Wound Care Research at UWM

Chronic wounds affect more than 6 million patients annually in the United States. The treatment for these wounds is on the rise due to an aging population and an increase in conditions such as diabetes and obesity. Dr. Sandeep Gopalakrishnan,… Read More

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

Children with special needs, like those who have Down Syndrome or Spina Bifida, face many challenges as they and their families deal with the conditions. One problem is the risk of obesity for those youngsters. What can be done? Michele… Read More

Dr. Martin Mikell Profile

By: Catie Middleton For Martin Mikell, the road to a PhD in nursing was never straight, but rather much more circuitous. “So well it took a long time, it took seven and a half years,” Mikell said. “My wife would… Read More

Nationally, The Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program, was created in 2008 to support the educational development of nursing doctoral students, increasing the number of advanced practice nurses who can fill varied roles as primary care providers, nursing school faculty and… Read More

By Laurie Glass,RN, PhD, FAAN NursingMatters, May 2016 Nursing history is important because it provides a glimpse of where nurses have been, supplies ideas about dealing with today’s issues and can help look at the future. The profession has many… Read More

Research areas aim at improved health

Rachel F. Schiffman, PhD, RN, FAAN and Sally P. Lundeen, PhD, RN, FAAN College of Nursing faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are engaged in research to improve the health of populations locally, nationally and globally. The scientific efforts are… Read More

Gene therapies could one day offer life-saving treatments for diabetes, cancer, sickle cell disease and other illnesses that disproportionately affect ethnic minorities, yet many black Americans have profound reason to be skeptical of genetic research. “The memory of Tuskegee is… Read More

For Aaron Buseh, the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa is personal. “I am a man living in two worlds,” says the associate professor. “I am a Liberian and African, and I am here in the U.S. studying and teaching… Read More