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Zeno Franco PhD

Zeno Franco PhD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Family Medicine
Division: Research
Program: Medical Effectiveness Research Center


  • Piloting a nationally disseminated, interactive human subjects protection program for community partners: unexpected lessons learned from the field. (Solomon S, Bullock S, Calhoun K, Crosby L, Eakin B, Franco Z, Hardwick E, Holland S, Leinberger-Jabari A, Newton G, Odell J, Paberzs A, Spellecy R) Clin Transl Sci 2014 Apr;7(2):172-6 PMID 24720349
  • Science caf├ęs: engaging scientists and community through health and science dialogue. (Ahmed S, DeFino MC, Connors ER, Kissack A, Franco Z) Clin Transl Sci 2014 Jun;7(3):196-200 PMID 24716626
  • Towards a unified taxonomy of health indicators: academic health centers and communities working together to improve population health. (Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Ahmed S, Franco Z, Kissack A, Gabriel D, Hurd T, Ziegahn L, Bates NJ, Calhoun K, Carter-Edwards L, Corbie-Smith G, Eder MM, Ferrans C, Hacker K, Rumala BB, Strelnick AH, Wallerstein N) Acad Med 2014 Apr;89(4):564-72 PMID 24556775
  • Development of a pilot family medicine hand-carried ultrasound course. (Wong F, Franco Z, Phelan MB, Lam C, David A) WMJ 2013 Dec;112(6):257-61 PMID 24511866
  • The dirty dozen: twelve failures of the hurricane katrina response and how psychology can help. (Gheytanchi A, Joseph L, Gierlach E, Kimpara S, Housley J, Franco ZE, Beutler LE) Am Psychol 2007 Feb-Mar;62(2):118-30 PMID 17324037
  • Grants and Awards

  • DryHootch iPeer: A Social & Technology Support Program for Veteran Mental Health (#9510144 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2017) Sponsor: AHW-Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program
  • Scaling Up Milwaukee Urban Agriculture and Nutrition Through a Community/Science Institute (MUAN) (#9510153 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2015) Sponsor: AHW-Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program
  • Advancing New Discoveries in Translational Research Through the Collaborative and Pilot Studies Program (#9520196 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2016) PI of mPeer:Mobile Detection of High Risk Behavior in Veterans - A Sociotechnical Systems Approach (#5520267)