Author: All of Us Badgers

We can use the continued progress of science both as inspiration during troubled times, and as a reminder of what we should be striving for: equality....

Through our medical and public health lenses, we have seen the devastating impact of racism and inequity on communities and individuals alike. The contours of this pain are etched deeply in the experiences of our patients, learners, staff and faculty of color....

Our colleague, engagement specialist, Kattia Jimenez, was recently featured in an "Academic Staff Spotlight" by the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. ...

Al Castro, of Milwaukee's United Community Center, discusses how the Center is collaborating with local organizations to address the shifting healthcare needs of Milwaukee's Latino community during the #COVID19 pandemic....

The "All of Us" Research Program has opened its data platform for researchers to begin using the initial dataset and tools in studies and inform the program about what’s working and what can be improved. This moment is an important step in the program's effort to accelerate new discoveries....

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis Collins discusses how, for some, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has triggered a selfless need: to be a good neighbor to the most vulnerable among us and help them stay well, both mentally and physically, during this trying time....

Older people are more likely to catch COVID-19, to suffer from it more severely, and to have a tougher recovery....

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, African Americans make up 6.7% of Wisconsin’s populations, but they account for 29% of the people who have died in the state from COVID-19, higher than the national number of 21.9%. Blacks make up 21% of the COVID-19 cases statewide....

As of Monday, there have been 4,051 cases of COVID-19 in Milwaukee County and 221 deaths. African Americans represent about a quarter of the county’s population but account for almost half of the deaths....