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Family Forum: Living with Memory Loss to be held Sept. 30

Aug. 28 - A Family Forum on Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Alzheimer’s Disease: from Research to the Clinics, will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the MCW Alumni Center.

Deep Dive: Dr. Harry T. Whelan

April 25 - Dr. Harry Whelan, the Bleser Family Endowed Chair in Neurology, professor of pediatric neurology and director of the hyperbaric medicine unit at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has always loved the sea. His affinity would eventually take him across the world, to Latin American jungles, the South China Sea, and Russian submarines in the North Sea, but it all began in a swimming pool in Nicolet High School in Glendale, Wisconsin.

Dialing Back on Pain: Comprehensive Approach to Pain Management

MCW's clinicians, researchers and educators are undertaking numerous endeavors related to pain management and providing long-term relief to patients.

Educating Physicians About Pain

MCW provides broad pain management educational opportunities, including a one-year pain medicine fellowship and development of pain education resources and tools to enhance patient satisfaction and provide pain relief.

MCW's Pain Management Center Provides Comprehensive Chronic Pain Services

The MCW Pain Management Center is a multidisciplinary clinic that uses the latest techniques in pain management procedures and therapies to provide patients with the most comprehensive chronic pain services in the area.

Novel Therapies for Neuropathic Pain

MCW's pain research team in the department of anesthesiology explores mechanisms underlying chronic pain related to nerve injury ("neuropathic pain") and collaborates on novel treatment approaches.

Pain Research Drives Many of MCW's Patient Care Efforts

MCW physicians are conducting and translating research to improve acute and chronic pain care for both adult and pediatric patients.

Patient honors Dr. Karen Blindauer for Doctors’ Day

March 28 - Parkinson’s disease expert Karen A. Blindauer, MD, professor of neurology, chief of adult neurology and director of the Movement Disorders Program at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, was honored by several patients as part of the 2016 National Doctors’ Day campaign for the care she provided them. One of the patients was Emma Hein of Cedarburg, who had amazing things to say about her experience.

Pushing Back on Pain With a Pain Psychologist

Read how Kathy Burlingham's search to find effective non-drug-related therapies and techniques to manage her chronic pain brought her to MCW.

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.

Understanding Hypersensitivity to Pain

MCW researchers and physician scientists study the causes of acute and chronic pain and work to develop new pain management technologies and treatment methods.

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