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					                                                                                                     WISCONSIN WOMEN'S
                                                                                                     HEALTH FOUNDATION

             It all begins with
                                          a healthy woman.
                                                                                                           SUMM E R / FA L L

We’ve updated the Wisconsin Women's Health Guide
                                          a statewide listing, by county, of available    for transportation providers, long term
                                          health services, programs, county agencies,     care assistance, child care assistance,
                                          and healthcare providers. Intended for all      job centers, public libraries and community
                                          audiences statewide the guide has been          action agencies.
                                          enhanced to ensure easier navigation,
                                                                                          “We approached the guide looking at all
                                          and includes additional health information
                                                                                          of the health care needs a woman could
                                          to help women and their families make
                                                                                          face, because the health of a woman
                                          more informed health decisions.
                                                                                          should not be limited to just one aspect of
                                          When we released the guide for the first        her life or body,” says WAWH Director
                                          time four years ago, we knew it would be        Sara Finger. “It’s critical we integrate the
                                          a great resource for women and families.        various aspects of a woman’s well-being
                                          Little did we know just how much! Nearly        and connect women to the incredible
                                          15,000 were distributed statewide.              array of resources and services available
                                                                                          in Wisconsin.”
                                          The guide provides general information
Originally published in 2007 in           on a variety of women’s health topics and       Both groups will also be making the guide
partnership with the Wisconsin Alliance   a list of health services for each of           available electronically on their respective
for Women's Health (WAWH), we're          Wisconsin’s 72 counties. Among the 44           Web sites:
happy to bring you the newly updated      categories of services and resources
2011 Wisconsin Women's Health Guide -     listed, readers will find contact information
Our new campaign uses mobile technology
to help women quit smoking
We’re making use of mobile technology        First Breath questions directly, like about
to help pregnant women participating in      the validity of smoking myths that they
our First Breath program quit smoking.       have heard or advice on how to quit
Called the Young Mothers Outreach            completely. Our Facebook group is a
Campaign (YMOC), this initiative is          tool that young moms can use to access
reaching out to young pregnant women,        more links, advice and motivation. With
under 25 years old, through text             text messaging and Facebook, we are
messaging and Facebook, providing            finding that we are not only reaching
quick bursts of encouragement for quitting   more clients, but engaging more women
smoking online and through personal cell     along the road to a smoke-free life.
phones. With this new project, we’re
                                             First Breath is not the only program to
extending even more support by offering
                                             recognize the cost-effective and wide-
educational material and motivation in
                                             reaching potential of text messaging.
new, exciting ways.
                                             Text4Baby, a free program from the
The rates at which we’re using social        National Healthy Mothers, Healthy
media and communications like text           Babies Coalition, was made available
messages are growing quickly. Ninety         to women across the country providing
percent of Americans now own cell            timely information and facts about
phones and 72 percent sent or received       nutrition, safe sleep, mental health, flu
text messages in 2010. Among younger         prevention and access to prenatal care.
Americans, specifically teens, this rate     Also, in the UK, a study found that
is even higher, 87 percent. Use of           supportive text messaging for people
social networking sites has increased as     who are trying to quit smoking doubled
well—forty-seven percent of Americans        the likelihood that they will succeed.
say they’ve used Facebook or MySpace         Participants in this study described the
in 2010.                                     text messages like “having a friend
                                             encouraging them or an angel on their
YMOC was created to utilize these
increasingly accessible means of
communication. Women who sign up             YMOC was launched in May with
for YMOC receive two texts a week            a grant from the Office on Women’s
containing smoking cessation advice,         Health. Since then, over 500 texts
encouragement and inspirational tips.        have been sent and more than fifty
Participants are prompted to text back       pregnant women or new moms from
with quit dates and due dates, so            all over Wisconsin have been enrolled.
we can send them even more precise           We’re excited to be able to implement
messaging. With our YMOC Facebook            this additional strategy to help women
group, women have a great opportunity        stay smoke-free during and after their
to connect with young moms-to-be across      pregnancies.i
Wisconsin who all are working to quit
smoking. Over Facebook messaging
and wall posts, participants can ask

