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.
Children with Williams syndrome often struggle with anxiety and fear. New research done at UWM shows treating objects of fear with humor can help children overcome their phobias.
UWM is home to a program like very few in the United States. It’s one of just six undergraduate institutions in the country to receive a Maternal & Child Health Pipeline Training grant, which aims to boost the diversity of the health care workforce.
UWM grad Stephanie Denzer spent a semester doing the often wrenching but vitally necessary work of helping young cancer patients and their families at the most difficult moments of their lives.
Very little is known about the million-plus American children providing significant medical care for adults. Melinda Kavanaugh wants to change that.
Nursing professor Teresa Johnson studies a peer support group for expectant mothers that lowers the infant mortality rate.
The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study by the National Institutes of Health will follow the biological and behavioral development of more than 10,000 children beginning at ages 9 or 10, through adolescence and into early adulthood.
Army veteran Bryan Weichelt became an advocate for awareness of a rare virus when his triplet boys were diagnosed with it while he was in grad school at UWM.
With its goal of helping children who have faced significant adversity, a new collaboration between UWM and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin sits at the nexus of research, practice and policy.
UWM’s unique coordination clinic offers teenagers with autism a personalized plan to boost their physical strength.