Center For Urban Populations

1020 N 12th St
Milwaukee WI 53233

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  • Wed: 8am-5pm
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The Center for Urban Population Health was officially established in April 2001 as a partnership of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health ( UWSMPH ), Aurora Health Care ( AHC ), and the University of Wisconsin" Milwaukee's College of Health Sciences ( UWM CHS ). Our mission is to conduct and facilitate original population health research and educational initiatives that improve the health of urban communities through collaboration with academic and community organizations. The research program of the Center for Urban Population Health is population-focused and community-based, with a health and wellness perspective and a strong commitment to cultural diversity. The Center's research programs focus on projects that address the health needs of women and children, the aging population, minority groups, and the economically disadvantaged. As a destination for interdisciplinary population health research, the Center has identified three special initiatives that it will focus resources on in 2008. These include but are not limited to:The Center for Urban Population Health has an Executive Committee that provides oversight and guidance on the Center's mission and goals. The Center is led by its Director, the Associate Director for Health Services Research, and the Associate Director for Community Partnerships. This leadership team sets research priorities and guides decisions regarding project resources and management.Health Services Research, which conducts research and research training and development of faculty, residents, fellows and students in population and health research ; andCommunity Partnerships, which strengthens and expands community partnerships and leads the conduct of community-based research including community-based participatory research.To support these program areas, the Center has built a strong infrastructure in several areas of expertise: