Organizations and Programs

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin
The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, stewarded by the Medical College of Wisconsin, has a mission to work with partners to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the health of Wisconsin communities.

American Public Health Association
A Washington, DC-based organization for public health professionals.  Mission is to improve the health of the public and achieve equity in health status.

Association of State & Territorial Health Officials
A national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia, and over 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ.

Center for Health Leadership and Practice
The Center for Health Leadership and Practice’s programs bring together leaders to improve population health in their communities.  Current projects include team-based leadership academies, consulting, and the leadership learning network.

Foundation Center
The nation's leading authority on philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust. The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants.

Health Resources and Services Administration
The primary federal agency for improving access to health care by strengthening the health care workforce, building healthy communities and achieving health equity.

Institute for Health and Society
Serves as the academic home for several programs of the Medical College of Wisconsin.  Its mission is to improve health and advance equity through partnerships and to integrate medicine and population health.

Institute for Wisconsin’s Health, Inc.
Seeks to bring together the forces of Wisconsin’s public health, health care and business communities with the goal of leading Wisconsin toward becoming the healthiest state in the nation.

International Leadership Association
The global network for all those who practice, study, and teach leadership.

Leadership Learning Community
A national nonprofit organization transforming the way leadership development work is conceived, conducted, and evaluated, primarily within the nonprofit sector.

National Center for Health Statistics
Provides statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve health.

National Public Health Leadership Development Network
A consortium of organizations and individuals from academic institutions, national and international organizations, and local, state, and federal agencies dedicated to advancing the practice of public health leadership.

University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute
The Institute serves as a focal point for applied public health and health policy within the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health as well as a bridge to public health and health policy practitioners in the state.

Wisconsin Center for Health Equity
Works statewide as a catalyst and support system strengthening community and governmental efforts to attain health equity.

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 Association
WPHA’s mission is to build a healthier, safer Wisconsin through policy and partnership.

World Health Organization Commission on Social Determinants of Health
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.