Cross Cultural Strategies to Address the Healthcare Needs of the Hmong Community in Milwaukee
5th Funding Cycle Development Award
Project Start Date: 7/1/2009
Project End Date: 6/30/2010
Project Goal Statement: The goal of this project is to develop cross cultural strategies to address the healthcare needs of the Hmong community in Milwaukee, WI with regard to mental health and preventable diseases.
Award Amount: $40,000
Primary Community Partner: Kevin Her, Shee Yee Community of Milwaukee, Inc.
Primary Academic Partner: Melanie Sberna Hinojosa, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: Alan Wells, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Project Progress Summary Reports:
Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2009 - 12/31/2009
Project Final Report Summary
Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
Outreach Materials / Events
Led discussion groups after the Bioethics Grand Rounds presentation on November 2, 2009 by Anne Fadiman, the author of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down.
Presented Hmong Shaman-Doctor Dialogue programs to medical students, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students, community members and physicians (Jan – June 2010)