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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.



Farm to School

Celebrating Community Partnerships


The Wisconsin Partnership Program’s Growing Farm to School project received a 2014 UW-Madison Community-University Partnership Award at the Olin House on June 3.


Funded by a Community-Academic Partnership Fund (CAPF) grant in 2012, the project seeks to improve nutrition and increase physical activity among Wisconsin children. Read more

Five-Year Plan

Read the 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.


Read the five-year plan (pdf)

Five-Year Plan

Strengthening Our Course for Change


One way the Wisconsin Partnership Program seeks to reduce health disparities in the state is through community initiatives. The Partnership Program’s Oversight and Advisory Committee is considering several funding options for supporting evidence-based health-promotion and disease-prevention programs across the state. Partnership Program staff anticipate releasing the first request for proposals in late 2014.


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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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Outcome Reports 

Last updated: 10/30/2014
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