Advances in Wisconsin Heart Health with projects funded by the AHW Endowment.

February 3, 2023 | AHW Endowment

Advances in Wisconsin Heart Health: Creating a Healthier Future

You or someone you know has likely been affected by heart disease, the leading cause of dea...
Learn how MCW investigators eexplore the microbiome's role in healthy immune system development in this AHW-funded project.

January 30, 2023 | AHW Endowment

Investigating The Microbiome’s Role in Healthy Immune System Development

Humans can’t live healthy lives without microbes. Microscopic organisms (such as bacteria, ...
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January 26, 2023 | Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH

Addressing Food Insecurity by Supporting Farm-to-Food Bank Initiatives

Wisconsin is well-known for our rich soil and farmland. So why are so many Wisconsin reside...
Public health advocate and author Rayna Andrews has been enlisted to host the Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW’s) Coffee Conversations with Scientists monthly video livestream, episodes of which are also accessible at any time as recorded podcasts.

January 9, 2023 | AHW Endowment

Rayna Andrews Tapped to Host MCW’s Coffee Conversations with Scientists

Milwaukee-based public health ambassador to showcase medical science advances being made in...
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January 5, 2023 | Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH

Bullying and Suicide Prevention in Wisconsin Communities

Note: This post discusses the topic of suicide, which may be distressing to some readers. I...
Racism and Public Health in Wisconsin was dicussed by Pardeep Kaleka and Arlo Michaelis at the Advancing Behavioral Health Learning Community Event, hosted by AHW>

December 29, 2022 | AHW Endowment

Building Bridges and Healing Around Racism in Wisconsin Communities–ABH Learning Community Event

Racism and its role in Wisconsin public health was the focus of an engaging presentation an...
Recipients of the gift basket at the Ronald McDonald House

December 21, 2022 | AHW Endowment

AHW Survey Drawing Winners Announced

This fall, the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) conducted a survey to help u...
Green space in Kinnickinnic RIver Park is shown for the post about the health benefits of urban green spaces.

December 19, 2022 | AHW Endowment

Exploring the Health Benefits of Green Spaces in Wisconsin's Urban Neighborhoods

It's often recommended to "get some fresh air" when someone's not feeling well. The advice ...
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December 16, 2022 | Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH

Sustainability Plans Ensure Continuous Progress toward Improved Health

For Wisconsin to become a healthier and more equitable state, we need sustainable organizat...
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