The statewide surveillance project is a collaboration between UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee nursing student are being offered a $500 tuition stipend for the spring semester if they help out in a health care setting during the university’s winter break.
The combined neighborhood factors of race, poverty and low homeownership compound the risk for elevated childhood blood lead levels in Milwaukee County, according to a study by public health researchers at UWM.
For Brian Curtis, blood is in his blood. Curtis, who earned his doctorate in health sciences and immunology from UWM, is a scientist who is senior director of diagnostic hematology laboratories for Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin (formerly known as the BloodCenter of Wisconsin).
Two researchers at the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences are undertaking an unusual way of monitoring the incidence of COVID-19 in a community – by analyzing its sewage.
UWM neuroscientist Karyn Frick has been honored by UW System as one of three 2020 Regent Scholar recipients. It recognizes Frick’s extraordinary efforts in support of undergraduate research, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Christopher Quinn, a UWM associate professor, is exploring a certain gene mutation that affects the hearts and brains of children, causing a lethal disease called Timothy syndrome.
Jeanette Kowalik hadn’t planned on coming home to Milwaukee so soon. But when the city health agency faced a leadership crisis, friends and community members urged her to apply for the job.
For Alexandra Rodriguez, a doctoral student of kinesiology at UWM, volunteering at the Warrior Games was a chance to explore her research interests. But more than that, it was a chance to give back.
Michele Polfuss, an associate professor at UWM, is leading a research team in a $3.6 million federal grant to investigate methods of accurately measuring patients’ body composition in a clinical setting.