Active Funded Projects

Investigators Project Title Funding Agency Project Period
Mary Jo Baisch
United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee Initiative for Healthy Families
HWPP/CHW Community Services
07/01/13 to 06/30/15
Mary Jo Baisch/Teresa Johnson
Family Connectedness for New and Expectant Mothers
HWPP/CHW Community Services
04/13/14 to 09/12/15
Aaron Buseh/Sandra Millon-Underwood
Sustained Community Engagement in Genetics and Genomics Research to Improve Health and to Increase Health Equity
University of Wisconsin-Madison P/C Wisconsin Genomics Initiative
07/01/14 to 06/30/15
Jennifer Doering (Co-I), Hammel (CHW/MCW, PI), et al
Improving home visitor response to post partum depression
Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program
01/01/14 to 12/31/15
Sandeep Gopalakrishnan, Eells (CHS), Kim (MCW)

Near Infrared Photobiomodulation for the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema
MCW/NIH CTSI of SE Wisconsin
04/01/15 to 03/31/16
Christine Kovach
Feasibility Testing of a Protocol to Stop Ineffective and Unneeded Drug and Non-Drug Treatments
Jewish Home Care/Helen Bader Foundation/Retirement Research Foundation
01/01/14 to 12/31/15
Michele Polfuss
Measuring Energy Expenditures in Children with Spina Bifida and Down Syndrome: A Feasability Study MCW/NIH CTSI of SE Wisconsin
04/01/15 to 03/31/16
Polly Ryan (collaborating with Marquette/MCW)
Efficacy of a m-Health Self-Management Intervention
09/01/12 to 08/31/16
Rachel Schiffman  Greer (UWM- L&S), Kennedy (UWM-IRB), Shaker (PI, MCW), Stack (UWM-UITS), Strath (UWM-CHS)
Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54)
Medical College of Wisconsin P/C DHHS PHS NIH NCRR
07/01/10 to 06/30/15
Rachel Schiffman (PI), Jennifer Doering, Kathleen Sawin, Fendrich (UConn)
Pilot Project 1: Michele Polfuss
Pilot Project 2: Bev Zabler
Self-Management Science Center at UWM
NIH Grant 1P20NR015339



09/24/14 to 06/30/19


Sandra Million-Underwood
B'CAUSSE Project - an ACS & Kohl Breast Cancer Intervention Grant
American Cancer Society
05/01/15 to 06/30/16
Sandra Million-Underwood
Partners in Pursuit of the Promise
Komen (Susan G) for The Cure
06/01/15 to 03/31/17
Sandra Million-Underwood
WWWP African American Hispanic Outreach
Wisconsin Well Woman Program 2014-2015
07/01/14 to 06/30/15
Sandra Million-Underwood
Kohl's Breast Cancer Initiative, Community Health Worker Objective
American Cancer Society
06/04/14 to 07/31/16

* The Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin is a consortium of eight educational and clinical organizations. The PI is Reza Shaker (MCW). The individuals listed above are collaborators from UWM only. Similar teams exist at each of the partner organizations.