Milwaukee County Health Care Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Consortium

Project Overview (PDF)

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award

Project Start Date: July 1, 2007
Project End Date: June 30, 2008 - No Cost Extension Through October 31, 2008
Award Amount: $50,000

Project Goal Statement: The purpose of this project is to create a partnership between health care, local domestic violence agencies, the Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault/Milwaukee Health Department and MCW faculty to improve the emotional and physical health of women in Milwaukee County who are impacted by intimate partner violence.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Task Force on Family Violence, Inc.
Additional Community Partner Organization Names:

  • Aurora Sinai Medical Center
  • Columbia St. Mary's - Milwaukee Campus
  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Wheaton Franciscan Health Care
  Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: Mary Beth Phelan, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine

  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Abstract
    • Abstract accepted to the 136th Annual American Public Health Association Conference. San Diego, CA. 2008.
  • Article
    • Highlighted in Wheaton-Franciscan, Columbia St. Mary’s, Froedtert Hospital, and Task Force on Family Violence newsletters
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Hosted a press conference attended by Fox 6 News, TMJ 4 and the Milwaukee Business Journal with pre-event coverage by WUWM and WMCS 1290 and national coverage
  • Poster
    • Poster presentation at the Family Violence Prevention Forum – Building a community-wide healthcare response to intimate partner violence.
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