The science of self-management

Children with special needs face two to three times the risk of obesity than other children. Michele Polfuss, an assistant professor of nursing, helps those children and their families better manage their weight.

Making anything possible

Professor Roger O. Smith’s commitment mirrors that of UWM’s occupational therapy program, which is marking its 100th year.

Seeking answers to opioid deaths

UWM researchers interview the children of overdose victims in an effort to learn more about the impact of this national crisis.

Helping African-Americans beat breast cancer

African-American women are 42 percent more likely than white women to die of breast cancer. Alice Yan is changing that by encouraging survivors to be more active.