Medical College of Wisconsin
Every great life-changing discovery begins the same way—with new knowledge. It can change everything, from a single life to the future of entire communities. That’s why academic medicine, and the continuous pursuit of knowledge, is at the center of everything we do. The Medical College of Wisconsin brings a synergy between the best medical education, research and patient care. Tomorrow’s discoveries happen right here alongside the very people who bring those lessons to our students. Every bit of knowledge, and every advancement, provides our students with an unprecedented, collaborative learning environment, and helps improve the vitality and care of our communities.
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The future of drug treatment
April 16, 2019
Pharmacogenomics research at the Medical College of Wisconsin could drastically improve the way health care is delivered.
Reaching out to the LGBT community
April 9, 2019
Malika Siker, MD, and Alan G. Nyitray, PhD, are working diligently to address cancer disparities in Milwaukee’s LGBT communities.
March 18, 2019
Meet Dr. David Nelson, a community-based researcher laying the foundation for a healthier world through relationships.
Match Day Moments: Gina Groshek
March 14, 2019
MCW student shares her journey that will lead to her Match Day moment and how her envelope will shape her future.
Understanding cancer disparities in Milwaukee
February 18, 2019
Lauren Matthews is helping to lead a project that digs deeper into the underlying causes of these disparities and subsequently addresses these issues in the African American community.
February 12, 2019
Clinical trials help scientists and health-care professionals uncover new ways to prevent, detect or treat diseases that are safe and effective. Meet education/quality assurance manager, Becca Selle, who is inspired to help researchers navigate the future of medicine.
Transformative cancer treatment now available at Froedtert and MCW Clinical Cancer Center
February 6, 2019
Elekta Unity MR-linac delivers clearer and more accurate imaging for hard-to-treat cancers. The Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center at Froedtert Hospital is one of just two centers in the U.S., along with MD Anderson in Houston, to offer Unity MR-linac to cancer patients.
February 4, 2019
MCW student’s passion project makes dreams reality for critically ill children.
From geometry to genetics
January 21, 2019
High school student conducts biomedical research through MCW summer programs.
Small town has outsized contribution to MCW community
January 14, 2019
Despite Pittsville’s small size, it is the hometown to three members of the MCW community who bring a distinct perspective to healthcare.
Learning to better care for veterans
November 9, 2018
Dr. Gregory Burek is working to help improve communication between medical professionals and military service members.
Born to Discover
October 24, 2018
Nabeel Quryshi, one of the nation’s top young investigative minds, will present this year at the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden.
October 17, 2018
MCW clinical psychology intern has overcome many obstacles to reach her goals.
October 3, 2018
MCW student Christian Hernandez conducted research in Panama this summer to examine treatment protocols for leishmaniasis, a neglected tropical disease that impacts rural and disadvantaged populations there.
Healing in the Pacific
August 17, 2018
MCW alumnus fulfills 30-year promise to himself.
Proud to be local
August 7, 2018
Incoming medical student looks forward to attending school in hometown.
Alumna bringing health care to rural Haiti
July 21, 2018
From the outset, MCW alumna and adjunct faculty member Dr. Catherine Wolf has taken an approach to patient care that veers off the beaten path. In 2006, she founded a health care nonprofit in an isolated mountain community in rural Haiti where she has worked ever since.
199 years of service: A family's legacy of medical work continues
July 6, 2018
First-year resident Dr. Allie Taylor and her mother Dr. Susan Taylor are continuing their family’s legacy of mission work that has spanned more than four generations.
On the other side of the stethoscope: Dr. Kenneth Lee
July 3, 2018
Dr. Lee's fellow veterans give him a renewed sense of purpose.
From hospital gown to graduation gown: Two men devoted to alleviating suffering
June 1, 2018
When Michael Orban first met Michael Dailey, MD, in 1979, Orban was wearing a hospital gown. When they met again last week at MCW's Commencement Ceremony almost 40 years later, he was wearing a graduation gown.
From student to patient to doctor
May 22, 2018
Throughout his career, John has served in many caregiver roles including time as a registrar, technician, nurse and MD student. However, John’s role was reversed when he was diagnosed with cancer.
MCW graduate aspires to make science more approachable
May 15, 2018
From writing research papers to blogging and mentoring, Francie Moehring believes science communication should be a priority.
A lasting legacy: MCW physician and mother models resilience for her sons
May 10, 2018
A mother’s example can leave a lasting legacy for her children. Dr. Judith Kosasih is no exception. The resilience she demonstrated as a young immigrant, student and, ultimately, physician inspired her son to follow in her footsteps.
Training the next generation of cardiovascular researchers
May 3, 2018
The Medical College of Wisconsin Cardiovascular Center National Institute of Health T32 Postdoctoral Training Program is drawing top talent and helping to prep the next crop of innovative heart researchers.