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21st century medicine helps Amish deal with rare, inherited illnesses

10/30/2019

LA FARGE, Wisconsin – There is no car in the driveway, neither phone nor electricity in the house. Handmade clothes dry on the line.

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces new research awards through Collaborative Health Sciences Program

10/30/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has announced awards to three interdisciplinary research projects to address significant and diverse health and healthcare issues through its Collaborative Health Sci...

Wisconsin Partnership Program Announces $2.4 Million in Community Collaboration Grant Awards

10/29/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has announced its 2019 Community Collaboration Grant awards. The awards will provide training and technical assistance and funding to strengthen community organizatio...

Survey of the Health of Wisconsin team presents at international conference

10/28/2019

From Aug. 25-28, SHOW team members Kristen Malecki, PhD, MPH; Amy Schultz, MS, and Alex Spicer attended the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) Conference in Utrecht, Netherlands.

Binge drinking costs Wisconsin $4 billion annually

10/28/2019

A new study by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute reveals the financial magnitude of adult binge drinking in Wisconsin.

Study: Higher social media engagement with marijuana marketing linked to higher rates of use

10/22/2019

One in three youth in states with legal recreational marijuana (cannabis) engage with marijuana brands on social media.

UW–Madison’s Jonathan Patz elected to National Academy of Medicine

10/21/2019

Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH, professor and director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of his pioneering research showing the risk global c...

Wisconsin's First Prevention Research Center to focus on mother-baby health

10/18/2019

Wisconsin’s first Prevention Research Center is coming to UW-Madison thanks to a five-year, $3.7 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces awards to health equity initiatives

10/16/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has announced its 2019 Community Impact Grant awards for initiatives working to improve health and health equity across Wisconsin. The grants sup...

Carbone Cancer Center oncologist identifies unconscious gender bias

10/11/2019

When speaking at the world’s largest international oncology conference, female speakers were addressed less often by their professional title compared to male speakers, and were more likely to be introduced by their first name only.

Study: Face-to-face communication key to job satisfaction in primary-care clinics

10/10/2019

Frequent face-to-face communication among all care team members in primary-care clinics may boost overall job satisfaction for health care professionals, according to a recent study by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Nation’s first and only rural Ob-Gyn residency program expands

10/08/2019

The nation’s only rural Ob-Gyn residency program is expanding. Starting October 7, Western Wisconsin Health in Baldwin, Wisconsin will join the rural rotation as a part of the UW Ob-Gyn rural-residency program.

After heart attack, former Badgers wide receiver J.C. Dawkins focuses on spreading healthy habits

10/08/2019

Wisconsin Badger, Rose Bowl champion, football coach, husband, father, mentor, friend — and heart attack survivor. J.C. Dawkins has held many titles throughout his football career and life, but the one he least expected — heart attack survivor — i...

UW researchers use stem cells to develop in vitro vocal folds

10/04/2019

Researchers at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have created an in vitro 3-D model of human vocal fold tissue (called mucosa) that could improve our understanding and treatment of disorders affecting the human voice.

Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Department tapped for $11.8 million national coordinating center

10/02/2019

A University of Wisconsin-Madison professor and his team have been chosen to lead the nation’s coordinating center for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Prevention Clinical Trials Network (CP-CTNet).
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