Healthier Obstetrical Outcomes through Enrichment Activities and Community Engagement

Project Overview

9th Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 1/1/2014
     Project End Date: 12/31/2015

Project Goal Statement: This project will supplement traditional prenatal care with group prenatal care enrichment activities through community partner engagement to improve birth outcomes in a high risk population in urban Milwaukee.

Award Amount: $200,000

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: Shelli Marquardt, Wheaton Franciscan - St. Joseph Foundation
Additional Community Partners:

  • Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare
  • Wheaton Franciscan - St. Joseph Family Care Center
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Kappa Beta Zeta Chapter

Academic Partners:
Primary Academic Partner: Beth Damitz, MD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partners:

  • Jeff Morzinski, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Nadia Ahmad, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Michele Leininger, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Sandra Olsen, MS, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Christina Eldredge, MD, MS, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Will be added as they become available.

Affiliated Web Pages:
     Wheaton Franciscan - St. Joseph Foundation

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
     Will be added as dissemination occurs.

 

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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