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.

Spinal cord injury is topic of next ‘Marquette Presents’ forum

News release, April 17, 2014

A panel of experts in biomedical sciences and physical therapy from the Marquette University College of Health Sciences will headline the next Marquette Presents forum: “Spinal Cord Injury – Improved Outcomes Through Research.” The free forum is Tuesday, April 29, at 8:00 a.m. in the third-floor Monaghan Ballroom in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. […]

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Experts available: 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, Feb. 7-23

News release, January 22, 2014

Sochi, Russia, will welcome athletes from all over the world to the XXII Winter Games Feb. 7-23. As the eyes of the world fixate on the athletes, Marquette University has experts and former Olympians available to help you with your Olympic news coverage. Please feel free to contact any of these professors and staff directly; […]

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“Exercise as Medicine” is topic of next ‘Marquette Presents’ forum

News release, January 15, 2014

A panel of experts in exercise science and physical therapy from the Marquette University College of Health Sciences will headline the next Marquette Presents forum: “Exercise as Medicine, Part 1: Optimizing Health and Wellness.” The free forum is Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7:15 a.m. in the third-floor Monaghan Ballroom in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 […]

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Physical therapy professor receives Fulbright scholarship to Nepal

Marquette Matters, November/December 2013

News release, November 26, 2013

Dr. Guy Simoneau, professor of physical therapy in the College of Health Sciences, will travel to Dhulikhel Hospital, Kathmandu University — which offers the only physical therapy program in Nepal — this spring on a Fulbright scholarship.

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Dean’s message

Health Sciences, 2013

News release, November 12, 2013

It is a pleasure to welcome you to the inaugural issue of the annual publication of the College of Health Sciences. It is my sense that you may be surprised to learn of the current level of excellence within the college and its programs, some of which have a long history at the university and others that have been […]

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An Anatomical Gift

Health Sciences, 2013

News release, November 12, 2013

For many aspiring doctors, the first year of medical school is their first real experience with human body dissection. But future doctors and dentists who enroll in the biomedical sciences major at Marquette have a major advantage because the program features one of the few full gross anatomy experiences for undergraduates in the nation.

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What exactly is gross anatomy?

Health Sciences, 2013

News release, November 12, 2013

The designation “gross” refers to anatomy visible to the naked eye and thus not requiring magnification to see. “Microanatomy,” on the other hand, refers to that which requires magnification to be viewed, as in individual cells and their components.

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Dr. Murray Blackmore’s research provides hope for spinal cord injury sufferers

Health Sciences, 2013

News release, November 12, 2013

There’s a cautious optimism in the room as Dr. Murray Blackmore, assistant professor of biomedical sciences, presents his latest research findings to representatives from groups including Unite 2 Fight Paralysis, Spinal Cord Injury Sucks and the Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation.

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Alumni Voices

Health Sciences, 2013

News release, November 12, 2013

Alumni share their viewpoint on how graduating from Marquette’s College of Health Sciences has profoundly improved their lives as well as helping them become successful in their career.

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An uncommon collaboration

Health Sciecnes, 2013

News release, November 12, 2013

Discussions with neuroscientists in the Biomedical Sciences Department reveal a common thread: recognition of an unusually collaborative working environment.

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Real-world work helps residents grow

Health Sciences, 2013

News release, November 12, 2013

Resident. For many, the term conjures up images of overworked young medical professionals on TV shows like ER and Grey’s Anatomy, fraught with drama and filled with little substance. But for two of the top professional programs at Marquette — physical therapy and physician assistant studies — the reality is much different.

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By the Numbers

Health Sciences, 2013

News release, November 12, 2013

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Neuroscience of addiction is topic of next Marquette Presents forum

News release, August 28, 2013

Potawatomi Bingo Casino underwrites forum that seeks answers to addiction treatment Two leading neuroscientists researching stress and addiction in the Marquette University College of Health Sciences, a recovered gambling addict and a psychiatrist specializing in addiction headline the next Marquette Presents forum: “The Tragedy of Addiction: Neuroscientific Perspectives Toward Understanding and Treatment.” The free forum […]

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Marquette biomedical sciences professor receives Way Klingler Fellowship in science

News release, August 16, 2013

Dr. David Baker, professor and associate chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University, has been awarded the 2013 Way Klingler Fellowship in science for his study of neurotransmitters and their roles in diseases like schizophrenia and addiction. Baker will receive $50,000 annually for three years for […]

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Solidarity with Boston

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2013

News release, July 19, 2013

Members of the Marquette community reflect on the tragedy and vow to return to Boston to run again.

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NASA selects Marquette University professor for gender-based space flight research

News release, June 26, 2013

Report indicates marked differences in muscle loss, post-mission recovery between genders Female astronauts lose more strength and muscle mass and have a longer post-mission recovery period than male astronauts, according to a research review conducted by a national team of researchers assembled by NASA, including Dr. Sandra Hunter, associate professor of exercise science in the […]

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Marquette University biomedical sciences professor receives teaching award

News release, June 20, 2013

Dr. Douglas Lobner, professor of biomedical sciences at Marquette University, was recently honored with the university’s highest teaching award, the John P. Raynor, S.J., Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Lobner was nominated by his colleagues and students as an individual dedicated to his students and his profession. During his 15 years at Marquette, Lobner has […]

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New drug development for schizophrenia treatment topic of next “Marquette Presents” forum

News release, May 13, 2013

A top adult psychiatrist and the co-founders of two distinct pharmaceutical start-up companies from the Marquette University College of Health Sciences headline the next Marquette Presents forum: “Schizophrenia – New Hope for Effective Treatment Through Drug Development,” Friday, May 31, at 7:15 a.m. in the third-floor ballroom of the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The […]

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Tiny teachers lead the physical therapy “Baby Lab”

Marquette Matters, May 2013

News release, May 9, 2013

Like many students, Hera Wert showed up for class dressed head-to-toe in Marquette blue and gold. But Hera isn’t a student; she’s a teacher — and she’s less than a year old.

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YES made the difference

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2013

News release, April 19, 2013

As a sixth-grade student at Bruce-Guadalupe Community School in Milwaukee, Daniel-Eli Cevilla changed his life.

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