F4Kids = A Healthier Future

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2007
     Project End Date: 6/30/2008
     Award Amount:       $48,707

Project Goal Statement: This project aims to empower children to act as change agents to support a healthy cardiovascular lifestyle through an evidenced based comprehensive school health promotion program.

 Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Children's Hospital and Health System
  • Cudahy Health Department
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
  • Wee Care Day Care, Inc. - WIC Project
 Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: Pamela Cava, DO, Department of Pediatrics

 Project Progress Summary Reports:

Project Progress Report Summary July 2007 - June 2008
Project Final Report Summary

 Affiliated Web Pages:

Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin
Children's Hospital and Health System
Cudahy Health Department
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

 Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Article
    • Article in Heart Matters – Pilot study supports healthy cardiovascular lifestyle. Heart Matters. November 2007, volume 10, issue 4.
  • Presentation
    • Presentation of project outcomes to the Research Committee at the Herma Heart Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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