Wisconsin’s Black infants have some of the country’s highest mortality rates. These solutions could help.

by Jane Houseal / Wisconsin Watch and Drake White-Bergey / Wisconsin Watch, Wisconsin Watch September 18, 2023 When her daughter was born weighing just 1 ½ pounds, Dr. Jasmine Zapata experienced firsthand the danger she …

Advancing Equity in Adolescent Health: Youth Leadership and Statewide Alignment Leader

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health is accepting applications for the Youth Leadership and Statewide Alignment Leader for the Advancing Equity in Adolescent Health through Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs and …

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Wisconsin LGBTQIA2S+ Youth Acceptance Project

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health is offering funding to local and tribal health agencies and other organizations through the Wisconsin’s Title V Maternal and Child Health grant to support projects …

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Social Connection Statewide Support Funding

Funding is available for local and tribal health agencies and other organizations through the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Title V program to provide consultation to Wisconsin DHS and other partners on how to …

Birth Cost Recovery Program Research Recruiting Participants

University of Wisconsin-Madison Prevention Research Center Affiliate Dr. Tiffany Green and the UW-Madison Department of Population Health Sciences are recruiting research participants for 1-hour interviews about their experiences with the Birth Cost Recovery program. Participants …

Evidence-Based Public Health Article: Using Modernized Medicaid Data to Advance Evidence-Based Improvements in Maternal Health

An article recently published online in the American Journal of Public Health provides an overview of the Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System Analytic Files (TAF), an underused data set in maternal health research. The article, …