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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.

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.

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.

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 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 – 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 2017

Feb. 1 - In honor of Black History Month, which runs throughout February, the Medical College of Wisconsin is highlighting and celebrating the cultures of individuals whose ancestors are African American or Black.

Black History Month 2017 – Applying Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ideals to our efforts

Feb. 21 - In honor of Black History Month, which runs throughout February, the Medical College of Wisconsin is highlighting and celebrating the cultures of individuals whose ancestors are African American or Black.

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Joins MCW

C. Greer Jordan, MBA, PhD, joined MCW as chief diversity and inclusion officer in January 2017.

National Women Physician Day

Feb. 3 - February 3 marks the 196th birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. By taking these first courageous steps forward, Dr. Blackwell opened the door for women to enter the field of medicine - a career that had previously been inaccessible to females.

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.

Preparing Students for Medical/Graduate School

In December 2016, MCW hosted more than 150 Milwaukee-area middle and high school students who learned about StEP-UP, a new pipeline program.

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.

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.

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 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 – 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.

Women’s History Month 2017

March 8 - In honor of Women’s History Month, which runs throughout March, the Medical College of Wisconsin is celebrating women faculty, staff and students through various stories and vignettes. This week, we highlight the Council for Women’s Advocacy, which promotes policies, practices and programs that encourage the full participation, success and advancement of women in all roles and at all levels of the institution.

Women’s History Month 2017 – interview with Dr. Jeannette Vasquez Vivar

March 15 - In honor of Women’s History Month, which runs throughout March, the Medical College of Wisconsin is celebrating women faculty, staff and students through various stories and vignettes. This week, we offer a video of Jeannette Vasquez Vivar, PhD, professor of biophysics, who discusses her experiences as a female faculty member, and what she wants her legacy to be.

Women’s History Month 2017 continues

March 22 - In honor of Women’s History Month, which runs throughout March, the Medical College of Wisconsin is celebrating women faculty, staff and students through various stories and vignettes. All of the content will be posted to MCW’s Honoring Diversity Web page. This week, we highlight the Women in Science series, which provides an opportunity to meet outstanding female scientists and physicians and learn about their cutting-edge research.

Media Contacts

Holly Botsford
External Communications Lead
Medical College of Wisconsin
(414) 955-8761 (Office)
(414) 688-7960 (Cell)

Alex Krouse
External Communications Specialist
Medical College of Wisconsin
(414) 955-5825 (Office)
(414) 491-7156 (Cell)

media@mcw.edu

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