A GIS Approach To Waterborne Infectious Disease: Cryptosporidium
A data mapping system used to map the presence of pathogens and environmental data for both the Milwaukee and Menomonee Rivers.
ACE Polymorphism In Hispanic/Latino Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
Examine the prevalence of the genetic makeup related to diabetic nephropathy.
Analysis Of Serum And Tissue Sample To Achieve Adequate Concentrations In Obese Women: 2 Vs. 3 Grams Of Cefazolin During Cesarean Section Premier
Determine whether additional augmented dosages are warranted in obese patients (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m²) is necessary for achieving adequate therapeutic levels in adipose tissue, myometrial tissue, cord blood, and maternal blood.
Center Scientist Development Program
Increased capacity for conducting population health research and education activities to advance the health and well-being of the greater Milwaukee community.
Children With Special Health Care Needs In Milwaukee
A survey to identify children with special health care needs in the Milwaukee metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was conducted using the CSHCN Screener©.
Clinical Approach To Non-Responsive Pneumonia Diagnosed In The Primary Care Office: A Case-Control, Retrospective Study
The management of non-responsive pneumonia.
Direct Assistance for Dads (DAD) Project
The Direct Assistance for Dads (DAD) Project at the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) aims to meaningfully engage expectant and parenting fathers.
Development Of A Senior Housing Health Environment And Health Behavior Index
To develop, implement and test the Senior Health Environment and Health Behavior Index.
Early Childhood Integrated Database System (ECIDS)
A database system to improve collection, storage, and sharing of information among providers.
Establishing Benchmarks For The Medical Office Survey On Patient Safety (SOPS)
Establish a national benchmarking database for future users of the Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety.
Evaluation of the Bilingual Healthy Choices Program
An evidence-based, family educational model for an obesity intervention that can be replicated locally and nationally.
Evaluation Of Ultrasensitive Troponin Assay To Detect Heart Attack
Test the de-identified serum samples from ED patients experiencing chest pain and/or other symptoms of heart attack using Ultrasensitive Cardiac assay.
Feasibility of Modeling Stable Warfarin Dose
Pilot study to determine the feasibility of modeling stable warfarin dose in persons of African American race/ethnicity.
Group Prenatal Care For Vulnerable Pregnant Teens
Group prenatal care that empowers teens to take more control and ownership of their care and increases their social support network through greater interaction with their pregnant peers.
Health Care Disparities: Patient Perspectives on Navigating the Health Care System
Focus groups to identify predictors of negative health outcomes and patient dissatisfaction.
Health Disparities in Milwaukee by Socioeconomic Status
Analysis of health disparities in Milwaukee by ZIP code and socioeconomic status.
Health Care Task Force On Pre- And Inter-Conception Care
A Task Force committed to working together with a strong academic partner to address the diverse needs of Milwaukee County women.
Health Information Improvement Project (HIIP)
Project to assess the general health and health risks of Milwaukee school children.
Identification Of Risk Factors For Adverse Outcomes For Second Births To Teenage Mothers
Develop a method for identifying repeat teen mothers in birth records and to examine risk factors associated with this.
Infant Mortality Action Group
A multi-disciplinary group of researchers and others working together with the Center for Urban Population Health to conduct research addressing infant mortality.
Influence Of Socioeconomic Factors And Race On Birth Outcomes In Urban Milwaukee
Examine the influence of socioeconomic status and race on birth outcomes in the City of Milwaukee.
Join The Fight Against Infant Mortality
Project to close the black-white gap in birth outcomes in Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties
Komen For The Cure® Breast Cancer Community Profile
Community profile to help Komen Milwaukee Affiliate leadership set funding priorities for future community health grants and strategic initiatives for the Affiliate.
Latinas Living With HIV
Examine the health issues and resource needs of urban HIV-infected Latinas residing in Milwaukee.
Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families
Wisconsin’s infant mortality rate remains one of the highest in the United States. To reduce that rate, the Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families (LIHF) is taking a new approach, based on community feedback over the past 18 months. As a result, we are focusing on chronic stress due to racism and social discrimination, a key driver of poor birth outcomes among African American mothers and babies.
