Sept. 22 - On Thursday, Sept. 17, MCW-Green Bay hosted Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel for the rolling out of “Dose of Reality,” a statewide public awareness campaign designed to highlight the dangers of prescription drug abuse and encourage people to secure their medications and properly dispose of any unused drugs. Schimel spoke at the press conference, along with Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades, Wisconsin State Representative John Nygren, and MCW faculty member Robert W. Hurley MD, PhD.
Sept. 15 - Inside UW-Green Bay reports that Craig Hanke, PhD, has been appointed as MCW-Green Bay’s Assistant Dean for Curriculum. Dr. Hanke will retain his teaching affiliation at UW-Green Bay, where he is a member of the Human Biology faculty. UW-Green Bay News
Aug. 31 - MCW-Green Bay, in partnership with St. Norbert College, hosted the New North annual Investor Appreciation Event on Aug. 21 at MCW-Green Bay, in the Gehl-Mulva Science Center.
Aug. 31 - Driven by mounting student debt and a projected physician shortage, interest in a three-year medical school curriculum has recently resurfaced. Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) are calling for an evidence-based discussion on the advantages and challenges of the three-year curriculum model.
Aug. 21 - The MCW Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency Program in Appleton opened July 1 in collaboration with Mosaic Family Health Clinic. Mosaic Family Health is a consortium of competitors – ThedaCare and St. Elizabeth Hospital (part of Ministry Health) – which came together to collaborate with MCW to sponsor a residency program for the good of the community.
Aug. 17 - Dr. John R. Raymond, Sr., is lead author of a perspective published in Academic Medicine that calls for an evidence-based discussion on the advantages and challenges of a three-year medical school curriculum. The three-year curriculum is being explored nationwide as an option to reduce student debt and address the physician shortage. Academic Medicine
Aug. 11 - Dr. Matthew Hunsaker (Campus Dean, MCW-Green Bay) authored a detailed update on the opening of MCW-Green Bay for Insight, a business publication in Green Bay Insight
July 30 - The Green Bay Packers Foundation has awarded a $250,000 Staff Impact Grant to the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)-Green Bay to fund student scholarships. The grant is a matching grant, requiring MCW-Green Bay to raise an additional $250,000 in order to secure the donation, creating a $500,000 impact.
July 10 - The first new medical school campus to open in Wisconsin in more than a century, welcomed its inaugural class Thursday for a special ceremony.
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July 13 - Wisconsin media outlets reported on the opening of MCW-Green Bay and the White Coat ceremony for the inaugural class. WHBY, We are Green Bay.com, Green Bay Press Gazette and Wisc Business
July 9 - The first new medical school campus to open in Wisconsin in over a century opened its doors to its inaugural class of 26 medical students in July 2015.
July 7 - Dr. Matthew Hunsaker, Dean of MCW-Green Bay, discusses medical education in northeast Wisconsin and MCW’s first regional campus on television show, Conversations From St. Norbert College. SNC
July 7 - MCW-Green Bay opened on July 1 with an inaugural class of 26 students. Classrooms and administrative space are located within St. Norbert College’s Gehl-Mulva Science Center. Biz Times
The first new medical school campus in the state of Wisconsin in more than 100 years opened its doors to an inaugural class of 26 students the first week of July 2015.
July 1 - In recognition of the opening of our new campus, MCW-Green Bay, Governor Scott Walker signed a proclamation declaring July 1, 2015, MCW-Green Bay Day. The inaugural class of 26 medical students started orientation today in MCW-Green Bay's classroom and administration space, located in the new Gehl-Mulva Science Center at St. Norbert College.
June 30 - On Thursday, June 25, Bellin College hosted a ribbon cutting and open house for its newly completed Health Sciences Resource Center at the College’s Eaton Road Campus in Green Bay. The 8,500 square-foot expansion includes a birthing suit, an emergency room/intensive care suite, a pediatric suite and a surgery suite to provide students with an opportunity to learn from simulated experiences.
June 29 - The inaugural class of 26 medical students will begin their orientation at the new MCW-Green Bay campus on Wednesday, July 1. The classrooms and administrative space for MCW-Green Bay are located in the new Gehl-Mulva Science Center at St. Norbert College.
June 29 - WITI-TV profiled a local woman who was treated for a type of leukemia with a bone marrow transplant from a donor, and whose husband became donor himself. Ehab Atallah, MD, associate professor of medicine (hematology and oncology), was her physician and was interviewed for the story. WITI-TV
June 10 - Phil Kostka, a recent St. Norbert College graduate who will be in MCW-Green Bay’s inaugural medical school class, received the 2015 Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to a Portage County student who is pursuing a degree in a medical-related field. Stevens Point Journal
June 4 - UW-Eau Claire reports that two recent graduates will be members of MCW-Green Bay’s inaugural class when the new medical school campus opens in July. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
May 27 - Dedication ceremonies were held for St. Norbert College’s new $40 million Gehl-Mulva Science Center. MCW-Green Bay’s administrative offices and classrooms will be housed within the science building. Dr. John R. Raymond, Jr., discussed plans for the new medical school campus in interviews with Green Bay media outlets. Fox 11, We Are Green Bay and 1150 WHBY
May 19 - UW-Green Bay’s Inside Features provides a profile on Julia Shariff, a graduating UW-Green Bay student who has been accepted into MCW-Green Bay’s inaugural class. UW-Green Bay Inside Features
May 19 - St. Norbert College formally dedicated the new Gehl-Mulva Science Center. The building is home to MCW-Green Bay’s classrooms, labs and administrative space. WBAY-TV talked with MCW president Dr. John Raymond about the new medical school campus in Green Bay, which opens July 1. WBAY-TV
May 13 - In a report on CBS-TV/Channel 58, Dr. Joseph Kerschner discusses Wisconsin’s physician shortage and MCW’s response by developing new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. Dr. Kerschner notes that MCW’s calendar efficient medical education programs on the new campuses will save medical students approximately $250,000 in student loan debt. CBS 58
May 5 - WDJT-TV reported on the shortage and maldistribution of physicians in Wisconsin, and how MCW’s two new regional campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin would alleviate that shortage, particularly in primary care. WDJT-TV
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