Healthier WI Partnership Program

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F4Kids = A Healthier Future

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2007
     Project End Date: 6/30/2008

Project Goal Statement: This project aims to empower children to act as change agents to support a healthy cardiovascular lifestyle through an evidenced based comprehensive school health promotion program.

Award Amount: $48,707

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Children's Hospital and Health System
  • Cudahy Health Department
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
  • Wee Care Day Care, Inc. - WIC Project

Academic Partner:
Primary Academic Partner: Pamela Cava, DO, Department of Pediatrics

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary July 2007 - June 2008
     Project Final Report Summary     

Affiliated Web Pages:
    Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin
    Children's Hospital and Health System
    Cudahy Health Department
    University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Article
    • Article in Heart Matters – Pilot study supports healthy cardiovascular lifestyle. Heart Matters. November 2007, volume 10, issue 4.
  • Presentation
    • Presentation of project outcomes to the Research Committee at the Herma Heart Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
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