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Strength through community-based partnerships
A healthier community begins with strong networks of health advocates, community clinics and partnering healthcare and educational institutions. By developing collaborative research and patient care coalitions, MCW assists communities advancing health and equity.
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Building a healthier Wisconsin by propelling promising work in research, health care education and workforce development, and community health initiatives.Learn More
Institute for Health & Equity
A respected research hub focused on population health, biostatistics, bioethics and epidemiology.Learn More
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
An innovative collaboration among multiple Milwaukee-area partners dedicated to research and education in clinical and translational science.Learn More
Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children
Improving children's health through community-engaged research and patient care provided by the Midtown Clinic in Milwaukee.Learn More
Center for AIDS Intervention Research
Preventing the spread of HIV and improving the health of those living with HIV infection.LEARN MORE
Center for Healthy Communities and Research
Focused on health promotion, education, research and screening in the community.Learn More
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Ross F. Collery, PhD, Receives Grant From the E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc.
January 7, 2020
Ross F. Collery, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, has been awarded a grant from the E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc.
Researchers Collaborate on Study Investigating Hospital-Acquired Infections
January 6, 2020
Candice Klug, PhD, professor of biophysics, and Christopher Kristich, PhD, professor of microbiology & immunology, were awarded a four-year, $1.355 million new R01 grant to investigate the conformation and functional dynamics of a bacterial PASTA kinase.
Dr. Deborah M. Costakos appointed Chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
December 20, 2019
Effective January 1, 2020, Deborah M. Costakos, MD, MS will serve as Chair and Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences for the Medical College of Wisconsin.
MCW Students Seek to Reduce Vaping in High Schoolers
December 20, 2019
A group of student pharmacists at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) School of Pharmacy is developing a new intervention program aimed at Milwaukee area high schoolers that would raise awareness of the negative health effects of vaping.
A Pharmacist's Role in Cancer Research
December 17, 2019
Clinical pharmacists can work as researchers that help to improve the way that healthcare teams serve their patients.