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Lane closures around campus during the week of Jan. 23

Jan. 20 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Jan. 23, 2017. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

Alumna finds new place to serve

Jan. 18 - Col. Jennifer Junnila Walker, MD '93, GME '96, MPH, has always wanted to be a family physician. "My medical education and residency training certainly prepared me well to practice in any primary care setting, and even more so in military medicine," Dr. Walker says.

Join the Froedtert & MCW Team at the Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Run/Walk on Feb. 11

Jan. 18 - The 21st annual Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run & Walk will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, at 10 a.m. at Wil-O-Way Recreation Center, 10602 Underwood Parkway in Wauwatosa. The event supports heart research at the internationally recognized Cardiovascular Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where more than 170 faculty physicians and research scientists study the causes, prevention and treatment of heart disease.

CTSI Discovery Radio show to highlight landmark esophagus regeneration

Jan. 17 - The next CTSI Discovery Radio show airs this Friday, Jan. 20, at 12 p.m. The 30-minute program is broadcast the third Friday of every month on WMSE 91.7 FM or streaming audio at www.wmse.org.

Community Engagement Round Table session planned for Feb. 1

Jan. 17 - A Community Engagement Lunch & Learn Round Table on the sixth principle of community engagement is planned for Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in HRC rooms H123-1250. The event is meant for physicians, faculty, staff, and community members who have a strong interest in community engagement.

Dr. Judy Kim named to American Academy of Ophthalmology retina group

Jan. 16 - Judy E. Kim, MD, professor of ophthalmology, has been selected to serve on the American Academy of Ophthalmology Retina Subspecialty Day Planning Group.

Strikes for Hope Charity Bowling Tournament on Feb. 25 to benefit MCW Cancer Center

Jan. 16 - The ninth annual Strikes for Hope Charity Bowling Tournament will be held Saturday, Feb. 26, at Sussex Bowl. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center for cancer research.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Jan. 16

Jan. 13 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Jan. 16, 2017. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

Online Open House for MPH & Certificate Programs

Jan. 12 - The Master of Public Health Program will host an online open house on Jan. 20, from 12 – p.m. CST. This is an opportunity to hear about our online programs and have your questions answered.

Public comment period open for Master of Public Health Program accreditation

Jan. 12 - The Master of Public Health Program at the Medical College is undergoing reaccreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). CEPH will conduct a site visit on April 6-7, 2017. The accreditation process also includes a period for the program’s stakeholders and general public to provide written comments on the program including its practices, policies, and procedures.

MCW to participate in multi-site trial on non-operative management of uncomplicated pediatric appendicitis

Jan. 12 - Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Division of Pediatric Surgery, are conducting a study at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin to examine if non-operative management of uncomplicated pediatric appendicitis is effective and results in less disability and fewer complications as compared to traditional surgery. The non-operative management strategy consists of antibiotics alone without surgery.

MCW Libraries: Highlights from 2016

Jan. 11 - In the midst of planning and setting our goals for 2017, MCW Libraries has taken some time to look at the changes and exciting events that happened in 2016. It was an exciting and challenging year for us.

Thermal Distribution Project to impact traffic, pedestrian route along Connell Ave.

Jan.11 - The Thermal Distribution Project will be doing some work starting tomorrow morning (Jan. 12) near 92nd St. and Connell Ave. that will require lane restrictions and an alternate pedestrian route.

Eye Institute celebrates 40 years

Jan. 11 - When Richard O. Schultz, MD, arrived at the Marquette University School of Medicine as the chair of the newly established department of ophthalmology, he needed to bring together the vision care team – not just figuratively, but literally. The department needed a single home, and Dr. Schultz found a group to support his vision: Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB). RPB had conducted the first comprehensive assessment of vision research in the US; one conclusion was the need to support the development of comprehensive eye centers around the country that would bring together all aspects of vision care under one roof.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Jan. 9

Jan. 6 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Jan. 9, 2017. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

Big-league gift from Dr. Paul Jacobs

Jan. 5 - Two unlikely turns in life led to happy surprises and life-altering detours for Paul A. Jacobs, MD. As a devoted Dodgers baseball fan growing up on the schoolyard ball diamonds of Brooklyn, he couldn't have imagined he would switch his allegiance and work for a major league franchise in Milwaukee.

MPS students use art, creativity to address cancer prevention and health disparities

Jan. 5 - Over 400 students have participated in service learning partnership involving MPS’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts, the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center, the American Cancer Society and Kohl’s Healthy Families

Make a resolution for healthy vision during Glaucoma Awareness Month

Jan. 4 - As you plan for a healthier new year, why not add this sight-saving exercise to your list of resolutions: Get a comprehensive dilated eye exam. It’s the only way to find out for sure whether you have glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness in America.

Dine at Saz’s on Jan. 5 and you’ll be supporting MCW cardiovascular research

Jan. 4 - Everyone who dines at Saz's State House on Thursday, Jan. 5, will have a portion of their bill donated to the Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run/Walk, which supports heart research at the MCW Cardiovascular Center.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Jan. 2

Jan. 3 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Jan. 2, 2017. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

2016 MCW News

Archived MCW News stories from 2016.

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