History of the Alliance2019-08-16T12:53:59+00:00


Jan 01

Alliance Founded

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and American Family Children’s Hospital create partnership with Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Jan 01

Oral Health Initiative

School-based services are developed

Jan 01

Covering Kids Initiative

Alliance receives grant to provide outreach to sign families up for BadgerCare

Jan 01

Wisconsin Oral Health Coalition Begins to Mobilize

Wisconsin Oral Health Coalition begins to mobilize

Jan 01

Asthma Initiative

Asthma summit leads to development of Wisconsin Asthma Coalition

Jan 01

New Logo!

New logo!

Jan 01

Injury Prevention and Death Review Initiative

Keeping Kids Alive in Wisconsin is developed

Jan 01

Lead Poisoning Initiative

Alliance brings partners together to promote testing and remediation

Jun 01

Oral health for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Alliance receives Health Resources and Services Administration grant for special project

Jan 01

Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile Expands

Funding from state is matched by Delta Dental, doubling the program

Jan 01

Infant Death Center merges with the Alliance

Previously housed at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin for more than 25 years

Jun 01

Early Literacy Initiative

Reach Out and Read Wisconsin is established with funds from Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and American Family Children’s Hospital

Jan 01

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Federal Grant Project

Sudden unexpected infant death federal grant project

Jun 01

First HealthCorps Member Joins Alliance

First HealthCorps member joins Alliance

Jan 01

Emergency Care Initiative

Alliance leads the state Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program

Jan 01

Alliance Celebrates 20 years

Alliance celebrates 20 years as Wisconsin’s voice for children’s health

Jan 01

Healthy Smiles for Mom and Baby

Health Resources and Services Administration grant received to provide oral health education and training

Jan 01

Regional Oral Health Coalitions Created

Regional oral health coalitions created

Funding is received from DentaQuest

Jun 01

Medical Home Initiative Joins Alliance

Medical home initiative joins Alliance

Jan 01

Alliance Creates Sleep Baby Safe

Safe sleep initiative is promoted statewide

Jan 11

Wisconsin Medical Dental Integration Project Begins

Wisconsin medical dental integration project begins

Jan 24

Alliance 25th Anniversary


The Alliance celebrates 25 years as Wisconsin’s voice for children’s health

WAC EMSC IDC Keeping Kids Alive Wisconsin Medical Home Oral Health Reach Out and Read