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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Finding Her Place
January 13, 2020
With the help of a mentor and her own determination, Carla Bridges, MD, was able to find her place at MCW.
Working Backwards: From Bedside to Bench to Bedside
January 6, 2020
MCW physician-researchers are investigating the effect of vitamin B12 on patients with sepsis through an innovative clinical trial.
Turning Hurdles into Stepping Stones
December 9, 2019
As a first-generation college graduate, Dr. Sherréa Jones pushed herself to pursue unprecedented achievements in her family.
Unity MR-Linac Offers Personalized Radiation Therapy
December 5, 2019
Radiation oncologists are using the world's first Elekta Unity MR-Linac technology to personalize radiation therapy.
December 3, 2019
Meet Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld, a champion for health equity and new leader of a statewide philanthropy resource.
Surgeon Gives Back Through Service to Military, Communities Around the Globe
November 8, 2019
Combining his talents in medicine with his service in the military, Dr. Jim Ninomiya has made his career as a doctor a true humanitarian effort.
Experience Beyond Her Years: New Medical Student Plans Career of Service
November 5, 2019
Nnenna Nwaelugo’s mature vision for what a health system should be belies her age – she is only 19.
Protecting the Heart
October 28, 2019
Physician-Scientist seeks to prevent cardiovascular disease.
Thinking Globally to Advance Science
October 25, 2019
Dominique Carter, PhD ’16, began her career in industry before entering government service through a competitive fellowship program.
The Prime Minister Who Weekends as a Surgeon
October 17, 2019
Dr. Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of Bhutan and MCW fellowship alumnus, has an unconventional definition for what it means to de-stress over the weekend.
Making a Difference
September 30, 2019
Jerrell Lovett wants to help change factors that lead to negative health outcomes for African Americans.
Chasing a Dream
September 23, 2019
Meet British, a future physician driven to serve the underserved.
Dreaming of a Cure
September 17, 2019
Meet Bryon, a man inspired to transform spinal cord injury.
Treating Sarcoma, the Orphan Disease
September 3, 2019
Dr. Meena Bedi is currently leading a team of researchers in piloting a new project aimed at creating a blood test for soft tissue sarcomas.
A Tradition of Mentorship
August 26, 2019
The Medical College of Wisconsin has a strong tradition of training students who eventually become faculty members.
August 12, 2019
One of the many people John Kummer helps cross the street each day at the MCW-Milwaukee campus is the physician who saved his life.
Closer to Home
August 5, 2019
For medical student Mario Castellanos, the ability to work with the Latino community in Milwaukee brings him a little closer to home.
Immunotherapy Breakthroughs in Lymphoma Treatment Show the Power of Translational Research
July 22, 2019
Dr. Bryon Johnson’s personally meaningful clinical research to harness the immune system to fight cancer is showing promising results.
Climbing for a Cure
July 16, 2019
Dr. Ehab Atallah and colleagues will embark on a journey to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in October to support the International Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Foundation.
June 27, 2019
Dr. Frank Pintar is a biomedical engineer inspired by innovation and driven by collaboration to help clinicians create a healthier future.