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The Wisconsin Partnership Program represents a far-reaching commitment by University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health to improve the health and well-being of Wisconsin residents through investments in research, education, prevention practices and interventions, and policy development.



Michael Pulia

Taking Aim at Antibiotic Resistance


Dr. Michael Pulia, assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, is using a 2015 New Investigator Program award to examine how improving antibiotic stewardship in the emergency department can help lessen the threat of antibiotic resistance.


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Community Impact Grants Cover Diverse Health Issues and Needs


Four new Community Impact Grants funded by the Wisconsin Partnership Program support innovative health projects that will impact Wisconsin residents of all ages, races and backgrounds. Projects range from expanding the school garden network to improving assisted living quality, advancing school-based mental health and reimagining the criminal justice system. Read more

Hope Villiard

Statewide Partners Train Future Rural Physicians


To address the state’s serious shortage of physicians in rural areas, the UW School of Medicine and Public Health created the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine (WARM) with funding from the Wisconsin Partnership Program. Fifty-eight percent of WARM graduates from 2011 to 2015 entered primary care residencies, including 29 who pursued family medicine programs. Read more

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Promoting Healthy Habits


Childhood obesity, one of the most pressing health problems facing all of Wisconsin, is especially prevalent in the Hispanic community where nearly a third of children are overweight. A wide-ranging collaboration funded by the Wisconsin Partnership Program seeks to improve healthy eating and physical activity habits among Latino middle school students in Milwaukee. Learn more


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Wisconsin Partnership Program
Last updated: 05/24/2016
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