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MCW Radiology News

Dr. Tutton Reports on Success of Vertebral Augmentation to Relieve Spinal Fracture Pain

Apr 3 - Dr. Sean Tutton reported at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s annual meeting that a new type of vertebral augmentation proved successful in a clinical trial in relieving pain for patients with spinal fractures caused by osteoporosis or weakened bones. The Seattle Times, Science Codex, & dailyRX

Dr. Ebert Receives Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Grant

Feb 25 - Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy announced that Allison Ebert, PhD, is one of eight scientists worldwide who will share in $600,000 in basic science research awards to study the disorder. Families of SMA

Dr. Gregg Discusses Hospital Purchase of MRI Units in a $10 Million Upgrade

Jan 28 - Dr. David Gregg discusses the hospitals purchase of a 3T and 1.5T MRI units at a cost of approximately $10 million. Milwaukee Business Journal

Dr. Hohenwalter Discusses Use of TheraSphere to Treat Liver Cancer

Jan 10 - Dr. Eric Hohenwalter discusses the use of TheraSphere to treat liver cancer. NewsmaxHealth

New Orthopaedic, Sports and Spine Center in Menomonee Falls opens Jan. 13

Dec. 12 - Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Orthopaedic, Sports and Spine Center (OSSC) will welcome patients on Jan. 13, offering orthopaedic, sports medicine and spine services to residents of Menomonee Falls and surrounding communities.

Dr. Vincent Mathews Named Chairman of Radiology

Dec 6 - MCW named Dr. Vincent P. Mathews as Chairman and Professor of Radiology. WauwatosaNOW

Dr. James Youker to receive Milwaukee Academy of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award Oct. 15

Oct. 01 - James Youker, MD, Chairman and Robert C. Olson MD Professor of Radiology, has been selected to receive the Milwaukee Academy of Medicine 2013 Distinguished Achievement Award. Dr. Youker will receive his award during the academy’s annual meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the University Club of Milwaukee. In addition, Dr. Youker will give a presentation titled, Medical Imaging: Past, Present and Future.

Dr. Prost Comments on New GE Software to Improve MRI Images

May 20 - Robert Prost, PhD, provides expert commentary on GE Healthcare’s new software to enhance magnetic resonance imaging around metal implants. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Schultz Inducted as Fellow in the American College of Radiology

June 10 - Dr. Christopher Schultz was inducted as a fellow in the American College of Radiology. WauwatosaNOW

Dr. Tutton Supports Use of Kyphoplasty to Treat Broken Vertebrae

May 27 - Dr. Sean Tutton provides expert comment supporting the use of kyphoplasty (a minimally invasive spine treatment) to treat broken vertebrae. Center for Health Reporting

Congratulations to the Class of 2012

The 99th annual commencement took place on May 18 at the Milwaukee Theatre, at which the Medical College of Wisconsin and its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded 202 MD, 38 PhD, 27 MS, 4 MA, and 18 Master of Public Health degrees, as well as bestowed numerous honors.

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