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Dr. Stephen Hargarten Receives MCW/Marquette Medical Alumni Association 2022 Award

Congratulations to Stephen W. Hargarten, MD ’75, for receiving the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the MCW/Marquette Medical Alumni Association. His roles at MCW include former Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Founding Director of the Comprehensive Injury Center, Founding Dean for Global Health, and Former Global Health Pathway Director. In addition, he also served as a Special Government Employee of the Board of Scientific Counselors at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.

Dr. Hargarten is internationally known in the study of injury and violence as a disease. Currently, he serves on the CDC’s Community Preventions Services Task Force and on the Executive Committee of the National Academies’ Transportation Research Board. Dr. Hargarten has been actively engaging in global health and humanitarian activities internationally. In the 1980s he served as the chief physician from MCW assisting with care in a refugee camp in Northern Thailand. More recently, he has worked on strengthening emergency care in Belize. Currently, Dr. Hargarten is the co-founder of the Network to Prevent Gun Violence in the Americas.

Again, congratulations to Dr. Hargarten and four others who received this prestigious award!