Elder abuse workshop set for awareness day
The Helen Bader School of Social Welfare’s Office of Applied Gerontology is presenting a virtual workshop as part of the 2023 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 8.
UWM begins training program to help alleviate shortage of sexual assault nurse examiners
There’s a severe shortage both in Wisconsin and nationwide of nurses who have specialized training and education to work with patients who have experienced sexual assault, abuse or incest.
UWM student works to bring fresh food directly to those in need
There are more than 100 places in Milwaukee where access to fresh fruits and vegetables is difficult. So Gianni Vaccaro decided to do something about it.
Panel discussion looks at solutions for shortage of health care workers
Increasing pay and creating avenues for more affordable education could entice more young people to enter a health care profession or help retain workers in an industry that is especially struggling to fill jobs.
Panel discussion to focus on shortage of health care workers
A lunchtime discussion by four experts Feb. 9 will focus on the acute shortage of health care workers and possible solutions. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in room 590 at the UW-Milwaukee School of Public Health, 1240 N. 10th St., Milwaukee.
UWM students take health care into the community
University health and wellness centers on Milwaukee’s north side help address disparities while also giving health students important experience.
Helping health care providers break the news about incurable illnesses
UWM professor Melinda Kavanaugh helped develop a new training tool to help health care practitioners deal with their discomfort and better support patients when announcing a diagnosis such as ALS.
Professor emerita named to national panel that makes health recommendations
Sandra Millon Underwood has been named to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of national experts that works to improve the health of Americans by making recommendations about clinical preventive services, such as screenings, behavioral counseling and preventive medications.
UWM celebrates new state-of-the-art health care training facility
While the James and Yvonne Ziemer Clinical Simulation Center went into use this fall, the university showcased and celebrated the 22,000-square-foot facility at the Northwest Quadrant this week.
Why estrogen decreases the risk of Alzheimer’s in some menopausal women, but not others
A research team at UWM has found new information that points to the reason why estrogen therapy helps only some women. The answer may lie in the genes.