Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Health

Research on the impacts of childhood neighborhoods and broader environments on adult health outcomes will be discussed at a seminar on Tuesday, March 25, from 12:15-1:30 p.m. in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building.
Friday, March 7, 2014

2002 alum wins health fellowship

2002 alum Sarah Davis has been selected to participate in the Future of Public Health Law Education: Faculty Fellowship Program.
Alum Ben Winig is partnering with communities around the United States so people can lead healthier lives by making the healthy choice the easy choice. The attorney and program director at ChangeLab Solutions provides legal and policy technical assistance to state and local elected officials, government agencies and community-based organizations.

Tahira Chaudary is investing in her own education with an eye toward someday helping people in Pakistan develop their own human capital.

A section chief with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services will discuss agency management of fiscal operations and the development of good policy for Wisconsin's long-term care Medicaid programs in a noon session Friday, February 21, in the La Follette School conference room.
A team of five La Follette School students won first place in a national public affairs national competition in Washington, D.C., March 22-23.
Poverty may have direct implications for important, early steps in the development of the brain, saddling children of low-income families with slower rates of growth in two key brain structures, according to a La Follette School economist and other researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Immigrants, health care to be discussed

Immigrants' access to and use of health care in the wake of the 1986 immigration reform is the topic of a La Follette School seminar on Monday, December 9, from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. in the school conference room.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Alum to speak about career with VA

Alum Abe Rabinowitz will reflect on his public policy career with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at Policy and a Pint on Tuesday, December 3, at 5:30 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.
Friday, October 25, 2013

Hynes improves the community's health

2010 alum Emma Hynes is a health-care policy analyst with the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families and a policy associate and program manager with the Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health.

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