Children with special needs face two to three times the risk of obesity than other children. Michele Polfuss, an assistant professor of nursing, helps those children and their families better manage their weight.
Professor Roger O. Smith’s commitment mirrors that of UWM’s occupational therapy program, which is marking its 100th year.
UWM researchers interview the children of overdose victims in an effort to learn more about the impact of this national crisis.
African-American women are 42 percent more likely than white women to die of breast cancer. Alice Yan is changing that by encouraging survivors to be more active.
College of Health Sciences scholars discover it takes more than money to get employees to maintain healthier lifestyles.
UWM kinesiology researchers find increased physical activity and better concentration among students who use standing desks.