Housing as Health

Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity and the Medical Society of Milwaukee County invite you to attend a meeting with Megan Sandel, MD, MPH, a nationally recognized expert on housing and children's health.
Dr. Sandel will ignite a conversation among City of Milwaukee housing and public health professionals, local nonprofit housing providers, and foundation representatives about how we can work together to improve the health of Milwaukee’s children through safe, stable, decent and affordable housing.
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Location: Bader Philanthropies located at 3300 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53212 (Surface parking will be available.)
Space is limited, so please save your spot.  
Please register here no later than Thursday, April 4.
Dr. Sandel’s Background:

  • Associate Director of the GROW clinic at Boston Medical CenterPrincipal Investigator with Children’s HealthWatch and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health
  • Former pediatric medical director of Boston Healthcare for the Homeless
  • In 1998, she published with other doctors at Boston Medical Center, the DOC4Kids report, a national report on how housing affected child health, the first of its kind. Over the course of her career, Dr. Sandel has written numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles on this subject.

P.S. Dr. Sandel will educate the public about affordable housing as a prescription for children’s health on Thursday, April 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. followed by a reception at Wauwatosa Avenue United Methodist Church located at 1529 N. Wauwatosa Ave., Wauwatosa, WI 53213. Surface parking will be available. While registration is not required, here is an Eventbrite link at which you can reserve your spot.
Free tickets here  
Dr. Sandel's visit to Milwaukee is sponsored by the Medical Society of Milwaukee County.

Questions? Please contact Hannah Harris at hharris@milwaukeehabitat.org or Kathy Schmitz at kathy@medicalsocietymilwaukee.org

Medical Society of Milwaukee County
P.O. Box 13114, Milwaukee, WI 53213
Phone: (414) 475-4750

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