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Wisconsin Partnership Program provides boost for early-career investigators with latest grants


The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has awarded five grants through its New Investigator Program. This grant program is designed to provide opportunities for early-career faculty to initiate new, innova...

Badger Talks: All you need to know about wearing a mask


As the U.S. grapples with surges of new COVID-19 infections, everyone is looking for ways to slow the spread of the disease. In this Badger Talks video, Ajay Sethi, associate professor from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health Departme...

UW School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health quickly launch numerous COVID-19 clinical trials


As the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was deemed a pandemic, research institutions across the United States rapidly shifted focus to studies aimed at understanding the virus and finding treatments. The University of Wi...

DHS Announces COVID-19 Population Health Studies


Two studies will help public health experts understand the virus and inform public.

'COVID toes' clinical trial underway at UW School of Medicine and Public Health


A team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is studying how the skin condition referred to as “COVID toes” is a connected to the virus, whether it is symptom of a COVID-19 infection or an i...

Neighborhood disadvantage associated with presence of Alzheimer’s disease-related brain changes at autopsy


People in the most disadvantaged neighborhoods in the United States may face greater odds of developing Alzheimer’s disease-related brain changes, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Remembering Dr. Edward Jackson


With great sadness, we share that Edward “Ed” Jackson, PhD, Chair Emeritus of Medical Physics, passed away on June 2, 2020 after a long illness. He will be remembered as a tireless advocate for science, education, and our broader commu...

A message to our partners: The Wisconsin Partnership Program's commitment to health equity


The Wisconsin Partnership Program staff and leadership are reaching out to express our support to our partners and grantees who are working tirelessly to aid their communities, patients and populations, in particular those suffering from the deep ...

Standing up for equality and health equity


It has been just over a week since George Floyd, an unarmed black man, was killed by police officers in Minneapolis during an attempted arrest in a horrific and brazen act of police brutality. This past weekend, powerful instances of both peaceful...

Survey of the Health of Wisconsin shifts data collection efforts to understand how COVID-19 affects all aspects of health


The Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW) is shifting data collection efforts this coming year with the goal of being at the forefront of understanding how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting all aspects of health.

Francisco Pelegri named chair of medical genetics


Professor Francisco Pelegri, PhD, has been named chair of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Laboratory of Genetics, effective July 1, 2020.

In COVID-19 response, don’t let urgency trump sound science


Bioethicist Pilar Ossorio says the world could be at risk of sacrificing essential knowledge for fighting COVID-19 and future deadly viruses if the COVID-19 response is not accompanied by sound research.

Center for Health Enhancement System Studies launches COVID-19 Wisconsin Connect App


COVID-19 Wisconsin Connect, a free desktop and mobile app that provides accurate information, social support and helpful resources to Wisconsinites, launched today. The Center for Health Enhancement System Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Ma...

UW Department of Psychiatry demonstrates effectiveness of telehealth in COVID-19 pandemic response


The COVID-19 pandemic placed limitations on face-to-face patient care, causing complexity for hospital psychiatric units. Undeterred, psychiatrists at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health quickly shifted to new ways of providing care.

Class of 2020 honors, awards and scholarships


The University of Wisconsin School of Medine and Public Health extends a hearty congratulations to a special class of 2020 MD graduates. Although the final months of school were disrupted by the worst pandemic of the century, we sal...
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