University News: Health Sciences
News and stories from Marquette featuring the College of Health Sciences. For more news, visit the College of Health Sciences website.

Marquette Autism Consortium formed to help people with autism spectrum disorder

News release, March 10, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University announced today it has formed the Marquette Autism Consortium to promote the exchange of ideas among people and groups on campus who are interested in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The consortium seeks to increase opportunities for awareness and inclusion, education, collaborative efforts, research, community connections, and development of resources for individuals […]

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Marquette researcher studying application of cancer genes for treatment of spinal cord injury

News release, February 18, 2016

Dr. Murray Blackmore receives $415,000 in new grant funding for research MILWAUKEE — Dr. Murray Blackmore, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, has been awarded a $415,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health. Blackmore’s lab is studying the use of gene therapy involving cancer genes to treat spinal […]

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Marquette researcher receives $800,000 grant to fund neuroscience study

News release, February 1, 2016

Study will examine the mechanisms of memory creation and brain function MILWAUKEE — Dr. Marieke Gilmartin, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, has been awarded an $800,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund research on the mechanisms of memory creation and retention. “The ability to […]

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Health Sciences

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, December 8, 2015

In this issue: Women of science, their contributions are influential and their number are growing; Student profile — Protégé Power; Alumni voices — a Sixth Sense, and much more.

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JSOnline – “The Beauty of the Brain”

Marquette in the news

News release, October 26, 2015

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Mark Johnson takes an in-depth look at the College of Health Sciences’ neuroanatomical dissection course led by Dr. William Cullinan – likely the only course in the country where working health professionals can dissect a human brain.

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Marquette Presents forum series on depression to be held in Chicago

News release, October 19, 2015

Sports reporter Trenni Kusnierek will share her personal story MILWAUKEE – Trenni Kusnierek, a Marquette alumna and sports reporter for Comcast Sportsnet, will share her personal story of her battle with depression at the next Marquette Presents forum, this Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., at the University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe St., Chicago. Experts […]

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VIDEO: See the science inside the future Athletic Performance Research Center

Marquette Video

News release, September 24, 2015

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Marquette researchers receive $2.8 million grant to study effects of exercise

News release, September 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Sandra Hunter, professor of exercise science in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Robert Fitts, professor of biological sciences in Marquette University’s Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, have been awarded a $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The grant will fund research on decreased muscle […]

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Marquette researcher receives $1.7 million grant to fund brain studies

News release, September 10, 2015

Study will examine the brain’s “biological clock” and its role in human health MILWAUKEE – Dr. Jennifer Evans, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, has been awarded a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The grant will fund research on the effects of biological rhythms on […]

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Marquette physical therapy professor honored with Teaching Excellence Award

News release, August 5, 2015

Dr. Andrew Starsky, clinical associate professor of physical therapy in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Robert and Mary Gettel Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Starsky has a unique approach to educating students across three different degree programs in the Department of Physical Therapy. From […]

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Dr. Marilyn Frenn and Mary Jo Wiemiller receive the 2015 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award

News release, July 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Marilyn Frenn, professor in the College of Nursing, and Mary Jo Wiemiller clinical assistant professor and chair of physician assistant studies in the College of Health Sciences, have been named the recipients of the 2015 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award. Frenn and Wiemiller collaborated on an award-winning project titled: “Developing and Implementing […]

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Stroke is topic of next ‘Marquette Presents’ forum

News release, May 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – A panel of experts in biomedical engineering, medicine, physical therapy and speech pathology and audiology from the Marquette University College of Health Sciences and the Medical College of Wisconsin will headline the next Marquette Presents forum: “Stroke – New Hope Through Rehabilitation.” The free forum is Friday, June 5, at 7:15 a.m. in […]

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Teaching Excellence Award winners demonstrate true meaning behind Be The Difference

Marquette Matters, May 2015

News release, May 11, 2015

In this issue: Teaching Excellence Award winners demonstrate true meaning behind Be The Difference, Demerdash’s important work leads to award for research, profiles of the Way Klingler Young Scholars Award recipients and four staff members recognized for service above and beyond job descriptions.

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Marquette releases preliminary design concepts of new world-class athletic performance research center

News release, May 7, 2015

Marquette University is releasing preliminary design concepts of its planned world-class athletic performance research center, which is part of a strategic partnership with the Milwaukee Bucks. The facility, which was first announced by President Michael R. Lovell in his Presidential Address in January, will support elite-level intercollegiate and professional athletics, academic research, and campus health […]

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Obesity myths and facts topics of next Marquette Presents forum

News release, February 6, 2015

MILWAUKEE – A panel of experts from the Marquette University College of Health Sciences, including a neuroscientist, physical therapist and exercise scientists, headline the next Marquette Presents forum: “Obesity: Myths, Facts and What Everyone Should Know.” The free forum is Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7:15 a.m. in the third-floor Monaghan ballroom of the Alumni Memorial […]

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Marquette’s College of Health Sciences receives $5 million gift

News release, January 29, 2015

Donation will fund new mental health research center MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences today announced it has received a $5 million gift from Dr. Michael and Mrs. Billie Kubly. The gift will be used to establish the Charles E. Kubly Mental Health Research Center in the college The Kublys are the founders […]

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Dean’s message

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

I am very pleased to welcome you to the fall 2014 issue of Health Sciences Magazine. The past year has seen very significant progress and major accomplishments, perhaps none more impressive than those of our faculty.

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Alumni establish scholarship to encourage professional program enrollment

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

Dan and Susan Real, both 1981 alumni of Marquette, donated $250,000 to establish a scholarship for “qualified students of diversity who would shine at Marquette but cannot afford the cost of tuition.”

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Protégé power

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

Undergraduate research prowess gives Dr. Murray Blackmore’s lab a boost.

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Research and grants

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

Of the many facutly that have received research grants one is  Dr. John Mantsch who received $2.6 million grant for neuroscience study.

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