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.
Health professionals treating hard-to-heal wounds have long been saddled with inadequate tools. Now, two UWM researchers have invented a better way.
Zooming through empty hallways in various wheelchairs, UWM occupational therapy students tested and learned about the mobility technology they will one day be using to help patients regain and maintain their independence.
When he was younger, Michael Levandoski’s addiction landed him in jail. Now, he’s turned his life around and using his experiences to help others as he works toward a career in counseling.
When John Moser showed up for his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, he was met with unexpected cheers, balloons and photos.
Gov. Tony Evers and UW System President Tommy Thompson visited a community vaccination clinic at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Monday, saying the clinic provides much-needed access to vaccine for communities hardest hit by COVID-19.
Almost one year after health authorities declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, nursing students began administering doses of vaccine to members of the UWM community.
To combat the spread of COVID-19 on surfaces, UWM engineering professor Konstantin Sobolev is developing a long-lasting surface spray that repels and sterilizes droplets potentially carrying the virus.
The pandemic has prompted an explosion of remote work. But for those with disabilities, working from home can be fraught with challenges. UWM researchers are helping create a tool to identify those problems.
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.