To our LIHF families and community stakeholders:
These are interesting times in our country and around the globe. We are experiencing a global health emergency with the number of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases increasing and the methods to stem further spread impacting all our lives.
The UW is first and foremost committed to taking all reasonable steps to ensure the health and safety of you, our partners and staff, and the public. In that, the Chancellor has instituted a mandate - effective immediately - that all non- essential employees work remotely. Following our leadership, the LIHF office will be instituting the following:
Gina Green-Harris, Director
Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families (LIHF)
Milwaukee Program Office
Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families Announces New Partnership
Posted on August 12, 2019
The Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families, with continued support from the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), is pleased to announce that it will continue and enhance its work in Southeastern Wisconsin to improve birth outcomes for African American families.
The Lifecourse Initiative is expanding to include a new partnership with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (PHI). The Lifecourse Initiative is using a new grant totaling $970,000 from the Wisconsin Partnership Program to build the strategic initiative’s infrastructure, pilot community capacity-building strategies, and increase awareness of strategies to reduce black-white disparities in birth outcomes for African American women, with a priority area of chronic stress.
The work will take place over the next 18 months. The Initiative continues to be led by Gina Green-Harris, MBA, director of the Lifecourse Initiative, and brings the new addition of Sheri Johnson, PhD, director of the PHI at the UW SMPH, who serves as the academic partner.
Read the recent press release.