Dr. Joshua Gwon

Dr. Joshua Gwon’s career began as a military nurse officer in South Korea near the North Korean border on a base of over 30,000 military members.  As a nurse officer, he quickly realized the need for health promotion activities in… Read More

Student Success Profile: Jordan Davis

Catie Middleton San Juan Island, located in Wash., is a place unlike any other. With clean, cool Pacific Northwest air, and the potential for whale sightings whenever the coastline is in view, the island is, in a word, stunning. For… Read More

UWM Nursing featured as Social Media Friendly School

GraduateNursingEDU.org recently named UWM College of Nursing one of a 100 “Social Media Friendly Schools.” GraduateNursingEDU.org’s mission is to serve as a dedicated resource for aspiring and existing nursing professionals. 100 Most Social Media Friendly Nursing Schools

Psychiatric Mental Health at UW-Milwaukee

Nearly one in five U.S. adults lives with a mental illness (44.7 million in 2016), according to the National Institutes of Mental Health. Many of these disorders are identified mid to late adolescence, but left untreated, resulting in lifetime symptoms…. Read More

Over $1 Million Raised in Legacy Challenge

UW-Milwaukee is in the midst of their comprehensive fundraising campaign, Made in Milwaukee, Shaping the World: The Campaign for UWM. The quiet phase of the fundraising effort started in July 2012 and raised $170 million by the time the $200… Read More

Breaking the Stigma

-by Catie Middleton Today, stigma is perhaps the greatest barrier to mental health care. Attitudes that see mental health issues as threatening or uncomfortable help to foster the social stigma and discriminating behavior that those with mental health problems experience. Those… Read More

Students volunteer to improve health outcomes for children

(Pictured: nursing student Christopher Harris pictured in the middle. 2015 UWM graduate and Clinical Navigation Program Coordinator Patti Bertrand, 2nd from left. Shmuel Stein, pictured on the left of Christopher, is a current UWM pre-med student.) Recently, three nursing students… Read More