UWM’s Kristie Brooke has been named a 2017 Health Care Hero by BizTimes Milwaukee. Brooke is an advanced practice nurse practitioner in UWM’s College of Nursing and the Silver Spring Community Nursing Center – one of two UWM-run health care practices in Milwaukee. She has been with the Silver Spring Community Nursing Center in Milwaukee’s […]
A National Science Foundation grant is helping UWM’s College of Engineering & Applied Science work with other disciplines on campus to bring more women and underrepresented groups into innovation. In January, UWM became one of eight National Science Foundation I-Corps sites to receive $30,000 to promote inclusion of underrepresented populations in the National Innovation Network. […]
In a new study, a research group that includes UWM anthropologist Trudy Turner found that the animals’ curious tolerance comes from evolution that has favored certain genes in their DNA.
Rachel Lecher, a May graduate of the Zilber School of Public Health, is bringing expertise from one of her graduate projects on opioid abuse to her new job as a research coordinator in emergency medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
African-American women have a lower breast cancer survival rate than their white counterparts. Alice Yan, a UWM associate professor, is leading an effort to counteract that.
Ira Driscoll, UWM assistant professor of psychology, got a bit of a surprise after publishing her study suggesting a link between coffee and dementia — attention from around the globe.
Patrons of the Riverwest Food Pantry wanted to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables but didn’t always know how. Members of UWM’s Nutritional Sciences Club and faculty adviser Susie Kundrat helped them out.
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 […]
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.