Creating a Community-Academic Partnership to Improve the Oral Health of Waukesha County

Project Overview (PDF)

1st Funding Cycle Planning Award

Project Start Date: March 1, 2005
Project End Date: May 31, 2006
Award Amount: $24,883

Project Goal Statement: This project aims to evaluate existing oral health programs in Waukesha County and propose a viable delivery model for comprehensive dental care to low income, underinsured, Hispanic families. The project will complete a community assessment, conduct a comparative analysis of existing dental care models demonstrating best practices, develop a model of dental services and community-based prevention tailored to Waukesha County, create a business plan, and write grant applications.

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  Community Partner:

Primary Community Partner: Waukesha Memorial Hospital Foundation

  Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: Bruce Ambuel, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine

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  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • The Waukesha County Dental Coalition developed the Dental Business Plan and distributed to a wide audience, including the Dental Society and community organizations to convey the vision and mission and educate the community about the proposed dental clinic
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