Dr. Martin Mikell Profile

By: Catie Middleton For Martin Mikell, the road to a PhD in nursing was never straight, but rather much more circuitous. “So well it took a long time, it took seven and a half years,” Mikell said. “My wife would… Read More

Nursing students receive Jonas Scholar Award

Nationally, The Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program, was created in 2008 to support the educational development of nursing doctoral students, increasing the number of advanced practice nurses who can fill varied roles as primary care providers, nursing school faculty and… Read More

Take a look at the past

By Laurie Glass,RN, PhD, FAAN NursingMatters, May 2016 Nursing history is important because it provides a glimpse of where nurses have been, supplies ideas about dealing with today’s issues and can help look at the future. The profession has many… Read More

Research areas aim at improved health

Rachel F. Schiffman, PhD, RN, FAAN and Sally P. Lundeen, PhD, RN, FAAN College of Nursing faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are engaged in research to improve the health of populations locally, nationally and globally. The scientific efforts are… Read More

Trust is Key to Boosting Diversity in Genetics Research

Gene therapies could one day offer life-saving treatments for diabetes, cancer, sickle cell disease and other illnesses that disproportionately affect ethnic minorities, yet many black Americans have profound reason to be skeptical of genetic research. “The memory of Tuskegee is… Read More

Getting a Grip on Diseases from Afar

For Aaron Buseh, the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa is personal. “I am a man living in two worlds,” says the associate professor. “I am a Liberian and African, and I am here in the U.S. studying and teaching… Read More

Professor Perspective: Undergraduate Research

Written by Dr. Aaron Buseh, PhD, MPH, MSN Associate Professor Nancy Thao Nguyen—a senior nursing student–is one of our Nursing Endeavor Student, a program developed in the College of Nursing with the goal of recruiting and retaining talented ethnic minority… Read More

Pass the peace, and quiet

“Shhhhhhhhh.” Bringing down the noise level isn’t quite as easy as putting a finger to the lips to shush people, but a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee researcher is discovering ways to bring down the mealtime noise levels in nursing homes. “I’m… Read More