Stacy Gnacinski was planning to become a physician assistant until she took a sport psychology course that was a prerequisite for the kinesiology master’s program. She loved it so much, she pursued it as a career.
UWM grad Stephanie Denzer spent a semester doing the often wrenching but vitally necessary work of helping young cancer patients and their families at the most difficult moments of their lives.
Health-related research is one of the strengths of UWM. Projects cover a wide range, from the unexpected benefits of exercise to an association between menopause and dementia.
Kim Litwack has been named dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, effective June 1. A professor of nursing, Litwack joined UWM in 2004. She has been serving as the interim dean of the college since July 2016, and has served as associate dean for academic affairs. Prior to coming to […]
The Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery combines the research talent and tools needed for the next generation of treatments.
Tiffinie Cobb, who is in her final year of the master’s program at the Zilber School of Public Health, was one of only seven students nationally to receive a prestigious national internship.
People with Alzheimer’s disease often experience a period of restlessness or agitation late in the day. Known as “sundowning,” it also disrupts the patients’ sleep. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee believe a condition called restless legs syndrome (RLS), an inability to sit or lie still in the […]
Very little is known about the million-plus American children providing significant medical care for adults. Melinda Kavanaugh wants to change that.
Kathy Staats’ interest in public health started early, when as a teen she worked against tobacco use. Now, with a UWM degree in hand, she’s working with counties across Wisconsin to improve public health.
A team of investigators led by UWM epidemiologist Amy Kalkbrenner has landed a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to explore the connection between air pollution and autism.