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.
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