MCW News, 2016

Archived Medical College of Wisconsin news stories from 2016.

Perinatal group: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy being offered by Dr. Abbey Kruper

Dec. 30 - Mindfulness is an accepting and non-judgmental awareness of thoughts, emotions, and present circumstances. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) blends cognitive therapy and mindfulness practices. Participants familiarize themselves with modes of thinking that contribute to negative mood states and develop new relationships to thoughts to promote healthier ways of living.

Office of Technology Development: Moving Science from Patents to Patients

Dec. 29 - Some would call it "the Shark Tank of the Medical College of Wisconsin" (MCW), but those on the inside refer to the process of technology transfer as more of a "Coral Reef" – where the process is transparent and collaborative rather than cutthroat. Learn more in the Fall 2016 issue of MCW Magazine.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Dec. 26

Dec. 21 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Dec. 26, 2016. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

Barclay Ferguson named MCW chief financial officer

Dec. 22 - Barclay Ferguson has been named chief financial officer for the Medical College of Wisconsin. Most recently, Ferguson has served as the chief financial officer at Integrated Health Network of Wisconsin (IHN) since March 2015. Ferguson has over 20 years of experience in growing enterprise value for large public and private organizations. He has extensive experience in strategic planning, accounting, budgeting, contract negotiations, mergers, and acquisitions.

Sign up now: Neurology continuing ed program planned for Jan. 14

Dec. 22 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Department of Neurology is sponsoring a continuing education program on Saturday, Jan. 14, designed to meet the needs of primary care providers including family medicine specialists, advanced practice providers, internists, pediatricians and community-based neurologists. The program will address approaches specialists would take to assessing the patient, ordering diagnostic testing, determining decision points for referral and presenting evidence-based therapeutic recommendations suitable for the community-setting.

Summer research programs offer valuable opportunity to med, grad students

Dec. 20 - The question "What did you do on summer vacation?" could generate some very interesting responses if asked of any of the 147 undergraduate students and first-year medical students who participated in MCW's 2016 Medical Student Summer Research Program or Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR).

Investigators receive $2.6M NCI grant to study plant-based preventive treatment for patients with o

Dec. 20 - Ming You, MD, PhD, director of the MCW Cancer Center, and Stuart Wong, MD, a nationally renowned physician scientist who specializes in head and neck cancers at the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center, have received a $2.6M multi-investigator R01 grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to evaluate a widely used Chinese herbal formula called Antitumor B as potent cancer preventive agents for squamous cell carcinomas (SCC), the most common malignancies of the oral cavity.

Dr. Kalyanaraman teaches cancer course at Anna University in Chennai, India

Dec. 20 - Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD, Harry R. & Angeline E. Quadracci Professor in Parkinson’s Research, chair and professor of biophysics and founder of the MCW Free Radical Research Center, was recently invited to teach a course on “Targeting Cancer Metabolism” to students at Anna University in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

MCW Honored for Partnership with Milwaukee Academy of Science

Dec. 19 - This past month, the Milwaukee Academy of Science (MAS) honored its partnership with MCW at the Academy’s inaugural Gala. MAS was founded in 2000 as a result of the efforts of MCW’s president emeritus, T. Michael Bolger, JD, and his commitment to improving access to rigorous, high-quality STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education in Milwaukee.

President’s Diversity and Inclusion Award recipients announced

Dec. 19 - The Medical College of Wisconsin has selected two individuals to receive the 2016 President’s Diversity and Inclusion Award. Jean Mallet, program manager in the Office of Student Affairs and Diversity, and fourth-year medical student Brittany Mays will be honored at a special reception planned for January 16, 2017, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in the MCW Alumni Center.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Dec. 19

Dec. 16 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Dec. 19, 2016. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

Wisconsin medical students fight burnout by encouraging the next generation of doctors

Dec. 16 - Three medical students are working to help combat the fatigue physicians feel throughout their careers, beginning with the next generation of doctors.

