F4Kids = A Healthier Future

Project Overview (PDF)

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award

Project Start Date: July 1, 2007
Project End Date: June 30, 2008
Award Amount: $48,707

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.

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  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:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  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.
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
(414) 955-4350 | healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu