Faculty who study reproductive health, children, and families conduct research designed to improve the health and well-being of individuals in the context of family-building and family systems.
Researchers in this area explore a broad array of topics encompassing the family life cycle, including:
- Pregnancy and reproductive health
- Child and family response to chronic and acute health conditions
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More About Research on Children, Families & Reproductive Health
Dr. Madelyne Greene Awarded Grant for Study on Prenatal Care
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 …
Dr. Jeneile Luebke Receives Award for Study on Indigenous Survivors of Gender-Based Violence
Jeneile Luebke, PhD, RN, received a subaward to support the community engaged study Healing from Within: Identifying and Understanding the Intersecting Barriers to Help-seeking after Experiences of Violence for Wisconsin American Indian Women through Survivor-led Research.
Easing the Burden
For Assistant Professors Anne Ersig and Kitty Montgomery, pediatric palliative care and symptom science drive their innovative research.
Dr. Anne Ersig | Grant Award
Dr. Anne Ersig, PhD, RN was awarded a SoN Research and Scholarship Committee grant to support the project Stress and Allostatic Load in Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions.
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Healthy Learner Collaborative
The Healthy Learner Collaborative of Wisconsin includes representatives from K-12 schools, health care organizations, and higher education institutions in the Dane County area. It meets regularly with the goal of improving the health and educational outcomes of children with chronic illness. The group’s work is based on the Healthy Learner Model of Chronic Condition Management, which links health care systems with schools, students, and parents.
Pediatric Practice and Academic Learning (PPAL) Network
The Pediatric Practice and Academic Learning (PPAL) Network is a community of nurses and nursing students who care about the future of the pediatric nursing work force and access to evidence-based, family centered care for all children. PPAL is led by an Academic Practice Partnership between the UW−Madison School of Nursing and American Family Children’s Hospital.