Caring for Those Who Share: Improving the Health of Wisconsin Blood Donors
4th Funding Cycle Development Award
Project Start Date: 7/1/2008
Project End Date: 6/30/2009
Project Goal Statement: This proposal aims to identify and prevent treatable disease in prospective Wisconsin blood donors who are not allowed to donate because of anemia, through the use of an interventional tool and increased awareness about the need for further evaluation.
Original Award Amount: $49,959
Adjusted Award Amount: $47,208*
Primary Community Partner: National Anemia Action Council, Inc.
Additional community partner organization names: BloodCenter of Wisconsin
Primary Academic Partner: Kenneth G. Schellhase, MD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: Anne Marbella, MS, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Project Progress Summary Reports:
Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2008 - 4/30/2009
Project Final Report Summary
Affiliated Web Pages:
BloodCenter of Wisconsin
National Anemia Action Council, Inc.
Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
Outreach Materials / Events
Educational brochure distributed to consented donors
Young S, Fink A, Geiger S, Marbella A, Mast AE, Schellhase KG. Community blood donors’ knowledge of anemia and design of a literacy-appropriate educational intervention. Transfusion.