School of Medicine and Public Health | Department of Population Health Sciences
Hometown: Madison, WI
Patrick Remington, MD, MPH, FACPM is Professor Emeritus at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. Prior to joining the UW, he practiced public health for 15 years at the CDC and Wisconsin Division of Public Health. His research focuses on developing methods to measure the health of communities and use this information to mobilize action toward community health and health equity. He earned his BS (Molecular Biology) and MD from UW and completed an Internal Medicine Internship at the Virginia Mason in Seattle, the Epidemic Intelligence Service and Preventive Medicine Residency at the CDC, and an MPH degree from the University of Minnesota. He has authored or co-authored over 300 publications and taught courses on public health to undergraduate, medical, and public health students.
Health Trends in Wisconsin
Describe trends in the leading causes of death, and other health factors. Examine differences by race, gender, and place (e.g., county)
The COVID-19 Stress Test: Results and Recommendations
Each of us has a responsibility to act individually as citizens. Many of the failures in our response to the COVID stress test will require political solutions, from better public health laws to more funding for state and local public health departments.
The Wisconsin County Health Rankings
How do we measure the health of a county? What are the healthiest, and least healthy counties in Wisconsin? And how can communities work to improve the health of their county?