Campus News

Lane closures around campus during the week of June 18

June 22 - There are numerous ramps and roads around campus opening up the week of June 25 after long-term closures.

Predicting prostate cancer

June 20 - MCW researchers seek to amplify predictive powers of prostate MRI. Learn more about their efforts in the Winter 2018 issue of MCW Magazine.

Lane closures around campus during the week of June 18

June 15 - There are a number of overnight road and ramp closures around campus the week of June 18.

Dr. Raul Urrutia highlights MCW’s genomic science, precision medicine efforts for Rotary Club

June 12 - Raul Urrutia, MD, Director of MCW’s Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center, was the featured speaker at the Rotary Club of Milwaukee’s Tuesday Speaker Series on June 12. Dr. Urrutia gave a presentation tiled, Precision Medicine: A Scientific Revolution in our Own Back Yard.

Learning to "Act like a doctor"

June 12 - MCW-Milwaukee medical student Sai-Suma Samudrala shares her experiences practicing medicine through her “how to” courses and highlights some of the valuable skills she learns from clinicians, patients and peers.

Improving cancer outcomes for the underserved

June 7 - Reducing the burden of cancer among underserved populations is a lofty goal, but Melinda Stolley, PhD, is well-positioned to generate some big ideas. The cancer incidence rate for Hispanics and African Americans continues to rise, and Dr. Stolley and her team are employing every option they can to change this.

Dr. Julie Freed named 2018 Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Scholar

June 5 - Julie Freed, MD, PhD, assistant professor of anesthesiology, is the recipient of the 2018 Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Scholar Award to fund her research on the treatment of life-threatening low blood pressure.

You can still register for Have a Heart motorcycle ride this Saturday

June 5 - Registration is still open for the 10th annual Have a Heart Motorcycle Ride on Saturday, June 9, to benefit the Cardiovascular Center (CVC). The team will gather in the MCW parking lot at 9:30 am and ride together with CVC Board member Danny Muchin to the start line at Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson in Thiensville.

When doctors become patients

May 31 - Viewing life from another person's perspective often allows us to see and think about things differently, and may affect how we interact with those around us. For a physician, a change in perspective can be especially powerful if it results from experiencing life as a patient.

MCW, Department of Surgery honored for support of employees who serve in military reserve

May 9 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and MCW Department of Surgery were recently honored by ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve), a Department of Defense program, for their support of employees in the military reserve.

Dr. Balaraman Kalyanaraman receives outstanding achievement award from the Society of Asian American Scientists in Cancer Research

May 2 - Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD, chair and professor of Biophysics and the Harry R. and Angeline E. Quadracci Professor in Parkinson’s Research, is one of eight Indian American scientists to receive this year’s outstanding achievement award from the Society of Asian American Scientists in Cancer Research.

Strain for the Brain Run/Walk on May 12 to benefit brain tumor research

Apr. 24 - The annual Strain for the Brain 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, May 12, at Miller Park. The event raises awareness of brain tumors and their impact on those affected by them. Since 2010, Strain for the Brain has raised nearly $350,000 for brain tumor research at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin.

First symposium in Nepal on Emergency Medicine and Education

Apr. 23 - On April 3, faculty representatives from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) participated in an inaugural symposium at Dhulikhel Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal. The theme of this one-day symposium was “Challenges and Opportunities in Emergency Medicine Training and Research in Nepal.”

Inaugural Hoops for Hunger: A slam-dunk time blocking out hunger

April 13 - On Saturday, April 7, the MCW community exchanged their stethoscopes and pipettes for basketball shoes and water bottles at the inaugural Hoops for Hunger event.

Donations made to honor physicians on National Doctors’ Day

Mar. 30 - In honor of National Doctors’ Day, celebrated on March 30, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Office of Development and the Froedtert Hospital Foundation (FHF) invited individuals to “Honor a Doctor” by making a donation to MCW or FHF in the name of a deserving physician.

World Health Day Celebration on April 5

Mar. 29 - In recognition of World Health Day, the MCW Office of Global Health is co-sponsoring a free event on April 5 at UW-Milwaukee. A showing of the documentary film “Design that Heals” will be followed by a brief panel discussion. The film will be shown in Curtain Hall, 3243 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee, Room 175, at the UW-Milwaukee campus. Refreshments start at 5:30 p.m., and the screening begins at 6 p.m.

Registration now open for Conversations with Scientists!

Mar. 21 - Registration is now open for Conversations with Scientists! AHW's popular speaker series is back, this time in partnership with the MCW Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center. Top physicians and scientists will walk us through the history of precision medicine and what you need to know about the “genome,” how scientists use research to solve tough medical cases, the power in understanding your DNA, and new ways doctors and scientists are using genetic information to understand disease and care for your health.

