Diversity Matters: Recruiting Wisconsin's Future Public Health Workforce

Project Overview

7th Funding Cycle Impact Award
     Project Start Date: 1/1/2012
     Project End Date: 12/31/2016

Project Goal Statement: To increase the diversity of Wisconsin's public health workforce.

Award Amount: $749,482

Community Partner(s):
Primary Community Partner: Sarah Beversdorf, MPH, MSW, Wisconsin Public Health Association
Additional community partner organization name: Wisconsin Division of Public Health

Academic Partners:
Primary Academic Partner: Peter Layde, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine
Additional Academic Partners:

  • Kim Contardi, MPH, CHES, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Jenny Her, Department of Emergency Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary 1/1/2012 - 8/31/2012
     Project Progress Report Summary 9/1/2012 - 8/31/2013
     Project Progress Report Summary 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2014

Affiliated Web Pages:
     Wisconsin Division of Public Health
     Wisconsin Public Health Association

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Outreach Materials/Event
    • Provided resources for AHANA (African American, Hispanic, Asian and Native American) Health Disparities Resource Fair

  • Presentation
    • Presentation at the Wisconsin Public Health Association-Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards annual conference (Spring 2013)
    • Presented at the WHPA-WALHDAB annual conference (Spring 2014) 
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Research and Education Program (REP)
P: 414.955.8075 | E: ahw@mcw.edu

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

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