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Department News Archive

2017
Posted
New Study Aims to Discover Novel Genomic and Environmental Risk Factors Preceding Alzheimer's 02/06/2017
PHS Professor Emeritus David Kindig reports on Population Health Equity: Rate and Burden, Race and Class 01/20/2017
2016
Posted
Former PHS Department Chair, Donn D'Alessio, passed away on December 20 12/23/2016
Obesity in Wisconsin - Special Issue of the Wisconsin Medical Journal Explores Prevalence, Efforts to Affect Change 12/05/2016
Amy Schultz, Epidemiology PhD Candidate, Receives a Student Achievement Award at APHA 11/01/2016
Cindy Carlsson Earns Alzheimer's Professorship 10/20/2016
New Leadership in the Department of Population Health Sciences 10/14/2016
New Study: Women with Dense Breasts Need More Frequent Screening 08/23/2016
New CDC funding will expand knowledge about children with autism spectrum disorder 07/11/2016
Kristin Litzelman, PhD, will discuss Caregiver Stress on Wisconsin Public Radio 06/27/2016
PhD Student Daniel Jung Wins the 2016 Annual Student Paper Contest from the Preventing Chronic Disease journal 06/24/2016
Tackling Diabetes in Wisconsin by Empowering Patients to Manage Their Disease: The Healthy Living with Diabetes Program 06/02/2016
Professor Amy Trentham-Dietz, along with PHS Professors Ronald Gangnon and Patrick Remington and other colleagues, wins an American Journal of Epidemiology 2015 Article of the Year Honor 05/12/2016
2016 County Health Rankings Released! 03/16/2016
Donna Friedsam Receives an Invitation from the White House to attend President Obama's visit to Milwaukee Today! 03/02/2016
Department's Survey of the Health of Wisconsin Shares State Health Stats 02/10/2016
Wisconsin Residents are Helping to Identify Risk Factors for Changes in Hearing in an Aging Population 02/08/2016
Drinking Water Travels Disparate Paths in Wisconsin Utilities 02/03/2016
2015
Posted
UW’s Distinguished Prefix Title Awarded to Donna Friedsam 11/06/2015
Population Health Institute Measures US Health with County Health Rankings & Roadmaps 11/05/2015
Jonathan Patz Receives APHA Award for Environmental Leadership 10/29/2015
Should the government mandate vaccinations, or should it always be up to the parents? 10/16/2015
New NAS Report Finds Drop in Percentage of Children Allowed SSI Benefits for Mental Disorders 09/14/2015
The CDC Task Force for Community Preventive Services Releases New Evidence on Diabetes Prevention 09/08/2015
Marguerite Burns and Donna Friedsam to Study Wisconsin's Medicaid Reform Approaches 08/18/2015
PHS Professor Maureen Durkin on Understanding Autism's Rise 07/13/2015
PhD Candidate Lindsay DuBois Receives a Wisconsin Distinguished Fellowship Award 07/13/2015
PHS Associate Professor Paul Peppard Receives a Vilas Award 07/13/2015
PHS Professor Jonathan Patz Reports that Doctors are Seeing Links Between Climate Change and their Patients' Health 07/13/2015
PhD Candidate Joe Levy Receives a Student Research Presentation Podium Award at the ISPOR Annual Meeting 07/13/2015