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- New WPHRN Brief: Results from the 2017 Wisconsin Public Health Research Network (WPHRN) Member SurveyA member survey sent to WPHRN members in March 2017 assessed value, impression, and satisfaction with various aspects of the WPHRN. Results of the survey and Steering Committee recommendations are presented.November 7, 2017
- New Publication from Academic/Practice CollaborationTheresa Watts, MPH, PhD Student, University of Wisconsin Madison School of Nursing, WPHRN Member. The research study, Increased Risk for Mother-to-Infant Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus Among Medicaid Recipients – Wisconsin, 2011–2015 by Theresa Watts, …October 27, 2017
State and National News
- Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities Among Rural Adults — United States, 2012–2015This research study in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, focuses on rural areas in the United States and describes racial/ethnic health disparities for selected indicators.November 17, 2017
- In Rural America, Community-Driven Solutions Improve HealthThis Culture of Health Blog, featured by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation describes several examples of how health is being improved in rural areas. It also provides several rural health resources to explore.November 15, 2017
- Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19–35 Months — United States, 2016This study published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report describes vaccine coverage data from the 2016 National Immunization Survey-Child.November 3, 2017
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