Healthy Teeth = Healthy Kids

Project Overview

2nd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2006
     Project End Date: 6/30/2007

Project Goal Statement: An oral health action plan will be developed by community stakeholders in Milwaukee as a result of a community assessment, that once implemented, will result in the reduction of dental disease, need for treatment and elimination of chronic mouth pain among children.

Award Amount: $45,627

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Dental Center
  • Marquette University School of Dentistry
  • Milwaukee Public Schools

Academic Partner:
Primary Academic Partner: Earnestine Willis, MD, MPH, Department of Pediatrics

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary July 2006 - June 2007
     Project Final Report Summary   

Affiliated Web Pages:
    Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin
    Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Dental Center
    Marquette University School of Dentistry
    Milwaukee Public Schools

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed and distributed the Healthy Teeth=Healthy Kids plan to project partners, stakeholders, legislators and philanthropists
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

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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