About us

Fact Sheet

Founded 1986
Consortium:  Marquette University, Medical College of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin, Aurora Health Care
Location of Administrative Offices: Marquette University campus, Milwaukee, WI
Geographic Scope: State of Wisconsin
Number of Health Professionals in Wisconsin (2013): 241,030a
Number of Adults Age 65+ in Wisconsin (2013): 849,967 (14.8% of total pop.)b
Disciplines Targeted: allopathic medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, rehabilitation, exercise science, physician assistant, health administration, public health, social work
Populations Targeted: students, faculty, and practitioners within targeted disciplines who are working or matriculating in Wisconsin
Authorizing Legislation: Title VII, Public Health Services Act of 1946; Section 753(a) of the Health Professions Education Partnership Act of 1998
Funding Source:  Health Resources & Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions (grant # UB4HP19062)
Grant Duration: 5 years (7/1/10 - 6/30/15)
Grant Recipient: Marquette University College of Nursing
Principal Investigator: Stacy L. Barnes

Directors, Past and Present:

Stacy Barnes, MGS   2006 - present
Anthony Iacopino, DMD, PhD   1999 - 2006
Jennifer Mendez, PhD   1996 - 1999
Patrick Lloyd, DDS, MS   1993 - 1996
Kenneth Shay, DDS, MS   1991 - 1993
Jesley Ruff, DDS   1986 - 1991

Number of Health Professionals Trained (7/1/07 - 3/31/10): 4,456


a Health Care Workers includes the following occupations from the 2013 Bureau of Labor Statistics, State Occupational Employment Statistics Survey: Medical and Health Services Managers, Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, and Healthcare Support Occupations. Accessed July 2014 from http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_wi.htm#11-0000

b Accessed July 2014 from http://www.census.gov/popest/data/state/asrh/2013/index.html

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