MCW/Marquette Medical Alumni Association
Alumni News 2009 Stories
Sapna Bamrah, MD ’99, travels the world with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention responding to tuberculosis outbreaks. Her team’s interventions and epidemiological research are aimed at reducing disease burden in vulnerable populations and impoverished nations.
Either as volunteers or for their careers, many alumni pursue projects and missions in global health. Several alumni active in international medical efforts describe their motivation, their work and their impressions.
Lt. Gen. C. Bruce Green, MD ’78, MPH, has risen to the highest office in the Air Force Medical Service. As the newest Air Force Surgeon General, Dr. Green oversees a $6 billion budget and more than 42,000 people engaged in caring for the men, women and families of the USAF.
Physicians caring for teens face the unique challenges of a patient population where the leading causes of death are injuries, not illnesses, and mitigating risky behavior is an ongoing preventive medicine component. Success in adolescent medicine requires attention to communication, confidentiality and age-appropriate interventions.
After nearly 20 years as Medical College President and CEO, T. Michael Bolger has announced his upcoming retirement. As President, Bolger helped lead the College through an era of enormous growth.
Throughout nearly 20 years as President and CEO of The Medical College of Wisconsin, T. Michael Bolger, JD, has been known by many as a friend and advocate for the school’s alumni.
Wallace M. Curry, Jr., MD ’98, a urologist in Kansas, conceptualized a device to prevent the use of a cell phone by the driver of a vehicle.
As Chairman of the Board of Directors of New York City’s Health and Hospitals Corporation, Michael Stocker, MD ’68, GME ’69, MPH, oversees the public health care system for the most densely populated city in the nation.
For his extraordinary achievements in anesthesiology and leadership in medicine, Dr. Richard Kitz was selected as the 2009 Alumnus of the Year by the Alumni Association.
A past Alumni Association President and current Medical College trustee, Dr. Cynthia Bauer was honored with the 2009 alumni Distinguished Service Award.
For his clear devotion to the underserved overseas, orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Wendelin Schaefer received the 2009 alumni Humanitarian Award.
Alumni look for accessibility, responsiveness and quality when choosing a consulting physician, which lead many to the Medical College.
Family Practitioner Dr. Thomas Wittmann was recently elected Alumni Association President
A clinician-researcher at the Medical College, Joseph E. Kerschner, MD ’90, Fel ’98, is leading the Children’s Specialty Group through significant progress.
John M. Cary, Executive Director of the MACC Fund (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc.), has been named an Honorary Alumnus of the Medical College.
Class photos and snapshots from The Medical College of Wisconsin's 2009 Alumni Weekend reunions (Classes of 1954, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994 and 1999) and the Class of 1959's 50-year reunion.
Unwilling to sacrifice quality time with their families or abandon outside interests, many younger physicians are determined to find an acceptable balance between their work and home lives.
The government’s $700 billion “bailout bill” is meant to rescue the economy, but the improbable means by which it became law may actually do more to rescue people needing mental health care
Many participants in the Medical College’s Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) choose the College for graduate or medical studies on their way toward interesting and productive careers.
Research conducted at The Medical College of Wisconsin by Joan Cox Gill, MD ’76, helped solve some of the early mysteries of AIDS.
Alumni News complete issues - 2009