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5/08/2017Urban Medicine and Public Health Students Share Projects at Graduation Ceremony
4/17/2017Lisa Berger Named Director of Center for Urban Population Health
3/29/2017Ozaukee, Menominee Maintain Status as Healthiest, Least Healthy Counties
2/08/2017TRIUMPH Program Addresses Urban Doctor Shortage
1/04/2017Partnership Grants Address Health Disparities, Women's Health, Diabetes
12/15/2016New Report Shows Much Room for Improvement in Wisconsin's Health
12/01/2016Obesity Rates in Wisconsin Higher Than Previously Thought
11/29/2016Wisconsin Partnership Program Awards $3 Million to Improve Health Equity
11/11/2016Grad Student Honored for Research on Respiratory Health Near Dairy Operations
10/13/2016Preventive Medicine Residency Receives Accreditation Through 2026
9/27/2016Director Sought for State Laboratory of Hygiene
9/26/2016Health Equity Conference Inspires and Challenges
9/14/2016Long-Standing Asthma Research Team Earns UW High Accolades, Research Dollars
9/14/2016Research and Community Partnerships Combine to Fight Obesity in Wisconsin
7/25/2016Wisconsin Partnership Awards Nine Community Improvement Grants
6/10/2016Leadership Institute Aims to Help Researchers Target Health Disparities
6/10/2016On Call: Catching Up With Three Master of Public Health Graduates
5/25/2016Partnership Education and Research Committee Announces 2016 Appointments
4/22/2016Report Shows Rural Wisconsin is More Than 'Not Metro'
3/18/2016TRIUMPH Program Promotes Health and Health Equity in Urban Wisconsin
3/16/2016New Rankings Shed Light on Where Wisconsin Counties Could Improve Health
2/18/2016Wisconsin Partnership Supports New Substance Abuse Prevention Initiative
2/10/2016Wisconsinites Living Longer But Not Necessarily Healthier
2/08/2016Survey of the Health of Wisconsin Shares Health Statistics
10/26/2015Community Impact Grants Cover a Diversity of Issues Facing Wisconsin
10/15/2015Wisconsin Outperforms Nation on Many Health Measures; Still Room to Improve
9/17/2015Investigating Influenza: Schools Serve as Community Warning System
9/16/2015Alcohol and Drug Screening and Intervention Curriculum Launches in January
7/20/2015Grants Support Global Health Initiatives
7/20/2015Jonathan Patz Co-Edits Book on Climate Change and Public Health
6/30/2015Partnership Program Funds Community Health Improvement Projects
6/29/2015Cost, Lack of Insurance Coverage are Primary Predictors of Poor Oral Health
6/05/2015Wisconsin Idea Extends to West Africa's Ebola Crisis
5/26/2015Study: Shift Workers More Likely to be Overweight, Have Problems Sleeping
5/04/2015Study Highlighting Socioeconomic Predictors of Rehospitalization Earns Award
5/01/2015Study Shows Relationship Between Facebook Posts and Binge Drinking
4/28/2015ACHE Awards Kindig and Isham the 2015 Dean Conley Award
4/22/2015Event Examines Role of Institutions in Shaping Healthy Food and Beverage Choices
4/17/2015Robert Lemanske Appointed to Partnership's Oversight and Advisory Committee
3/27/2015Researchers Aim to Broaden Understanding of How Toxins Affect the Body
3/25/2015Ozaukee is Wisconsin's Healthiest County in 2015 Health Rankings
3/18/2015Partnership Program Supports HAPPY Milwaukee Students
3/09/2015Dipesh Navsaria Joins 2015 Class of Aspen Institute Ascend Fellows
1/07/2015Center Uses Community Engagement to Address Health Disparities
12/17/2014Wisconsin Partnership Program Launches Obesity Prevention Initiative
12/01/2014Older Patients from At-Risk Neighborhoods More Likely to Return to Hospital
11/10/2014Largest Grant in School's History Will Continue Inner-City Asthma Research
9/04/2014Ants Assist in Search for New Antibiotics
9/04/2014Preventive Medicine Residency: Another Step in School's Transformation
9/04/2014Research Profile: Bridget Catlin Making a Difference One County at a Time
8/19/2014UW Researcher Honored by Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
8/13/2014At Least 740,000 Wisconsin Residents Face Food Insecurity