MCW holiday video greeting

Dec. 15 - MCW leadership and members of the MCW-Milwaukee, MCW-Green Bay and MCW-Central Wisconsin communities participated in a wonderful holiday video greeting.

MCW Cancer Center health geographer paints picture of cancer disparities

Dec. 12 - The MCW Cancer Center is committed to understanding, addressing and reducing cancer disparities in southeastern Wisconsin, the region and the country. The primary research catchment area for the center includes more than two million residents within the following seven counties: Milwaukee, Kenosha, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha.

This day in MCW history – Dec. 10, 1976

Dec. 9 - Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc., (MACC Fund) the Medical College of Wisconsin’s largest donor, was created on Dec. 10, 1976, the night recognizing the retirement of its founder, Milwaukee Bucks basketball player Jon McGlocklin.

MACC Fund offers many ways to support pediatric cancer research this holiday season

Dec. 9 - The MACC Fund (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc.), MCW’s largest donor, is selling TODAY’S TMJ4 MACC*STAR ornaments to raise money for pediatric cancer and related blood disorder research.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Dec. 12

Dec. 9 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Dec. 12, 2016. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

Clinical psychologist specializing in sexual dysfunction, disparities in prostate cancer to give talk on Dec. 14

Dec. 9 - On Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m., the MCW Cancer Center welcomes Christian J. Nelson, PhD, who will give a talk titled, “Helping Men Utilize Sexual Rehabilitation Following Prostate Cancer Surgery.” The talk will be held in HRC rooms H1210-1230-1250.

NATO grant supports physician mission in Ukraine

Dec. 7 - Oksana Sayko, MD, MPH, and David Del Toro, MD, faculty members in the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, secured a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) grant to bring a team to the Ukraine for a medical mission. Learn more in the Fall 2016 issue of MCW Magazine.

MCW Global Health Week showcases efforts to address global equities

Dec. 7 - The 2016 MCW Global Health Week events enriched the Office of Global Health’s goal to facilitate a sustainable platform of local and global partnerships to promote the community engagement, education, patient care, and research efforts of faculty.

Jacob Scott Thurston, M2 student, awarded radiologic sciences grant

Dec. 6 - Jacob Scott Thurston, BS, second-year MCW-Milwaukee medical student, has been selected to receive the 2016 FUJIFILM Medical Systems/RSNA Medical Student Grant to pursue a research project in the radiologic sciences.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Dec. 5

Dec. 2 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Dec. 5, 2016. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

World AIDS Day is Dec. 1

Dec. 1 - World AIDS Day is held every year on Dec. 1 to unite people worldwide in the fight against HIV, show support for people living with HIV and commemorate people who have died with HIV. We wanted to use the opportunity to highlight some of the things being done by members of the MCW community to stop the spread of AIDS and help people who have HIV.

Three MCW faculty members named “Healthcare Heroes” by Milwaukee Biz Times

Nov. 29 - Kulwinder S. Dua, MD; David A. Margolis, MD; and Keith T. Oldham, MD, have been named Healthcare Heroes by the Milwaukee Biz Times. The awards will be presented on Thursday, Dec. 8, at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino. Dr. Dua was nominated by MCW, Dr. Margolis was nominated by Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc. (The MACC Fund), and Dr. Oldham was nominated by Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Gray Matter “Matters”

Nov. 28 - Sharon Kailas wants to make a difference. In some fashion, and in some manner, she wants to help others. And when she was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2012, that strong desire didn’t go away. All it did was take a slight detour. Learn more about Sharon’s journey in the Fall 2016 issue of MCW Magazine.

Drs. Dodson, Hunsaker co-author AAMC paper on three-year med school curriculum

Nov. 23 - Lisa Grill Dodson, MD, campus dean for MCW-Central Wisconsin, and Matthew Hunsaker, MD, campus dean for MCW-Green Bay, co-authored a paper published in the most recent Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) journal, Academic Medicine. The paper, posted online Nov. 1, is titled, Three-Year MD Programs: Perspectives from The Consortium of Accelerated Medical Pathway Programs.