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Compression-only CPR makes saving lives easier
Submitted by St. Mary’s Hospital,                                  With COCPR, there’s no need for rescue breaths or what’s
com. St. Mary’s provides funding to print this newsletter. We                           commonly called “mouth-to mouth resuscitation.” Studies show
appreciate their generosity.                                                            that fewer than 1 in 3 cardiac arrest victims receive CPR from
                                                                                        a bystander – often because they fear not doing CPR correctly
Working three-quarters time and raising a toddler at home, Kay
                                                                                        or putting their mouth on a stranger’s mouth. With COCPR, the
Kratochwill was always on the go. Trim and healthy at a young
                                                                                        focus is instead on keeping oxygenated blood flowing to vital
32, she couldn’t even fathom that her heart would stop.
                                                                                        organs through simple compressions that anyone can do.
But it did. Last year Kay and her husband, Rob, were celebrating
                                                                                        BUT TAKE NOTE
their wedding anniversary at a golf resort when Kay suddenly
dropped to the green. She was unresponsive and pulseless. Rob                           Compression-only CPR is beneficial when you or someone
yelled for help and knew he had to keep Kay’s heart pumping                             else sees an adult collapse. The importance of witnessing the
to avoid brain damage and possible death.                                               collapse lies in knowing that the victim had just been breathing.
                                                                                        That means there is enough oxygen in the person’s blood without
                                                                 He      remembered
                                                                                        having to provide additional oxygen through rescue breaths. For
                                                                 watching a brief
                                                                                        any adults whose collapse you did not witness, or for any adults
                                                                 training on TV for
                                                                                        whose collapse may have been triggered by lack of oxygen,
                                                                                        full CPR is required, using cycles of 30 chest compressions and
                                                                 CPR (COCPR). He
                                                                                        two rescue breaths.
                                                                 put his memory – and
                                                                 his hands – to work.   Compression-only CPR is not for use on children and infants,
                                                                 Pushing the heels of   whose serious conditions are often triggered by breathing
   Thanks to Rob's quick thinking, he was able to keep Kay's
 blood circulating while they waited for medical help to arrive. his hands firmly on    problems. For them, full CPR is also required.i
the middle of her chest at 100 beats per minute, he was able
to circulate oxygenated blood throughout her body until medical
help arrived.                                                                             Check List to Save a Life
                                                                                          (to be used on adults only)
                                                                                          1. Check to see if the person can respond and breathe.
The easy-to-learn technique really does save lives. A study in
The Journal of the American Medical Association found that                                2. If not, call 911.
bystanders who applied compression-only CPR were able to
                                                                                          3. Loosen or remove clothing that will interfere.
nearly double survival rates to 34 percent compared with 18
percent for those who received conventional CPR or none at all.                           4. Put the heel of one hand on the center of the person’s
                                                                                             chest; put the other over the first and lace the fingers of
“The success of this method has to do with simplicity,” says Dr.
                                                                                             each hand together.
Kyle Martin, an emergency physician at St. Mary’s Hospital.
“There are documented cases where patients had 45 minutes or                              5. Push fast on the heel (about 100 times per minute) and
an hour without a pulse of their own and, with good COCPR,                                   deep (about 2 inches) continuously until paramedics
their brain was able to get enough blood supply to recover and                               take over or an automated external defibrillator (AED) is
they continued with their lives.”                                                            available to restore normal heart rhythm.

“Coronary artery disease is still the number one killer across the
board in men and women,” he continues, “so it really is key that                                               Download a reminder card:
everyone in the family learn the technique.”                                                

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                       Sue Ann  says... Bones
                       Support Your Daughter's
When I was growing up in rural Kendall, Wisconsin, beverage              their parents play a big role in the health choices they make.
options for kids were mainly milk and water. Soda was never              When asked about who has the biggest influence on what they
an option. My mother made Kool-Aid for an occasional treat,              eat, girls ages 8 to 15 said: their parents (83%), themselves
but it was more fun to sell it at our Kool-Aid stand than to drink       (60%), and friends (19%).
it! We never really worried about calcium intake because dairy
                                                                         So, what can you do?
products were abundant in our household, naturally warding off
osteoporosis.                                                            • Be a good role model for your family.

                                                                         • Make being healthy a part of your family routine.

                                                                         • Help her make healthy food choices, including foods high in
                                                                           calcium and vitamin D.

                                                                         • Help her get one hour of physical activity daily,
                                                                           including bone-strengthening activities at
                                                                           least three days per week.

