The Center for Aging & Translational Research at UW-Milwaukee is seeking a social media intern for the Spring 2018 semester. This person would work closely with the Center staff to create and implement a social media strategy for the Center…. Read More
CATR Scientist Dr. Xiao Qin and Troy Liu are getting to the root of traffic safety, and the surprising factors that contribute to safe roads. Read the UWM Report article here.
A wonderful story was written by the UWM Report covering the important work that Dr. Kavanaugh is doing with young caregivers. “Very little is known about the million-plus American children providing significant medical care for adults. Melinda Kavanaugh wants to change… Read More
Congratulations to our CATR Director, Dr. Scott Strath, who recently received R01 funding from the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute totaling $2.82 million! The award starts April 1, 2017 and will go through March 31, 2022. The title of… Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Keenan, who was recently notified that he has been selected for a Research and Creative Activities Support award for his proposal “Neural mechanisms contributing to falls in older adults”, totaling over $15,000 between July 2017 and December… Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Rhonda J. V. Montgomery, a CATR Scientist, for being awarded the Gloria Cavanaugh Award for Excellence in Training and Education by the American Society on Aging! Read more here!
Dr. Rhonda Montgomery, Professor Emerita, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, has been named an Ernest Spaights Plaza Honoree for Fall 2016. The Ernest Spaights Plaza is named in honor of the late Professor Ernest Spaights and is dedicated to… Read More
Dr. Melinda Kavanaugh, Center Scientist, was interviewed in July on Wisconsin Public Radio regarding the role that children sometimes play as caregivers for sick and disabled adults and elderly family members. Listen to the interview here: http://www.wpr.org/how-recognize-and-support-children-who-act-caregivers
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), which is the largest interdisciplinary aging focused academic organization in the United States, has named Dr. Jung Kwak, CATR Scientist, as a Gerontological Society of America Fellow in the Social Research, Policy, and Practice… Read More
Photo credit: Chris Cho, May 6, 2016 On Friday, May 6, 2016, students of CATR Scientists presented their research at the CHS Spring Research Symposium. The work of CATR Scientists and their students were represented on thirteen posters by undergraduate… Read More