Healthy Environments, Healthy Choices, Healthier People (HHH)

Project Overview (PDF)

8th Funding Cycle Impact Award

    Project Start Date:    January 1, 2013
    Project End Date:      December 31, 2017
    Award Amount:         $750,000

Project Goal Statement: HHH will create school environments which support healthy lifestyle choices, reducing obesity risk over a lifespan through 1. Policy change 2. Training/education/resources 3. Increased community understanding of obesity prevention practices.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Linda Lee, La Crosse County Health Department (January-June 2013)
                                         Virginia Loehr, La Crosse County Health Department (June 2013-December 2017)

Additional Community Partner Organization Names:

  • Head Start Child and Family Development Centers, Inc.-Coulee Region
  • School District of La Crosse
  Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: David Nelson, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partners:

  • Melissa Holmquist DeNomie, MS, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Marie Wolff, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Clare Guse, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials
    • Developed active lesson plans in collaboration with University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
    • Presentation to the Healthy Living Collaborative (February 2014)
    • Presentation at the MCW Department of Family and Community Medicine Research Forum
      (June 2014)
  • Presentations
    • Thematic poster presentation at the Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN) Wisconsin Health Improvement and Research Partnership Forum (September 2013)
    • Poster presentation at the AHW Looking Back, Moving Forward Conference (May 2014)
    • Presentation to the Healthy Living Collaborative (May 2015)
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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