Panel discussion looks at solutions for shortage of health care workers
Increasing pay and creating avenues for more affordable education could entice more young people to enter a health care profession or help retain workers in an industry that is especially struggling to fill jobs.
Panel discussion to focus on shortage of health care workers
A lunchtime discussion by four experts Feb. 9 will focus on the acute shortage of health care workers and possible solutions. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in room 590 at the UW-Milwaukee School of Public Health, 1240 N. 10th St., Milwaukee.
UWM students take health care into the community
University health and wellness centers on Milwaukee’s north side help address disparities while also giving health students important experience.
Professor emerita named to national panel that makes health recommendations
Sandra Millon Underwood has been named to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of national experts that works to improve the health of Americans by making recommendations about clinical preventive services, such as screenings, behavioral counseling and preventive medications.
Study reveals why Hispanics had higher burden of death early in pandemic
Working-age Hispanics suffered far greater infection and death rates than whites in the same age group, according to study co-authored by UWM public health researcher Phoenix Do.
How leisure activities are the ticket to less stress and better health
Stress can be a killer, but hobbies can be the cure. Researchers are exploring just how and why leisure reduces stress and enhances health.
UWM researchers study resolutions that declare racism a public health crisis
Backed by a $244,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Policies for Action program, the research team is using Milwaukee as a case study to identify the steps that are most likely to lead from resolution to policy changes, while also determining the effects of resolutions across the country.
Westlawn event helps create healthier environment for neighborhood
“Get Wheelin’ in Westlawn” is a community bike ride and bike repair event, but it’s part of something bigger than that. The UWM College of Nursing co-sponsored event also helps clean the air by getting people out of cars and onto bikes.
UWM clinic delivers COVID-19 vaccine dose No. 10,000
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.
UWM clinic provides much-needed access to vaccine for hard-hit communities
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.