Bashir Easter Archives

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]

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]

Men’s Health Matters to All of Us (Part 3)

December 16, 2021

Men’s Health Night III: Real Talk is almost here. It takes place on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 6 p.m. and will set the stage for the next three Men’s Health Nights in the first quarter of the new year. The focus is on men’s minds, bodies and souls, and you’ll hear about the importance… [Read More]

Men’s Health Matters to All of Us (Part 2)

December 9, 2021

The planning for the Men’s Health Night III: Real Talk is underway. A dozen professionals met virtually on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 for about two hours talking about the next plan of action. The result…a session that will provide resources for all men in attendance to help feed their minds, bodies, and souls. This is… [Read More]

Men’s Health Matters to All of Us (Part 1)

December 2, 2021

Many studies reveal that men typically avoid going to the doctor. One study put the number as high as 60-percent. They would rather do anything, even clean the bathroom, or mow the lawn than go to the doctor. When it comes to mental health, the situation is worse. Men are less likely than women to… [Read More]

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]