Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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The Milwaukee Business Journal reviewed financial reports from MCW and Froedtert Health’s first six months of the current fiscal year to determine the impact of the new Community Physicians division on the organizations’ finances. Dr. John R. Raymond, Sr., said the venture is going as anticipated. Dr. Raymond credited expense controls with MCW posting an increase in operating income to $31.4 million for the period compared with $19.9 million the previous year.
Milwaukee Business Journal, February 27, 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