Nursing professor Teresa Johnson studies a peer support group for expectant mothers that lowers the infant mortality rate.
The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study by the National Institutes of Health will follow the biological and behavioral development of more than 10,000 children beginning at ages 9 or 10, through adolescence and into early adulthood.
Army veteran Bryan Weichelt became an advocate for awareness of a rare virus when his triplet boys were diagnosed with it while he was in grad school at UWM.
With its goal of helping children who have faced significant adversity, a new collaboration between UWM and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin sits at the nexus of research, practice and policy.
UWM’s unique coordination clinic offers teenagers with autism a personalized plan to boost their physical strength.
The UWM App Brewery and Medical College of Wisconsin have created a free smartphone app that helps diagnose and track the treatment of head injuries among young athletes.
UWM scholars, experts and researchers are working in partnership with many others locally and across the nation to reduce infant mortality rates and improve the quality of life across generations for families and their babies.
To help protect infants, Jennifer Doering developed the “Night Owl Sleeper,” an oval-shaped pod that sounds an alarm if bedding falls on it or an adult rolls over.
An estimated 1.3 million youth ages 8 and 18 help care for family members with serious health conditions.
Raising children can be especially challenging for young parents who may not have expected to add a baby to their lives.