6 things you should know about diabetic eye disease

Nov. 21 - Did you know that diabetes can cause eye disease? If left untreated, it can cause vision loss or even blindness. To help you keep your vision healthy, here are six things the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and the National Eye Institute (NEI) would like you to know about diabetic eye disease.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Nov. 21

Nov. 18 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Nov. 21, 2016. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

Enduring pain for someone she loves

Nov. 18 - Microbiology and Molecular Genetics graduate student Kristen Westdorp had run two marathons in her life prior to 2016, but the second one was more than eight years in her past, and she was ok with that. She was diving in to her graduate studies, running a casual five miles three times per week, and doing the types of things other students do to fill their time. But then her mother, Cheryl, was diagnosed with Huntington’s disease in 2014 at age 50, and, as can be expected, her perspective began to be shaped and colored by the human devastation taking place before her eyes.

Answering the call: pediatric surgeons deliver exemplary care

Nov. 15 - Given the severity of his gunshot injuries, Cortez Nelson was fortunate to survive. He received an exemplary standard of care at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, reflecting the hospital's prestigious recent verification as a Level 1 Children's Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the highest level of distinction for hospitals that perform surgeries in newborns, children and teens.

Study looks at how socioeconomic disparities impact adherence to oral hormone therapy for breast cancer

Nov. 15 - Joan Neuner, MD, MPH, co-leader of the MCW Cancer Center Cancer Control and Outcomes program, was recently awarded a $2.23 million R01 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to study “Socioeconomic Disparities in Adherence to Oral Hormonal Therapy for Breast Cancer.

Honor our nurse practitioners during national Nurse Practitioner Week

Nov. 14 - Nurse Practitioner Week is being celebrated from Nov. 13 through Nov. 19. There are more than 222,000 NPs licensed to practice in America today and it is the perfect time for the MCW community to recognize the many contributions of MCW’s 294 nurse practitioners employed across Medical College Physicians and Children’s Specialty Group.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Nov. 14

Nov. 11 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Nov. 14, 2016. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

Warrior Partnership continues to benefit veterans, medical students alike

Nov. 11 - One afternoon in 2011, three MCW second-year medical students, two veterans and a faculty member met and hashed out a plan to launch the Warrior Partnership, a program they hoped would benefit students and veterans alike. Little did they know how much each group would eventually gain from their effort.

Native American Heritage Month 2016

Nov. 9 - In honor of Native American Heritage Month, which runs throughout November, the Medical College of Wisconsin is highlighting and celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of individuals whose ancestors are American Indian.

Precision and Translational Medicine on the Cloud event

Nov. 7 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Human and Molecular Genetics Center (HMGC) is joining FDA Precision Medicine (precisionFDA) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host a two-day event to introduce and provide training on recent breakthroughs to translate promising biomedical science discoveries from the bench to the Precision Medicine bedside using the most sophisticated sequencing and cloud computing methods, toolsets and resources.

Sneak peek at Global Health Week of Events

Nov. 7 - Global Health Week runs from Nov. 28 – Dec. 2, and this year’s events will highlight faculty's global health efforts from neighborhoods to nations.

Michael McCrea, PhD, named Eminent Scholar

Nov. 4 - Michael McCrea, PhD, professor of neurosurgery, was awarded Eminent Scholar designation at the June meeting of the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Board of Trustees.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Nov. 4

Nov. 4 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Nov. 7, 2016. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

Medical Humanities Lecture on Nov. 17 features author and medical ethicist Dr. Barron Lerner

Nov. 4 - Barron Lerner, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and population health at the New York University School of medicine and author of several books, including, The Good Doctor: A Father, A Son and the Evolution of Medical Ethics, is the featured speaker at MCW’s 11th annual Medical Humanities Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 17.

November is American Diabetes Month

Nov. 4 - American Diabetes Month takes place every November, and it is a good time to come together as a community to focus our attention on the disease and the tens of millions of people affected by it.

