Bashir Easter Archives

About Science and Research with All of Us – Part 6 of 6

June 10, 2021

As we wrap of this set of interviews about the All of Us Research Program, we want to focus on how All of Us has already had an impact during the pandemic. Bashir Easter, Ph.D., Assistant Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison All of Us team at the Center for Community Engagement and Health Partnerships… [Read More]

About Science and Research with All of Us – Part Five!

June 3, 2021

The All of Us Research Program is just that, a program and not a study. In part five of our About Science and Research with All of Us, Bashir Easter, Ph.D., Assistant Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison All of Us team at the Center for Community Engagement and Health Partnerships in Milwaukee will be… [Read More]

About Science and Research with All of Us – Part Four!

May 27, 2021

In part four of our About Science and Research with All of Us, we are going to get an education about what’s commonly known as DNA. Bashir Easter, Ph.D., Assistant Director of the University of Wisconsin- Madison All of Us team at the Center for Community Engagement and Health Partnerships in Milwaukee will be sharing… [Read More]

About Science and Research with All of Us – Part Three!

May 20, 2021

Fresh from sponsoring this week’s Community Immunity Town Hall on the V100 Facebook page, we delve into diversity in research with Bashir Easter, Ph.D., Assistant Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison All of Us team at the Center for Community Engagement and Health Partnerships in Milwaukee. The Town Hall was entitled, “Science, Research and Communities… [Read More]

About Science and Research with All of Us – Part Two!

May 13, 2021

It is week two of our conversation about science and research with Bashir Easter, Ph.D., Assistant Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison All of Us team at the Center for Community Engagement and Health Partnerships in Milwaukee. This week we learn about the expectations if you decide to enroll in the All of Us Research… [Read More]

About Science and Research with All of Us!

May 6, 2021

This is the beginning of a weekly conversation about science and research. Today we speak with Bashir Easter, Ph.D., Assistant Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison All of Us team at the Center for Community Engagement and Health Partnerships in Milwaukee. Milwaukee Times: The past year has been extremely tough on the African American community…. [Read More]

Coping with dementia – patient and caregiver care

April 22, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood RN, PhD, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing Dr. Bashir Easter knows first-hand the impact dementia can have on an individual and the toll it can take on caregivers. His mother was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 55 and for the past 17 years he and his siblings have… [Read More]

Students use music to improve quality of life for dementia patients

July 12, 2018

MPS summer academy students, led by Raymond Roberts, choral director at Milwaukee High School of the Arts, embarked on a music appreciation journey this June that is culminating in a service project to assist dementia patients. Over four weeks, students explored and researched the origins of music genres such as rock ‘n’ roll and the… [Read More]