Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend the College of Health Sciences Research Forum.

March 17, 2017

Noon – 1:00 pm
Enderis Hall 115


Maureen Busalacchi
PSE Responsive Component Program Officer
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin (AHW) Endowment


Why Policy, Systems and Environmental Change Matters and Effective Collaborations Can Make Sustainable Change


Presentation will cover why AHW Endowment is funding Community/Academic partnership to work on PSE; Give examples of projects that have been funded and some with support from UW-M; Key components to consider when working on systems level change and community partners; and application development support from AHW.

About the Speaker

Maureen Busalacchi is the program Officer for the Policy System and Environment (PSE) Responsive Component of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment. Since 2004, AHW has invested nearly $200 million in more than 360 research, education and community health initiatives. Prior to Joining the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment at MCW, Maureen Busalacchi served as Executive Director of Health First Wisconsin. She served as an advisor to organizations including the Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute and Wisconsin Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (WIPHL), and as a mentor for the Wisconsin Women’s Policy Institute.