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.
Stephanie Sikinger doesn’t use traditional tactics to fight crime. Her preferred tools are a computer and a mountain of data.
Maternal and infant health care. Nutrition. Empowering women in the economy. These are all areas of concern in both Ethiopia and Milwaukee. Roman Tesfaye, the first lady of Ethiopia, visited the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Zilber School of Public Health on Oct. 3 to learn more about all of these topics, and to share information on […]
Brooke Slavens is helping develop a geared wheelchair — similar to a multispeed bike — that could reduce strain on inclines and in other areas where injuries are most likely to happen.
Cancer and obesity are difficult problems on their own. Combined, they create a fiendishly complex problem. To tackle it, UWM prof Scott Graham and colleagues are borrowing a method originally created to solve national security problems.
A new buoy built by UWM researchers will improve water-quality warnings and help Milwaukee’s health department better monitor conditions at city beaches.
As many as one in 10 female inmates enter prison pregnant. Cara Kreuziger educates and supports them to ensure their children have healthy starts.
Michael Loy has gone from the study of human movement to heading a major healthcare organization.
Lilliann Paine is committed to working to overcome the significant health disparities affecting low income and disenfranchised communities.
Social and economic forces can create a type of violence that affects public health, UWM professor Jenna Loyd says.