Core Research Project Featured in Institute for Medicaid Innovation Report

Illustration of mother holding a crying baby

The Institute for Medicaid Innovation has released a new report, Innovation in Perinatal and Child Health in Medicaid, featuring the UWPRC Core Research Project (CRP) led by Drs. Roseanne Clark and Jane Mahoney.

The report informs renewed urgency to address birth equity and prioritize pregnant and postpartum people, children, and families within Medicaid. Profiles of 17 innovative initiatives derived from a national review of practices and policies implemented to effectively leverage Medicaid to improve prenatal, perinatal, neonatal, and 12-month postpartum outcomes are highlighted in the report, including the UWPRC CRP Addressing Postpartum Depression in Wisconsin Home Visiting Programs.

The reported initiatives suggest clinical, research, and policy opportunities to support sustainability and expansion, providing an agenda for future actions to establish strategic investment priorities centered on pregnant and birthing people, their children, and their families.

Innovation in Perinatal and Child Health in Medicaid


CDC Pathway to Practice (P2P) Resource Center

CDC Pathway to Practice Resource Center badge.

The CDC Pathway to Practice (P2P) Resource Center is now live! Discover evidence-based strategies, interventions, supporting materials, trainings, and tools developed by CDC Prevention Research Centers on one easy-to-navigate website. Use these resources to tailor the best practices in public health to your community, promote health equity, and improve health outcomes.

Pathway to Practice Resource Center

Latest News


More events
CDC's PRC logo
The UW PRC is one of 26 CDC Prevention Research Centers.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Prevention Research Center is a member of the Prevention Research Centers (PRC) Program. It is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cooperative agreement number 1U48DP006383.