Sexual Misconduct

Title IX



MCW's Commitment

MCW is committed to creating and sustaining a safe learning and working environment where everyone can thrive that recognizes and values the dignity of all members of the MCW community. In furtherance of this commitment and as more fully described below, MCW strictly prohibits Sexual Harassment, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking and Retaliation as stated in the Title IX Education Amendments of 1972.

Please review MCW Policy AD.CC.080 ”Prohibiting Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Education Programs” that has significant revisions as a result of new Title IX regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Education effective August 14, 2020.

MCW encourages the reporting of prohibited conduct and crimes by any member of the MCW community with knowledge or information concerning a Prohibited Offense in the context of any MCW Educational Activity.

All individuals who believe they have been subjected to or who are accused of Sexual Harassment and other related misconduct are encouraged to and have a right to seek support, utilize available resources, file a formal complaint, and be presumed innocent until a formal grievance process has concluded. MCW is committed to ensuring integrity in its Title IX program and grievance procedure.

In accordance with Title IX, and consistent with MCW’s commitment to ensure a safe learning and working environment, all reports of Sexual Harassment, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking and Retaliation are taken seriously. MCW is committed to investigating and adjudicating reports of Sexual Harassment in a timely manner that is fair and equitable to all parties involved.

MCW’s Title IX Steering Committee meets regularly to provide guidance related to MCW policy, resources, education, prevention and ongoing communication to promote awareness. The committee is comprised of school leadership, faculty, staff and students. New members are welcome. Please email for more information.
Reporting a Complaint under Title IX

Reporting a Complaint under Title IX

All Faculty, Staff and Students may make an Official and Formal Report of a Title IX violation to any one of the individuals who are designated as Officials with Authority. MCW will provide supportive resources and follow the Reofficial procedure listed in MCW policy AD.CC.080, Prohibiting Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Education Programs.

The Title IX Coordinator is an Official with Authority and can be contacted as follows:

Katie Kassulke, (414) 955-8668 or email, Reports to the Title IX Coordinator can be made verbally in person, via telephone, and/or in writing using email or mail at any time, including during non-business hours. To provide a report via mail, a party may use the following address for both the Title IX Coordinator or an Official with Authority listed.

Medical College of Wisconsin
(Name of Individual)
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

  • Dave Feller, Director of Public Safety
  • Dr. George MacKinnon, Dean, School of Pharmacy
  • Dr. Ehab Abourashed, Assistant Dean for Curricular Affairs, School of Pharmacy
  • Dr. Jose Franco, Interim Senior Associate Dean, School of Medicine, Main campus
  • Dr. Jennifer Kusch, Assistant Provost, Student Inclusion and Diversity
  • Dr. Ravi Misra, Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Dr. Lisa Dodson, Sentry Dean and Founding Dean, Medical School Regional Campuses, Central Wisconsin Campus
  • Dr. Matthew Hunsaker, Campus Dean, Medical School Regional Campuses, Green Bay Campus
  • Dr. Mike Stout, Program Director, Master of Science in Anesthesia Assistant Program
  • Adrienne Mitchell, Vice President of Human Resources and Faculty Affairs and Chief People Officer
Training completed by the MCW Title IX Coordinator

Training completed by the MCW Title IX Coordinator

Title IX and COVID-19

Title IX and COVID-19

The Title IX Office remains open and is functioning remotely at this time.

Anyone who would like to make a report of a violation of Title IX or to obtain assistance is encouraged to contact Katie Kassulke, Title IX Coordinator at (414) 955-8668 or email

Anonymous reports may be submitted using the Compliance Reporting Hotline by calling (844) 703-8171.

Promoting Diversity at MCW

Promoting Diversity at MCW

Realizing our vision of a healthy and thriving community, MCW has made a commitment to inclusion to ensure that MCW’s diversity is a source of strength in achieving excellence in our missions and fostering the health of the local and global communities we serve. MCW has developed a variety of resources to help us integrate our differences and thrive through the energy and innovation that we co-create.

LGBTQ Resources

LGBTQ Resources

MCW values the dignity of all members of the MCW community and we have affinity groups, resources, and tools below to encourage engagement and connections for everyone.

Please contact Katie Kassulke, MCW’s Title IX Coordinator, for assistance with updating pronouns, name changes, transition planning, and support via email:

Gender neutral facilities

MCW has a number of gender-neutral facilities available and have provided the current list below.