                                                                         THE NUMBERS SHE NEEDS

      Make being healthy a part of your family routine
But, that’s changed…especially for our adolescent daughters.
Research shows that bone fracture rates are increasing, girls are
exercising less, and few are getting the recommended amounts
of calcium and vitamin D – the building blocks for strong bones.         The amount in milligrams (mg) of calcium your daughter needs
This lifestyle is putting our daughters at risk for osteoporosis later   every day. Shoot for 3-a-day of low-fat or fat-free milk, yogurt
in life.                                                                 and cheese, green leafy vegetables, and calcium-fortified
                                                                         orange juice. Make sure she also eats more foods with vitamin D.
Why is this so disturbing? Because girls build nearly 90
                                                                         Most milk and some yogurt and cereals are fortified with vitamin D.
percent of their bone mass by age 18!

That’s why I’m a fan of the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services’ campaign called Best Bones Forever!™, a
national bone health campaign aimed at helping girls ages
9 –14 and their parents understand that now is the time to build
strong bones for life.
                                                                                          60               minutes
                                                                                          The number of minutes of physical activity your
                                                                                          daughter needs each day. Make sure she
The message for parents is one of urgency. Your daughters need                            chooses bone-strengthening activities, like
your support.                                                                             running and jumping rope, at least three days
PARENTS PROMOTING BONE HEALTH                                                             per week to help build strong bones. Let your
                                                                                          daughter choose the bone-strengthening
According to the campaign, many parents feel they have little                             activities she likes best.
control over what their kids eat and how much physical activity
they get when they are away from home. But, many girls say

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                                        Here are some examples of         Smoking: The nicotine and toxins in cigarettes destroy the
                                        bone-strengthening, often         bone-building cells in the body and can prevent girls from
                                        referred to as weight-            reaching peak bone mass. Some girls start smoking as a way to
                                        bearing, exercises:               lose weight. Teach your daughter the harmful effects of smoking
                                                                          and encourage her to be physically active, which can help her
                                         • Basketball
                                                                          maintain a healthy weight.
                                       • Dancing
                                                                          I encourage you to visit the Best Bones Forever!™ website,
                                       • Hiking                 , to take advantage of their
                                                                          free tools and resources. Parents can make a big difference in
                                          • Jogging
                                                                          helping their kids build strong, healthy bones now to prevent
                                              • Jumping rope              osteoporosis later…and the things that improve bone health are
                                                                          also good for overall health.
                                               • Karate
                                                                          Because it all begins with a healthy woman…
                                               • Running
                                                                          To view the full library of Sue Ann Says monthly columns, visit
                                               • Soccer
                                                                , click WWHF Resources.i
                                               • Tennis

                                               • Volleyball

                                               • Walking

                                               • Weight lifting               Upcoming
                                               (You should know
                                              that while biking and
                                                                             The 2011 Komen Southeast Wisconsin Race for the Cure
                                           swimming are great                Sunday, September 25, 2011
                                        cardiovascular exercises,            Milwaukee's Lakefront
                               they’re not bone strengthening.)              To register, visit
BONE BANDITS                                                                 The Gathering Conference
                                                                             Wednesday, September 28, 2011
These bone bandits may put your daughter at risk for osteoporosis            Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield
later in life.                                                               Call 608.251.1675, ext. 103 to register
                                                                             (Reg. limited to WWHF program participants)
Soda: For many girls soda replaces milk (and the important
calcium and vitamin D that comes with it) in their diets.                    Breast Cancer Stress Management & Relaxation
Encourage your daughter to choose low-fat or fat-free milk;                  (B-SMART)
                                                                             Every Thursday from 9/15 – 11/3 • 5:30 – 7:30 pm
calcium-fortified orange juice; or water. (It’s better for their teeth,
                                                                             Gilda's Club, Middleton
too, since soda corrodes tooth enamel and can stain teeth.)
                                                                             Call WWHF at 608.251.1675, ext. 114 to register
Screen time: Too much time in front of the TV, computer or                   2012 Champions in Women's Health
smartphone means less time for physical activity. Limit your                 (Call for Nominations)
daughter’s screen time to less than two hours a day.                         Nomination forms available at
                                                                             Due December 1. 2011
Alcoholic drinks: There are a lot of dangers of underage
drinking—including damage to your child’s bones. Alcohol                     Women's Health Research Luncheon
                                                                             November 2011
reduces the ability of the body’s cells to make bone. Research
                                                                             Milwaukee, WI
shows that the effects of heavy alcohol abuse on bones cannot
                                                                             Check our website for detailed information
be reversed. Talk to your daughter about the harmful effects of
alcoholic drinks on growing bones and be a good role model.                  First Breath Program Statewide Meeting
                                                                             January 2012

