One quarter of people with diabetes in the U.S. report food insecurity – an inability to or limitation in accessing nutritionally adequate food – and African Americans overall are three times more likely than whites to be food insecure.
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation have established a joint vision for impact, selected a developer and announced the future neighborhood and home of their community-based partnership as it moves forward into development stage.
The President’s Community Engagement Award recognizes the exemplary community-academic partnership, community-engaged research or community outreach activities of faculty, staff, students and/or community partners of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Nominations are now being accepted through February 15, 2019.
Collaboration, building on Flourishing Lives Initiative, will cultivate stronger, healthier communities.
Melinda Stolley, PhD, associate director of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Cancer Center completed a study, Moving Forward, with 250 African American breast cancer survivors, successfully implementing an intervention to help these women make and maintain positive changes in weight, eating habits, physical activity and social support networks.
On Friday, March 24, The Medical College of Wisconsin and the Student National Medical Association partnered to host a mini-med school.
United Health Foundation and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) will create a program to improve women’s health and birth outcomes, and reduce health disparities.
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