Student Health & Wellbeing
Norris Health Center is the on-campus health and mental health services here to assist students in identifying, understanding and responding to their health care needs through medical and mental health care and health promotion programs; and to assist the UWM campus community through collaborative partnerships designed to enhance the university’s academic and community service mission. Their staff will be the students’ partner, providing treatment if they are ill, injured, or in distress, and assist them in understanding their health needs and in learning to make healthy choices on a daily basis.
The Department of University Recreation (UREC) is recognized on campus and professionally for excellence in programs, services and facilities. We enhance the quality of life for the UWM community by providing opportunities to develop and maintain healthy lifestyles, lifelong learning, leadership skills and personal success through comprehensive recreation and wellness programs in quality facilities.
Student Health & Well-being is led by Julie Bonner, MD. Dr. Bonner has served as the University’s Campus Health Officer, Executive Director of Norris Health Center, and as a Student Affairs Leadership Team member since 2005. Dr. Bonner earned her Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She delivered medical care and was the Director of Student Health at Northwestern University’s graduate and professional student campus before moving to Milwaukee to serve the students and community at University Wisconsin-Milwaukee.