Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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In a New York Times article, Dr. Joseph Kerschner provides expert comment on a New England Journal of Medicine study that found that in children with ear tubes, topical antibiotics drops are more effective in treating leaky discharge caused by ear infection than oral antibiotics or observation. Dr. Kerschner noted that it is fairly well-accepted among otolaryngologists that new guidelines encouraging the use of topical antibiotics should be employed. He encourages parents to let pediatricians know that oral antibiotics should be considered for this condition.
The New York Times, February 19, 2014
Sept. 29 - The 20th annual Ridin’ to a Cure event was held in Oconomowoc on September 27. Fox 6 News covered the ride’s kickoff live. Carol Williams, PhD, professor of pharmacology and toxicology at MCW and a breast cancer researcher, is a regular participant in the ride. She was interviewed for the story. WITI TV
Sept. 25 - Brendan Quirk, a research scientist in the neurology department, will portray a Civil War doctor in this weekend’s 24th annual Wade House Civil War Weekend in Greenbush, Wis. Quirk is the great-great-grandson of the 24th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment and a regular participant in re-enactments across the state. Manitowoc Herald Tribune
Sept. 25 - The Milwaukee Business Journal named Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert Health as winners in the large company division for the 2014 Healthiest Employers Awards. Milwaukee Business Journal