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Studies investigate need for and impact of culturally aware mentorship training

October 19, 2020

“Our study suggests that mentor training should include content targeting different experiences with and perceptions about racial/ethnic diversity," says Professor of Medicine Angela Byars-Winston.

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces $6 million in grants to health equity initiatives

October 16, 2020

Initiatives that address the health of Black men and women, prevent suicide among Wisconsin farmers and promote economic stability and restorative justice are among the six award recipients.

UW biochemist Scott Coyle awarded 2020 Packard Fellowship

October 15, 2020

Coyle's research could have far-reaching applications, from expanding the scope of cell-based therapies to fight disease to developing micro-technologies for bioremediation of damaged environmental sites.

Proven treatments and new methods crucial to fighting COVID-19

October 7, 2020

UW Health clinicians are using current respiratory treatments and are working with the School of Medicine and Public Health on several novel therapies.

UW Health’s Med Flight operates with all-female helicopter crew

September 25, 2020

The team is grateful for the opportunity to fly together, and hopes their story can show young people that your gender doesn't have to define your career.

Interview: Keys to a successful COVID-19 vaccine

September 25, 2020

The race to develop a vaccine for the virus that causes COVID-19 will represent the largest global vaccination effort since the fight against polio nearly 70 years ago. That historical perspective is important, says Morgridge Institute virology investigator Paul Ahlquist.

COVID Questions: Cold weather precautions; recovery time; future of work-at-home

September 24, 2020

"These precautions may not feel extra special if you have been doing them all along. But complacency can easily set in after a summer of being outdoors and recent surges are evidence of that," says Associate Professor Ajay Sethi.

Fitter increases the benefits of wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic

September 24, 2020

A team of UW–Madison engineers has developed a simple and inexpensive do-it-yourself fitter that ensures a tighter mask seal around the wearer’s nose, mouth and face.

Dane County Health Council and partners announce Black Maternal and Child Health Alliance to lead local birth equity efforts

September 18, 2020

The group will be co-chaired by Tiffany Green, assistant professor in the departments of Population Health Sciences and Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Waisman Biomanufacturing partners with GigaGen to manufacture new COVID-19 drug

September 9, 2020

The drug, called GIGA-2050, uses a new approach similar to treating COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma.

UW Health’s anti-racism strategy to promote health equity

September 9, 2020

UW Health's ambitious diversity, equity and inclusion vision is to be a leader in dismantling racism in ourselves as individuals, our system and our community.

UW–Madison and UW Health selected as sites to test new COVID-19 vaccine

August 31, 2020

They are among the first sites in the country to study whether an investigational vaccine developed by the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca can prevent the disease.

COVID-19 testing Dashboard

August 26, 2020

This dashboard provides information to the campus community and the public about the results of COVID-19 tests among current UW–Madison faculty, staff and students.

UW experts design masks for campus from scratch

August 26, 2020

The masks were designed by the university’s experts in textiles, filtration and infectious disease, and manufactured by one of Wisconsin’s oldest companies.