8/05/2014Data Review Explains Wisconsin's Experience With Health Care Reform
7/29/2014UW Population Health Institute Awarded $12 Million to Build Culture of Health
7/03/2014Faculty, Staff Honored with University-Community Awards
7/03/2014Partnership Program Project Receives UW Partnership Award
6/11/2014New Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholars Selected
4/11/2014Wisconsin Research Shows Green Space Keeps You From Feeling Blue
3/26/2014Ozaukee, Kewaunee, Portage, Taylor, Door Wisconsin's Healthiest Counties
2/25/2014Health Care Reform from a Population Health Perspective
2/25/2014Super Snacks and Upstream Determinants of Health
2/19/2014Too Many Young Adults Fail to Receive Timely Blood-Pressure Medication
2/11/2014Wisconsin Partnership Funds Five New Studies
1/29/2014Cynthia Haq Earns Inaugural Community Impact Award
1/24/2014Path of Distinction Students Combine PA Practice and Public Health
1/16/2014Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute Awarded $1.5 Million Grant
1/09/2014Wisconsin Partnership Picks United Way to Head Infant-Mortality Effort
12/20/2013Wisconsin Partnership Awards $3.6 Million in Community Grants
12/11/2013New Reports Show Much Room for Improvement in Wisconsin's Health
12/11/2013Patrick Remington Discusses Lawmaker's Proposal to Combat Obesity
11/25/2013November 25 is Public Health Thank You Day
11/21/2013UW-Madison Professor Tells U.S. Senate Health Isn't All About Health Care
11/11/2013Master of Public Health Students Inducted Into Delta Omega
11/08/2013Lead Exposure Dooms Some Wisconsin Kids to Struggle in School
10/17/2013Six Communities to Participate in Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute
10/09/2013Caring for a Child With Cancer: Financial Problems Increase Burden on Parents
10/07/2013Whitney Witt Elected Section Councilor of APHA Maternal Child Health Section
10/03/2013Wisconsin Partnership Recognizes Group's Contributions in Fighting Infant Mortality
9/25/2013Wisconsin Residents Living Longer but not Feeling Better
9/23/2013Crowd-Sourcing Surveillance of a Campus Influenza Epidemic
9/05/2013Newborn Screening: 50 Years of Saving Lives
8/27/2013HIV Conspiracy Beliefs Not a Barrier to Minority Participation in Research
8/26/2013Health Sciences Students Part of Obesity Initiative
8/22/2013Teen Birth Rates Down 20 Percent in Wisconsin
7/08/2013Vitamin D Needs, Levels Vary Due to Genes and Diet
6/14/2013New Program Office to Boost Infant-Mortality Effort
6/03/2013Public Health Insurance Boosts Outpatient Care, Cuts Hospital Admissions
4/05/2013UW Faculty Share Awards for Best Health and Society Research
3/22/2013Study: Minority Women Face Pregnancy with Less 'Personal Capita'
3/20/2013Ozaukee is Wisconsin's Healthiest County in 2013 Health Rankings
3/20/2013Wisconsin Study Eyes Better Results for Aging Population
3/12/2013Healer's Journey: Poetry Advocating for Public Health Policies
3/05/2013Mother's Stress Linked to Birth Risks
3/04/2013Women in Parts of Rural America Face Worsening Mortality Rates
2/28/2013Wisconsin Communities Awarded $3.4 Million to Reduce Infant Mortality
2/25/2013David Kindig Leads Institute of Medicine Roundtable on U.S. Health
2/25/2013Patrick Remington Appointed to National Panel
2/22/2013Wisconsin Budget Calls for $3 Million for Rural and Urban Medical Programs
1/23/2013Wisconsin Lags Behind Minnesota in Health Measures
1/10/2013Wisconsin Partnership Program Awards Community Grants of $2.7 Million
12/27/2012Increased Medical and Social Support Needed to Reduce Black Infant Mortality
12/18/2012Aspirin Therapy Associated With Increased Risk of Macular Degeneration
11/20/2012Population Health Sciences Student Paul D. Creswell Receives Vilas Travel Grant
11/12/2012Study Sees Reduced C-Section Births in Amish Community
11/06/2012Study Findings: 'It Costs Too Much to Be Healthy'
10/25/2012David Kindig Wins Folkert Belzer Award
10/15/2012New Grant Increases Integration of Public Health Into Health-Professions Training
10/08/2012Aspirin Therapy: Too Much, Too Little or Just Enough?
