Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS)

The WLS is a unique, large-scale longitudinal study of adults and their families that covers more than half a century of life. It is a valuable resource for research on aging, life course, inter-generational transfers, relationships, family functioning, long term effects of education and cognitive ability, occupational careers, physical and mental well-being, and morbidity and mortality.

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) is a population-based CDC surveillance system to reduce infant mortality and low birth weight. Started in 1987, PRAMS collects state-specific data on maternal behaviors that will be used for planning and assessing perinatal health programs. UWSC has been conducting the phone follow-up to the mail survey for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services since 2007.