The Britta R. Nayden Rehabilitation Clinic was first established in 2003 through a generous gift from UConn Board of Trustees member Denis Nayden ’76, ’77 MBA and his wife Britta ’76, a graduate of the UConn physical therapy program. Their donation funded the renovation of a building at 14 Dog Lane in Storrs, at the edge of the UConn’s main campus in Storrs, into a 2,000 sq ft. rehabilitation clinic.
The Nayden Clinic soon outgrew its space, and in 2009, moved into a larger facility on campus at the Human Development and Family Relations Building on Bolton Road.
With $1 million in upgrades and renovations funded by the UConn 21st Century rebuilding program funded by the state, the Nayden Clinic has been able to enhance its multi-faceted mission of providing high-quality patient care, education and research. The clinic serves as the cornerstone for educating and developing the skills of future Doctors of Physical Therapy (DPT) and is structured to provide real time integration of didactic knowledge and laboratory learned psychomotor skills in an operational rehabilitation clinic.