Froedtert & MCW Team seeks members for the Ann’s Hope Block Melanoma 5K run/walk

Mar. 21 - Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network is a proud sponsor of Ann’s Hope Foundation’s annual Block Melanoma 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, May 20. The Froedtert & MCW team will be participating, and they encourage all interested staff and students to join them.

Lucky Lanes to host 5th annual bowling fundraiser for WBCS on April 28 & 29

Mar. 21 - The fifth annual Lucky Lanes 9 Pin No Tap Bowling Tournament to support the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse (WBCS) will take place Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, at Lucky Lanes, 5014 W. Howard Ave., Milwaukee. To date, more than $20,000 from this event has been donated for Medical College of Wisconsin breast cancer and prostate cancer research.

Patient offers Doctors’ Day tribute to Dr. Denise Uyar

Mar. 19 - Dr. Denise Uyar, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and chief of gynecologic oncology who sees patients in the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center, was honored by Ann Moore, one of her patients.

Patient offers Doctors’ Day tribute to Dr. Marcelo Pasquini

Mar. 12 - Dr. Marcelo Pasquini, associate professor of medicine in hematology and oncology who sees patients in the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center, was honored by the family of one of his patients as part of the National Doctors’ Day 2017 campaign.

National Doctors’ Day on March 30 offers chance to honor our physicians

Mar. 9 - In honor of National Doctors’ Day, which is celebrated March 30, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Office of Development and the Froedtert Hospital Foundation (FHF) invite individuals to “Honor a Doctor” by making a donation to MCW or FHF in the name of a deserving physician.

Dr. Merle Orr receives Black Excellence Award

Mar. 5 - Merle R. Orr, MD, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Medical College of Wisconsin, was selected by The Milwaukee Times to receive the 2018 Black Excellence Award in the Health category.

Call all skaters - Now you can Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer!

Feb. 27 - Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin is looking for skaters of all levels to participate in the new Wisconsin Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer Event on Sunday, April 8. If you glide across the ice like an Olympian or wobble your way around the rink, there is a place for you.

Comprehensive Injury Center issues solicitation for letter of intent for injury-related research

Feb. 22 - The Comprehensive Injury Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin is soliciting letters of intent for full proposals for injury prevention and control research projects.

Earn CME credits while searching MCW Libraries databases!

Feb. 14 - You can earn CME credits while using some of your favorite MCW Libraries resources. In order to collect CMEs from any of the following databases, you will need to create a personal account in the resource.

Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Run/Walk on Feb. 10 to benefit cardiac research

Feb. 7 - The 22nd annual Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run & Walk will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 10 a.m. Participants can register onsite on the day of the event.

Dr. Ann B. Nattinger highlighted as Change Agent

Jan. 31 - Ann B. Nattinger, MD, MPH, senior associate dean for research, Lady Riders Professor of Breast Cancer Research and professor of medicine, was highlighted in MCW’s Change Agent column.

Dr. Fredrik Broekhuizen, 15-year Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty member, died Jan. 13 at age 72

Jan. 26 - Fredrik ‘Frits’ Broekhuizen, MD, a 15-year member of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty, died Jan. 13 at age 72. Dr. Broekhuizen retired professor emeritus from MCW in 2016 and then continued teaching as a volunteer clinical faculty member.

Bringing needed pediatric allergy and immunology care to the Phoenix area

Jan. 25 - Cindy Salm Bauer, MD '07, FEL '13, finished her fellowship only four years ago – but in that short period of time, she has made significant contributions to the field of allergy and immunology in Phoenix, Arizona. In 2013, Dr. Bauer was hired by Phoenix Children's Hospital, tasked with establishing its Allergy and Immunology Clinic.

Strikes for Hope Charity Bowling Tournament on Feb. 24 to benefit MCW Cancer Center

Jan. 22 - The 10th annual Strikes for Hope Charity Bowling Tournament will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, at Sussex Bowl. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center for cancer research. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Feb. 14.

Where “Time is Brain”

Jan. 17 - MCW's specialized and extensively trained neurointerventional team provide comprehensive stroke care, vascular neurology and neurocritical care to complex stroke patients at Froedtert Hospital.

Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Run/Walk on Feb. 10 to benefit cardiac research

Jan. 11 - The 22nd annual Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run & Walk will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 10 a.m. at Wil-O-Way Recreation Center, 10602 Underwood Parkway in Wauwatosa. The event supports heart research at the Cardiovascular Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Diagnosis by DNA

Jan. 11 - MCW's pediatric genetics team seeks answers in the human genome and trains the next generation of DNA detectives.

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