Nurses are usually among those tending to the wounded and injured. But this week a group of College of Nursing volunteers became the “victims” in a simulated disaster to help train emergency responders.
A nationally recognized leader on aging issues, Stephanie Stein received the 2017 UWM distinguished alumni achievement award. Stein was the main designer of Family Care, a pioneering long-term care program piloted in Milwaukee County and now emulated nationwide.
UWM’s Kristie Brooke has been named a 2017 Health Care Hero by BizTimes Milwaukee. Brooke is an advanced practice nurse practitioner in UWM’s College of Nursing and the Silver Spring Community Nursing Center – one of two UWM-run health care practices in Milwaukee. She has been with the Silver Spring Community Nursing Center in Milwaukee’s […]
A National Science Foundation grant is helping UWM’s College of Engineering & Applied Science work with other disciplines on campus to bring more women and underrepresented groups into innovation. In January, UWM became one of eight National Science Foundation I-Corps sites to receive $30,000 to promote inclusion of underrepresented populations in the National Innovation Network. […]
In a new study, a research group that includes UWM anthropologist Trudy Turner found that the animals’ curious tolerance comes from evolution that has favored certain genes in their DNA.
Rachel Lecher, a May graduate of the Zilber School of Public Health, is bringing expertise from one of her graduate projects on opioid abuse to her new job as a research coordinator in emergency medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
UWM is home to a program like very few in the United States. It’s one of just six undergraduate institutions in the country to receive a Maternal & Child Health Pipeline Training grant, which aims to boost the diversity of the health care workforce.
The College of Nursing held its first white coat ceremony for nursing majors on Monday, Aug. 28. White coat ceremonies are the traditional introduction to students of health care professions entering their “clinicals,” or training with patients. This inaugural white coat ceremony also included current nursing majors, who had never been recognized in this fashion. […]
African-American women have a lower breast cancer survival rate than their white counterparts. Alice Yan, a UWM associate professor, is leading an effort to counteract that.
Ira Driscoll, UWM assistant professor of psychology, got a bit of a surprise after publishing her study suggesting a link between coffee and dementia — attention from around the globe.