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College News, 2012

Archived Medical College of Wisconsin College News stories from 2012.

Dr. John Raymond’s mentor wins Nobel Prize in chemistry

Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD, James B. Duke Professor of Medicine and Professor of Biochemistry at Duke University Medical Center and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, was one of two researchers who shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in chemistry.

Hispanic Heritage Month video vignette-Agustin (Gus) Ramirez

Oct. 15 - September 15 - October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month – a time in which to learn, honor and pay tribute to the achievements of Hispanics throughout history. Agustin (Gus) Ramirez, Chair of Husco Intl, and MCW Board of Trustees member talks about growing up Puerto Rican and why mission work in our communities, here and abroad, is so important to him and to MCW.

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2012

Oct. 10 - In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Medical College of Wisconsin is creating a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope. The vignettes highlight some of the Hispanic and Latino members of the MCW community and the contributions they have made. Oct. 10 - The stories highlight MCW programs that improve the health of underserved populations (including Hispanic and Latino), offer these populations improved access to health care and education, and reduce health disparities.

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2012

Oct. 05 - In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Medical College of Wisconsin is creating a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope. The vignettes highlight some of the Hispanic and Latino members of the MCW community and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve the health of underserved populations (including Hispanic and Latino), offer these populations improved access to health care and education, and reduce health disparities.

Hispanic Heritage Month video vignette-Carlos de la Pena, MD

Oct. 02 - Happy, healthy and candid, Carlos de la Pena, MD, MBA, who has recently returned from a stay treating non-life threatening cancer, sat down to discuss why culture, in many different ways, is so important to the vitality of the Medical College of Wisconsin.

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2012

Sept. 27 - In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Medical College of Wisconsin is creating a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope. The vignettes highlight some of the Hispanic and Latino members of the MCW community and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve the health of underserved populations (including Hispanic and Latino), offer these populations improved access to health care and education, and reduce health disparities.

Hispanic Heritage Month video vignette-Wanda Martinez, MD, PhD

Wanda M. Martinez MD PhD, Assistant Professor and Director, Ophthalmology Medical Student Education talks about how her family in Puerto Rico helped shape her dreams.

Hispanic Heritage Month video vignette-Eduardo Zambrano, MD, MS

Eduardo Zambrano, MD, MS, Associate Professor and Vice-Chairman and Director of Anatomic Pathology at the Medical College talks about growing up in Ecuador and how he keeps connected to his home-land through his mission work at MCW.

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2012

Sept. 17 - In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Medical College of Wisconsin is creating a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope. The vignettes highlight some of the Hispanic and Latino members of the MCW community and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve the health of underserved populations (including Hispanic and Latino), offer these populations improved access to health care and education, and reduce health disparities.

Researcher to study Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Sept 14 - The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a $40,000 grant from the ALS Association’s Jeff Kaufman Fund to study the impact of skeletal muscle on the progression of ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, as it’s commonly known.

Froedtert and MCW e-ICU leadership change

Sept 14 - Lewis B. Somberg, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery (Trauma and Critical Care), has been appointed Medical Director of the e-ICU at Froedtert Hospital, and Valerie Bonne, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary), has been appointed the Co-Medical Director. Both Drs. Somberg and Bonne have been long standing faculty members at the Medical College and Froedtert Hospital. When making the announcement, Lee Biblo, MD, Chief Medical Officer for both Medical College Physicians and Froedtert Hospital, also thanked Dr. Stephen Dolan for his years of service leading the e-ICU.

Medical College to begin development phase for Green Bay, Central Wisconsin Campuses

June 25 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Board of Trustees has authorized MCW’s leadership to enter into the development phase of establishing two community-based medical education campuses in Wisconsin. Sites selected for development are Green Bay and Central Wisconsin with a goal of admitting the first group of medical students to the new campuses as early as the summer of 2015. The Trustees identified milestones that must be achieved before student recruitment will begin on the selected campuses.

Video: Strength Through Collaboration

May 03 - This video highlights stories of how people are being helped and health care is strengthened through collaborations between the Medical College of Wisconsin and its major health care and academic affiliates and community organizations.

Dr. Ann Rosenthal appointed Chief of Rheumatology, Will and Cava Ross Professor of Medicine

Apr. 06 - Ann K. Rosenthal, MD, Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology), has been appointed Chief of the Division of Rheumatology by Roy L. Silverstein, MD, Chairman and the John and Linda Mellowes Professor of Medicine. Dr. Rosenthal also was named the Will and Cava Ross Professor of Medicine, and will assume the new position of Vice Chair for Faculty Development in the Department of Medicine when she completes her current service as Interim Chief of the Medical Service at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.

Dr. Lee Biblo appointed Chief Medical Officer of Froedtert Hospital

Apr. 06 - Lee A. Biblo, MD, Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a cardiologist at Froedtert Hospital, has been appointed Chief Medical Officer of Froedtert Hospital. Dr. Biblo will continue to serve as the Chief Medical Officer for the Medical College Physicians, a role he has held since 2009. In that role, he supervises the clinical quality and clinical informatics officers and associate deans to achieve higher quality outcomes, greater clinical effectiveness, increased patient satisfaction and improved operating efficiency in patient care.

Women’s History Month video vignette – Linda Pololi

March 30 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made.

Women’s History Month video vignette – Dr. Karen Marcdante and Sreevalli Atluru

March 29 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made

Women’s History Month video vignette – Dr. Jung-Ja Kim

March 28 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made.

Women’s History Month video vignette – Dr. Beth Drolet

March 27 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made.

