Julia Means Archives

Ascension sponsors Blessing of the Baby event at Ebenezer Church of God in Christ

August 22, 2019

By Karen Stokes Years ago, Julia Means, community health ministry nurse with Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, attended a conference that deeply affected her. At the conference, they discussed the fact that many babies born in Milwaukee were dying before the age of one. Shortly after, Means co-founded Blanket of Love. The Blanket of Love… [Read More]

Julia Means appointed to the city of Milwaukee’s Board of Health

July 11, 2019

Mayor Tom Barrett appointed Registered Nurse Julia Means to the City of Milwaukee’s newly created Board of Health last month on June 27. The nine-member commission will advise the Health Department on policy and advocate for public health practices that improve health outcomes for all Milwaukeeans. The citizen oversight board was created by legislation adopted… [Read More]

Columbia St. Mary’s hosts ‘Be of Good Heart’ luncheon to launch new initiative

March 2, 2018

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, 2301 North Lake Dr., Ascension Healthcare and Columbia St. Mary’s hosted the launch of their new heart health initiative, “Be of Good Heart.” The program goal is to reach 2,000 African Americans to improve heart health and empower our community to be heart smart. The… [Read More]