June 30 - A Wausau Daily News editorial endorses grants of approximately $500,000 from MCW and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to develop a psychiatric residency training program in Central Wisconsin, beginning in 2017. Wausau Daily Herald
June 17 - In an interview on WUWM-FM’s “Lake Effect,” Dr. John R. Raymond, Sr., reports on progress being made on the development of MCW’s new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. WUWM
June 03 - At a news conference in Wausau, Dr. Joseph Kerschner announced that Dr. Lisa Grill Dodson has been named Campus Dean for MCW-Central Wisconsin. An editorial in the Wausau Daily Herald notes that the new medical school will bolster Wausau’s reputation as an education center. Wausau Daily Herald
May 12 - Fox 6 News profiled a local man whose prostate exam revealed cancer, and who received treatment at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin. Monday, May 12 is the annual free prostate screening at Miller Park. WITI-TV
Mar 26 - In an opinion editorial in the Wausau Daily Herald, Wausau City Council representative Keene Winters suggests that education can be a growth industry in Wausau spurred by the creation of MCW’s Central Wisconsin medical program. Wausau Daily Herald
Alumni are providing an important voice in the development of MCW’s new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. An Alumni Association Board member serves on each community advisory board, and other alumni represent their respective health systems or academic institutions in partnership.
Feb 25 - Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy announced that Allison Ebert, PhD, is one of eight scientists worldwide who will share in $600,000 in basic science research awards to study the disorder. Families of SMA
Feb 12 - MCW named Dr. David Houlihan, Chief of Staff at the Tomah VA Medical Center, to the MCW-Central Wisconsin Community Advisory Board. La Crosse Tribune
Jan 28 - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s State of the State Address noted that Wisconsin’s new budget includes funding for MCW to increase the number of primary care doctors in rural and underserved areas of the state. Fox 6 News & The Badger Herald
Jan 28 - MCW announced appointments to the Community Advisory Boards for the new regional campuses in Central Wisconsin and Green Bay. WAOW-TV, MyFoxWausau, 1330 WHBL, & Marshfield News-Herald
Jan. 24 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has named community advisory board members for MCW-Central Wisconsin. The community advisory board will assist MCW in developing and implementing the new regional campus in Central Wisconsin, which is expected to matriculate students in fall 2016.
Jan 10 - An article on regional economic development in the Stevens Point Journal notes that Centergy in Central Wisconsin is capable of providing regional collaboration for the development of MCW-Central Wisconsin, something that couldn’t be accomplished by individual chambers of commerce. Stevens Point Journal
Dec 5 - A news conference was held December 4 to announce the appointment of Dr. Matthew Hunsaker as campus dean of MCW-Green Bay. Green Bay Press Gazette
Nov. 04 - A topping off ceremony was held Nov. 1 for the new state-of-the-art Gehl-Mulva Science Center at St. Norbert College. During a topping off ceremony, the last piece of structural steel is put in place.
Aug 27 - In an opinion editorial published in the Wausau Daily Herald and other central Wisconsin newspapers, State Representative Mandy Wright (D-Wausau) notes that the only positive for central Wisconsin in the new state budget is funding for MCW’s community-based medical education programs in Central Wisconsin and Green Bay. Wausau Daily Herald
Aug 2 - MCW announced targeted start dates for the community-based medical education campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel