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Celebrate MCW’s 2017 Graduates

May 12 - Commencement is a major moment in the academic careers of Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) graduates. Share in the joy of commencement by visiting the MCW Commencement website.

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.

Form and Function: Scientists Study the 3D Structures of Proteins to Discover New Drugs

MCW scientists and researchers study chemokine proteins, their role in cancer, and the potential for the discovery of new treatment therapies.

From Grad Students to Faculty Members

Three former MCW graduate students - Alison Kriegel, PhD, Caitlin O'Meara, PhD, and Teresa Patitucci, PhD - find a home within MCW's faculty.

MCW Commencement

MCW's Medical School and its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded 276 degrees at MCW's annual commencement exercises held on May 19, 2017, in downtown Milwaukee.

MCW Match Day

On March 17, 2017, graduating medical students at MCW found out where they will be serving their post-graduate residency training.

Online Open House for MPH & Certificate Programs

Jan. 12 - The Master of Public Health Program will host an online open house on Jan. 20, from 12 – p.m. CST. This is an opportunity to hear about our online programs and have your questions answered.

Public comment period open for Master of Public Health Program accreditation

Jan. 12 - The Master of Public Health Program at the Medical College is undergoing reaccreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). CEPH will conduct a site visit on April 6-7, 2017. The accreditation process also includes a period for the program’s stakeholders and general public to provide written comments on the program including its practices, policies, and procedures.

Student Summer Research Programs

147 undergraduate students and first-year medical students participated in MCW’s 2016 Medical Student Summer Research Program or Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR).

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).

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Medical College of Wisconsin
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