MCW on the Radio

"The Word on Medicine: where Knowledge is changing Life"

Join us on NEWS/TALK 1130 WISN for the “The Word on Medicine” programs supported by Selig Leasing Co., and produced by the Department of Surgery. This multidisciplinary, bi-weekly radio show will highlight innovation and discovery across MCW – how knowledge changes life!  

Listen to the podcasts on iHeartRADIO, Itunes, Stitcher, and Podbean.

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  Survivorship - Part 1 - April 14, 2018 at 3 pm

A discussion with medical experts and patients discussing the diagnosis and treatment of breast and pancreatic cancer.

Panelists for this show include:

  • Dr. Caitlin Patten
  • Elizabeth Krzywda, MSN, APNP
  • Mr. Baseball, Bob Uecker
  Prostate Cancer (Urology) - March 31, 2018 at 4 pm

Medical experts and patients discuss the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.

Panelists for this show include:

  • Dr. Kenneth Jacobsohn
  • Dr. William Hall
  • Dr. Scott Johnson
  • Jessica Motl, PA-C
  Women's Cardiovascular Health - March 3, 2018 at 4 pm and March 17, 2018 at 4 pm

The next show on March 3 is titled Women’s Cardiovascular Health Part 1 and will focus on primary prevention of heart disease in women, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure in women, and managing symptoms of heart disease in women.

Panelists for this show include:

  • Dr. Lohr
  • Dr. Welsh
  • Dr. Cohen
  • Dr. Dabbouseh
  • Dr. Fitzgerald

On March 17 we will continue the conversation around the importance of Women’s Health Part 2. We will focus on how women can improve their bone health, the gender differences which exist around medication use, and how women can achieve healthy weight loss.

Panelists for this show include: 

  • Dr. Lohr
  • Dr. Neuner
  • Dr. Shaker
  • Dr. Lalonde
  • Sara Arndt NP
  • Dr. Gosset
  • Dr. Lor
  • Dr. Groden
  • Dr. Findling
  • Dr. Higgins
  • Amy Kulwicki RD
  Gynecology Oncology - February 17, 2018 at 4 pm

This airing of “The Word on Medicine” features many individuals who care for patients with uterine, ovarian and other gynecologic cancers. This show will focus on diagnosing, treating and managing these complex diseases.

Guests:

  • Dr. Denise Uyar, Gynecologic Oncologist
  • Dr. Beth Erickson, Radiation Oncologist
  • Jennifer Guerts, Genetic Counselor
  • Claudia Bojar, Gynecology Oncology Outpatient Clinic Nurse
  • Dr. Erin Bishop, Gynecologic Oncologist
  • Dr. Stacy O’Connor, Radiologist
  • Jamie Neary, NP, Women’s Health
  • Mary Pipkin, Gynecology Oncology Research Program Nurse
  • Dr. William Bradley, Gynecologic Oncologist
  Vascular Disease - February 3, 2018 at 4 pm

This airing of "The Word on Medicine" features many individuals who care for patients with Vascular Disease. This show will focus on diagnosing, treating and managing vascular disease, surgical procedures and alternatives to open surgery.

Guests:

  • Dr. Peter Rossi, Vascular Surgeon
  • Dr. James Gosset, Vascular Medicine Specialist
  • Dr. Robert Hieb, Vascular/Interventional Radiology
  • Dr. Chris Plambeck, Cardiac Anesthesiology
  • Courtney Johnson, PA-C
  • Maria Wellenstein, NP
  Pediatric Surgery and Related Medical Concerns in Babies and Children - January 20, 2018 at 3 pm

Focusing on diagnosing surgical conditions in fetuses, team collaboration in caring for a prenatal child with a surgical condition, what happens after the baby is born, advantages of being cared for at a Pediatric Hospital, and the family’s perspective whose children have been cared for at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Guests:

  • Dr. Marjorie Arca, Surgical Director of Critical Care at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Dr. Steve Leuthner, Neonatal Medical Co-Director of Fetal Concerns Program at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Dr. Casey Calkins, Director of Fetal Concerns Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Surgical Director of two Multidisciplinary Programs, and Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Dr. Susan Staudt, Pediatric Anesthesiologist at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Dr. Chris Spahr, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Kevin Boyd, Pediatric Radiologist and Program Director of Body Imaging at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  Colon Cancer and Colonoscopies - January 13, 2018 at 4 pm

Focusing primarily on Colon Cancer and screening techniques, the panel of experts will discuss prevention and screening for colon cancer, what happens after initial cancer diagnosis, primary treatment options, and quality of life post-treatment from the patient’s perspective.

Guests:

  • Dr. Carrie Peterson, Colorectal Surgeon
  • Dr. Tim Ridolfi, Colorectal Surgeon
  • Dr. Peter Eichenseer, Division of Gastroenterology at MCW
  • Dr. William Hall, Radiation Oncologist specializing in cancers of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas
  • Dr. James Thomas, Head of Solid Tumor Oncology and Director of Clinical Trials Office for the Cancer Center
  • Janice Erbe, Wound Ostomy Nurse
  Transplant Program - December 23, 2017 at 3 pm

Focusing primarily on liver and kidney transplantation, the panel of experts will discuss an overview of MCW’s transplantation program, mental health, what to expect from a transplant surgery, the organ matching process, and hear from a few patients on their experience with organ transplantation.

