UWM is one of the nation’s top 146 research universities as recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Fulfilling its research mission daily, the College of Health Professions and Sciences has one of the most robust scientific research operations at the university.
The faculty, staff and students’ work encompasses groundbreaking and pioneering investigations, including vital biomedical research, advances in movement sciences, ingenious rehabilitation research and development, innovative applied clinical technologies and novel disease prevention approaches.
The College of Health Professions & Sciences is doing exciting research that is making a difference in the lives of people in Wisconsin and the world.
Work is being done by our faculty, staff and students in the areas of acute and critical care, biomedical technologies, disability and rehabilitation, geriatric health, health and wellness across the lifespan, health care delivery and development, local to global health, maternal infant outcomes, pathogenesis and self-management.
Many of our faculty, staff and students work in research and instructional laboratories and with research centers. Their work encompasses vital research in the areas of Lyme disease, macular degeneration, prostate cancer, health care information systems, obesity and nutrition, molecular signaling mechanisms in disease, antibiotic resistance and alternative antimicrobial treatments.
Research collaboration is key to advancing nursing science. Research groups, focused across the lifespan, work alongside students to achieve success locally and globally,
The School of Rehabilitation Sciences & Technology faculty, staff and students are investigating areas such as injury prevention and rehabilitation, motor development, pain physiology and aging, voice and speech disorders, accessible design, applied sport psychology and ergonomics.