On this episode of Curious Campus, two experts talk about an often overlooked problem that research suggests has gotten worse over the last two years.
Michele Polfuss, UWM associate professor of nursing, was awarded $1.48 million in federal funding to lead a team of researchers from Children’s Wisconsin, UW-Madison, University of Pittsburgh, and University of Massachusetts.
Kris Barnekow, associate professor of health sciences, is leading the two outreach projects in Milwaukee with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly $290 million of new funding to research institutions around the country, including UWM, to continue the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study.
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.
The ubiquity of smartphones — extending even into the classroom — complicates parents’ conversations with their children about screen time, says Noelle Chesley, associate professor of sociology at UWM.
Enrollment of nearly 12,000 youths, ages 9 and 10, in a landmark study of brain development and child health is now complete, the National Institutes of Health announced today. A researcher from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is overseeing the collection of data from 384 Wisconsin participants in the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development study, the largest […]
Melinda Kavanaugh, associate professor of social work, has published three books aimed at helping children who are caring for parents with ALS, sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Three researchers from UWM have won a grant from the National Institutes of Minority Health and Health Disparities to test one hypothesis about why children born into poverty are more likely to develop chronic illnesses.
In honor of the Week of the Young Child April 16-20, here’s a look at a few of the programs, faculty members and staffers from across campus who care for children, and those who teach others how to do so.