Community-based Chronic Disease Management (CCDM)

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Impact Award
     Project Start Date:          7/1/2007
     Project End Date:          6/30/2010
     Original Award Amount:   $450,000
     Adjusted Award Amount: $400,510*

Project Goal Statement: CCDM will effect prevention of complications by screening for/managing hypertension (HTN), diabetes (DM) and obesity (O) at churches and food pantries that serve Milwaukee's poor African Americans and by promoting low-cost medicine, nutrition, education and exercise in a tiered community model.

 Community Partner:

Primary Community Partner: Columbia St. Mary's

 Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: James Sanders, MD, MPH, Department of Family and Community Medicine

 Project Progress Summary Reports:

     Project Progress Report Summary July 2007 - June 2008
     Project Progress Report Summary July 2008 - June 2009
     Project Progress Report Summary July 2009 - December 2009
     Project Final Report Summary

 Affiliated Web Pages:

Columbia St. Mary's

 Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Articles
    • Article in the Milwaukee Business Journal – Sanders E. Health program looks for patients at the food pantry. Milwaukee Business Journal. January 4, 2008.
    • Article in the Associated Press – Neergaard L. Medical Clinics Expanding Care to the Needy. Associated Press. December 24, 2007.
    • Article in Advance for Nurses – Wisconsin: Food for Thought. Milwaukee Nurses Screen Food Pantry Visitors for Chronic Diseases. Advance for Nurses. May 12, 2008.

*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.

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