Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 07:09

Coleman advances women's health

Michele Coleman wants to know why people make the decisions they do about their health to help them lead healthier lives.  To that end, the public affairs and public health dual-degree candidate is presenting a paper about the influence of religion on the abortion decision-making process and experience at a national conference.

Thanks in part to a La Follette School cost-benefit analysis, children and adolescents in Wisconsin's Fox River Valley have access to school-based mental health services.

Early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease could save millions or even billions of dollars while simultaneously improving care, according to new work by La Follette School professor David Weime and co-author Mark Sager, director of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.
Thursday, 12 November 2009 00:00

Crespo focuses on health, environment

Good health and a clean environment are inseparable for Jami Crespo, and she looks forward to applying her policy analysis and legal skills to ensure people have both.

Friday, 09 September 2011 09:15

DeLeire to discuss public health coverage

Public health coverage is the topic of a La Follette School seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 12:30 p.m. in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences.
La Follette School director Tom DeLeire will discuss state expansion of health insurance coverage to low-income childless adults on Thursday, December 1, from 12:15-1:30 p.m. in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences.
The La Follette School is one of nine institutions nationwide to be awarded a grant to provide insights into health reform, including issues related to state-level implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act.
Even though Noah Rosenberg has been a health-care attorney in California for 30 years, he keeps a warm place in his heart for Madison. Realization of how the tumultuous late 1960s and early 1970s at the University of Wisconsin helped to shape the attorney he became, plus the desire to remember his sister and niece have prompted Noah and his wife, Shelley, to establish the Ina Jo Rosenberg and Shiri Eve Leah Gumbiner Fellowship for a health policy student at the La Follette School.

Liz Drilias did not expect to go to prison after she graduated from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Thursday, 16 April 2015 14:18

Ebola vaccine breakthrough to be discussed

University researcher Dr. Yoshihiro Kawaoka will present his groundbreaking research on Ebola next week as part of an April 21 legislative briefing by the Evidence Based Health Policy Project.

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