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MCW, Marquette play leadership roles in American Conference on Human Vibration

June 14 - The 6th American Conference on Human Vibration, which drew international experts on vibration disease, was held at the Marquette University Alumni Memorial Union June 8-10. The event was jointly hosted by the MCW Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) and the Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin Biomedical Engineering Department.

AHW Endowment Awards $1M for stroke survivor research

Nov. 25 - MCW’s Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) awarded $1 million over five years to develop a new research program dedicated to increasing knowledge of rehabilitation for stroke survivors in Southeast Wisconsin.

MCW researcher receives 2015 Distinguished Researcher award

Sept. 15 - Paul E. Barkhaus, MD, professor of neurology and professor of physical medicine & rehabilitation at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received the 2015 Distinguished Researcher Award from the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) which honors a member who has made continuous significant contributions to clinical neurophysiology research.

MCW Cited for Special Interest in Expanding Access to Adaptive Sports for the Disabled

Sept. 9 - The Appleton Post Crescent reports that MCW has taken a special interest in expanding access to adaptive sports for the physically disabled, as evidenced by MCW’s recent Adaptive Sports and Recreation Expo. The event was hosted by MCW’s Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Post Crescent

Dr. Lee Discusses VA System’s Commitment to Spinal Cord Injury Patients

July 29 - In an interview with WUWM-FM, Dr. Kenneth Lee (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) discusses the Zablocki VA Medical Center’s commitment to caring for spinal cord injury programs. The Zablocki VA Medical Center is one of 24 spinal cord injury centers in the VA system. WUWM

Adaptive Sports Expo Showcases Recognizes 25th Anniversary of ADA Legislation

July 28 - ABC-TV/Channel 12 and CBS-TV/Channel 58 report on planning for the second annual EveryBODY Plays Adaptive Sports and Recreation Expo on July 25 at Nathan Hale High School in West Allis. The event is sponsored by MCW’s Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the Zablocki VA Medical Center. WISN and CBS58

EveryBODY Play! Adaptive Sports Expo

July 27 - For some people living with physical disabilities, participating in sports is just a dream, but MCW is trying to change that through the EveryBODY Play! Adaptive Sports Expo. WISN

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