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

02/02/2023

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

01/26/2023

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

01/19/2023

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

01/10/2023

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

12/28/2022

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

12/27/2022

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

12/16/2022

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

12/15/2022

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

11/14/2022

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...

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces new Community Impact Grant awards

11/10/2022

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to announce two new initiatives awarded through its Community Impact Grant Program.

Affordable Care Act navigator program boosted insurance enrollment in underserved communities

10/19/2022

Funding for the Affordable Care Act navigator program had a positive impact on enrollment, and the private health insurance industry likely would not pick up the slack if the program were cut, according to two recent research publications from the...

Heidi Conrad joins UW School of Medicine and Public Health as chief financial officer

09/30/2022

Heidi Conrad, MBA, an experienced fiscal strategy leader devoted to education and health care, will become the next chief financial officer of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

UW researchers looking for new ways to screen for ovarian cancer, earlier detection

09/30/2022

A project is underway at the UW–Madison Prevention Research Center that is focused on earlier detection of ovarian cancer.

Clinical trial targets recurrent BK infection in kidney transplant recipients

09/23/2022

Kidney transplant patients like Tessa Adolph, from Rockford, Illinois, face an age-old problem to protect their new kidney and bodies after transplant surgery: how to prevent infections while also safeguarding their new kidney from damage or rejec...

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces $1.5 million in new Maternal and Child Health Grant awards

09/09/2022

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to announce 10 new projects selected for funding through its Maternal and Child Health Grant Program.
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