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Alumni News 2009 Stories

Alumna helps control outbreaks with CDC

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.

Viewing health globally

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.

Alumnus named USAF Surgeon General

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.

Rising to challenge of adolescent medicine

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.

President Bolger to retire

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.

Bolger an ally for alumni

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.

Alumnus invents cell phone safety system

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.

Alumnus Profile - Dr. Michael Stocker

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.

In Memoriam 09F

In Memoriam 2009 Fall

Beacon to greatness

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.

Personal ties draw Dr. Bauer to service

A past Alumni Association President and current Medical College trustee, Dr. Cynthia Bauer was honored with the 2009 alumni Distinguished Service Award.

Faith journey leads surgeon to Africa

For his clear devotion to the underserved overseas, orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Wendelin Schaefer received the 2009 alumni Humanitarian Award.

Highly recommended

Alumni look for accessibility, responsiveness and quality when choosing a consulting physician, which lead many to the Medical College.

Dr. Wittmann leads Alumni Association

Family Practitioner Dr. Thomas Wittmann was recently elected Alumni Association President

Children's Specialty Group leader profiled

A clinician-researcher at the Medical College, Joseph E. Kerschner, MD ’90, Fel ’98, is leading the Children’s Specialty Group through significant progress.

MACC Fund director is Honorary Alumnus

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.

Alumni Reunions - 2009

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.

Alumni News complete issues - 2009

Winter 2009 issue

Summer 2009 issue

Fall 2009 issue

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