Women’s History Month 2012 – research mission

March 26 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve women’s health or help develop women students, physicians, researchers, educators and leaders.

Women's History Month - Mary Otterson

March 26 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made.

Women's History Month - Judy Kersten

Mar. 23 - Judy R. Kersten, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Senior Vice Chair of Anesthesiology, tells us about her journey at MCW, including the very important steps she took and opportunities she leveraged along the way to further her abilities to be a good leader.

Women's History Month - Mary Horowitz

Mar. 22 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made.

Women's History Month - Cecilia Hillard

Mar. 20 - Cecilia J. Hillard, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Director of The Neuroscience Research Center talks about the importance of mentors and how her career was shaped by some very important people throughout her life.

Women's History Month - Kathy Sheehan

Mar. 19 - Kathy Sheehan, retired Director of Faculty Affairs in the Dean’s Office & MCW Friend has a special invitation to join the lectureship series named in her honor in Celebrate Women’s History Month.

Women’s History Month 2012 – patient care mission

Mar. 19 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve women’s health or help develop women students, physicians, researchers, educators and leaders.

Women's History Month - Paula Traktman

Mar. 16 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made.

Women's History Month - Weber-Lewis/Behling

Mar. 15 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made.

Women's History Month -Janice Burke

Mar. 13 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made.

Women’s History Month 2012 – community engagement mission

Mar. 12 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve women’s health or help develop women students, physicians, researchers, educators and leaders.

Women's History Month - Cheryl Maurana

Mar. 09 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made.

Women's History Month - Mary Ellen Stanek

Mar. 07 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made.

Women’s History Month 2012 – education mission

Mar. 05 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight many of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve women’s health or help women develop as students, physicians, researchers, educators and leaders.

Women's History Month - Sr. Mary Annel

Mar. 05 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made.

Medical College of Wisconsin unveils “Discovery Curriculum”

Feb.28 - When new medical students enter the Medical College of Wisconsin in August 2012, they will encounter a curriculum which is very different from the educational program currently in place. The Medical College is making major changes to its curriculum, the hallmarks of which will be the earlier integration of patient observation for medical students, a year-long foundational program, and a full year of symptom- and system-based units of education to ensure grounding in the basic sciences.

Black History Month video vignette – Drs. Camara and Gebremedhin

Feb. 28 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight a number of our African-American and Black faculty, staff and students, their experiences at MCW and the contributions they have made.

Black History Month 2012 – research mission

Feb. 27 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight some of our African-American and Black faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve the health of underserved populations (including African-American and Black), offer these populations improved access to health care and education, and reduce health disparities.

Black History Month video vignette – Regina Cole

Feb. 27 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight a number of our African-American and Black faculty, staff and students, their experiences at MCW and the contributions they have made.

Black History Month video vignette – Kweku Grant-Acquah

Feb. 24 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight a number of our African-American and Black faculty, staff and students, their experiences at MCW and the contributions they have made.

Black History Month video vignette – Cleon Suggs

Feb. 23 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight a number of our African-American and Black faculty, staff and students, their experiences at MCW and the contributions they have made.

Black History Month video vignette – Steve Fowlkes

Feb. 22 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight a number of our African-American and Black faculty, staff and students, their experiences at MCW and the contributions they have made.

Black History Month video vignette – Dr. Earnestine Willis

Feb. 21 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight a number of our African-American and Black faculty, staff and students, their experiences at MCW and the contributions they have made.

Black History Month 2012 – community engagement mission

Feb. 20 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight some of our African-American and Black faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve the health of underserved populations (including African-American and Black), offer these populations improved access to health care and education, and reduce health disparities.

Black History Month video vignette – Dr. Eugene Pruitt

Feb. 16 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight a number of our African-American and black faculty, staff and students, their experiences at MCW and the contributions they have made.

Black History Month video vignette – Drs. Malmsten, Walker and Flanary

Feb. 15 - In today’s video, Catherine Malmsten, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology); Alonzo P. Walker, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Diversity and Ruth Teske Professor in Surgical Oncology; and Valerie Flanary, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, discuss the importance of recruiting people from under-represented populations to work at MCW and represent us in the community, and the positive impact this has on the diversity of patients we see.

Black History Month video vignette – Dr. Estil Strawn

Feb. 14 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight a number of our African-American and black faculty, staff and students, their experiences at MCW and the contributions they have made.

Black History Month 2012 – patient care mission

Feb. 13 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight some of our African-American and black faculty and staff and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve the health of underserved populations (including African-American and black), offer these populations improved access to health care and education, and reduce health disparities.

Black History Month video vignette – students Cherisse Hall and Chris Ford

Feb. 09 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight a number of our African-American and black faculty, staff and students, their experiences at MCW and the contributions they have made.

Black History Month video vignette – Dr. Dawn Bragg

Feb. 7 - In today's Black History Month video vignette, Dawn Bragg, PhD, Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Diversity, discusses the differences between diversity and inclusion, as well as her passion for her work at MCW.

Black History Month 2012 – Education mission

Feb. 06 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight some of our African-American and black faculty and staff and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve the health of underserved populations (including African-American and black), offer these populations improved access to health care and education, and reduce health disparities. The first story in the series highlights some historical facts and programs in our education mission.

Trustees authorize exploration of statewide community-based medical education program

Feb. 1 - The Medical College of Wisconsin has begun to explore the development of a statewide community-based medical education program to address Wisconsin’s pending physician shortage. The Medical College’s Board of Trustees authorized the College’s administration to conduct feasibility analyses of placing community-based medical school components in one or more regions throughout Wisconsin.

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