10/01/2012Population Health Sciences Students Earn American Public Health Association Awards
8/23/2012Karen Timberlake Named Wisconsin Health Law Attorney of the Year
8/15/2012Video: Tips for Avoiding Health Problems from Blue-Green Algae
8/02/2012Grants Announced to Improve Health of Wisconsin Communities
6/22/2012Faculty Q&A: Karen Timberlake
6/22/2012Wisconsin Idea Centennial Knows No Bounds
6/15/2012Social-Class Discrimination Contributes to Poorer Health
5/29/2012Wisconsin Residents Are Living Longer, But Not Better
5/15/2012Mitman Receives Welch Medal for 'Breathing Space'
4/26/2012UW-Madison to Offer Dual Law and Public Health Degree
4/24/2012Award-Winning Teacher, Triathlete to Address Educators at Annual Symposium
4/20/2012Students Take Steps Toward Improving Health
4/12/2012Research on Racial Differences in Aging Compounds Earns Award
4/11/2012Community Events Address Wisconsin's African American Infant Mortality Rates
4/03/20122012 County Health Rankings Offer Roadmap to Improve Health
3/20/2012Kenosha Hosts Leaders for Wisconsin Healthy Birth Outcomes Initiative
3/14/2012Binge Drinking and Blackouts Add Up to Big Costs to Health System
3/02/2012Master of Public Health: A Degree Program for the 21st Century
2/14/2012New Leadership for Wisconsin Healthy Birth Outcomes Initiative
1/23/2012Save the Dates: Health Equity Leadership Institute is June 10-15
1/19/2012Global Health Institute Faculty and Staff Travel Grants Awarded
1/18/2012Medical Student Parker Hoerz Earns Public Health Award
12/29/2011Feeling Stressed? How You Think About it Could Harm Your Health
12/20/2011Partnership Pledges $2.2 Million to Improve Health of Wisconsin Communities
12/14/2011UW Study: Mothers of Tiny Babies Suffer, Too
12/05/2011Poor Mental Health Increases Risk for Pregnancy Complications, Low Birth Weight
11/21/2011Ana Martinez-Donate is Passionate About Working with Underserved Communities
11/16/2011Alumni Profile: Tito Izard, MD '96
11/10/2011Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute Launches 2011-2012 Community Teams
10/04/2011Wisconsin Partnership Funds Alzheimer's, Alcohol Abuse and Maternity Care
9/14/2011New Research Suggests Education Level Affects Lung Function
8/31/2011Minority Patients not Screened Enough for Diabetes
8/30/2011Javier Nieto Selected for Two National Committees
8/18/2011UW-Madison Expert: Cancer Rates Show It's Time for Global Asbestos Ban
8/02/2011Partnership Invites 30 Full Proposals Through Community-Academic Partnership Fund
7/25/2011Karen Timberlake to Lead UW Population Health Institute
7/19/2011New Scholars to Investigate How Health is Influenced by Debt and Discrimination
7/08/2011Brokopp is President-Elect of Association of Public Health Laboratories
7/08/2011Indoor Air Pollution Linked to Cardiovascular Risk
6/29/2011Study Finds Few Unintended Consequences of Smoke-Free Law
5/24/2011National Let's Move! in Indian Country Launches in Wisconsin
5/13/2011Quinton Cotton Named Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families Program Officer
5/11/2011Partnership Releases New Investigator Program Request for Proposals
4/26/2011Teachers' Role in Health Care Reform Headlines Healthy Classrooms Symposium
4/22/2011Community-Academic Partnership Fund Request for Partnerships Released
3/30/2011Population Health Institute Releases 2011 County Health Rankings
3/21/2011Childhood Illnesses Exact High Cost on the Entire Family
