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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Aug. 3 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a four-year, $1.8 million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to study the RNA regulatory mechanisms underlying genes involved in vascular anomalies.
June 25 - Dr. Kathy King tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that recent Wisconsin legislation banning abortions after 20 weeks from fertilization will not impact operations at Wisconsin’s four clinics that perform abortions. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
June 15 - Dr. Frederik Broekhuizen (Obstetrics & Gynecology) authored a opinion editorial in the Wausau Daily Herald explaining why professional medical organization strongly disagree with proposed legislation that would ban abortions in Wisconsin after 20 weeks. Wausau Daily Herald
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