Interviews 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]

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]

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]

My Mama’s love shaped all our lives

October 14, 2021

By: Yvonne D. Greer Recently I joined my brother and sisters for a photo session with “My Mama,” Louise McKinnie, in celebration of our family’s longevity. We took pictures as a group and then each individually. As I looked at her, I realized that this one individual not only raised five of her own children… [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]

Milwaukee kids need Milwaukee foster parents

October 16, 2019

One-third of children in need of foster care in Wisconsin are in Milwaukee. That’s more than 2,000 kids living in Milwaukee who need a home. It’s important to give children in foster care some sense of normalcy, and that includes the opportunity to stay in the neighborhoods they are growing up in, attend the same… [Read More]

Q&A with Actor Triney Sandoval who is appearing for the first time this summer at American Players Theatre in Twelfth Night, Macbeth and The Book of Will

August 22, 2019

APT: Can you tell us about yourself: Where are you from, where you live now, and what path led you to acting? TRINEY: I was born in San Diego, California, and I now live in New York City. I wasn’t one of those people who knew that they wanted to be an actor as a… [Read More]

Viola Davis says she regrets acting in “The Help”

September 20, 2018

Viola Davis might have gotten an Oscar nomination for 2012’s The Help, but she says she regrets her role in the film. During a new interview with the New York Times, she admitted that she believes the film did not do justice to the stories of its black characters. “Have I ever done roles that… [Read More]