Research / Impact

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is one of only 130 U.S. universities to receive the “highest research activity” designation of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. A goal of UWM Partners for Health is to conduct innovative research that helps improve the lives of those with physical and mental health issues.

The problems confronted in the health field extend across disciplines, and we need to address these issues with innovative solutions in a collaborative, interdisciplinary manner. UWM Partners for Health are dedicated to bringing faculty, staff and students together through integrative team science and discovery by:

Cultivating a shared vision of team-driven research excellence and advancement

Exploring and incentivizing collaborative research across schools/colleges

Developing shared infrastructure support and facilities

Forging strong academic ties with external partners, including industry and government.

UWM Partners for Health is working to develop and test solutions to change the world. This collaboration brings together faculty, staff and students through integrative team science focused on many critical areas, including:

  • Gerontology
  • Trauma-informed care
  • Health and social analytics
  • Population Health