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Dr. Carmen Bergom named 2018 Michael H. Keelan Jr., MD Scholar

CarmenBergomInLabCarmen R. Bergom, MD, PhD, assistant professor of radiation oncology and Cardiovascular Center member, is the recipient of the 2018 Michael H. Keelan Jr., MD Scholar Award for her project, “Unique genetic models to identify mediators of radiation-induced heart disease.”

This $50,000 competitive award is made possible by the Michael Keelan, Jr. Research Foundation Grant, an endowment managed by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and designated for cardiovascular research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cardiovascular Center.

The fund, established by the Tendick Family, honors the life and career of Michael H. Keelan, Jr., MD, ’60, whose career as a cardiologist spanned several decades. Dr. Keelan is currently an active member on the Cardiovascular Center Boards.