CTSI team invited to present abstract at national meeting

Nov. 4 - The Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeast Wisconsin was selected to present an abstract at the Oct. 25 meeting of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.

Davante Adams, Dorsey Levens and Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network team up to raise awareness for prostate cancer

Nov. 3 - Green Bay wide receiver Davante Adams and Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer and Super Bowl XXXI Champion Dorsey Levens, along with our Cancer Network, are teaming up for "Green, Gold & Growing" - a prostate cancer awareness initiative encouraging men to grown their facial hair during the month of November.

Walter Zeit Leadership Award Recipient

Nov. 1 - Phoebe Jensen, a fourth-year medical student, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Walter Zeit Fellowship Leadership Award. This prestigious award is presented to the senior student who has consistently displayed superior qualities of leadership, loyalty, selfless service, initiative and compassion toward his or her peers and to MCW. It is the highest student honor bestowed by the Walter Zeit Fellowship, MCW’s premier donor recognition society.

Dr. Christina Diaz serves as program chair for Society of Pediatric Anesthesia annual meeting

Nov. 1 - Christian D. Diaz, MD, associate professor of anesthesiology, recently served as program chair for the Society of Pediatric Anesthesia’s 30th annual meeting in Chicago.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Oct. 31

Oct. 28 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Oct. 31, 2016. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

Roy L. Silverstein, MD, Elected as New Leadership to American Society of Hematology

Oct. 27 - The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, today announced the election of four new members to its Executive Committee for terms beginning after the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting December 3-6 in San Diego

Community Engagement Round Table session planned for Nov. 2

Oct. 20 - A Community Engagement Lunch & Learn Round Table on the third principle of community engagement is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 12;30 p.m. in MCW HRC rooms H1210-1250. The event is meant for physicians, faculty, staff, and community members who have a strong interest in community engagement.

MCW-Central Wisconsin participates in STEM festival for middle school students

Oct. 19 - MCW-Central Wisconsin faculty and students were proud presenters in the Northcentral Technical College (NTC) Wausau Science & Engineering Festival, held Oct. 14-15. The upbeat festival, featuring Michigan Tech’s Mind Trekkers Road Show and exhibitors from the local community, brought science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to middle school students and community members over the course of the two-day event.

Med student creates documentary to highlight continued need for safety net providers

Oct. 19 - Lindsay Hammons, a fourth-year MCW medical student, drew from her experience working at the Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured to create a documentary film on the continued need for charitable and free clinics and the ongoing gap that remains in the health care system. The film, #TheNeedContinues, was produced in collaboration with the Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (WAFCC).

MCW team participates in International Workshop on EPR in Biology and Medicine

Oct. 17 - MCW researchers participated in the 10th International Workshop on EPR in Biology and Medicine, held Oct. 2-6. Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD, chair and professor of biophysics and Harry R. and Angeline E. Quadracci Professor in Parkinson’s Research, co-chaired the event.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Oct. 17

Oct. 14 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Oct. 17, 2016. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

MCW team publishes paper on diagnosis, treatment of Cushing’s disease

Oct. 12 - A team from Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Community Physician have published a paper in Endocrine Practice on the diagnosis and management of Cushing disease.

MCW resident, student win best oral abstract awards at Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society meeting

Oct. 11 - Rachel Sullivan, MD, resident in pediatrics, won the award for the best oral abstract presentation by a resident, and Brian Robichaud, M2, won the award for the best oral abstract presentation by a medical student, at the annual Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society meeting held Sept. 15-16 in Madison.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Oct. 10

Oct. 7 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Oct. 10, 2016. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

MCW Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association named Chapter of the Year for third time

Oct. 7 - The MCW chapter of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) was awarded “Chapter of the Year” out of 87 active national chapters. This is the third year the MCW chapter received these honors.

