health Professions, the conversation quickly moves from travelogue and course listings to social justice, unique hands-on training and life-altering experiences. Gunther, director, Global Programs & Assessment, isn’t just an advocate—she’s a coach, mentor, diplomat, social worker, international tour director and global healthcare champion. And she’s working to change the world, one student, one country and one cultural experience at a time “with a talented group of faculty.”

SHU Launches Life and Sport Analysis Clinic

May 1, 2013

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University officially launched its Life and Sport Analysis Clinic (LSAC) earlier this semester. Based at the Oakview building in Trumbull, the clinic was founded in 2009 in a condensed form, but now it is running at capacity with a dedicated, full-time staff. “The idea was born a few years ago when a couple of the faculty on campus noticed that there was a missing link within the health care system,” says Brendan Rickert, clinical exercise scientist at LSAC.

SHU’s Leo Katsetos Featured on Health and Wellness Website

April 9, 2013

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Leo Katsetos, senior associate athletic director for Athletic Training/head athletic trainer at Sacred Heart University, was recently featured on the popular health and wellness website, The website has a section labeled “People Living with MS.” Katsetos, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2003, has been involved with spreading awareness about the disease that affects more than two million people in the United States. “I wear it on my chest,” said Katsetos.