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Dr. Tammy Lyn Kindel to receive NIH 2017 Mentored Career Development Award

March 8 - Tammy Lyn Kindel, MD, PhD, assistant professor of surgery in the division of general surgery, has been named a recipient of the 2017 NIH Mentored Career Development Award. The award provides training opportunities for junior faculty working in clinical and translational research to become independent investigators.

Trauma/Acute care surgery research fellowship established

Feb. 8 - The Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert Hospital has established a funded Trauma/Acute Care Surgery Research Fellowship within the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery. The program begins July 2017 and spans two years.

Big-league gift from Dr. Paul Jacobs

Jan. 5 - Two unlikely turns in life led to happy surprises and life-altering detours for Paul A. Jacobs, MD. As a devoted Dodgers baseball fan growing up on the schoolyard ball diamonds of Brooklyn, he couldn't have imagined he would switch his allegiance and work for a major league franchise in Milwaukee.

Three MCW faculty members named “Healthcare Heroes” by Milwaukee Biz Times

Nov. 29 - Kulwinder S. Dua, MD; David A. Margolis, MD; and Keith T. Oldham, MD, have been named Healthcare Heroes by the Milwaukee Biz Times. The awards will be presented on Thursday, Dec. 8, at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino. Dr. Dua was nominated by MCW, Dr. Margolis was nominated by Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc. (The MACC Fund), and Dr. Oldham was nominated by Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Answering the call: pediatric surgeons deliver exemplary care

Nov. 15 - Given the severity of his gunshot injuries, Cortez Nelson was fortunate to survive. He received an exemplary standard of care at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, reflecting the hospital's prestigious recent verification as a Level 1 Children's Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the highest level of distinction for hospitals that perform surgeries in newborns, children and teens.

Dr. Nicholas Berger receives the 2016 AHPBA research grant

June 3 - Nicholas Berger, MD, a third-year general surgery resident, received the 2016 Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHBPA) research grant, which was announced at the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Meeting in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on April 23.

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