Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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Dr. B. Tucker Woodson (Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences) discussed with WTMJ-AM the results of a sleep apnea clinical trial he led. The study, reported in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that a surgically-implanted upper airway stimulation device reduced obstructive sleep apnea episodes by 70 percent.
620 WTMJ-AM, January 19, 2014
July 29 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled in favor of MCW in a case that affirmed lower court rulings that Wisconsin’s whistleblower law only protects people who actually receive a salary from the institution they file a complaint against. WPR
July 29 - A story on WUWM-FM explores the increase in concussion in children nationwide, and prevention, treatment and research around youth concussion. Kevin Walter, MD, associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and director of the Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine program at Children’s Hospital, was interviewed for the story. WUWM-FM
July 29 - In an ABC-TV/Channel 12 report, Frank Pintar, PhD discusses research in MCW’s Vehicle Crashworthiness Lab at the Zablocki VA Medical Center on angled front/side impact crashes. The report notes that MCW research has contributed to the development of side, curtain, and knee airbags in automobiles. Dr. David Milia discusses the types of injuries created by angled crashes that are treated at the Children’s and Froedtert Trauma Centers. WISN