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Dr. Julie Mitchell named Champion in Women’s Health by Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation

Apr. 6 - Julie Mitchell, MD, MS, professor of medicine (general internal medicine), associate chief of general internal medicine and director of population health, is one of seven people statewide selected to receive the 2016 Champions in Women’s Health Award from the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation (WWHF).

Dr. Mackinnon Discusses Tick Bites and Lyme Disease

Sept. 14 - Dr. Jennifer Mackinnon discussed tick bites and Lyme disease in a report on NBC-TV/Channel 4. NBC-TV/Channel 4

Importance of generics for breast cancer patients

July 28 - Joan M. Neuner, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine (general internal), has authored a recently-published article in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, The introduction of generic aromatase inhibitors and treatment adherence among Medicare D enrollees. This paper showed for the first time the importance of the availability of lower-priced generic medications in cancer care, showing that patient adherence to the oral breast cancer treatments called aromatase inhibitors improved after they became generically available.

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