Community MedShare Prescription Assistance Project

Project Overview (PDF)

6th Funding Cycle Development Award

    Project Start Date:    February 1, 2011
    Project End Date:      January 31, 2013 - No Cost Extension Through: July 31, 2013
    Award Amount:         $200,000

Project Goal Statement: This project will increase access to free or low-cost medications for more than 10,000 working and uninsured individuals in Milwaukee through expansion of the Community MedShare Program and targeted activities including use of trained volunteers.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Barbara Horner Ibler, Medical Director, Bread of Healing Clinic
Additional Community Partner Organization Names:

  • Greater Milwaukee Free Clinic
  • Marquette Women & Children's Clinic
  • MCW Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured
  • Salvation Army Homeless Clinic
  • The Free and Community Clinic Collaborative
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee House of Peace Community Nursing Center
  Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: Staci Young, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine

  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials / Events
    • PAP (Prescription Assistance Program) Project Training Guides for volunteers (February – September 2011)
  • Presentations
    • Presentation to Milwaukee NAACP Health Committee Meeting (June 7, 2011)
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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