IN THE NEWS
The Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW) is the first statewide research survey of its kind to measure information on critical health conditions in Wisconsin. Findings from SHOW present a comprehensive picture of the health of Wisconsin residents, helping to identify needs and target resources where they are most needed.
The Survey of the Health of Wisconsin is funded by the Wisconsin Partnership Program and is under the direction of principal investigator Dr. F. Javier Nieto and co-director Dr. Kristen Malecki and their team at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
WASABE: Measuring Neighborhood Environments and Health
The Wisconsin Assessment of the Social and Built Environment (WASABE) is an objective audit tool designed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. WASABE was designed as an addition to the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW) to objectively measure participants’ neighborhoods. A paper was just published about WASABE in BioMed Central. Learn more
Where You Live Affects Mental Health
"Neighborhoods and communities we live in can have profound effects on our overall well-being, particularly in promoting mental health ..." - Dr. Kristen Malecki, co-director, Survey of the Health of Wisconsin
Dr. Malecki studies Wisconsin neighborhoods and how they affect our health. Her work is highlighted recently on Academic Minute. Academic Minute features researchers from colleges and universities around the world, keeping listeners abreast of what’s new and exciting in the academy. Listen now
SHOW on Racine Radio
The Survey of the Health of Wisconsin will begin to focus work in Racine in July. Listen in on our radio interview from July 15, 2014, with Racine radio station WRJN. SHOW's co-director, Dr. Kristen Malecki, talks about SHOW and the survey's upcoming work to uncover what helps keep Racine residents healthy, and what might be causing illness. Listen to the story (mp3)