A Collaborative Response to Reduce Binge Drinking in Rural Wisconsin Communities

Project Overview (PDF)

9th Funding Cycle Development Award

    Project Start Date:    January 1, 2014
    Project End Date:      December 31, 2015 – No Cost Extension Through: June 30, 2016
    Award Amount:         $200,000

Project Goal Statement: The goal of this development project is to design, implement, and evaluate an innovative program to reduce the prevalence of binge drinking in rural Wisconsin.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Dave Johnson, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Additional Community Partner Organization Names:

  • Gundersen Boscobel Area Health Care (Boscobel, WI)
  • Memorial Medical Center (Ashland, WI)
  • Moundview Memorial Hospital & Clinics
  • Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative (RWHC)
  • Stoughton Hospital (Stoughton, WI)
  • MCW Department of Family and Community Medicine
  Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: Leslie Patterson, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: Jeff Morzinski, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine

  Project Progress Summary Reports:
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  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials
    • Developed four training modules to train health educators and hospital staff on the AUDIT implementation process
  • Presentations
    • Presented at the American Public Health Association Conference (November 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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