MCW Obstetrics and Gynecology News

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Longtime Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty member Dr. Alfred Franger dies at age 82

Dec. 1 - Alfred Franger, MD, a fulltime faculty member in Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1979 to 1995 and a volunteer faculty member since then, died Nov. 22. He was 82 years old.

A call for action from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Oct. 7 - A dynamic Pabst Catalyst Grant has brought together the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health and the Milwaukee Health Department to request a Call for Action!

Annual Sterner Lecture for Fetal Medicine planned for Sept. 23

Sept. 16 - The department of obstetrics and gynecology is hosting the Fetal Concerns Center of Wisconsin’s annual Frank and Elsa Sterner Neonatology Lectureship on Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 9-10 a.m. in the MCW Alumni Center.

A call for action! Obstetrics and Gynecology - Pabst Catalyst Initiative for Women’s Health

Aug. 27 - The Pabst Catalyst Initiative emerged as the result of a private start-up donation from Joseph Pabst in 2014 to foster a partnership between the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health. The Pabst Catalyst Initiative identifies evidence-based, proven practices and explores strategies for integrating what works with local efforts to improve the health and well-being of women.

Pabst Catalyst Initiative: 2015 Action Learning Collaborative

Aug. 13 - Interested practitioners, providers, insurers, advocates, educators and consumers are invited to participate in the first Action Learning Collaborative (ALC) on Best Practices for Long Acting Reversible Contraception, a part of the Pabst Catalyst Initiative to improve women’s health.

Dr. Wichman Co-Authors Study on Bipolar Women who are Pregnant

Aug. 14 - Dr. Christina Wichman is co-author of Harvard Medical School-led study published in Psychiatric Annals that found that there is an increased risk of decompensation during the course of pregnancy for bipolar women. Psychiatric providers are encouraged to proactively discuss pregnancy plans and treatment options during pregnancy with bipolar women. Healio

Dr. Ramchandran Receives $1.8 Million NIH Grant to Study Genes in Vascular Anomalies

Aug. 11 - Ramani Ramchandran, PhD, received a four-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to study the RNA regulatory mechanisms underlying genes involved in vascular anomalies. Wauwatosa Now

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