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Office of Faculty Affairs Contact Information

Alonzo P. Walker, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Diversity

Kimara Ellefson
Director of Talent & Faculty Affairs

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General Contact Information
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226


MCW Promotes Healthy Living

The Medical College of Wisconsin encourages employees to establish and maintain healthy lifestyle choices through education, targeted interventions, and the establishment of a healthy workplace environment. Recognized as one of "America's Healthiest Companies" by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA), the Medical College of Wisconsin Wellness Program is a recipient of the Gold Level Well Workplace award by WELCOA.

work/life resources

Work/Life Balance - University of California, Davis

The Impact of Research Centers on Faculty Work Life. AAMC Analysis in Brief, Vol. 6, No. 6, Sept. 2006.

Pediatricians Leading the Way: Integrating a Career and a Family/Personal Life Over the Life Cycle. Shrier DK, Shier LA, Rich M, Greenber L. Pediatr 2006; 117:519-522.

On Campus Resources

On Campus Fitness Facility
The Tonkens Center is located in the lower level of the Medical Education Building and is open 24 hours a day. Locker rooms with showers, are located directly across from the fitness center. There is no monthly fee for using the fitness center and your MCW badge will gain you access to the fitness center and locker rooms.

MCW Fitness Class Offerings
Class Schedule
Register for an Exercise Class


Indoor/Outdoor Walking Map

MCW Employee Discounts

Bike Map - Milwaukee County

MCW Wellness Coordinator

MCW Faculty/Staff Wellness Committee




Fitness Tips & Links

Below are some helpful training and exercising tips.


6 Tips for Successful Weight Training

Fitness 101 

7 Most Effective Exercises 

Exercising in the Cold

Health Benefits of Exercise

Exercises While Working 

Rush Hour Work Out

Aerobic Mile Conversion Chart 

A Walk a Day 

Today's UV Index 

Managing Your Condition



Links of Interest

Below you will find links to various health societies and other wellness topics.


American Cancer Society
Telephone: 1-800-227-2345

Nicotine Anonymous
Telephone: 414-750-0328

National Cancer Institute
Cancer Information Service
Telephone: 1-800-CDC-INFO or 1-800-232-6237 

Centers for Disease Control and Preventions
Office of Smoking and Health
Telephone: 1-800-CDC-INFO or 1-800-232-6237 

American Lung Association
Telephone: 1-800-LUNG-USA or 1-800-548-8252

American Heart Association
Telephone: 1-800-AHA-USA-1 or 1-800-242-8721  

Wisconsin Tobacco QuitLine
Telephone: 1-800-QUITNOW

 or 1-800-784-8669

American Stroke Association
Telephone: 1-888-4-STROKE or 1-888-478-7653 

CDC - Body Mass Index
Your BMI is a numerical value of your weight in relation to your height.
MyPyramid offers personalized eating plans, interactive tools to help you plan and assess your food choices and other great resources.
This website provides an extensive listing of individual additives and identification of their known usage.
A shopper's guide to healthy foods. 

Willis Rewards
Get discounts on thousands of items from your favorite stores. 

Food Calorie Calculator
This site helps you figure out how many calories are in a particular food item.

Bike Wisconsin
View Wisconsin's bicycle trails. 

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