MCW In The News
Medical College of Wisconsin faculty experts comment or are referenced in the following online stories, newest stories listed first. (RSS)
May 22 - Alice Archabal has been named Chief Development Officer and Vice President of Development for both Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Milwaukee Business Journal
May 22 - Ileen Gilbert, MD, professor of medicine (pulmonology), discusses the lack of clinical testing of electronic cigarettes, which are growing in popularity in use in Wisconsin. CBS 58
May 13 - Dr. John Raymond, CEO and President of MCW, and Dr. Joseph Kerschner, Dean of the Medical School and Executive Vice President of MCW, were in attendance for the groundbreaking ceremony for the Gehl-Mulva Science Center at St. Norbert College in DePere. Green Bay Press Gazette
May 13 - James S. Hyde, PhD, the James S. Hyde Professor of Biophysics and Director of the National Biomedical EPR Center at MCW, is one of this year’s Eureka Awards presented by the Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee Business Journal
May 7 - Elizabeth Worthey, PhD, assisted Greenfield High School’s SMART (Students Modeling a Research Topic) team on a presentation centered on a family with an aggressive form of cervical cancer and its potential link to MGMT (0-6-methylguanine-DNA-methyltransferase). Greenfield Patch
May 7 - For the sixth consecutive year, Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin will be joining with Fox 6 TV and the Milwaukee Brewers to sponsor free prostate screening tests on May 29 at Miller Park. Dr. William See explained the importance for men to be screened for prostate cancer. WauwatosaNOW
May 7 - Dr. Jon Lehrmann will participate in the Marquette University College of Nursing Health Care Forum on access to mental health care services in the Milwaukee-area. Nursing.advanceweb.com
May 7 - The 9th Annual Block Melanoma 5K Run and 3K Walk, organized by Ann’s Hope Foundation, will be held May 19 at the Milwaukee County Zoo. WauwatosaNOW
May 7 - In an Appleton Post Crescent article, Dr. Louella Amos explains why toddlers may experience sleep terrors and offers advice for parents on how to handle bedtime problems with children. Appleton Post Crescent
May 7 - In an interview with CBS/Channel 58, John Moulder, PhD, stresses that the scientific literature has found no connection between cell phone use and cancer. CBS 58
May 7 - Dr. Edit Olasz provides expert comment to NBC/Channel 4 on melanoma. WTMJ-TV
May 7 - In a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel opinion editorial by James Causey, Dr. Stephen Hargarten comments on how excessive alcohol consumption plays a major role in the majority of the region’s shootings, stabbings, assaults, car crashes, and domestic violence incidents. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 7 - Drs. Jon Lehrmann and Stephen Hargarten provide expert comment in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article on the 28% suicide rate increase over an 11-year period among middle-aged Americans. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 7 - The Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research awarded $10,000 Early Career Development Awards to Dr. Matthew Riese and Dr. Jennifer Strande. WauwatosaNOW
May 7 - A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial on the need to build an entrepreneurial climate in the city notes MCW’s research efforts leading to new job creation. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 7 - A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel feature article focuses on Columbia St. Mary’s Urban Church Wellness program with 44 participating Central City churches. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 7 - The Appleton Post Crescent reported on Walter and Dee Coyle, a DePere couple who are participating in a Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial at Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin. Appleton Post Crescent
May 7 - Martin J. Hessner, PhD, received a three-year, $857,000 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to continue to develop an assay shown to detect inflammation linked to the development of Type 1 diabetes before patients are symptomatic. WauwatosaNOW
May 7 - Liliana Pezzin, PhD, received a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study socioeconomic disparities in breast cancer outcomes. WauwatosaNOW
May 7 - Somna Therapeutics, a Germantown-based start-up company, has raised $1.2 million of funding for development of the Reza band, a device developed by Dr. Reza Shaker. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 7 - In an interview on WUWM-FM’s “Lake Effect,” Dr. Ulrich Broeckel discusses genetics and obesity. A recent study in which MCW was involved identifies genes contributing to body mass in different races. WUWM-FM
May 7 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel highlights an AAMC report that the nation’s medical schools are on track to increase enrollment by 30% by 2017. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 7 - MCW is one of approximately 60 medical schools nationwide in which ovarian cancer patients serve as lecturers to medical students in the “Survivors Teaching Students” program. Fox 6 News
May 7 - Groundbreaking ceremonies will be held on May 10 for St. Norbert College’s new Gehl-Mulva Science Center, which also will house components of MCW’s community-based medical education program in Green Bay. Green Bay Press Gazette & WisBusiness.com
May 6 - Piero Antuono, MD, professor of neurology, pharmacology, and toxicology and director of the Dementia Research Center, discusses the importance of clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease. Oshkosh Northwestern
May 3 - Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH, professor and chair of emergency medicine; and Jon Lehrmann, MD, Charles E. Kubly Professor and chair of psychiatry and behavioral medicine, discussed the rising rates of suicide among men, and the need for further research to identify causes and prevention strategies. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 1 - MCW’s strength in research is identified as one of the positive contributors to Milwaukee’s economic growth in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article on ideas to move Milwaukee forward. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 1 - Dr. Stephen Hargarten provides expert opinion for an NBC/Channel 4 report on why so many inebriated individuals have died in Wisconsin rivers. 620 WTMJ
May 1 - In an NBC/Channel 4 report, Dr. Christopher Chitambar explains how alcohol consumption can increase a woman’s risk for breast cancer. 620 WTMJ
May 1 - MCW’s Center for AIDS Intervention Research will present a one-day conference, “Fronteras Y Barreras/Borders and Barriers: Addressing Latino Immigrant Experiences with Health, Healthcare, and HIV in the United States,” on May 13. Windy City Media Group
May 1 - Laura Cassidy, PhD, received a one-year, $8,000 award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to fund a new public health traineeship program. WauwatosaNOW
May 1 - Davis, John Imig, PhD, co-authored a study in Experimental Biology and Medicine that demonstrated that soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibition and peroxisome proliferator activator receptorγ activation in combination had the greatest beneficial effects on the multi-disease features and progression of kidney disease associated with cardiometabolic syndrome. Medical News Today
May 1 - Drs. Grzegorz Telega , David Cronin II and Ellis Avner reported in Pediatric Transplantation on a new evidence-based, clinical algorithm they developed to help physicians treat complex patients with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease. Science Codex
May 1 - Catherine Jacobson, President and CEO of Froedtert Health, is profiled in Becker’s Hospital Review. The article highlights the development of strategic relationships with MCW. Becker's Hospital Review
May 1 - Jung-Ja Kim, PhD, received a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to study the structure and function of enzymes involved in fatty acid oxidation. WauwatosaNOW
May 1 - Yuri Amirkhanian, PhD, and Jeffrey Kelly, PhD, received a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to engage social networks of persons living with HIV in the former Soviet Union to support other people who are HIV positive. HealthCanal
May 1 - Yi “Sherry” Zhang, PhD, is lead author of a study to be published in Obesity that pinpoints two new genes linked to obesity. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 2 - Fox 6 news profiled the ”Survivors Teaching Students” program, in which patients share their stories with medical students at the Medical College of Wisconsin. WITI-TV
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