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Study finds higher asthma rates among Black and Hispanic children regardless of neighborhood income or density

05/25/2022

A new, large study found that although there is a correlation between childhood asthma and being born into a densely populated or lower-income neighborhood, Black and Hispanic children had consistently higher rates of asthma than white children ev...

Recognizing Clinical Trials Day: How major advances in medicine happen

05/19/2022

When stakes are high, clinical trials rise to the challenge to keep moving medicine forward.

Lupus clinic improves health quality for patients with kidney disease

05/19/2022

A new study shows that Wisconsin’s only multidisciplinary clinic for lupus patients with suspected kidney disease cut the time to diagnosis by 40% and improved other measures of health care quality for those patients.

Wisconsin Partnership Program Welcomes New Administrative Director

05/18/2022

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) is pleased to welcome Megan Miller as its new Administrative Director.

Hope and determination underscore UW School of Medicine and Public Health 2022 graduation ceremonies

05/17/2022

Members of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health class of 2022 have demonstrated their commitment to a critical mission: improve health for all. This goal has inspired a range of accomplishments such as responding to the COVID-19 pandem...

Future of health: cancer vaccines

05/11/2022

When people consider vaccines, many think about the pandemic and about preventing illness. However, certain UW researchers have a very different focus when they work with vaccines.

UW Study: Most teens actually have healthy relationship with digital technology

05/04/2022

Parents play a major role in whether teens’ use of digital technology is healthy or puts their mental and physical health at risk, according to a new study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

New program to expand access to substance abuse treatment in rural WI

04/28/2022

A new statewide collaboration between the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health aims to bring much needed help to rural communities grappling with a rise in substance use and addiction.

New rankings show health of Wisconsin counties

04/28/2022

MADISON, Wis. – Ozaukee County ranks the healthiest in Wisconsin and Menominee County is the least healthy county in the state, according to new County Health Rankings data from the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI).

Wisconsin Partnership Program seeks applicants for 2022 Community Impact Grant Program

04/28/2022

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has released its 2022 Community Impact Grants Program Request for Partnerships. Through the Community Impact Grant Program, the Wisconsin Partnership Program advances...

Rural patients who identify as Black experience higher rates of death and amputation from diabetic foot ulcer

04/21/2022

Rural patients who identify as Black are at sharply increased risk of death or leg amputation due to diabetic foot ulcers, according to a new study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health that analyzed national data o...

Wisconsin Partnership Program seeks applicants for maternal and child health funding opportunity

04/11/2022

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health is accepting applications for its Strengthening Community Solutions to Improve Maternal and Infant Health funding opportunity. This funding seeks to support work to r...

Wisconsin receives a 'C' in latest population health report card

04/06/2022

Wisconsin received a 'C' grade for overall health of people living in the state, according to a recent report by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

Reducing maternal blood pressure leads to better birth outcomes

04/04/2022

A large study of more than 2,400 pregnant women found that treating mildly elevated blood pressure reduces preterm births and preeclampsia, a high blood pressure condition that threatens the lives of mothers and babies.

New study seeks to expand eye screenings for rural diabetic patients throughout the United States

04/01/2022

More patients in rural areas across the nation could have increased access to vision-saving eye screenings through a new clinical trial led by researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
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