A young M. Zuhdi Jasser, MD ’92 (left, pictured with a fellow officer), served on the U.S.S. El Paso during his Naval commission. He is also shown (inset) speaking at the Phoenix FBI office in January 2008. He and his ongoing efforts to combat Islamo-fascism and terrorism are featured in our cover story, Church & State.
The entire Fall 2008 Alumni News is available in pdf format.
News and announcements from the Medical College of Wisconsin
Pediatrician Dr. James Yamazaki has spent his career studying the medical effects of the atomic bomb on children since leading a U.S. team in Nagasaki charged with this task after WWII. A Battle of the Bulge survivor, Dr. Yamazaki has become an advocate for nuclear disarmament in addition to a lifelong clinician-researcher.
Internist Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser has begun a movement among Muslims to combat political Islamism and the global threat it poses. With the creation of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, the Navy veteran is rallying the Islamic community to reject the theocratic ideologies he believes have hijacked his faith.
Since joining the U.S. Army Reserves after 9-11, Dr. Michael McBride has served three tours of duty, most recently in Iraq. A psychiatrist, Dr. McBride has provided counseling to myriad soldiers who face the intense stress of combat as well as the mental and emotional challenges of returning home from war.
This fall marks the 30th anniversary of the Medical College of Wisconsin’s relocation from downtown Milwaukee to the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus. The move provided students of the time with an impressive new facility and increased resources while laying the foundation for the College’s remarkable growth.
Bringing a new baby into the world is a joyful time for most families. And in many cases, the participating physicians are able to share in that joy. But for neonatologist Jeffery Garland, MD ’81, GME ’84, Fel ’88, and the families of his infant patients, that joy is frequently delayed for months and sometimes years.
As student, Dr. Byrd received financial aid;as medical alumnus, he is helping support it.
Children of alumni seeking admission to the Medical College of Wisconsin can make themselves stronger candidates with proper preparation, such as focusing on the interview.
The 2008 Bob Herzog Alumni Scholarship Golf Classic raised $10,000 for medical student scholarships, thanks to the participation of 64 generous golfers. In its 14 years, the event has raised more than $205,000 and awarded 106 scholarships.
Professional and personal accomplishments and activities of Medical College of Wisconsin alumni.
Obituaries of Medical College of Wisconsin, Marquette School of Medicine, and Marquette University School of Medicine alumni.