2/23/2011Moms' Mental Health Needs Attention During and After Pregnancy
2/21/2011Asthma Through the Eyes of a Medical Anthropologist
2/21/2011Hearing Loss Common in Middle Age, But Could Be Preventable
2/15/2011Public Health Conference to Focus on Environmental Health
2/04/2011Recap - Population Health Sciences Seminar on Health Equity
1/27/2011Community Service Projects Earn Support From Morgridge Center
1/24/2011Hospitality Industry Performed Well After Wisconsin Smoking Ban
1/20/2011Seminar Series Focuses on Careers in Health Care and Life Sciences
1/18/2011Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families Planning Process Continues
1/07/2011Global Health Initiative Seeks Campuswide Involvement in Incubator Series
1/04/2011Center for Global Health Awards Development Grants
12/23/2010School of Medicine and Public Health Builds on Ethiopia Partnership
12/17/2010Partnership Pledges $2.1 Million to Improve Health of Wisconsin Communities
12/15/2010Partnership Funds Three Grants Through New Investigator Program
12/14/2010Women Who Eat Healthy Diets, Exercise and Don't Smoke Have Better Vision
12/06/2010Project to Disseminate Alcohol, Drug and Depression Screening
11/15/2010Martinez-Donate Earns Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
10/12/2010Gilson Seminar Focuses on Health Care Technology
9/27/2010Wisconsin Partnership Program Releases 2009 Annual Report
9/24/2010Seminar Focuses on Social Networks and Adolescent Alcohol Use
9/20/2010Federal Grant to Increase Public Health Workers in Wisconsin
9/03/2010Partnership Invites 31 Full Community-Academic Partnership Fund Applications
8/25/2010Patrick Remington Named to Oversight and Advisory Committee
8/19/2010William Busse Targets a Key Factor in Asthma Among Inner-City Youth
8/02/2010UW-Madison Study: History of Poor Mental Health Boosts Pregnancy Risks
7/29/2010Beloit Leaders Join Wisconsin Partnership Program's Infant Mortality Initiative
7/22/2010UW-Madison Center for Nonprofits to Study Infant Mortality
6/21/2010Partnership Awards Four Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families Planning Grants
6/21/2010Ronald Laessig Receives National Public Health Lab Award
6/17/2010Wisconsin Partnership Joins With Milwaukee Coalition to Fight Infant Mortality
6/16/2010UW-Madison Research Links Malaria to Amazon Deforestation
5/25/2010Scholars Selected for Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Program
5/25/2010Wisconsin Partnership Supports Beloit Group's Plan to Fight Infant Mortality
5/24/2010UW Researchers: Stress Causes Poor Mental Health in Parents of Kids with Cancer
5/20/2010Public Presentations Scheduled for Health Equity Leadership Institute
4/27/2010UW-Madison Audiologist: Don't Forget the Earplugs for Noisy Summer Activities
4/23/2010Remington's Langmuir Lecture Features County Health Rankings
4/23/2010Wisconsin Partnership Program Approves Kenosha's Plan to Fight Infant Mortality
4/20/2010Mild Cognitive Impairment Study Offers Insight Into Alzheimer's Disease
4/16/2010Diabetes, Obesity Among Topics at UW-Madison Healthy Classrooms Symposium
4/16/2010Group Uses Nutrition Policy to Fight Obesity and Improve Public Health
4/12/2010Wisconsin Partnership Endorses Racine's Plans to Fight Infant Mortality
3/25/2010UW-Madison Part of Consortium Addressing Cervical Cancer in Hmong Women
3/01/2010Community Academic Partnership Fund Opens 2010 Cycle April 23
