American Lung Association in Wisconsin
The American Lung Association (ALA) is committed to saving lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
American Public Health Association
DHS Climate and Health
Wisconsin Climate and Health Program website, including the Climate and Extreme Weather Tool kits series for Health Professionals
Type 1 Diabetes: Caring with Confidence
an educational DVD available at no cost
Diabetes Self-care Information and Record Booklet
educational materials available at no cost
locate resources in your community using your zip code
Ebola disease - also called Ebola fever or ebola hemorrhagic fever - is a rare and often fatal illness that humans and nonhuman primates can contract. There have been several outbreaks of the disease in Africa, but the disease has recently made it's way to here in the United States and if the correct prevention measures and protocol to control the disease does not take place, it may spread rapidly.
WPHA recommends some resources to its members to help combat the disease in case it were to make its way to Wisconsin. Please click here or on the blue button to view resources available.
The Wisconsin Public Health Research Network
The Wisconsin Public Health Research Network (WPHRN) links public health practitioners and researchers to answer questions and disseminate discoveries that can be applied to improve practice and population health. WPHRN promotes collaboration on research proposals and projects, and disseminates research results done in collaboration with the network. The network was formed in December 2009 with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Currently, the network is funded by the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research - Community Academic Partnerships Program (ICTR-CAP) and additional research grants.
Genetics in Wisconsin
Genetics resources for public health professionals, as well as the individuals and families with whom they work. The site includes tools for use in public health practice and information about genetics continuing education opportunities.
designed to show a comprehensive list of all available public and private health-insurance plans across the nation
Health Equity (see also the WPHA Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Section webpage)
Health equity webinars from the Collaborative Center for Health Equity
Webinar #1: Embedding Equity into Chronic Disease Prevention Initiatives - JULY 8, 2014
Webinar #2: The Role of Community Culture in Efforts to Create Healthier, Safer, and More Equitable Places - AUGUST 14, 2014
Webinar #3: Communicating Health Equity and Prevention - Presenters from Prevention Institute and Berkeley Media Studies Group - SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
Health Equity Webinars from the American Public Health Association
APHA members can access health equity-related tools through the Affiliate Online Community
The Wisconsin Cancer Council is a coalition of diverse organizations dedicated to the implementation of the WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan, a statewide comprehensive approach to cancer control.
Wisconsin Partnership Program
represents a far-reaching commitment by University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health to improve the health and well-being of Wisconsin residents through investments in research, education, prevention practices and interventions, and policy development
Wisconsin Public Health Council
to advise the Department of Health Services, the Governor, the Legislature and the public on progress in implementing the state’s 10-year public health plan and coordination of responses to public health emergencies
Wisconsin State Health Plan: Healthiest Wisconsin 2020