It's simply a life and death matter and we will continue shinning the spotlight on this issue from a broader public health perspective.
To improve the health of African-American men, we believe in addressing face-to-face the lack trust in the health-care system.
The distrust in the healthcare system keeps Black men from seeking care requires a significant shift in the culture of wellness.
The RLWA Men's Health & Education Center, located inside of Madison's largest Black barbershop JP Hair Design, is a new innovative health model for reducing health disparities and improving the Social & Health Conditions of Black men in Dane County. In building a solid foundation for this health model, it is our hope to replicate this type of facility nationwide.
To ensure that Black men and boys living in under-represented communities, who bear the heaviest burden of disease and poor health status, have the opportunity to live fuller, healthier lives.Read More
Improving health for men of color
Men of color often face grim health statistics. A local man is working to make sure they have access to health care information to improve those statistics and improve their lives.Read More
The Megyn Kelly TODAY series Healthy Living welcomed Aaron Perry, a Wisconsin man who took control of his diabetes and came up with a way to help other African-American men.
Community Health Advocate
RLWA Consultant Author Pediatrician
Director of Dignity Project/ Employment Services
Program and Policy Analyst
State of Wisconsin Global Healthcare Administration
Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of
Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.