University of Wisconsin–Madison

Milwaukee

The population breakdown for the city of Milwaukee, where the majority of Milwaukee AHEC’s services are concentrated, is 12% Latino, 45.4% White, 37.3% African American, 2.9% Asian and 1.4% other. Over 20% of the residents are below the poverty level, and the city has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the nation. The area also has an increasing number of new immigrants from Russia and Eastern Europe with limited English proficiency. There are five Community Health Centers operating 11 delivery sites in the region serving the homeless and other vulnerable populations. The region also includes one new service delivery site in Racine to be operated by the Beloit CHC and one Critical Access Hospital (Lake Geneva.)

 

At A Glance

Population

1.75 million (32% of state)

Serving 5 Counties:

Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine, Walworth, and Waukesha

Health Professional Shortage Areas:

4 counties contain Primary Care HPSAs

2 counties contain Dental HPSAs

2 counties are Mental Health HPSAs

Contacts

Office

2224 W. Kilbourn
Milwaukee, WI 53233
P: (414) 344-0675
F: (414) 344-0677
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Staff

DeDe Williams
Center Director
(414) 344-0675
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Suzanne Letellier
Program Manager
(414) 344-0675 ext. 224