Social and economic forces can create a type of violence that affects public health, UWM professor Jenna Loyd says.
After receiving a scholarship to study public health at UWM, Justin Rivas hopes to work with Latino communities.
UWM professor Michael Laiosa studies the potentially harmful effects that legacy pollutants such as dioxin may have on fetuses.
Nursing professors and community leaders work together to overcome distrust in genomics research among African-Americans who are wary after decades of medical experimentation and discrimination.
Assistant Professor Bob Schneider studies fatal bicycle and pedestrian crashes in an effort to make Wisconsin’s roads safer.
Plant-based meat substitutes are available and eventually we will grow meat in a test tube – but will the public buy them?
An internship at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center helped introduce Gladys Gonzalez to transplant administration. She’ll continue work there after graduation.
When the term toxic stress was introduced into the lexicon of social and medical sciences, it brought nearly 20 years of research by UWM’s David Pate into sharper focus.
From driving their girlfriends or wives to prenatal appointments to learning how to cope with chronic stressors like urban poverty, young Milwaukee men are transitioning into fatherhood with insight from UWM professors, community partners and a desire to be there for their infant sons and daughters.
Older LGBT adults consider Milwaukee a gay-friendly city, but say there’s room for improvement when it comes to senior services, their primary care doctors and their elected officials. These findings and others are highlighted in a new UWM study.