Honor our Physician Assistants during National Physician Assistant Week

Oct. 6 - National PA Day was first celebrated on October 6, 1987, in honor of the 20th anniversary of the first graduating class of PAs from the Duke University PA program. Oct. 6 is also the birthday of the profession’s founder, Eugene A. Stead, Jr., MD.

Dr. Lois Connolly awarded 2016 DSA from Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists

Oct. 6 - Lois Connolly, MD, professor of anesthesiology. was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Service Award from the Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists (WSA). Dr. Connolly has been an essential leader in the MCW Department of Anesthesiology since the 1990s.

Two MCW researchers participate in Emerging Vision Scientists Program

Oct. 5 - On Sept. 14-15, two Medical College of Wisconsin vision scientists traveled to Washington, D.C., to share their research with policymakers on Capitol Hill as part of the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research’s (AEVR) second annual Emerging Vision Scientists Program.

Dr. Mark Kostic named president-elect of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology

Oct. 4 - Mark A. Kostic, MD, associate medical director of the Wisconsin Poison Center and MCW associate professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics, has been voted the president-elect of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, the oldest and largest group of multi-disciplinary professionals from around the world dedicated to the prevention and care of poisonings.

Dr. Jeff Whittle receives Laureate Award from state chapter of American College of Physicians

Oct. 4 - Jeff Whittle, MD, MPH, professor of medicine (general internal medicine), received the 2016 Laureate Award from the American College of Physicians – Wisconsin Chapter (ACP) at the chapter’s annual meeting in September.

Women in Science series honors MCW researchers at Oct. 27 event

Oct. 3 - Four Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) female researchers will be honored at MCW’s annual Women in Science Awards Luncheon on Oct. 27. The luncheon, held at MCW, is the final event in the 10th annual Women in Science series. This year, the 10th anniversary awards celebration includes two $10,000 research awards to established scientists and two $1,000 research awards to outstanding women postdoctoral researchers.

MCW celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct. 3 - In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Medical College of Wisconsin is publishing a series of stories that highlight and celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of individuals whose ancestors came from Spain, Portugal, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. We also will post a vignette that highlights a Hispanic member of the MCW community.

MCW Dream Team participates in annual Ridin’ to a Cure Motorcycle Rally

Oct. 3 - On Saturday, Sept. 24, a team from MCW participated in the 22nd annual “Ridin’ to a Cure,” sponsored by Wisconsin Harley-Davidson and the Rock River H.O.G. Chapter. Proceeds from this event benefit the Rock River Cancer Research Foundation, which supports breast cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.

Regional Research Forum to focus on Veteran health

Sept. 30 - The 7th annual CTSI - Milwaukee Regional Research Forum Luncheon is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 24, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West, 10499 Innovation Drive in Wauwatosa. This year’s Luncheon features the panel discussion topic, “Advancing the Health of Veterans through Collaboration in Research & Discovery.”

Lane closures around campus during the week of Oct. 3

Sept. 30 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Oct. 3, 2016. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Additional information about the Zoo interchange project and its impact on MCW and the campus can be found on MCW’s Zoo interchange Web page.

MCW has launched a newly branded website for Pharmacy School

Sept. 30 - The Medical College of Wisconsin has launched a newly branded website for its Pharmacy School. Learn. Innovate. Engage. Advocate. The new school’s tagline defines the opportunities and campus experience for pharmacy students, faculty and staff at MCW.

Get Your Rear in Gear® Run/Walk on Oct. 8 to benefit colon cancer

Sept. 29 - The Get Your Rear in Gear® 5K Run, 2 Mile Walk and Kids' Fun Run for colon cancer will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Rotary Performance Pavilion in Wauwatosa.

World Rabies Day is Sept. 28

Sept. 28 - Wednesday, Sept. 28, is World Rabies Day, held on the anniversary of Louis Pasteur’s death. Pasteur gained international fame for developing the first rabies vaccine. Current estimates are that approximately 70,000 deaths occur annually from rabies, 40 percent of which are in children under 15 years of age.

