Professor Christy Greenleaf, PhD, was featured in a Los Angeles Times article, “Forget the pounds. ‘The Biggest Loser’ tries to shed critics of its weight-loss plan.” In the article, she comments on the ways the show “The Biggest Loser” reinforces… Read More
Associate Professor Monna Arvinen-Barrow, PhD, (C. Psychol), was a guest commentator on Sirius XM Doctor Radio on Channel 110 as part of their Orthopedics segment. The segment aired on Monday January 13, 2020 from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. CST during… Read More
The Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeast Wisconsin recently featured Kinesiology graduate student Nathan Tokarek on their blog. Tokarek is a CTSI TL1 Pre-Doctoral Scholar. In the article, he explains that the opportunities provided through the CTSI START… Read More
Professor Barbara B. Meyer, PhD, CMPC, and Senior Associate Athletics Director Kathy Litzau were interviewed by WTMJ4 about breaking down the stigma of mental health for student-athletes. The two professionals have made it their mission to learn about and meet the mental needs of student athletes.
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Three alumni from the College of Health Sciences were selected to receive a 2020 UWM Alumni Association Award. Shannon Levandowski (‘02 BS Occupational Therapy) will be honored with the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award. Levandowski is an Associate Clinical Professor &… Read More
Congratulations to PhD Kinesiology student Taylor Rowley who is beginning her position as an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology at Saginaw Valley State University. She is also working to complete her dissertation on “Prescribing Vigorous Intensity Physical Activity to Older Adults”… Read More
CHS alumna Kate Markgraf (‘15 MS Kinesiology) was appointed to be the new general manager of the United States Women’s National Soccer Team. As general manager, Markgraf’s primary areas of responsibility will include managing and hiring senior and youth coaches… Read More
Three CHS undergraduate students received Business Writing Challenge Awards from the English Department in the past year. Kinesiology student Trevor McMichael won first place in Fall 2018. Biomedical Sciences students McKinli Schacherl placed second and Claire Jennings placed third in… Read More
First-year PhD Kinesiology student Alexandra Rodriguez received the 2019 American Psychological Association Division 47 Thesis Award. Her thesis is entitled, “Exploring Social Comparison and Sociocultural Attitudes in Athletes with Physical Disabilities.” Rodriguez was also featured in the UWM Report for… Read More