Mi salud - Mi vida: Health Promoter Model for Diabetes Self-Management

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2007
     Project End Date: 6/30/2008
     Award Amount:       $49,807

Project Goal Statement: We will work together to assess and develop a culturally appropriate diabetes peer health promoter model to facilitate better self-care of diabetes in Hispanic families in Waukesha County.

 Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Carroll College
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Institute of Hispanic Health and Human Services
  • ProHealth Care, Hispanic Community Health Resource Center
 Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: Syed M. Ahmed, MD, MPH, DRPh, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: Eric Gass, MS, Department of Family and Community Medicine

 Project Progress Summary Reports:

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

 Affiliated Web Pages:

Carroll College
ProHealth Care, Hispanic Community Health Resource Center

 Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Posters
    • Poster presentation at the Society for Teachers of Family Medicine Conference. Baltimore, MD. Spring 2008.
    • Poster presentation at the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Family and Community Medicine Research Forum.
    • Poster presentation at the Behavioral Science in Family Medicine Conference. Chicago, IL.
    • Poster presentation at the North American Primary Care Research Group. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Research and Education Program (REP)
P: 414.955.8075 | E: ahw@mcw.edu

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

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