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Wisconsin Partnership Program


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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.


David Williams

Understanding and Improving Health for All 


The Wisconsin Partnership Program is committed to addressing health equity head-on, in collaboration with partners and communities throughout the state.


The Partnership recently hosted the Advancing Health Equity conference, a first step in moving forward with efforts to further incorporate health equity as a crucial component of its vision and framework for future investments. View a conference recap and additional health equity resources

Amish in Wisconsin

Improving Health Care for Amish Infants


Christine Seroogy, MD, and her team of investigators and collaborators are using an award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program to expand newborn screening tests to all Amish infants in a high-risk area of southwestern Wisconsin.


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Community opportunity grants

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


annual report

Outcome Reports 

Wisconsin Partnership Program

Last updated: 10/11/2016
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