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New rankings show healthiest and least healthy counties in Wisconsin


Ozaukee County ranks the healthiest in Wisconsin and Menominee is the least healthy county in the state, according to new County Health Rankings & Roadmaps data from the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

Wisconsin Partnership Program accepting applicants for Community Impact Grant Program


The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has released its 2023 Community Impact Grant Program Request for Partnerships. The Community Impact Grant Program supports community partnership initiatives that...

Match Day 2023 brings excitement


Excitement, nerves and anticipation often accompany travel plans — so the student-selected theme of “Where to Next?” was the perfect complement to Match Day at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health on Friday, March 17, the day me...

New Osher Center for Integrative Health launches at UW–Madison


After more than a year of planning and development, the University of Wisconsin Integrative Health program officially opened the Osher Center for Integrative Health at University of Wisconsin‒Madison.

UW–Madison health professions schools partnership in continuing education earns reaccreditation with commendation


The University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP), which offers continuing education for practicing healthcare providers throughout their careers, earned special recognition during its recent reaccredita...

Lupus much more likely to cause cardiovascular problems in Black patients


A population-based study of the autoimmune disease lupus in Black patients shows that the risk of cardiovascular disease is strikingly high in young patients –19 times higher than in non-Blacks in the first 12 years after diagnosis – and may be pr...

UW study focuses on Alzheimer’s disease treatment and prevention in Black adults


As the first of a new generation of Alzheimer’s disease drugs hit the market, some researchers are troubled by the lack of clinical data available on the effectiveness of these drugs in Black people.

Wisconsin Partnership Program Recognized as Outstanding Community Partner by Marshfield Clinic Health System


The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health was recently recognized by Marshfield Clinic Health System as one its 2022 Outstanding Partners in Community Health. The awards were announced on...

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces New Investigator Grant recipients


The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to announce three new research grants totaling $450,000 through its New Investigator Program.

Wisconsin Partnership Program accepting applications for 2023 Collaborative Health Sciences Grant Program


The Wisconsin Partnership Program invites eligible faculty and staff to submit a preliminary application for a Collaborative Health Sciences Program grant. Through this grant program, the Wisconsin Partnership Program supports interdisci...

UW–Madison joins national harm reduction research network to prevent overdose deaths


To build upon existing research and develop new strategies in harm reduction, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has established a national research network to evaluate harm reduction services. The network will include a coordinating center a...

Alzheimer’s, related dementias cause high economic burden among Indigenous populations


Indigenous people living in Wisconsin and throughout the nation experience significant health and financial burden from Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, according to new research published by a University of Wisconsin–Madison team ...

New study finds disparities in cardiac arrhythmia treatment


A large, population-based study has found cardiac ablation for ventricular tachycardia (VT) procedures is more likely to be performed on patients who are white males from wealthier neighborhoods. 

Wisconsin Partnership Program welcomes new program officers


The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to welcome Aimee Haese and Kattia Jimenez as its new program officers. 

College wrestlers who rapidly cut weight more prone to injury


Collegiate wrestlers who cut weight through dehydration to compete at a lower weight class were more likely to be injured during competition and no more likely to win, according to a new study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine an...
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