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Wisconsin Partnership Program

IN THE NEWS

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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.

 

 
School children

Supporting a Healthier Wisconsin

 

The Wisconsin Partnership Program is committed to improving the health of Wisconsin. Watch a video to learn how the Partnership embodies the Wisconsin Idea by working to make Wisconsin the healthiest state through education, research and community partnerships.

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

HAPPY video

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: 12/01/2016
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