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Spring Gala Raises $165,000                                                                                                                                                                                                      for Women's Health
                                1   3/2/11

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                                                                                                                                                                                                       Hull of The Ultimate Spa Salon; interior designer, Nicole Fulton;
                                                                                                                                                                              Dancing the night away
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Kelly and Brad Harnish of Floral Expressions; our magnificent Spring
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Gala committee for the hard work and dedication in making this a
                                                                                                                                                                                                       beautiful and successful event; and, Susan Siman of WISC-TV 3 for
                                                                                                                                                                                                       emceeing the Champions in Women’s Health Awards reception and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       VIP Reception & Auction.i

                                Leo & Kim Janus enjoying the splendor                                                                                                         Thank you for your support!
Spring Gala Patrons:                                                                                                                                                          Spring Gala Benefactors:                            Spring Gala Mentors:
                                                                                                                                                                              ABC Supply Co.                                      American Transmission Company
Michael and Lisa Cudahy
                                                                                                                                                                              Adams Outdoor Advertising                           BRAVA Magazine
                                                                                                                                                                              American Family Insurance                           Richard & Sudie Burnham
                                                                                                                                                                              Ashley Furniture HomeStore                          Clear Channel Communications

                                                                                                                                                                              Blain’s Farm & Fleet                                ExperiaHealth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  First Choice Dental
                                                                                                                                                                              Floral Expressions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Green Bay Packers
                                                                                                                                                                              Kramer Printing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kikkoman Foods Foundation, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                              Mid-West Family Broadcasting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Logistics Health Incorporated
                                                                                                                                                                              Parfitt Facial Cosmetic Surgery &
                                                                                                                                                                              Aesthetica Skin Health Center                       M3 Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  M&I Bank
                                                                                                                                                                              TA Solberg Co.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Rogers Memorial Hospital
                                                                                                                                                                              Walmart Stores Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tommy G. Thompson Charity, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                              Wirtz Beverage Wisconsin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  UW Health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Wahlin Foundation on behalf of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Stoughton Trailers, LLC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  We Energies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WEA Trust
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  William Blair & Company
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WISC-TV 3/Madison Magazine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Woodman’s Food Market

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VIP Reception & Auction                                                                     Raises Additional Funds
Year two of our VIP Reception & Live            Aaron Rodgers portrait, and so
Auction proved to be just as exciting as        much more!
the first due to six incredible auction
                                                Our VIP Reception & Live Auction is
packages donated by friends and local
                                                by invitation only and takes place right
businesses. One lucky bidder won a
                                                before the Spring Gala. Interested in
week-long getaway in a gorgeous
                                                becoming a bidder at next year’s auction?
3-bedroom oceanfront condo on the
                                                Give us a call at 608.251.1675, ext.
sunny island of Cozumel, courtesy of
                                                114 or email and
Mark & Patty Bula of Bula Farms. Another
                                                we’ll include you on our invitation
winner and three of his guests were flown
to Virginia to golf and have lunch, thanks
to Trig Solberg Co. And the bidding
                                                                                                          Liz Tiefenthaler masters the Heads or Tails game, winning
didn’t stop there. Our unique silent auction
                                                                                                         $350 which she promptly donated to WWHF. Thanks, Liz!
items included a tur-duc-hen (a chicken               Yolanda Woodman
stuffed into a duck stuffed into a turkey),    celebrates her winning bid

jewelry, hot air balloon rides, photography
sessions, home decorating, autographed

Save the Date!                          13th Annual Spring Gala May 5, 2012

                                                                                    in Women’s Health
                        Alonzo Walker, MD                                   Carol Meils, MD, FACP                    Ellen Schumann, MD, MS
                        Milwaukee                                           Racine                                   Weston

         Mary Lou Ballweg                               Lifetime Achievement                        Susan Conlin Opheim
                 Milwaukee                           Mary Starmann-Harrison                                     Tomahawk

                                    Nominate a Champion Today!
                                Nomination applications for the 2012 Champions in Women’s Health awards are
                                now available. Visit, Events tab. Applications are due December 1, 2011.