Hispanic Heritage Month video vignette – Jose Palomares

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Medical College of Wisconsin is publishing a series of stories and vignette that highlight and celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of individuals whose ancestors came from Spain, Portugal, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. In today’s video, Jose Palomares, M2, discusses the positive impact his heritage has had on his beliefs and work ethic.

Thirty-four years and counting: A. O. Smith family continues its support of MCW

Aug. 10 - Family is at the heart of A. O. Smith's 34-year support of MCW and its Cardiovascular Center (CVC). Lloyd B. (Ted) Smith, former A. O. Smith Corporation chair and CEO, joined the MCW Board of Trustees in 1972 and soon after co-chaired a committee that raised $17 million to move MCW from its downtown location to the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus.

Traumatic brain injury: What MCW is doing to help people protect against it

July 27 - While many diseases and conditions affect the brain, among the most widespread across all age groups is traumatic brain injury (TBI). This is the primary reason that TBI is a vital area of focus for MCW and its research and clinical partners in the Milwaukee area, including Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month 2016 – Interview with Dr. Judy E. Kim

May 12 - In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of May. In today’s video, Judy E. Kim, MD, professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, discusses her research, the responsibility she feels as a Korean-American in medicine, and what she has learned from her travels around the world.

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month 2016

May 2 - In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of May. The vignettes highlight some of our Asian-Pacific faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that address health problems that impact Asian-Pacific populations disproportionately.

Women’s History Month 2016 – education efforts

March 28 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted online during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories also highlight MCW programs that improve women’s health or help develop female students, physicians, researchers, educators and leaders. All of the vignettes and stories will be added to the MCW Honoring Diversity Web page as they are published. This story focuses on our education efforts.

Women’s History Month 2016 – Interview with Mara Lord

Mar. 23 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted online during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories also highlight MCW programs that improve women’s health or help develop female students, physicians, researchers, educators and leaders.

“Match Day” reveals future plans for new doctors

Mar. 21 - Graduating medical students at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), and their peers nationwide, learned where they will be serving their post-graduate residency training. On “Match Day,” which occurred at exactly noon eastern time on March 18, a nationally administered computerized system gives the results of matches made between medical students and residency training programs across the country.

Women’s History Month 2016 – patient care efforts

Mar. 14 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted online during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories also highlight MCW programs that improve women’s health or help develop female students, physicians, researchers, educators and leaders.

464 Medical College of Wisconsin Doctors Recognized as Best Doctors in America®

Mar. 9 - A total of 464 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) faculty physicians, representing 40 specialties and 400 subspecialties, are listed on the Best Doctors in America® list for 2015-2016. The information, compiled by Best Doctors, Inc., includes more physicians from MCW than any other group practice or institution in Wisconsin.

Women’s History Month 2016 – Interview with Dr. Candice Klug

Mar. 9 - In today’s video, Candice Klug, PhD, professor of biophysics and director of the National Biomedical Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) Center, discusses her initial interest in coming to MCW, her research and the potential of her research.

Women’s History Month 2016

Mar. 1 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted online during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories also highlight MCW programs that improve women’s health or help develop female students, physicians, researchers, educators and leaders.

Black History Month 2016

Feb. 24 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that are being posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight some of our African American and Black faculty and staff and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve the health of underserved populations (including African American and Black), offer these populations improved access to healthcare and education, and reduce health disparities.

Black History Month 2016 – Interview with Paris Eason

Feb. 24 - Paris Eason, in the office of postdoctoral education, discusses her job, her office and the journey that led her to MCW.

Black History Month 2016 – Interview with Floyd Rose III

Feb. 17 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted online during the month of February.

Black History Month 2016

Feb. 1 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight some of our African American and Black faculty and staff and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve the health of underserved populations (including African American and Black), offer these populations improved access to health care and education, and reduce health disparities. All of the vignettes and stories will be added to MCW’s Honoring Diversity Web page as they are published. This story highlights a few of the programs within our research and patient care missions.

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