Madelyne Greene, Phd, RN, was awarded a two-year R21 grant funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research to support the study Identifying Outcomes and Implementation Strategies to Optimize Prenatal Care Coordination.
The primary research aim is to evaluate the implementation and impact of Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC), a Medicaid benefit in Wisconsin, on reducing disparities in maternal health outcomes.
The investigative team includes Drs. Kate Gillespie, Roger Brown, Lonnie Berger (School of Social Work), and Jane Mahoney (SMPH). The project includes a stakeholder advisory board comprised of diverse community-based professionals and academic experts. In addition, there will be extensive collaboration with public health organizations. The total award costs are $414,305.