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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Congratulations are in order for CCHE Health Equity Research Fellow Ryan Westergaard, MD, PhD, MPH ~ Dr. Westergaard has accepted a position to serve as the Chief Medical Officer and State Epidemiologist for Communicable Diseases …July 19, 2019
CCHE Associate Director Angela Byars-Winston, PhD, is a Visiting Fellow with the Maryland Center for Health Equity’s Disparity Populations and Community Health Equity Leadership Program (HELP) this summer! The HELP fellowship program aims to expand …July 18, 2019
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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.
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.