Community-based Chronic Disease Management (CCDM)
3rd Funding Cycle Impact Award
Project Start Date: 7/1/2007
Project End Date: 6/30/2010
Project Goal Statement: CCDM will effect prevention of complications by screening for/managing hypertension (HTN), diabetes (DM) and obesity (O) at churches and food pantries that serve Milwaukee's poor African Americans and by promoting low-cost medicine, nutrition, education and exercise in a tiered community model.
Original Award Amount: $450,000
Adjusted Award Amount: $400,510*
Primary Community Partner: Columbia St. Mary's
Primary Academic Partner: James Sanders, MD, MPH, Department of Family and Community Medicine
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:
Columbia St. Mary's
Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
Article in the Milwaukee Business Journal – Sanders E. Health program looks for patients at the food pantry. Milwaukee Business Journal. January 4, 2008.
Article in the Associated Press – Neergaard L. Medical Clinics Expanding Care to the Needy. Associated Press. December 24, 2007.
Article in Advance for Nurses – Wisconsin: Food for Thought. Milwaukee Nurses Screen Food Pantry Visitors for Chronic Diseases. Advance for Nurses. May 12, 2008.
*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.