Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: HalpernMeekin

What do broadband access, green spaces, and stable housing have in common? They all influence a person’s health. Together, they have a greater impact on health than medical care or health behaviors such as going to the gym. The La Follette School convened legislators and staff to discuss how these social, economic, and physical environment factors—often called social determinants of health—affect Wisconsin families’ health.

Three La Follette School faculty members, including Professor J. Michael Collins, served as instructors and mentors during the second Junior Scholar Intensive Training (JSIT) Summer Workshop in June.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Sarah Halpern-Meekin

Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, and of Public Affairs

Ten faculty members will join the La Follette School in fall 2020, nearly doubling its roster. Several will teach core graduate-level courses, and others will bring exciting areas of expertise to the faculty.