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June 17 - June 23

Dissertation Defense of PhD Candidate Erin Mae Wesley "Targeting Negative Regulators, Diacylglyerol Kinase ζ and Casitas b-lineage Proto-oncogene b, to Augment T cell Functional Responses and Enhance Anti-Tumor Activity" June 18

06-18-20189:00 AM  - 10:00 AM

On Monday, June 18, Erin Wesley will defend her dissertation entitled, "Targeting negative regulators, diacylglyerol kinase ζ and casitas b-lineage proto-oncogene b, to augment T cell functional responses and enhance anti-tumor activity". The dissertation defense will take place in the Basic Science Building Microbiology and Immunology Conference Room 276 at 9 a.m. Erin, a PhD candidate in the Microbiology and Immunology Program is under the advisement of Dr. Matthew Riese.

Cardiovascular Center Seminar Series June 18

06-18-20189:00 AM  - 10:00 AM

Weekly meeting with various presenters and labs from the CVC ATVB Signature Program. All are welcome to attend!

Health Science Square: Communication in Community Engagement Series Session 3b June 19

06-19-20182:00 PM  - 3:00 PM

Health Science Square: Communication in Community Engagement Series Sessions 3a and 3b The Community Engagement Core, housed within the Office of the Senior Associate Dean for Community Engagement (CE), invites you to our series of workshops and seminars around strategic and intentional approaches to communication in community engaged partnerships. During the sessions, participants are provided a unique opportunity to learn from community engaged faculty and community partners about strategies for communication before, within, and after developing a community engaged partnership. Registration is currently open for the May 24th and June 19th sessions focused on dissemination strategies for projects in Community Engagement. The sessions build from one another, and will include discussions and content led by Dr. Sandra Bogar, Instructor and Research Fellow, Division of Epidemiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, and her community partners from Running Rebels. Registration for these events can be done through our website: Please continue to look for upcoming events and capacity building opportunities with our office.

Obstetrics & Gynecology's Resident and Fellow Research & Alumni Day June 20

06-20-20187:00 AM  - 1:00 PM

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is hosting their Annual Resident and Fellow Research and Alumni Day on Wed. June 20, 2018 from 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM in the Medical College of Wisconsin, Alumni Center. Presentations topics are original research including: • The Characterization of Endothelin Converting Enzyme 1 in Normal and Preeclamptic Placentas • Choosing Wisely: The Effect of Recommendations on Practice in the Maternal Fetal Medicine Division • Examining the Relationship Between Maternal Age and Fetal Growth • Complication Rates of Dilation and Evacuation and Labor Induction with the use of Mifepristone in the Second Trimester for Lethal Fetal Anomaly or Fetal Demise • Missed Opportunities to Identify Cardiovascular Disease in Women with Prior Preeclampsia • Growth Restriction: Who’s at Risk • Enhancing Content Knowledge & Student Experience Using Multimedia Learning Modules in the Third Year OB/GYN Clerkship • The Effect of Stillbirth on Contemporary Labor Patterns • The Genetic Variation in Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer Outcomes • Improving Embryo Selection Following the resident presentations is the Roland S, Cron memorial lecture presented by: Richard Legro, MD - Interim Chair and Vice Chair of Research, Penn State Health Obstetrics and Gynecology; Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Public Health Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine He is presenting on: “Preconception Interventions in Infertile Women: Do They Work?” All presentations are in the Alumni Center. Breakfast precedes the presentations and lunch follows. Registration is required at For more information contact Kelly Morey at 414-805-6658,

Psychiatry Grand Rounds “Fostering a Rehabilitative Approach in Chronic Pain Recovery” June 20

06-20-20188:00 AM  - 9:00 AM

Title: “Fostering a Rehabilitative Approach in Chronic Pain Recovery” Presenter: Matthew Stohs, MD Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin Objectives 1. Recognize the importance of addressing chronic pain in your patients 2. Prepare your behavioral health practice to foster recovery in those who suffer from chronic pain 3. Apply a multidisciplinary team-based approach to treat patients with chronic pain

