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 […]
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.
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.
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.