Community MedShare Prescription Assistance Project

Project Overview

6th Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 2/1/2011
     Project End Date: 1/31/2013 - No Cost Extension Through: 7/31/2013

Project Goal Statement: This project will increase access to free or low-cost medications for more than 10,000 working and uninsured individuals in Milwaukee through expansion of the Community MedShare Program and targeted activities including use of trained volunteers.

Award Amount: $200,000

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: Barbara Horner Ibler, Medical Director, Bread of Healing Clinic
Additional Community Partners:

  • Greater Milwaukee Free Clinic
  • Marquette Women & Children's Clinic
  • MCW Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured
  • Salvation Army Homeless Clinic
  • The Free and Community Clinic Collaborative
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee House of Peace Community Nursing Center

Academic Partner:
Primary Academic Partner: Staci Young, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
    Project Progress Report Summary 2/1/2011 - 9/30/2011
    Project Progress Report Summary 10/1/2011 - 9/30/2012
    Project Final Report Summary

Affiliated Web Pages:
    Bread of Healing Clinic
    Greater Milwaukee Free Clinic
    Marquette Women & Children's Clinic
    MCW Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured
    The Free and Community Clinic Collaborative
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee House of Peace Community Nursing Center

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Outreach Materials / Events
    • PAP (Prescription Assistance Program) Project Training Guides for volunteers (Feb – Sept 2011)
  • Presentations
    • Presentation to Milwaukee NAACP Health Committee Meeting (June 7, 2011)
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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