Integrating and Mapping Community Health Assessment Information
4th Funding Cycle Impact Award
Project Start Date: 7/1/2008
Project End Date: 6/30/2011 No Cost Extension Through: 12/31/2011
Project Goal Statement: To develop an automated web-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) infrastructure for public health staff, researchers and students that can provide convenient mapped population health information from a variety of data sources to support community health improvement planning.
Original Award Amount: $450,000
Adjusted Award Amount: $367,792*
Primary Community Partner: Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Division of Public Health
Primary Academic Partner: Emmanuel Ngui, DrPH, Department of Pediatrics, Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children
Additional Academic Partners:
Peter Layde, Md, MSc, Department of Population Health
Emily McGinley, Department of Population Health
Project Progress Summary Reports:
Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2008 - 4/30/2009
Project Progress Report Summary 5/1/2009 - 6/30/2009
Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2009 - 12/31/2009
Project Progress Report Summary 1/1/2010 - 6/30/2010
Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2010 - 12/31/2010
Project Progress Report Summary 1/1/2011 - 6/30/2011
Project Final Report Summary
Affiliated Web Pages:
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Division of Public Health
Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
Outreach Materials / Events
Provided training at the annual ‘Epi Event’ training days for state and local health epidemiologists. 2008 and 2009.
Developed and distributed a user-friendly documentation and how-to piece
Provided trainings and demonstrations at regional meetings of the Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards. April and May 2010.
Provided training to local health department staff in Wood and Dane Counties. June 2010.
Hosted a demonstration table at Wisconsin Public Health Association Annual Conference. 2010.
Provided data workshops to key stakeholders. December 2010, February/March 2011 and June 2011.
Highlighted in a presentation at GIS Day at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. November 2010.
Developed and distributed brochures and a project summary to public health, academic and community sectors. 2011.
Poster at Community Engagement for Health Conference. Milwaukee, WI. October 2010.
Presentation at Wisconsin Public Health Association Annual Conferences. 2008 and 2009.
Presentations to Wisconsin Division of Public Health staff and management groups
Presented an orientation to the project to the Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children faculty members
Presentation at Medical College of Wisconsin Epidemiology Seminar for MCW faculty, staff and students. April 29, 2010.
Presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference – Using GIS in Community Health Planning and Policy Development. American Public Health Association Conference. November 2011.
*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.