Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin welcomes new faculty advisor
July 23, 2013 College News - Mark McNally, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, was selected to be the first Faculty Advisor for Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin's (AHW) Research and Education Program. He will focus his efforts on working collaboratively with Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) faculty to develop applications for AHW Research and Education Program funding and to augment the program's evaluation processes.
Dr. McNally is experienced in the peer review and merit review process, providing peer reviews for publications like the Journal of Virology, and merit reviews for the National Science Foundation. His lab studies the regulation of messenger RNA processing in viruses and cellular genes.
Dr. McNally also contributes guidance and leadership to MCW's education mission, serving on the Medical Curriculum and Evaluation Committee's Executive Committee and on its M1/M2 Subcommittee, and as Chair of the Mentoring Committee in the Interdisciplinary Program in Biomedical Sciences within the Graduate School.
In recognition of his contributions to MCW, Dr. McNally has received the MCW Faculty Council Pin (2012), Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Recognition (2009, 2011), a Standing Ovation Award Certificate (2009), and the Teacher of the Year Award in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (2008).
About the AHW Endowment
The Medical College of Wisconsin's Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin endowment is committed to improving the health of the people of Wisconsin through research, education and community health partnerships.
The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin endowment was created in 1999 as a result of the Blue Cross/Blue Shield United of Wisconsin's conversion to a for-profit corporation.