Kristen Grimes named Wisconsin Public Health Association president elect
Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin's senior project manager for our asthma initiative, Kristen Grimes, MAOM, MCHES, has been named president elect of the Wisconsin Public Health Association (WPHA). WPHA is a statewide organization with the mission of “building a healthier, safer Wisconsin through policy and partnership.” Kristen will serve as the WPHA president elect for the remainder of 2017 and then as president in 2018. Kristen has been a WPHA member for the majority of her career and has been heavily involved in the organization’s various committees. Congratulations Kristen!
Reach Out and Read Wisconsin featured in Wisconsin Medical Journal
Jonathon Fricke, MD, MPH, completed his MPH Capstone project with Reach Out and Read Wisconsin. His Capstone investigated the impact of Reach Out and Read on parent-child early literacy habits. Read more in his article, recently published in the Wisconsin Medical Journal.
Reach Out and Read Wisconsin Madison Mallards baseball game
Join Reach Out and Read Wisconsin on Sunday, July 30 for a Madison Mallards baseball game! Great fun for the whole family and a portion of ticket price benefits Reach Out and Read Wisconsin. Ticket price of $28 includes food and soda for 90 minutes prior to 4:05 p.m. game start. Admission for children 5 years and younger are free if they do not require a seat. Click here for more information. Click here to purchase tickets. Use promo code READ at check out.
The Wisconsin Oral Health Coalition releases a new fact sheet promoting the age 1 dental visit.