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.
Almost one year after health authorities declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, nursing students began administering doses of vaccine to members of the UWM community.
To combat the spread of COVID-19 on surfaces, UWM engineering professor Konstantin Sobolev is developing a long-lasting surface spray that repels and sterilizes droplets potentially carrying the virus.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee nursing student are being offered a $500 tuition stipend for the spring semester if they help out in a health care setting during the university’s winter break.
Epidemiologist Amanda Simanek has banded together with colleagues nationwide to battle the misinformation about COVID-19 that’s been spreading like a virus on social media.
Forty percent of babies in the United States are born to unwed parents, a fact that increases the likelihood that young fathers, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, will not have a positive presence in their children’s lives.
The combined neighborhood factors of race, poverty and low homeownership compound the risk for elevated childhood blood lead levels in Milwaukee County, according to a study by public health researchers at UWM.
A UWM researcher is part of a team that is investigating how people interpret information about COVID-19 in graphs, maps and charts presented by the media.
Widespread lockdowns during the pandemic have altered many behaviors. Two UWM scholars are launching a study to see how teens’ social media habits have been altered when it comes to mental health information.
A research team led by Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu has a received a $2 million federal grant for a project that will support increasing access to medical forensic care and training to help mainstream health care providers and victim advocates deliver culturally sensitive services.