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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.



Five-Year Plan

Five-Year Plan


The 2014-2019 Five-Year Plan is the third since the inception of the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The plan is the culmination of 18 months of strategic discussions within the Oversight and Advisory Committee and Partnership Education and Research Committee.


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Apply for Funding


Preliminary applications for Collaborative Health Sciences Program grants are due March 18. Proposals covering a broad range of topics - including obesity, health disparities, education and mental health - are encouraged. Awards are up to $500,000 over three years. Dr. Lee Wilke is using a 2013 award to develop a device to assess the efficacy of breast-cancer drugs.


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Improving Wisconsin’s Rural Medicine


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.


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Drugs to fight disease

Developing Drugs to Fight Infection


In response to the public health crisis of infection due to antibiotic resistant germs, a grant research project identified novel compounds that could lead to new antimicrobial drugs.

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annual report

Outcome Reports 

Last updated: 02/21/2014
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