The panel includes:

  • Dr. Johnny Hong, Chief of Transplant Surgery & Service Line Director for Multi-Institution Solid Organ Transplant Program
  • Dr. Stephanie Zanowski, Director of Transplantation Mental Health for the Transplant Program
  • Dr. Ehab Saad, Transplant Nephrology Medical Director at MCW and Froedtert Hospital
  • Dr. Mike Zimmerman, Surgical Director of Kidney Transplantation
  • Dr. Kathryn Lauer, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Anesthesiology at MCW
  • Dr. Jenessa Price, Assistant Professor of Transplant Surgery
  • Sara Siker, transplant alcohol and drug abuse coordinator
  • Shannon Sova, liver transplantation coordinator
  • Tanya Anderson, coordinates the evaluation process for those considering organ donation
  Trauma Response to Mass Casualty - December 9, 2017 at 4 pm

The Trauma program will focus on the management of trauma, mass casualties, and the importance of Level I trauma centers in the community. The panel of experts will speak about what events are classified as a trauma, process of treatment from incident to recovery, pediatric trauma, MCW’s Trauma Psychology Program, and hear from a victim of the 2012 spa shooting in Brookfield, WI.

The panel includes:

  • Dr.  Marc de Moya, Chief of the Division of Trauma and Critical Care
  • Dr. Olga Kaslow, Director of Trauma Anesthesia Services at MCW
  • Dr. Stephen Hargarten, Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine and Associate Dean for Global Health at MCW
  • Dr. David Gourlay, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery
  • Dr. Amy Drendel, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Dr. Terri deRoon-Cassini, Clinical psychologist in the Division of Trauma and Critical Care, and Director of MCW Trauma Psychology Program
  • Dr. Matthew Jandrisvits, Clinical psychologist at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  Bariatric Surgery - November 25, 2017 at 3 pm

Our fourth program is devoted to bariatric surgery and the management of obesity.

The panel of experts joining Dr. Evans are:

  • Dr. Rana Higgins, bariatric surgery in the Division of General Surgery
  • Dr. Vidya Kidambi, endocrinologist in the Division of Endocrinology
  • Kate Glasenapp, adult nurse practitioner in the Division of Endocrinology
  • Dr. Tammy Kindel, surgeon-scientist in the Division of General Surgery
  • Dr. Kathryn Lauer, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Anesthesiology and Chief of Staff at Froedtert Hospital
  Pancreatic Cancer - November 11, 2017

Our third program is devoted to Pancreatic Cancer in honor of November being pancreatic cancer awareness month.

Joining Dr. Evans in this program are:

  • Dr. Susan Tsai is a surgical oncologist and national expert in the research and treatment of pancreatic cancer, in the Division of Surgical Oncology
  • Dr. Michael Griffin is an expert in abdominal imaging and especially the pancreas, in the Department of Radiology
  • Jennifer Geurts is Director of the Genetics Counseling Program at MCW
  • Dr. Kathleen Christians is a pancreatic and liver surgeon in the Division of Surgical Oncology
  • Dr. Beth Erickson is the leader of our Radiation Oncology Program
  • Dr. Abdul Khan is an interventional gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology
  • Dr. Ben George is a medical oncologist in the Division of Hematology and Oncology
  Cardiac Program - October 28, 2017

Our second program is devoted to heart disease with a special emphasis on heart surgery and heart transplantation. The program chair is Dr. Paul Pearson, Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Joining Dr. Pearson in this program are:

  • Dr. Peter Mason, an interventional cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology and the Department of Medicine
  • Jessica Kurowski, an advanced practice nurse practitioner in the Cardiac Valve Program at Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Dr. Mitch Saltzberg, the Medical Director of the Comprehensive Heart Failure and Transplant Program in the Division of Cardiology
  • Dr. David Joyce, a cardiovascular surgeon in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Meg Shannon-Stone, an advanced practice nurse practitioner in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Dr. Nicole Lohr, a cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology
  Breast Cancer - October 14, 2017

MCW on the RadioJoin us on Saturday, October 14 at 4 pm on NEWS/TALK 1130 WISN for the inaugural program of “The Word on Medicine” supported by Selig Leasing Co., and produced by the Department of Surgery. This multidisciplinary, bi-weekly radio show will highlight innovation and discovery across MCW – how knowledge changes life!  

The first program, organized by Dr. Amanda Kong, Chief of Breast Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology in the Department of Surgery, will be devoted to breast cancer in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Learn more (PDF)

Joining Dr. Kong in this program are:

  • Dr. Shadie Majidi, Chief of the Division of Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology
  • Dr. Caitlin Patten, breast surgeon in the Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
  • Dr. John LoGiudice, Plastic Surgery Medical Director, Department of Plastic Surgery
  • Dr. Yee Cheng, medical oncologist in the Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine and Section Chief of Hematology and Oncology at the Zablocki VA Medical Center
  • Dr. Carmen Bergom, radiation oncologist and scientist in the Department of Radiation Oncology

WISN Radio Program with Drs Kong and Evans on 10/14/2017

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