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 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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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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Transforms students

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

Austin Bohn peers intently through a microscope, examining slides prepared by his fellow students and occasionally making notes. The freshman biomedical sciences student is one of 35 students — selected from an application process of nearly 170 — who are taking part in Marquette’s Summer Research Program.

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Women of science

Health Sciences, 2015

News release, January 19, 2015

Faculty members in the College of Health Sciences share a lot in common: They are great teachers, exceptional researchers and leaders in their respective fields.

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A sixth sense

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

Global Brigades — started by students in the basement of the College of Health Sciences building — is now the world’s largest student-led humanitarian

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The life and near-death of Don Neuwmann

Health sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

Don Neumann is 19 and a world of possibility lies before him, but he doesn’t want to think about that right now. Right now he wants to ride. He bought the motorcycle, a Honda CB500, two weeks ago, and he’s cruising the Florida Keys thinking about nothing — completely carefree. His entire world is about to change.

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The brain explained

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

Marquette’s unique summer brain course is an enlightening 3D journey through brain form and function — and a window into the college’s invaluable gross anatomy traditions.

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A Place to Belong

Marquette Magazine, Fall/Winter 2015

News release, January 8, 2015

Alumni rally to create a “place to celebrate” children with Down syndrome and support their families.

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“Murray’s Problem” – A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel special report

Marquette in the news

News release, December 16, 2014

Via Mark Johnson, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of “Murray’s Problem”: “Murray’s Problem” [is] a new multimedia narrative from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that embeds readers inside the personal quest of Marquette University Prof. Murray Blackmore as he seeks a cure for the devastating condition that reshaped his mother’s life: a spinal cord injury. The […]

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Marquette Presents: What you need to know about Ebola

News release, November 3, 2014

Is Milwaukee prepared to handle an Ebola case? How likely is spread of the disease to Milwaukee, and more importantly, how can we stop Ebola? Scientists and researchers from the College of Health Sciences and the City of Milwaukee Health Department will address these questions and more at the upcoming Marquette Presents forum: “What you […]

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Marquette researchers receive $1.85 million grant for neuroscience study

News release, September 11, 2014

Research will examine novel mechanism contributing to addiction A group of neuroscientists in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University has been awarded a $1.85 million National Institutes of Health grant to examine a novel neurotransmitter clearance mechanism that may hold a key to understanding the link between stress and drug addiction, as well […]

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Dr. Sandra Hunter featured in NYTimes.com: Women Pace Marathons Better Than Men Do

News release, August 7, 2014

Dr. Sandra Hunter, associate professor of exercise science in the College of Health Sciences, was featured on the New York Times‘ website for her research on marathon performance differences between men and women. The study, which was published last month in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, found that during marathons, women pace themselves […]

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