Development of a Hispanic Health Patient Navigator Project

The major purpose of the project is to develop a culturally appropriate and effective patient navigation model to assist Hispanic with limited English proficiency to assess and effectively use the health care system and secondly to secure ongoing funding to implement the model.


Center for Healthy Communities & Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine

CAP Services

Goals of the Program

  • Address a major area of health risks-access to primary and preventive health services
  • Focus on a specific ethnic population (Hispanic)
  • Emphasize heart disease and stroke as causes of death and disability as well as addressing diabetes and infant mortality
  • Strengthen the capacity of providers and the Hispanic community to address community health improvement

Project Period

July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008

Funding Source

Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program

Program Contact

Marie Wolff