Healthier WI Partnership Program

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Community-based Chronic Disease Management (CCDM)

Project Overview

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*

Community Partner:
Primary Community Partner: Columbia St. Mary's

Academic Partner:
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)

  • Articles
    • 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.

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