The CCHE connects partners from the state’s rural, urban, and tribal communities with university faculty, staff, and students to advance long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships in teaching, research, and service initiatives to improve health equity in underserved communities of Wisconsin.
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Join us on Friday, April 16th to hear about a community-academic partnership using unique social media strategies with the Oneida Nation and Dane County Latinx and African American communities! CCHE is pleased to host this …April 9, 2021
The NIMHD has released the NIH Minority Health and Health Disparities Strategic Plan 2021-2025. The plan’s goals for advancing minority health and health disparities research are in three categories: Scientific Research, such as advancing the …April 1, 2021
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What We Do In Health Equity
The CCHE team includes an impressive group of researchers actively pushing the envelope with translational health equity research & we’re proud to support the interdisciplinary work of junior health equity researchers at UW.
Learn more about our Health Equity Research Fellows & ‘Building Trust’ programming.
Our portfolio of programs is designed to grow future leaders in health equity, from our most junior of students to post-doctoral scholars, faculty at UW and elsewhere and staff who contribute to health equity research!
Please explore some of the workforce development initiatives underway with our HELI and AHEAD Programs.
Our team contributes to partnerships with a diverse array of offices, organizations and individuals who share our interests in:
- Addressing the causes and consequences of disparities in health and health outcomes;
- Improving the knowledge, skills and attitudes of healthcare providers and others who serve diverse patients and clients;
- Drawing and relying on the expertise of diverse stakeholders & much more!
Community-academic partnerships can provide unique collaborative teaching, student service learning and research opportunities to advance the health and wellness of underserved communities.
Our team members often broker community-campus partnerships around health equity issues; we ensure that the expertise and assets of both community and academic partners are recognized and integrated into partnerships happening in communities across the state.