2/24/2010County Health Rankings Expanded from Wisconsin to all 50 States
2/19/2010Juneau County-Wisconsin Partnership Collaboration Featured in Health Rankings
2/16/2010Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention Earns Stop-Smoking Grant
2/16/2010Robert Wood Johnson Program Advances Population Health Thinking
2/10/2010UW Public Health Specialists Hopeful Calorie Listings Will Curb Fast-Food Habits
1/20/2010Wisconsin Partnership to Fund Study on Causes of Obesity in Latino Youth
1/14/2010Study: Baby Boomers Survived Rock 'N' Roll Era with Hearing Intact
1/04/2010CDC Selects Remington to Present Langmuir Lecture
1/04/2010Center for Global Health Awards Educational Travel Fellowships
11/19/2009Study Focuses on 'Balanced Parenting' as a Strategy for Weight Control
11/17/2009Spread Joy, Not Germs, During the Holiday Season
11/13/2009African-American Men at Higher Risk of False Positives in Prostate Testing
11/11/2009Department of Population Health Sciences Marks 50th Anniversary
10/22/2009UW to Begin Research Into Disparities in Heart and Lung Disease
10/19/2009UW Study: Most Mothers Don't Get Adequate Depression Treatment
10/14/2009UW-Madison Study: Social Media Influences Adolescent Behavior
10/13/2009Family Medicine Faculty Visit China in Continuation of Exchange Program
9/30/2009Scientists to Study Health Effects of Wisconsin's Changing Climate
9/28/2009Health Equity is Focus of New Center
9/28/2009TRIUMPH Brings Medicine and Public Health to the Inner City
8/24/2009Psychological Distress is a Barrier to Preventive Care in Women
8/21/2009Read the Wisconsin Partnership Program's 2008 Annual Report
8/20/2009AWARE Supports Bill that Would End Kids Drinking in Bars with Parents
8/10/2009Milwaukee's Public Health Hurt by Socioeconomic Factors
7/22/2009UW Dermatologist: High SPF Not Always Better for Sun Protection
7/20/2009Obesity and Diabetes Threaten Children of Color
7/16/2009Study Links Stressed Parents to Sick Children
7/13/2009UW-Madison Study: H1N1 More Dangerous Than Suspected
7/10/2009Sosman Earns CDC Public Health Award
6/23/2009Farrell Helps Ireland Begin Cystic Fibrosis Testing for Newborns
6/10/2009Tips for Avoiding Water-Borne Illnesses This Summer
5/08/2009National Children's Study Set to Begin in Waukesha
4/29/2009H1N1 Influenza A (Swine Flu) Resources
4/23/2009Cooperative Makes Health Care Accessible to Farmers
4/20/2009Remington Appointed Associate Dean for Public Health
4/15/2009Listening Plays Role in Suicide Prevention
4/02/2009Using GPS to Track Asthma Attacks
3/31/2009Children's Fitness Can Fade During Summer
3/31/2009UW Epidemiologist: Food-Safety Practices Lacking
3/09/2009Secondhand Smoke Still Prevalent in Wisconsin Workplaces
2/17/2009Course Builds Community of Biomedical Entrepreneurs
2/16/2009Alumni Profile: Richard Riegelman, MD '73, MPH, PhD
2/16/2009AWARE Aims to Tackle Wisconsin's Drinking Problem
2/16/2009Innovative Initiative to Help Patients Quit Smoking
2/16/2009Q&A With Health Policy Expert Thomas Oliver
2/12/2009Sequences Capture the Code of the Common Cold
2/09/2009Wisconsin Partnership Aims to Reduce Infant Mortality
1/27/2009Short Coverage Lapses Limit Children Access to Health Care Services
1/22/2009Global Health Certificate Program Celebrates First Graduates, Welcomes New Students
1/14/2009National Children's Study Launches in Waukesha
1/05/2009Risky Behavior Prominent on Teen MySpace Profiles

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