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                                                                Please give so others
                                                                            may receive
To provide health education and resources to women and                                                                 • Online:
families in Wisconsin, we need financial resources and support
                                                                                                                       Visit to securely donate online using
from our friends in Wisconsin communities. Here are ways you
                                                                                                                       your credit card.
can help:

Donate by Mail, Phone, Online
                                                                                                Make a Charitable Gift of Appreciated Stock
                   • Send your check or money order to:
                                                                                                We gratefully accept gifts of securities. Please call
                   Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation
                                                                                                800.448.5148, ext. 107 to speak with Finance Director,
                   2503 Todd Drive
                                                                                                Tommi Thompson, who can help you with a stock donation.i
                   Madison, WI 53713

                   • Call:

                   Call 800.448.5148, ext. 114 to make a
                   donation by phone. A WWHF staff member
                   will assist you with the process and answer any
                   questions you may have about your contribution.

     Please Make a Donation
      The generosity of our individual and corporate donors allows WWHF to offer educational and outreach programs to women all over the state. Donations also facilitate the growth of
      important women's health research initiatives. Call (800) 448-5148, visit for more information, or complete the form below. Thank you for your donation!

      Please accept my contribution in the amount of: $ _____________________________ Name: __________________________________________________________

      Address: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

      City: ____________________________________________ State: ___________ Zip: _____________________ Phone: _____________________________________________

      I'd like to make my gift: ( ) In Honor                 ( ) In Memory of: ___________________________________________________________________________________

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                                 Please mail to Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation, 2503 Todd Drive, Madison, WI 53713

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men and women of any age, in southeast Wisconsin who are
at or below 400% of the federal poverty level.

It covers the following counties: Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee,
Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington, and Waukesha.

Below is a chart of income guidelines an applicant must fall
                                                                   Applicants approved for screenings may receive
under to be eligible:
                                                                   assistance with:

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  Family                   Annual Gross
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Lisa A. Cudahy Grants Help 6 Non-Profits Promote
Health in Their Communities
One of our strengths here at WWHF is our ability to find and collaborate with organizations that complement the activities we
do to improve women’s health in Wisconsin. Through the Lisa A. Cudahy Health Grants, we can assist non-profit community
organizations in sponsoring activities that address women’s health.

Congratulations to these organizations who received the Lisa A. Cudahy Health Grants in 2011:

                          Event Series – Three events were held providing a unique and evolving forum for exploring the
 Art at the Threshold
                          relationship between illness and health, wholeness and "brokenness" through the lens of the arts -
 Event Series, Madison
                          visual, word, sound, movement, performance, culinary and ritual.

                          Breast Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Strategies and Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors Presentation –
 Breast Cancer Family     A series of presentations aimed at Green Bay’s youth to educate them about breast cancer and early detection
 Foundation, Green Bay    and prevention strategies; the importance of healthy lifestyle behaviors and how it affects the likelihood of a
                          cancer diagnosis; testicular cancer; and, skin cancers.

                          NORMAL in Schools (NIS) Tour to UW-Madison and WSCA Annual Conference, 2011 – NIS teaches
                          about the devastating impact of eating disorders (including binge eating disorder and obesity) and related
 NORMAL in Schools,
                          issues such as body image, self-esteem, family communication and stress management by bringing a
                          curriculum centered on the musical nor•mal:, and subsequent talkback sessions, into schools everywhere to
                          inspire individuals to seek treatment.

                          Especially for Girls: What's Happening to Me – Bringing mothers and daughters together for an
 Riverside Medical
                          informative and enjoyable experience of shared learning about the health and well-being issues of puberty,
 Center, Waupaca
                          nutrition, and self-esteem through a workshop with speakers on nutrition and mental health.

                          Breast Health: Empowerment & Cancer Risk Reduction – A half day community-based conference for
 Wellness Center of
                          health care consumers who have an opportunity to dialogue with a panel of health practitioners, cancer
 Door County, Inc.,
                          researchers and media professionals. The focus was on breast cancer risk reduction including possible
 Sturgeon Bay
                          environmental influences.

 Wheaton Franciscan-
                        Wheaton Franciscan-St. Joseph's Women's Outpatient Center – Support health education efforts for at
 St. Joseph Foundation,
                        least 470 low-income women in Milwaukee.

