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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.

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

Human Placenta Project Explores Potential Use of Dr. Schmainda’s Imaging Research

Aug. 18 - The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development invited Kathleen Schmainda, PhD to present at the opening meeting of the Human Placenta Project. Chemical and Engineering News

Dr. White Receives RSNA Grant to Study Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Aug. 18 - Dr. Sarah Beth White was awarded a two-year, $150,000 Research Scholar Grant by the Radiological Society of North America Research and Education Foundation to study metastatic colorectal cancer. Wauwatosa Now

Radiologist Dr. Sarah Beth White Awarded RSNA R&E Foundation Research Scholar Grant

Aug. 11 - Sarah Beth White, MD, assistant professor of radiology and surgical oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), has been awarded a two-year, $150,000 Research Scholar Grant by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research and Education (R&E) Foundation to study metastatic colorectal cancer.

Dr. Tutton Discusses FDA-Approved Procedure for Vertebral Compression Fractures

May 20 - Dr. Sean Tutton provides background information to Fox-TV/Channel 6 on the Kiva Method, a new procedure recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat vertebral compression fractures. Fox 6 Now

Dr. Ulmer finds that data from electronic health records improves CT scan interpretations

May 13 - Dr. John Ulmer authored a study reported in Health Affairs that found that the additional data found in electronic health records significantly impacted the interpretations of head CT scans of Emergency Department patients. Science World Report

Access to electronic health records may influence care

May 07 - Unlike medical records kept in paper charts, electronic health records provide numerous access points to clinicians to review a patient’s medical history.

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

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