Two researchers at the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences are undertaking an unusual way of monitoring the incidence of COVID-19 in a community – by analyzing its sewage.
Virtually all mental health clinics now offer telehealth services through video or over the phone amid the COVID-19 shutdown. It’s an important option for those needing help, UWM psychology scholars say.
Areas with higher concentrations of African American residents have disproportionately high numbers of reported cases and COVID-19 clusters, according to the study by the UWM Center for Economic Development.
Two students in UWM’s Zilber School of Public Health are among those working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, the greatest public health crisis of our times.
Since mid-March, hospital systems have been using a three-question assessment to decide how likely a patient is to be at risk of COVID-19. Researchers Subarna Paul and Min Wu are trying to figure out how well that tool works.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly $290 million of new funding to research institutions around the country, including UWM, to continue the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study.
Widespread shortages of personal protective gear has left health care workers and others vulnerable to exposure to coronavirus. So when a Milwaukee coalition formed to try to produce face masks, Kyle Jansson and Lindsey Roddy eagerly joined the effort.
Under-detection of coronavirus illness leaves health officials without data needed to slow its spread, UWM epidemiologist Amy Kalkbrenner said. To address the problem, she’s is urging people who feel sick to report their symptoms through a confidential online survey she has developed.
There’s an emotional labor that comes with being a librarian, and that labor can take a toll, says Abigail Phillips, assistant professor in the School of Information Studies.
Colleen Galambos is examining how social isolation and loneliness affects the health of adults 50 and older.