MCW In The News, 2013

Archived Medical College of Wisconsin In The News stories from 2013.

Campus Dean named for MCW-Green Bay

Matthew Hunsaker, MD, will provide overall leadership of MCW’s community medical education program in Green Bay.

New Retinal Imaging Methods

National Eye Institute supporting new retinal imaging methods for diagnosing and treating eye disease. News-Medical

Partnership Noted during “Topping Out” Ceremony for Gehl-Mulva Science Center

Nov 8 - St. Norbert College President Thomas Kunkel discusses the St. Norbert/MCW partnership in a YouTube video on the “topping out” ceremony for St. Norbert’s Gehl-Mulva Science Center. Youtube

The Course of Their Lives

Oct 9 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel follows six M1 students through anatomy class, from the first day of lecture to the memorial service honoring the donors who provided this critical part of their medical education. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Genetic Sequencing Solves Mystery Diseases in Adults, Kids

Oct 3 - A New England Journal of Medicine editorial written by Howard Jacob, PhD, Warren P. Knowles Professor of Genetics and director of the Human and Molecular Genetics Center, was referenced in a USA Today article about the clinical utility of next generation sequencing. USA Today

Dr. Kerschner Named Founding Secretary of International Society for Otitis Media

Sept 30 - Dr. Joseph E. Kerschner has been named the founding Secretary of the International Society for Otitis Media. TMCnet.com

Dr. Woodson Discusses How Sleep Loss Impacts Cardiovascular System, Metabolism

Aug 2 - Dr. B. Tucker Woodson discusses how sleep deprivation can impact the cardiovascular system and metabolism in Health Matters with Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Everyday Health

Dr. Grayson Comments on Study on Genetic Origins of Human Allergies

Aug 2 - Dr. Mitchell Grayson provides expert comment in a U.S. News & World Report article on a study on a connective tissue disorder that could provide information on the genetic origin of nearly all human allergies and allergic diseases. U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Hong Discusses Expansion of Transplant Program

Aug 2 - Dr. Johnny Hong discusses plans to expand the joint organ transplant program for MCW, Froedtert, Children’s and the BloodCenter in the Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee Business Journal

MCW Announces Targeted Start Dates for Green Bay, Central Wisconsin Campuses

Aug 2 - MCW announced targeted start dates for the community-based medical education campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MCW Selects Locations for Central Wisconsin Campus

July 2 - The Medical College of Wisconsin today announced two locales for its new community medical education program in central Wisconsin. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Braza Selected for Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women

June 3 - Dr. Diane Braza has been selected to participate in the 2013-2014 Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women. WauwatosaNOW

State Committee Supports Funding for New Campuses, Expanded Primary Care Residencies

June 3 - Wisconsin’s state budget committee approved $7.4 million to help MCW develop new campuses in the Green Bay area and Central Wisconsin. WisPolitics.com

Genetics Center is First in the World to Offer Complete Whole Genome Sequencing

May 27 - MCW’s Human and Molecular Genetics Center is the first in the world to offer complete whole genome sequencing, from patient consent through the return of clinical results, to patients worldwide. Fox 6 Now & HealthNewsDigest.com

MCW Celebrates 120th Anniversary

May 13 - MCW will celebrate its 120th anniversary on the College’s founding date, May 20. WauwatosaNOW

State Building Commission Approves State Financing for MCW Campuses

March 25 - The Wisconsin State Building Commission approved state financing to support MCW’s community based education programs for medical education in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. BizTimes

College Named to 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

March 12 - MCW is one of 13 Wisconsin colleges and universities named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Impact of Sequestration on MCW

March 12 - Sequestration will force $5-9 million in federal funding cuts to MCW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel & The Badger Herald

Sequestration threatens MCW’s research and education

March 1 - An opinion editorial written by Dr. Raymond, Dr. Kerschner, and Mr. Bolton identifies the potential impact of sequestration on the Medical College’s missions. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Governor’s Budget Includes Funds for Community-Based Medical Education Programs

Feb. 27 - Governor Scott Walker’s proposed budget includes $7.4 million in bonding for MCW’s community-based medical education campuses in Central Wisconsin and Green Bay and $1.75 million to expand MCW’s family and community medicine residency program by 12 slots. Fox6 News, GazetteExtra, & St. Norbert Times

Dr. Raymond Discusses Benefits of Integrated Community Clinics

Feb. 19 - Dr. John R. Raymond, Sr., discusses the benefits of MCW and Froedtert Health’s decision to integrate the organizations’ community clinics. Becker's Hospital Review

Governor’s Budget Includes Funds for Community-Based Medical Education Programs

Feb. 19 - Governor Scott Walker’s budget proposal includes $7.4 million for MCW’s community-based medical education campuses, $1.75 million to expand MCW’s family and community medicine residency program, $4 million to help rural hospitals pool their resources and apply for graduate medical education accreditation, and $1 million to support medical residencies. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wausau Leaders Excited about Money Proposed for MCW Campus in Central Wisconsin

Feb. 13 - John Raymond, Sr., MD, President and CEO of MCW, discussed Governor Walker’s proposed budget, which earmarks $7.4 million for MCW community medical education campuses in Central Wisconsin and Green Bay. WAOW TV

St. Norbert College Provides Details on New Science Building

Feb. 6 - St. Norbert College officials provided details on plans for a new $42 million science building, which also will house components of MCW’s community-based medical education program in Green Bay. Insight

458 College Physicians Selected by Peers for Inclusion in 2013 Best Doctors in America®

Feb. 6 - A total of 458 MCW physicians, representing 63 specialties, were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2013 Best Doctors in America®. WauwatosaNOW

Chancellor Harden Expresses Commitment, Benefits of Green Bay Medical School Campus

Jan. 29 - In his mid-year Convocation address, UW-Green Bay Chancellor Thomas Harden describes his university’s commitment to MCW’s community-based medical education program in Green Bay and the benefits the new program will bring to UWGB. UWGB Inside Newsletter

100 Years of Collaboration - Public Forum

Jan. 22 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recognized the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Marquette University School of Medicine in an editorial lauding Milwaukee’s Public Policy Forum. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Celebrating 100 Years of Collaboration

Jan. 22 - To mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Marquette University School of Medicine, Dr. John R. Raymond, Sr., and Father Scott Pilarz, President of Marquette University, co-authored an opinion editorial in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on the organizations’ 100 years of collaboration. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

100 Years of Collaboration

Jan. 14 - Dr. John Raymond, President and CEO of MCW, and Father Scott Pilarz, President of Marquette University, authored an op-ed celebrating a century of collaboration and partnership between the two institutions. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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