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M-4 Student Sean Degmetich Describes How MCW Students Aided Nepal Earthquake Victims

May 19 - In a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article, MCW M-4 student Sean Degmetich and Dr. Theodore MacKinney (Medicine – General Internal) describe how nine MCW Global Health Pathway students and one internal medicine resident provided medical assistance following a devastating earthquake in Nepal. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Medical Student Describes Devastation Witnessed from Nepal Earthquake

May 13 - Sean Degmetich, an M-4 student, tells NBC-TV/Channel 4 about the devastation he and his MCW classmates witnessed after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. The MCW medical students, who were in Nepal as part of their Global Health Pathway program, helped treat earthquake victims. WTMJ 620

Medical Students, Resident in Nepal Volunteer Care for Earthquake Victims

May 6 - Nine MCW medical students and one resident in internal medicine studying in Nepal are safe after a deadly earthquake struck that nation last week. The medical students are in MCW’s Global Health Pathway. 620WTMJ and Milwaukee Journal

90 Wisconsinites Have Been Monitored for Ebola

Feb. 25 - Wisconsin Public Radio reports that 90 people in Wisconsin have been monitored for possible Ebola; none have tested positive. Froedtert & MCW Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and UW Hospital/American Family Children’s Hospital are Wisconsin’s federally-designated Category One hospitals that are prepared to care for patients diagnosed with Ebola. WPR

Ebola - Lessons Learned, the focus of 7th annual Global Health Fair on Feb. 26

Feb. 9 - The 7th annual Global Health Fair will be held Thursday, Feb. 26, from 1 – 4:30 p.m., in the Kerrigan Auditorium.

Global Health Week 2014 recap

Dec. 9 - Thank you for all those who participated in the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Global Health Week 2014 Dec. 1-5.

Refugee Health Screening Seminars to be held Nov. 17-18

Nov. 14 - On Monday, Nov. 17, and Tuesday, Nov. 18, several refugee health events will be hosted by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Family Services and feature Dr. Marc Altshuler, Director of the Jefferson Center for Refugee Health in Philadelphia.

MCW and South Korean hospital sign academic transplant affiliation agreement

Oct. 28 - A delegation from Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH), South Korea, led by Dr. Kyung-Suk Suh, professor and chair of surgery, visited the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) in October to formalize the academic affiliation between SNUH and MCW.

Belize Health Care Personnel Receive Emergency Medicine Training

Aug. 19 - For the fourth year, MCW’s Department of Emergency Medicine and the Office of Global Health provided formal training for doctors, nurses, and EMT personnel from Belize’s hospital with the busiest emergency department. Wauwatosa Now

MCW provides emergency medicine training to Belize’s busiest ER

Aug. 13 - A team of doctors, nurses, and EMT personnel from the nation of Belize has completed two weeks of intensive training with emergency medicine specialists in Milwaukee to strengthen the capabilities and response development of Belize’s busiest emergency department.

MCW to Provide Advanced Emergency Medicine Training to Belize Hospital Physicians, Nurses

July 30 - MCW’s Department of Emergency Medicine has entered into a relationship with the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize and the Belize Ministry of Health in which MCW will provide advanced training in emergency medicine to the hospital’s doctors and nurses. Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has the largest and busiest emergency department in Belize. The Guardian

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