Midwest AIDS Training & Education Center
Enhance the capacity of clinicians to provide quality health care services for people living with HIV/AIDS and other related co-morbidities.
Milwaukee County Breastfeeding Coalition
Improve the health and nutrition of infants in Milwaukee County by increasing breastfeeding rates, including initiation, duration, and exclusivity, and to change social norms regarding the importance of breastfeeding.
Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission
Reduce the occurrence of homicides in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Homicide Review Needs Assessment
Subcontract to assess the needs of criminal justice system agencies around sharing data to prevent and control crime.
Milwaukee Young Parenthood Study
Designed to help pregnant adolescents and their partners develop the interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive co-parenting and parenting practices and to prevent child abuse/dysfunctional parenting.
Mobile Markets: Nutrition Education With Healthy, Affordable Food At The Neighborhood Level
Increase access to evidence-based, community-engaged nutrition education in the lower socioeconomic neighborhoods of Milwaukee at Mobile Market sites.
Motivational Interviewing For Health Maintenance And Promotion
Pilot study to motivate patients to make changes in diet and exercise.
No Longer an Island
This project incorporates four social network interventions identified in the evidence base as linking social support to improve physical, mental and social health.
State of the art web access, improved personnel utilization, improved data retrieval, and immediate access to data for perinatal quality improvement.
Physical Activity Evolution Framework: Refinement Study
To accurately understand the process of developing long-term physical activity participation in a population of minority women.
Pilot Study to Implement a Coumadin/Warfarin Dosing Calculator
Pilot study to learn how to perform genetic testing and determine dosing recommendations before initiation of Coumadin therapy
Piloting The Survey Of The Health Of Wisconsin (SHOW) Project Community Advisory Board: Partners In Dissemination
Partnership to actively involve the lay African American community in Milwaukee in the interpretation, dissemination and translation phases of the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin.
Develop curriculum, which is designed to support “health competence” among at-risk adolescents in the public school system.
Safe Mom, Safe Baby
An evidence-based, collaborative model for providing sensitive and effective services to pregnant women experiencing IPV in Milwaukee.
Setting A Goal To Reduce Teen Births In Milwaukee By 2015
Goal to reduce births for teenagers aged 15-17 years by 2015 for the City of Milwaukee based on historical teen birth data trends.
Social Network Testing
Increase the identification of persons with undiagnosed HIV and HCV infection within various networks and link them to appropriate medical care and prevention services.
Survey Of The Health Of Wisconsin (SHOW)
Establish an infrastructure for population health research in the State of Wisconsin.
Teen Health Policy Project
Examine multiple school related health policies and whether changes in those policies impact youth health outcomes.
TIMES: Telemedicine in Milwaukee Elementary Schools
Pilot project to use telehealth technology to enhance school-based health services and access to primary care in Milwaukee elementary schools.
TReating Children to Prevent Exacerbations of Asthma (TREXA): A CARE Network Protocol
A Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network study being conducted at the Center for Urban Population Health and Aurora Health Care
Understanding Youth Violence Using African American Traditions
A community-based participatory research process to assess the views of Milwaukee African American youth and adults regarding youth violence.
United Way Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Identifies common outcomes and created an evaluation plan across all Healthy Girls partners.
Utilizing Tailored Step-Count Feedback To Enhance Physical Activity In The Elderly
Develop, implement, and test the efficacy of objective step-count feedback interventions coupled with motivational messaging to promote walking in the elderly.
Weight Loss: Perceptions and Self-Motivators in Family Medicine Patients
Survey to obtain insight into patient perceptions of their weight compared to their actual body mass index (BMI).
Wisconsin Initiative To Promote Healthy Lifestyles (WIPHL)
Enhance the delivery of evidence-based, culturally competent substance abuse Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral, and Treatment (SBIRT) services in healthcare settings throughout Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Project LAUNCH
Foster the healthy development of all young children birth through age 8.