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Francis Tongpalad, a fourth-year medical student is most at peace when he’s in the “flow state.”
Medical School Dean Reflects on His First Decade
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Inspiring Hope: The Ryan M. Schaller Foundation
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Alyssa is honoring her late husband’s legacy by providing funding for cancer research and support.
Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dean Emeritus Dr. Michael J. Dunn
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Michael J. Dunn, MD '62, guided MCW's emergence as a national leader.
The Walter Zeit Fellowship
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Celebrating leadership, service, loyalty, and compassion in medicine.
MCW Student on a Mission to Prevent Violence in Milwaukee
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Sadly, violence is a part of life for many children, Ashley Hollo learned as an MD student at MCW.
MCW Researcher Develops Framework to Examine Impact of Climate Change on Human Health
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For Jean Bikomeye, a third-year PhD student at MCW, the issue of climate change is very personal.
Embodying Family and Community: MCW Latino Medical Student Association Wins Regional Award and Earns National Service Recognition
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Through mentorship, community outreach, and education, MCW-LMSA is building a strong culture of support.
Kerchia Asia Lee Wins Inaugural Mary Jane Shanks Trailblazer Award
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MCW pharmacy student Kerchia Asia Lee receives award that recognizes non-traditional students who thrive despite barriers to success.
A Physician's Journey to Humility and Gratitude
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Alumnus Dr. Vasudevan is proud of his journey as a physician, son, husband, father and citizen.
Michels Family and Michels Family Foundation Donates $15 Million for Rare Cancers Research
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Gift honors Sophie Michels, a long-term cancer survivor.
Changemaker: Medical Student Receives National Recognition for Local Community Health Work
April 6, 2022
MCW medical student Jonathan Wong selected for prestigious Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellowship.
Two Years Later, MCW Reflects on COVID-19: Dr. Jessica Olson
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Jessica Olson, PhD, MPH, associate professor, highlights the importance of virtual connection as she looks back over the last 2 years.
From “No Way” to Leading the Way
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Alumna Mia Cowan, MD ’02, GME ‘06, MBA, credits MCW with changing the course of her professional life.
Two Years Later, MCW Reflects on COVID-19: Dr. Heidi Christianson
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Heidi F. Christianson, PhD, MS, associate professor, considers the uncertainty and aftereffects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two Years Later, MCW Reflects on COVID-19: Dr. Karen MacKinnon
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Karen J. MacKinnon, BPharm, RPh, assistant professor and director praises a sense of purpose within the first 2 years of the COVID pandemic.
Two Years Later, MCW Reflects on COVID-19: Dr. Nathan Ledeboer
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Nathan Ledeboer, PhD, medical director and professor, praises teamwork and diversity amidst the last 2 years of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saving Lives by Changing the System
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Years ago Jackson County residents realized they had a problem with suicides amongst its residents.
Two Years Later, MCW Reflects on COVID-19: Dr. David Nelson
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David Nelson, PhD, MS, associate professor, urges patience and encouragement, reflecting on the past 2 years of COVID.
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