Wisconsin Partnership Program Opportunity

CCHE would like to share an employment opportunity with the Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP) ~

The Wisconsin Partnership Program is seeking a Program Officer for the Healthy Birth Outcomes Initiative. The WPP – created as a result of an endowment provided by Blue Cross/Blue Shield United of Wisconsin – represents a far-reaching commitment by the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to improve health and well-being of Wisconsin residents through investments in research, education and community partnerships. Established in 2004, the WPP annually awards approximately $15 million of endowment income to public and community organizations and faculty through regular grant-making processes and funding initiatives. The awards support healthcare and prevention initiatives aimed at improving health status and promoting health equity in Wisconsin by engaging communities as partners.

The Program Officer reports to the Senior Administrative Program Specialist of the WPP and focuses on public and community health initiatives to address a wide range of health issues facing Wisconsin communities. A Bachelor’s degree is required and an advanced degree in public health, health education, public policy, or a related area is preferred.

Full position description details are available for this position vacancy listing (PVL) #87869 on the Office of Human Resources site, here.

To ensure consideration, applications must be received by September 12, 2016. *DEADLINE EXTENDED to September 26, 2016!*
Questions about this position may be directed to Tonya Mathison at tonya.mathison@wisc.edu or (608) 265-6688.

Advancing Health Equity Conference, Sept. 7th, 2016

CCHE would like to share an announcement from our colleagues in the Wisconsin Partnership Program.

The WPP is presenting an ‘Advancing Health Equity: Working Together to Understand And Improve Health For All’ Conference on September 7, 2016 at Union South (1308 W. Dayton St). Details and registration link are below! Parking will be provided for guests driving in to Madison for this event.

Community organizations, public health professionals, health care providers, researchers, educators and community members, please join us to share experiences and ideas as we work together to understand and promote health equity and address health disparities in our communities and state!

Conference Details

  • When: Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 8am–4:15pm
  • Where: UW-Madison, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St., Madison | Map and directions
  • Cost: Free (continental breakfast and lunch provided)
  • How to attend: Register to join us in person; a live stream will be available for those unable to attend (details to follow)
  • Connect: Follow on Twitter: @uwsmph | #WisconsinPartnership | #AHEWPP