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MCW cochlear implant program highlighted in Fox 6 report

June 16 - WITI-TV featured a story about a local physician who was slowly losing his hearing until he decided to get cochlear implants at Froedtert & MCW. Christina Runge, PhD, associate professor of otolaryngology and communication sciences and director of the Koss Cochlear Implant Program at MCW, worked with the physician as he underwent the cochlear implant process. WITI TV

Vocal Disorders Expert Dr. Jonathan Bock is also a Musician and Singer

June 4 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel profiles Dr. Jonathan Bock (Otolaryngology & Communications Sciences), a vocal disorders expert at Froedtert & MCW. Dr. Bock is also a musician and singer, who was a member of Yale University’s Whiffenpoof a cappella group. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Campbell Writes on Study in Which Interns Identify Qualities to Permeate their Careers

May 13 - Dr. Bruce Campbell authored a tongue-in-cheek testimonial for the retirement of a physician who exemplified everything wrong in doctors. He then discussed a recent study in which interns were asked to write a speech that might be read at their own retirement ceremony. The project helped interns identify those qualities that they hoped would permeate their careers. Surgical Products Magazine

Dr. Poetker Discusses Physical and Emotional Havoc Caused by Empty-Nose Syndrome

May 7 - Dr. David Poetker (Otolaryngology & Communication Sciences) provides expert comment on empty-nose syndrome for a Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch story on a young man with the condition who committed suicide. Dispatch

Dr. Campbell Reads Essay “The Tattoo” on WUWM-FM’s “Lake Effect”

Apr. 17 - Dr. Bruce Campbell (Otolaryngology & Communications Sciences) reads his essay, “The Tattoo” on WUWM-FM’s “Lake Effect.” Dr. Campbell is Lake Effect’s essayist. WUWM

Dr. Kerschner Named Chair-Elect of the Council of Deans

Apr. 13 - Dr. Joseph Kerschner has been named Chair-Elect of Association of American College’s Council of Deans. The Council of Deans represents the leaders of 158 medical schools in the United States and Canada. Wauwatosa Now

Dr. Sewall Receives State Dental Association’s Outstanding Leadership in Mentoring Award

Nov. 25 - Steven Sewall, DDS received the Wisconsin Dental Association’s Outstanding Leadership in Mentoring Award. He was nominated by residents in MCWAH’s Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Program. Wisconsin Health News

Dr. Steven Sewall honored by Wisconsin Dental Association

Nov. 21 - Steven R. Sewall, DDS, Professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences and Chief of Oral Surgery, received the Outstanding Leadership in Mentoring Award from the Wisconsin Dental Association at the organization’s annual meeting on Nov. 13.

Giants of medicine

Nov. 7 - Bruce Campbell, MD penned a blog that pays homage to the MCW graduates of the past, whose visages line the walls of MCW’s main building. Kevin MD

Hearing linked to cardiovascular disease

Nov. 4 - David Friedland, MD, PhD has reported a link between a specific type of hearing loss and cardiovascular disease. Daily Chronicle

Dr. John Rhee named new JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery Editor

Nov. 3 - John S. Rhee, MD, MPH, John C. Koss Professor and Chairman of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences at MCW, has been named the next editor-in-chief of JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, one of 10 specialty journals in the JAMA Network.

Dr. Rhee Receives $1.4 Million NIH Grant to Optimize Virtual Tools for Nasal Surgery

Oct. 21 - Dr. John Rhee received a four-year, $1.4 million grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering to advance the research of virtual computational modeling to improve outcomes of nasal airway surgery. Wauwatosa Now

Dr. Friedland Discusses Links Between Hearing and Heart Disease

Sept. 23 - KFVE-TV in Honolulu is one of 50 TV stations nationwide that reported on research by Dr. David Friedland on the links between hearing and heart disease. KFVE-TV

CTSI funds sleep apnea research project

Aug. 19 - Guilherme Garcia, PhD, assistant professor of otolaryngology and communication sciences and a member of the Biotechnology and Bioengineering Center at MCW, received a three-year Mentored Career Development Award from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) to study the role of pharyngeal tissue properties in obstructive sleep apnea. Wauwatosa Now

Better breathing for sleep apnea patients

Aug. 18 - A research scientist from the Medical College of Wisconsin has received a three-year Mentored Career Development Award from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study the role of pharyngeal tissue properties in obstructive sleep apnea.

Dr. Kerschner Comments on Study on Bacterial Resistance to Common Ear Infection Drugs

July 22 - Dr. Joseph Kerschner provides expert comment to Inside Science on a USC study that found that common ear infection drugs trigger bacteria to build defenses. Dr. Kerschner noted that most ear infections, including bacterial infections, get better based on the body’s immune system. Inside Science

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