Healthier Obstetrical Outcomes through Enrichment Activities and Community Engagement
9th Funding Cycle Development Award
Project Start Date: 1/1/2014
Project End Date: 12/31/2015
Project Goal Statement: This project will supplement traditional prenatal care with group prenatal care enrichment activities through community partner engagement to improve birth outcomes in a high risk population in urban Milwaukee.
Award Amount: $200,000
Primary Community Partner: Shelli Marquardt, Wheaton Franciscan - St. Joseph Foundation
Additional Community Partners:
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare
Wheaton Franciscan - St. Joseph Family Care Center
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Kappa Beta Zeta Chapter
Primary Academic Partner: Beth Damitz, MD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partners:
Jeff Morzinski, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Nadia Ahmad, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Michele Leininger, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Sandra Olsen, MS, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Christina Eldredge, MD, MS, Department of Family and Community Medicine
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Affiliated Web Pages:
Wheaton Franciscan - St. Joseph Foundation
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