Project Heart: Healthy Empowerment to Access Resources Together

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Impact Award
     Project Start Date:          7/1/2007
     Project End Date:          6/30/2010
     Original Award Amount:   $450,000
     Adjusted Award Amount: $403,028*

Project Goal Statement: The aim of Project Heart is to expand an existing community academic partnership to implement a health improvement model focused on increased access to health screening, preventive education and advocacy for underserved women who are involved with the criminal justice system in Milwaukee.

 Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Bread of Healing Clinic
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Community Advocates
  • Horizons Inc.
 Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: Ann M. Maguire, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: Daniel Eastwood, Department of Population Health

 Project Progress Summary Reports:

Project Progress Report Summary July 2007 - June 2008
Project Progress Report Summary July 2008 - June 2009
Project Progress Report Summary July 2009 - December 2009
Project Final Report Summary 

 Affiliated Web Pages:

Community Advocates

 Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed an electronic Health Resource Guide for Justice Involved Women

*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.

Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E:

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