All of Us Program Archives

Health-related DNA results from the All of Us Research Program

November 17, 2022

When you joined the All of Us Research Program, we told you that you may learn more about your health. One way we can help you learn more is by sharing information about your DNA with you. Right now, All of Us can provide you with two reports about how your DNA may affect your… [Read More]

Breast Health Month 2022

October 27, 2022

The late Mildred Leigh- Gold was known as the BREAST HEALTH LADY. She was the first local advocate and motivational speaker to talk openly about breast cancer and its impact in the African American community. Joyce White was another powerful communicator about breast cancer. She and Mildred Leigh-Gold – African American Queens – SHARED THEIR… [Read More]

Medical College of WI, All of Us, Bader Philanthropies and WNOV host live broadcast addressing health research questions

May 5, 2022

The All of Us Research Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin sponsored a WNOV live broadcast with Keith Parris on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Bader Philanthropies. The morning opened with a continental breakfast and the gathering of enthusiastic registrants for a panel discussion about health research and its role in addressing health disparities,… [Read More]

Dr. Gina Paige changed the game with a business that traces our African roots and advocates for community involvement in clinical research

April 7, 2022

By Karen Stokes As National Minority Health Month begins, the All of Us Research Program and Hip-Hop & Health is highlighting Dr. Gina Paige, co-founder of African Ancestry. African Ancestry is the world leader in tracing maternal and paternal lineages of African descent and has helped more than 1,000,000 people reconnect with the roots of… [Read More]

From Dr. No to Dr. Know: The Importance of Community Scientists

March 3, 2022

Every time we speak with the team from the University of Wisconsin – Madison All of Us Research team at the Center for Community Engagement and Health Partnerships in Milwaukee, they tell us how researchers need our help to change the future of medicine. The program is inviting at least one million people across the… [Read More]

We Celebrate Black History

February 17, 2022

Our Black publications have been telling stories for years about historical giants such as Dr. Charles Richard Drew, who pioneered a method for preserving blood plasma. Remember George Washington Carver? He discovered hundreds of uses for the peanut and sweet potato. And Benjamin Banneker helped establish the boundaries of Washington, DC. We have heralded the… [Read More]

Calling all Divine Nine fraternities and sororities! The case for joining the All of Us Research Program!

February 10, 2022

It is no secret that the All of Us Research Program is seeking to enroll a million or more people into the most diverse research database of its kind. The UW All of Us Research team at the Center for Community Engagement and Health Partnerships has created a new approach designed to educate the community… [Read More]

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the National King Holiday

January 20, 2022

For those of you who lived during Dr. King’s lifetime, the national holiday on January 17th is an annual assessment day. As some make New Year’s resolutions, people of my era reflect, remember, and revisit how well we are living the “Dream.” Have I given my children reasons to remember the life and journey of… [Read More]

All of Us reflects on Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.; hosts MLK Symposium Watch Party

January 20, 2022

Every year the University of Wisconsin–Madison invites a speaker to address the campus to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It’s called the MLK Symposium, and this year it will take place on Tuesday, January 25 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. and will feature Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and historian Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of “The… [Read More]

Lingering pandemic not stopping All of Us

January 13, 2022

Our lingering pandemic continues to bring into immediate focus our individual and collective health, tasking us to find answers to an essential question: how do we more effectively care for ourselves and each other in this rapidly changing public health landscape? And how do we positively transform medical care for the longterm? This is precisely… [Read More]