Cadavers are a vital teaching tool in an anatomy class, allowing students to explore the mysteries of the human body. But it wouldn’t happen without people who donate their bodies and the families who allow it.
Her mother’s experience with cancer opened Carla Elena Echeveste’s eyes to the need for people who could act as liaisons between non-English speaking patients and the medical community.
The UWM Audiology Group is offering free hearing screenings for any adult or child aged 3 years or older on July 15.
UWM’s College of Nursing organizes a summer program called Get Wheelin’ in Westlawn, which encourages residents of the Westlawn neighborhood to bike as a way to promote a healthier lifestyle and to reduce air pollution.
Abuse and neglect of seniors cuts across all groups, and its prevalence is likely to rise as the U.S. population ages, says Colleen Galambos. But there are actions we can take to help.
Some older adults respond well to annual flu vaccines, but others don’t. UWM scientist Helen Meier is trying to figure out why, and her work made her one of three Shaw award recipients this year.
Sarah Philippi was one of just 60 students from around the country chosen to present their research work at Posters on the Hill in Washington, D.C. She is only the second UWM student ever selected for this honor.
Vaping is increasingly common among teens in Wisconsin but largely outside the reach of government regulation. Exploring the issue benefited both UWM students and the American Lung Association.
UWM chemist Shama Mirza admits that luck was on the side of researchers when they discovered a compound that slows the growth of an aggressive cancer, glioblastoma, in animal testing.
A research university runs on federal grant funding. UWM had $58 million in research expenditures in fiscal year 2018, with more than half coming from federal agencies.