                          Would you like to apply for the
                         Lisa A. Cudahy Health Grant?
     Look for the 2013 application on our Web site
                                                         available September 2012

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Help Us Bring Health Education to Your Community
Are you planning brown bag                                                  The GrapeVine Project
lunches for your organization?                                                         2011
Do you need ideas for your


women’s group, church group or                                                   Washburn Sawyer            Ashland        Iron
                                                                                                                                   Oneida                                Florence

book club?                                                           Polk
                                                                                                  Rusk                              Lincoln                            Forest

                                                                                             Chippewa                                                   Langlade         Oconto
Our Faith Community/Parish Nurse partners throughout the state    St. Croix   Dunn
                                                                                                           Clark                   Marathon
(see map) who participate in our GrapeVine Project program        Pierce                  Eau Claire
are available to speak in your community on a variety of                      Pepin
                                                                                                                            Wood           Portage           Waupaca


women’s health topics, including:                                                          Trempeale
                                                                                                         Jackson                                                                      Brown
                                                                                           au                           Juneau                   Waushara             Winnebago
                                                                                                         Monroe                                                                            Manitowoc
• Bone Health            • Breast Cancer
                                                                                               La Crosse                                         Marquette

                                                                                                                                                                      Fond du Lac      Sheboygan

                                                                                                 Vernon                                                  Green Lake

• Cervical Cancer        • Domestic Violence                                                                   Richland
                                                                                                                                  Sauk            Columbia
                                                                                                                                                                                  Wash-       Ozaukee
                                                                                                   Crawford                                                                       ington

• Heart Disease          • Mental Health                                                                                   Iowa
                                                                                                           Grant                                                                              Milwaukee

• Oral Health                                                                                                         LaFayette
                                                                                                                                         Green           Rock           Walworth      Racine

Each session takes about one hour (times can be adjusted) and
                                                                              Purple indicates counties where Parish Nurse Partners currently working on the GrapeVine
all participants receive incentive gifts for attending.                       Project reside.                                                             (Updated 04/2011)

By hosting one of these sessions, you’re helping us achieve our
mission of helping Wisconsin women and their families reach
their healthiest potential. Call Nora Miller at 608-251-1675,
ext. 103 to request a Faith Community/Parish Nurse speaker.i

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    The Wisconsin Women's Health
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    women and families
    reach their healthiest potential.

       Board of Directors             Scientific                     The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation Staff
                                      Advisory Board
                                                                     Sue Ann Thompson                Cori Mattli
    Sue Ann Thompson, President       Beth Burnside, MD, MPH, MS     Founder & President             Outreach Assistant
     Carol Markos, Vice President     Molly Carnes, MD, MS, Chair                                    First Breath & My Baby & Me
                                                                     Tommi Thompson, MBA
         Essie Whitelaw, Treasurer    Jeffrey Davis, MD                                              Programs
                                                                     Finance & Operations Director
Jason Thompson, Assistant Treasurer   Michael Fiore, MD                                              Nora Miller
                                                                     Julie Whitehorse
       Janeen Meehan, Secretary       Jane Morely Kotchen, MD, MPH                                   Program Coordinator
                                                                     Program Director
          Michele Bachhuber, MD       Linda Schuler, VMD, PhD                                        Hillary Whitehorse
                   Terri Bresenham
                                                                     Lisette Khalil
                                      Virginia Stoffel, MS, OT,                                      Manager, First Breath &
                                                                     Development Director
                Molly Carnes, MD      BCMH, FAOTA                                                    My Baby & Me Programs
                       Lisa Cudahy    Teresa Woods, PhD              Lisa Schemmel
                                                                                                     Janet Johnson
                                                                     Communications &                                                 In partnership with the
          Darshan Singh Dhaliwal                                                                     Program Coordinator
                                                                     Marketing Director                                               Wisconsin Well Woman Program:
                Mary Ann Gerrard                                                                     Mary Quandt
              Jane Blain Gilbertson                                  Sue Richards, RN, BSN, FCN                                       Maebe Brown
                                                                                                     Client Liaison
                                                                     Faith Community Nurse                                            WISEWOMAN Coordinator
                   Rodman P. Hise
                                                                                                     Nancy Henderson
                   Mary Paul Long                                    Marilyn Duguid, RN, FCN                                          Lisa Tiger
                                                                                                     Administrative Assistant
                       Thelma Sias                                   Program Coordinator                                              Outreach & Education Specialist
            Saul Winsten, Counsel
                                                                                                     Janeen Meehan
        Sara Hildebrand, Emeritus

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