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.
Victoria Brahm, who earned her master’s degree from UWM’s College of Nursing, recently was honored with the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Awards medal as 2019 Federal Employee of the Year.
These results suggest even greater urgency to tackling childhood lead exposure and addressing the environmental injustice of vulnerable children experiencing a toxic exposure that they cannot control.
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.
Jeanette Kowalik hadn’t planned on coming home to Milwaukee so soon. But when the city health agency faced a leadership crisis, friends and community members urged her to apply for the job.
School supply drives typically focus on the students of the school. The UWM Partners for Health decided do things a little differently.
Cadavers are a vital teaching tool in an anatomy class, allowing students to explore the mysteries of the human body. But it wouldn’t happen without people who donate their bodies and the families who allow it.
For Alexandra Rodriguez, a doctoral student of kinesiology at UWM, volunteering at the Warrior Games was a chance to explore her research interests. But more than that, it was a chance to give back.
Her mother’s experience with cancer opened Carla Elena Echeveste’s eyes to the need for people who could act as liaisons between non-English speaking patients and the medical community.
The UWM Audiology Group is offering free hearing screenings for any adult or child aged 3 years or older on July 15.