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The danger of Latina teen suicide

Support group for Latina teens confronts depression, suicide Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, May 19, 2016 As suicide rates continue to rise amongst Latina teens in Milwaukee, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers is taking steps to provide support and treatment to the high risk youths through the SEEDS group treatment program– self-esteem, empowerment, empathy, and discovery of self. Sophia Boyd discusses…

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“Vaginal birth after cesarean: How to make a hard decision”

Vaginal birth after cesarean: How to make a hard decision MetroParent Magazine, May Edition 2016 When having another child after a previous cesarean section, moms must make a tough decision- vaginal birth, or a repeat cesarean. In Vaginal birth after cesarean: How to make a hard decision, Ann Ledbetter, CNM at Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers lays out the pros and cons for…

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Schuller to become new Sixteenth Street CEO

After a commendable 27 years as the president and CEO of Sixteenth Street Community Health Center, Dr. John Bartkowski will be retiring on March 31st, 2017, and passing the business to the capable hands of Dr. Julie Schuller. Schuller has been a vital part of 16th Street for 20 years, and was evidently a frontrunner…

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16th Street cleaning up Milwaukee’s water supply

If we’ve learned anything from the crisis in Flint, it’s that we must take the quality of our water infrastructure very seriously.   Milwaukee is rapidly facing the need for an upgrade – and it’s going to be expensive. In an opinion piece, Government must provide clean safe drinking water, State Representative Josh Zepnick discusses…

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Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers names new president and CEO, Dr. Bartkowski retiring after 27 years; Dr. Schuller appointed by board

The Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers board of directors appointed Executive Vice President Julie Schuller, MD, MPH, MBA, as incoming president and CEO. Dr. Schuller will succeed John Bartkowski, DrPH, who has served as president and CEO for the last 27 years and recently announced his retirement as of March 31, 2017. “We are extremely grateful…

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Public Health Training Becoming a Priority

Caring for our community is a privilege and a challenge. It requires constant innovation and a deep knowledge of our community’s environment and culture. At Sixteenth Street we pride ourselves on our innovation both inside and outside of our exam rooms. It is necessary to provide care that truly makes a difference in the lives…

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Quality Reporting – More than Just Numbers

At Sixteenth Street we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide at every visit.  How do we assure we are providing quality care? We track a variety of quality measures that are connected with specific outcomes. We then share these measures with the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality, so we can engage with…

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