Dec. 6, Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Discussion Series

Join us for the new Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Discussion Series on:

“The Role of Community Partners”

Friday, December 6, 2013
Noon-1 p.m.
Cunningham 505
UWM College of Nursing
(1921 E. Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee)

Presenters: Mary Jo Baisch, PhD, RN
Jean Bell-Calvin, MS, RN
UWM College of Nursing

Dr. Baisch’s research is focused on community health improvement and outcomes. She has developed a method to document these interventions and outcomes. Her studies are currently focused on maternal and child health, and the allostatic load associated with poor outcomes. Dr. Baisch has a long history of community-based participatory research and practice. She has served as Interim Director of the Institute for Urban Health Partnerships working with the College’s Community Nursing Centers and other community organizations. Before joining the UWM College of Nursing, Dr. Baisch was the Director of the Teen Pregnancy Center of Milwaukee and the Executive Director of 16th Street Community Health Center.

Ms. Bell-Calvin has broad experience in community nursing practice and has worked at the UWM Silver Spring Community Nursing Center since 1988, and has served as its Director since 1996. She is a board-certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Community/Public Health.

This interactive presentation and discussion about the role of community partners in community-based participatory research (CBPR) is free and open to the public. Bring your lunch and join the discussion!

For more information, see attached flyer or contact Anne Dressel at