  • Restrooms:
    • BSB B2005 (elevator lobby)
    • BSB B4005
    • MEB M2098 (inside Learning & Skills interior hallway and includes lockers)
    • MEB 2868 (inside STAR Center entry area)
    • MEB M3195
    • Hub A0515 (includes shower)
    • Hub A1551
    • Hub A2551
    • Hub A3551
    • Hub A4551
    • Hub A5551
    • Hub A6551
    • Hub A7551
    • Hub A8551
  • Locker rooms:
    • Single User Restroom within M2490 = M2496
    • Single User Restroom within M2120 = M2184
Title IX Programming at MCW

Title IX Programming at MCW

April 2021: Sexual Assault Awareness Month Speaker

MCW and Marquette University co-present: “Following a 2018 Sexual Assault, Danielle Leukam is Taking Ownership of her Story.” Join us virtually on Thursday April 22, 2021 from 12-1 p.m. to hear Danielle Leukam share her story of being sexually assaulted in her home and the impact this has had on her family. She will be with us to educate, advocate against sexual violence, and tell us how she took back her power.

View presentation video

Reporting Requirements to External Agencies

MCW will report findings of sexual misconduct to external agencies such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), as required for researchers, as well as, through the credentialing process for clinical providers. MCW may also report findings of sexual misconduct to other institutions of higher education and in response to requests for reference information. By accepting employment with MCW, employees agree to be a part of our culture of professionalism and acknowledge that findings may be reported.

MCW Resources

Assistance and Resources

MCW Resources

  • Compliance Reporting Hotline - (844) 703-8171
  • MCW Title IX Coordinator – (414) 955-8668
  • MCW Public Safety
    • Non-emergency - (414) 955-8295
    • Emergency - (414) 955-8299
  • Office of Academic Affairs - (414) 955-8279
  • Office of Human Resources - (414) 955-8668
  • Ombuds Office - (414) 266-8776
  • Office of Student Support Services - (414) 955-8933
  • Office of Student Affairs - (414) 955-8256
  • Employee Assistance Program (Faculty, Staff, Postdoctoral Fellows) - (866) 379-0237
  • Employee Assistance Program (Medical Students, Graduate Students, Residents) - (414) 955-8933, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | (414) 805-6700 after hours
  • Student Assistance Program - (833) 927-1860
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights: (800) 421-3481

Central Wisconsin Campus

  • Compliance Reporting Hotline - (844) 703-8171
  • MCW Title IX Coordinator – (414) 955-8668
  • Wausau Police Department – (715) 261-7800
  • Marshfield Police Department – (715) 384-3113
  • Tomah Police Department – (608) 374-7400
  • The Women’s Community, Inc. 24-Hour Hotline: (715) 842-7323
  • Personal Development Center, Inc.: (715) 384-2971 or (715) 384-5555 for afterhours assistance
  • AVAIL, Inc. 24-hour Hotline: (715) 632-5767
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights: (800) 421-3481

Green Bay Campus

  • Compliance Reporting Hotline - (844) 703-8171
  • MCW Title IX Coordinator – (414) 955-8668
  • St. Norbert College Campus Safety – (920) 403-3299
  • De Pere Police Department – (920) 339-4078
  • Green Bay Police Department – (920) 391-7450
  • Family Services Sexual Assault Center 24-hour Hotline: (920) 436-8899
  • Sexual Assault Crisis Center - Fox Cities, Inc. 24-hour Hotline: (920) 733-8119 or (800) 722-7797
  • Safe Haven 24-hour Hotline: (888) 303-3421 or (715) 526-3421
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights: (800) 421-3481

Community Resources

  • Domestic Violence Hotline - (414) 933-2722
  • Milwaukee County Behavioral Health - (414) 257-6995
  • Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office - (414) 278-4788
  • Milwaukee Women’s Center Crisis Hotline - (414) 671-6140
  • National Dating Abuse Helpline - (866) 331-9474
  • Office for Civil Rights - (800) 421-3481 or
  • Sojourner Truth House 24-Hour Hotline - (414) 933-2722
  • Sexual Assault Treatment Centers - (414) 219-5555
  • Women’s Center Inc. 24-Hour Crisis Line - (262) 542-3828
  • 1in6 Online Support for Men