Students in coronavirus quarantine or isolation can feel, well, isolated. That’s why the College of Nursing created a program to check in on those students to make sure their needs are met.
Getting older isn’t just about moving into a retirement community and “over-the-hill” balloons for birthday parties. It’s also not just about finding the latest elixirs or exercise routines to stay fit or maintain a youthful complexion.
Forty percent of babies in the United States are born to unwed parents, a fact that increases the likelihood that young fathers, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, will not have a positive presence in their children’s lives.
The newly licensed compounds, developed by the laboratory of James Cook, act on a particular neurotransmitter receptor in the brain, which has shown promise for treatment of epilepsy and other convulsant disorders.
Colleen Galambos, a professor of social work at the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, has been named to the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2020 Women of Influence list.
When the coronavirus pandemic struck, it wasn’t just doctors and nurses who leapt into action. It was UWM students, too. Students have been working in public health, nursing, mask-making and other necessary tasks. Here are a few of their stories.
A research team led by Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu has a received a $2 million federal grant for a project that will support increasing access to medical forensic care and training to help mainstream health care providers and victim advocates deliver culturally sensitive services.
Heidi Luft, an assistant professor in UWM’s College of Nursing, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to the Dominican Republic in the field of nursing and public health.
Brooke Slavens, associate professor in the College of Health Sciences, is involved in a study that aims to help health care providers identify abnormal movements caused by various kinds of wrist injuries or conditions.
Virtually all mental health clinics now offer telehealth services through video or over the phone amid the COVID-19 shutdown. It’s an important option for those needing help, UWM psychology scholars say.