FAM CARES Home Visiting
Community Health Workers provide asthma management education and environmental assessments to patients and families with asthma in Milwaukee County.
MyExposome wrist bands to detect chemical exposures.
Indoor air quality monitoring of particulate matter and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).
RNA changes in pollution metabolism.
Impact of education measured by asthma outcomes.
Asthma Education for High School Students
FAM Allies is working with students from UWMadison Medical School and the Milwaukee Area Health Education Center to design an asthma management curriculum for high school students.
Indoor Air Quality in Child Care
Education on Green Cleaning is provided to child care staff and indoor air quality is monitored for changes.
Changes in particulate matter readings.
Changes in VOC readings.
Changes in cleaning practices.
FAM Allies is collaborating with the UWMilwaukee School of Nursing and the Westlawn Partnership for a Healthier Environment to develop an asthma surveillance protocol.