Three UWM profs are helping launch the Gun Violence Project, a university-community collaboration that will collect and share stories of loss and resilience.
Tobacco use has been declining for years, but rates remain high among many pockets of the population. Those populations, says prominent researcher Daniel Giovenco, are targeted by tobacco marketers.
With support from the National Institute on Aging, Melinda Kavanaugh and several community partners are launching a two-year project that will help Latino and African American families better avert “crisis points” of dementia care.
Ryan Shorey studies how alcohol affects intimate partner violence. The relationship might seem obvious, but the reality is surprisingly complex.
Cities across the nation passed “living wage” laws aimed at raising the minimum wage for the working poor. But it’s unknown if those laws have improved the health of affected workers and their families.
The award, presented on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, recognizes organizations that encapsulate King’s devotion to ensuring equality for all, by improving health and well-being across the board.
UWM chemist Shama Mirza admits that luck was on the side of researchers when they discovered a compound that slows the growth of an aggressive cancer, glioblastoma, in animal testing.
Colleen Galambos, the Helen Bader Endowed Chair in Applied Gerontology, has been appointed to a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that will examine loneliness and social isolation in older adults.
The Wisconsin Partnership Program has awarded David Pate a $1 million grant in support of his work with the Milwaukee Re-entry Alliance to address the widespread negative health effects of incarceration.
For the second year in a row, participants from the UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing won first place at the Shanghai International Nursing Skills Competition.