MCW Magazine | Fall 2015

MCW Magazine | Fall 2015

John R. Raymond, Sr., MD

President's Message

Message from John R. Raymond, Sr., MD, President and CEO of the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Brian J. Bear, MD

Alumni Association President's Message

Message from Alumni Association President, Brian J. Bear, MD '84, GME '89.

Betty Pace, MD

On a Mission to Find a Cure

Betty Pace, MD '81, GME '84, has been on an extraordinary journey to find a cure for sickle cell disease, culminating in the establishment of an independent research laboratory at Georgia Regents University which focuses on studies related to globin gene regulation and drug design.

CTSI

MCW Receives $22 Million CTSA Renewal

The Medical College of Wisconsin has been awarded a five-year, $22 million Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health. It will fund the work of the CTSI, a consortium of eight regional organizations whose mission is to advance the health of the community through research and discovery.

George E. MacKinnon III, PhD, MS, RPh

Founding Dean Named for New School of Pharmacy

George E. MacKinnon III, PhD, MS, RPh, has been named the founding dean of the Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy.

Expanding MCW's educational offerings

Expanding MCW's Educational Offerings

MCW is expanding its educational offerings with two new Master's degree programs - Medical Physiology and Anesthesiology Assistant.

MCW-Green Bay inaugural class

White Coat Ceremony & Welcome BBQ Usher in First Class of MCW-Green Bay Students

In early July MCW-Green Bay's inaugural class of 26 students formally matriculated at Wisconsin's first new medical school campus in more than 100 years.

Lisa Grill Dodson, MD

Love of Small-Town Life Drew Campus Dean to MCW-Central Wisconsin

Lisa Grill Dodson, MD, is committed to building and sustaining a healthcare workforce in Central Wisconsin.

Bryce Alan Schuler

Unlocking the Mystery of a Rare Disease

Dr. Bryce Schuler is using whole genome sequence data to help understand how genomic variation contributes to disease.

Art W. Kaemmer, MD

Endowment Brings Hope to Special Needs Kids

Art W. Kaemmer, MD '70, and his wife Martha have established an endowed fund to secure resources for special needs children that will improve their experience during hospital visits and help ease the anxiety parents and caregivers experience trying to navigate the hospital system.

Jan Lennon

Jan Lennon: Volunteer and Donor Extraordinaire

Jan Lennon, a volunteer and philanthropic donor to MCW and its partners for more than 35 years.

AHA Grant

American Heart Association Grant Builds on MCW's Research Strengths

MCW was awarded $3.7 million over four years by the American Health Association (AHA) to create a Strategically Focused Hypertension Research Center that will focus on the epigenetics and epigenomics of hypertension.

Aiding victims in Nepal

We Were There: Aiding Victims in Nepal

MCW medical students and residents on rotation in Nepal put their medical training into action when the earthquake hit in April 2015.

MCW Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured

Helping Real Patients with Real Medical Issues

Medical College of Wisconsin medical students and physicians coordinate the Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured, a collaborative program between MCW and Columbia St. Mary's (CSM), founded in 1991.

Jacqueline Spencer Macomber

Daughter's Legacy Inspires Planned Gift

Jacqueline Spencer Macomber, inspired by the passion and community work of her daughter, Christy, has created a planned gift to establish an endowed professorship in breast cancer research.

Lesley Mack

Registrar Bids Adieu to Beloved Students

Lesley Mack, Medical College of Wisconsin Registrar, will retire in October 2015 after 40 years of extraordinary service to MCW.

Happenings

Happenings

MCW events and awards.

Alumni Notes

Alumni Notes

Professional and personal accomplishments and activities of Medical College of Wisconsin alumni.

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Obituaries of Medical College of Wisconsin, Marquette School of Medicine, and Marquette University School of Medicine alumni.

James S. Hyde, PhD

Change Agent: James S. Hyde, PhD

Change Agent highlights a Medical College of Wisconsin faculty or staff member who has had significant impact on the institution's mission to be a leading innovator in transforming healthcare and advancing the health of our communities.

Eleanor Delfs, MD

A Moment in History: Eleanor Delfs, MD, Joins the Medical School (1963)

A snapshot of a moment in the Medical College of Wisconsin's history.

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