The funding, the largest gift in university history, will help continue to advance health equity on behalf of the people of Milwaukee by supporting two endowments: the Zilber Faculty Excellence Fund and the Vera Zilber Student Program Fund.
There are more than 100 places in Milwaukee where access to fresh fruits and vegetables is difficult. So Gianni Vaccaro decided to do something about it.
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.
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.
University health and wellness centers on Milwaukee’s north side help address disparities while also giving health students important experience.
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.
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.
Stress can be a killer, but hobbies can be the cure. Researchers are exploring just how and why leisure reduces stress and enhances health.
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.
“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.