Physiology Department Seminar "Tissue-Specific miRNA Profiles in Human Kidney Disease" June 20

06-20-20188:30 AM  - 9:30 AM

Anna Williams Graduate Student—Liang Lab "Tissue-specific miRNA profiles in human kidney disease"

Obstetrics & Gynecology's Roland S. Cron Lectureship June 20

06-20-201811:00 AM  - 12:00 PM

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology is hosting it's Roland S. Cron Lectureship within the Resident Research and Alumni Day. This year's speaker is Richard Legro, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Public Health Sciences and Vice Chair of Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Penn State Clinical and Translational Institute. He will be presenting “Preconception Interventions in Infertile Women: Do They Work?”

AHW Faculty Candidate Seminar "Bioresorbable Zinc for Cardiovascular Stent Application" June 21

06-21-201810:00 AM  - 11:00 AM

The Department of Biomedical Engineering is hosting its first on-campus candidate seminar.

Gynecologic Oncology Faculty Research Candidate Presenting June 21

06-21-201812:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Please join us for a presentation by Gynecologic Oncology Faculty Research Candidate, Komaraiah (Kumar) Palle, PhD speaking on "Chemotherapy-Induced Differentiation is an Anti-Cancer Barrier in Ovarian Cancer: The Unwanted Roles of DNA Damage Responses"

Kaleidoscope Film Series "Trans" June 21

06-21-201812:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Kaleidoscope Film Series

Pediatric Grand Rounds "The William Gallen, MD, Lecture: Preparing Patients with Chronic Diseases for Adult Health Care" June 22

06-22-20187:30 AM  - 8:30 AM

The participant should be familiar with the process of preparation and the mechanics of transfer to an adult healthcare.

Pancreas Program Guest Presenter Steven Gallinger, MSc, MD June 22

06-22-20188:15 AM  - 9:00 AM

The MCW Pancreas Program welcomes Steven Gallinger, MSc, MD, Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto and Head, Translational Research Initiative in Pancreas Cancer at Ontario Institute for Cancer Research. Dr. Gallinger to present an update on the COMPASS trial.

McKinley Health Center Community Event June 23

06-23-201811:00 AM  - 2:00 PM

Free! You're Invited!

  • Meet our physicians and other providers
  • Health screenings
  • Interact with community partners and organizations
  • Appearances by Milwaukee Bucks Dance Team and Hoop Troop
  • Fun family activities
  • Meet a Milwaukee Bucks legend
  • Drawings for prizes and giveaways

We're Here for You

At McKinley Health Center, you have access to the highest standard of medical care, conveniently located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee. Extended hours, health care for the whole family an dmany on-site services are available for you. Our connection to academic medicine means you'll receive care that's at the forefront of innovation, closer to work or home.

  • Primary Care
  • FastCare (walk-in are)
  • Imaging
  • Laboratory
  • Orthopaedics/Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy
  • Podiatry

Free Parking

Guests may park in the new Bucks arena parking structure. The entrance is located off of McKinley Avenue on North 5th Street (northeast corner). Enter via the main structure entrance (second entrance from McKinley Avenue). To reach the health center, exit through the stairwell on the northwest corner to cross the street.



Sam Beres Memorial Golf Tournament June 23

06-23-20182:00 PM

The 17th Annual Sam Beres Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, June 25, at the Kettle Hills Golf Course in Richfield.

This tournament is held in memory of Sam Beres, who lost his two-year battle with leukemia in April 2000 at the age of six.

Registration and event details:

  • Shotgun start at 2 p.m.
  • $85 per golfer; teams welcome
  • Sponsor levels available from $100-$1,500 with recognition on course and/or program
  • All participants will receive green fees/cart, T-shirt, dinner and award program
  • Team prizes, hole prizes, raffles, and much more

Registration deadline is Friday, June 3.

Proceeds from the event support leukemia and other cancer research being conducted by Sam's doctor David A. Margolis, MD, Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology) at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Since 2000, Sam's family and friends have raised approximately $325,000 for research at the Medical College of Wisconsin.