MCW Magazine | Winter 2016

MCW Magazine | Winter 2016

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

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.

Seth M. Flynn, Executive Director, Alumni Association

Meet the New Executive Director

Meet Seth Flynn, the new executive director of the Medical College of Wisconsin/Marquette Medical Alumni Association.

Jeffrey A. Medin, PhD

Jeffrey A. Medin, PhD, Named MACC Fund Professor

Jeffrey A. Medin, PhD, has been named the MACC Fund Professor in the department of pediatrics at MCW.

MCW research leaders

New Senior Administrative Research Leaders Named at MCW

Meet two top leaders of MCW's research enterprise recently appointed to important new administrative roles.

NIH Funding

NIH Increases Federal Funding for Research and Support for MCW

The federal spending bill passed by Congress in mid-December includes an annual funding increase of $2 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

MCW-Green Bay three-year curriculum

Sharing the Virtues of a 3-Year Curriculum

Matthew Hunsaker, MD, MCW-Green Bay campus dean, showcases how the regional campus is delivering innovative medical education.

Community-engaged medical education

Planting Seeds for Community-Engaged Med Ed

Lisa Grill Dodson, MD, MCW-Central Wisconsin campus dean, prepares for the first class of medical students to matriculate in July 2016.

Dominique Carter-Flowers, PhD student

Friends of MCW Help Grad Student Fulfill Dream

Dominique Carter-Flowers, PhD student in the department of microbiology and immunology, is the first recipient of the Friends of the Medical College of Wisconsin Scholarship for Underrepresented Scholars in Biomedical Research.

Dissection video library

Class of '80 Endowment Helps Fund Dissection Video Library

An online library of dissection videos - the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Human Anatomy Video Dissector - is funded by an endowment from the MCW Class of 1980.

Culver family

Curt and Sue Culver: Experiences Guide Philanthropy

Curt and Sue Culver, longtime philanthropic donors to MCW and its partners.

MCW Department of Anesthesiology

Department of Anesthesiology: Cutting-Edge Research, Global Prominence

At MCW, the mission of the department of anesthesiology is three-fold: achieving excellence in providing patient care, conducting research, and educating medical students, residents and fellows.

Transplantation

Comprehensive Approach to Transplantation

MCW, as part of an academic medical center, is able to combine groundbreaking research, advanced surgical techniques and innovative education to achieve exceptional transplant outcomes.

Kirk Ludwig, MD, GME '94 and Vernon O. Underwood, Jr.

Endowed Chair Honors MCW Surgeon, Advances Cancer Care

Kirk Ludwig, MD, GME '94, holds the Vernon O. Underwood, Jr. Chair in Colorectal Cancer.

Discovery World

Partnership Between MCW and Discovery World Brings Traveling Exhibit

MCW and Discovery World are partnering to showcase one of the most important scientific breakthroughs of the last 100 years - the mapping of the human genome.

Geneva Johnson

Geneva Johnson's Selfless Service Continues with Planned Gifts

Geneva Johnson has dedicated funds to create the Geneva Bolton Johnson Community Engagement Cancer Research Fund at the MCW Cancer Center.

Andrew Howard, MD

Fighting Cancer, One Drawing at a Time

Dr. Andrew Howard created the web comic, Cancer Ninja, to help educate cancer patients and alleviate their confusion about the disease.

Richard A. Cooper, MD

Remembering Richard A. "Buz" Cooper, MD

Remembering Richard A. "Buz" Cooper, MD, executive vice president and dean of the school of medicine at MCW from 1985-1994.

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.

Earnestine Willis, MD, MPH

Change Agent: Earnestine Willis, MD, MPH

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.

Zablocki VA Medical Center

A Moment in History: 70-Year Partnership with the Zablocki VA Medical Center Begins (1946)

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

Photos in this issue courtesy of Roberta Dupuis-Devlin; Matthew Hunsaker, MD; Gary Porter; Mike Roemer; Philip Schuldt, RN; Brian Taylor; Jay Westhauser; Jeff Zmania

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