Project Heart: Healthy Empowerment to Access Resources Together

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Impact Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2007
     Project End Date: 6/30/2010

Project Goal Statement: The aim of Project Heart is to expand an existing community academic partnership to implement a health improvement model focused on increased access to health screening, preventive education and advocacy for underserved women who are involved with the criminal justice system in Milwaukee.

Original Award Amount: $450,000
Adjusted Award Amount: $403,028*

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: Bread of Healing Clinic
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Community Advocates
  • Horizons Inc.

Academic Partners:
Primary Academic Partner: Ann M. Maguire, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: Daniel Eastwood, Department of Population Health

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:
     Bread of Healing Clinic
     Community Advocates

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed an electronic Health Resource Guide for Justice Involved Women

*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.

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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