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Dr. Fitzsimmons Named Chair of Neurology

Aug. 17 - MCW named Dr. Brian-Fred Fitzsimmons (Neurology; Neurosurgery; Radiology) as Chair of the Department of Neurology. Dr. Fitzsimmons was one of the first 10 neurologists in the US to be fellowship trained in neurointervention and is nationally recognized in the field. He practices at Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and Columbia St. Mary’s. Waukesha Now

Radiology, Radiation Oncology First in U.S. to Receive ACR Accreditation Honors

Aug. 10 - Froedtert & MCW’s Departments of Radiology and Radiation Oncology are the first and only practices in the United States to be awarded accreditation in all diagnostic and radiation oncology disciplines and receive designation as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence as a result of reviews by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Wauwatosa Now and Express News

Dr. Tutton Discusses New Imaging Software that Destroys Tumors with Microwave Heat

Aug. 6 - Dr. Sean Tutton provides expert comment to an Xconomy article on new imaging software from NeuWave Medical in Madison that can deliver microwave heat to destroy tumors. Xconomy

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin first in the US to hold accreditation in all diagnostic and radiation oncology disciplines

Aug. 5 - Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Departments of Radiology and Radiation Oncology are the first and only practices in the United States to be awarded accreditation in all diagnostic and radiation oncology disciplines and receive designation as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence as a result of reviews by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Departments of Radiology and Radiation Oncology awarded accreditation

July 7 - Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Departments of Radiology and Radiation Oncology physician practices are the first and only practices in the United States to be awarded accreditation in all diagnostic and radiation oncology disciplines and receive designation as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence as the result of reviews by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Dr. Hohenwalter Named Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology

Mar. 11 - The Society of Interventional Radiology has named Dr. Eric Hohenwalter (Radiology – Interventional) as a Fellow, an honor bestowed to those members who have a demonstrated excellence in research and published works, or teaching and leadership. Health Imaging

Gregory Hill, New Radiology Administrator, Profiled in Radiology Business

Feb. 19 - Radiology Business profiles Gregory Hill, JD, MCW’s new Radiology Department Administrator. Radiology Business

Dr. Gregg Discusses Risks of Children Swallowing Tiny Lithium Batteries

Jan. 28 - In a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel front-page article, Dr. David Gregg discusses the risks of young children swallowing button batteries. Last year, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin treated 14 children for ingesting the tiny lithium batteries. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A growing hazard for children: swallowing button batteries

Jan. 22 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports on a growing hazard nationwide: children swallowing small lithium “button” batteries used to power watches and other small electronics. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Drs. Carroll and DeYoe Receive $2 Million NIH Grant to Study Causes of Albinism

Jan. 20 - Joseph Carroll, PhD, (Ophthalmology) and Edgar DeYoe, PhD, (Radiology) are co-principal investigators of a four-year, $2 million grant from the National Eye Institute to study the specific parts of the visual system responsible for vision loss in albinism. Wauwatosa Now

Dr. Tutton Discusses Link between Steroid Medications and Osteoporosis

Jan. 14 - Dr. Sean Tutton discusses the link between steroid medications and osteoporosis in an Ivanhoe Productions video. Ivanhoe distributes television health reports to TV stations nationwide. Ivanhoe.com

Dr. Michelle Michel completes year as ASHNR President

Nov. 7 - Michelle A. Michel, MD, Professor of Radiology and Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, and Chief of Head and Neck Neuroradiology, completed her year as President of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology (ASHNR) at the society’s 48th annual meeting in Seattle.

Functional brain mapping improves post-surgical outcomes

Nov. 5 - Utilization of advanced functional imaging techniques to map parts of the brain prior to brain tumor surgery leads to better post-surgical outcomes for patients.

Froedtert Recognized as Midwest’s First Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence

Oct. 7 - The American College of Radiology has recognized Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence, the first organization in the Midwest and eighth in the United States to win this honor. Biz Times

Dr. Prost Contributes to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Article on GE Healthcare Advances

Sept. 24 - Robert Prost, PhD contributes to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel feature article on business and technology advances at GE Healthcare. Dr. Prost discusses GE Healthcare’s substantial lead in developing hyperpolarized tracers. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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