Center for Healthy Communities & Research Active Projects

Around the Corner to Better Health

The purpose of Around the Corner to Better Health (ACBH) is to increase the availability of healthy foods in an urban community with a high concentration of convenience stores.

Developing a School Health Services Assessment Tool and Related Resources

The primary goal of this project is to increase the competency and capacity of local school health systems.

Kohl’s Conversations for the Cure Project Evaluation

Kohl’s Conversations for the Cure is a series of educational sessions where women can openly discuss breast cancer and the potential impact it can have on their lives. The goal of these sessions is to encourage women to obtain regular breast health screenings, thereby increasing the survival rates throughout Southeast Wisconsin.

Los Cuidadores Unidos: United Latino Caregivers

The goal of this study is to develop and implement an innovative, personalized intervention to improve the health of participants responsible for providing care to Latino family members who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.

Senior Mentor Program

The Senior Mentor Program is an education program to increase student opportunities to early exposure to older adults and issues of geriatrics. This program exposes students to independent, relatively healthy older adults in order to challenge myths about all older adults being frail, while giving them hands-on experience with assessment community skills.

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Center for Healthy Communities & Research
Medical College of Wisconsin
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Post Office Box 26509
Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509
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