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Carmen Bergom, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology

Specializing in breast cancer care, Dr. Bergom treats patients at the Clinical Cancer Center and conducts research in the lab. The overall goal of her work is to improve and personalize cancer care.
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“For Your Health” Radio 620 WTMJ

Michael McCrea, PhD, ABPP-CN

Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology
Director of Brain Injury Research

Dr. McCrea specializes in neuropsychology and is an expert in traumatic brain injury. His research on concussion diagnosis and treatment garners worldwide recognition.
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Recent Publications:

Prospective Assessment of Acute Blood Markers of Brain Injury in Sport-Related Concussion.

Neuropsychological Screening of Sport-Related Concussion.

In the news:

“Medical College of Wisconsin plays lead role in $2.6M NFL concussion management project” Milwaukee Business Journal

“The Science of Safety: A Look at the Future of Concussion” NCAA and Sports Illustrated

“Brain changes persist in student athletes six months after a concussion, study suggests” Washington Post

Jeffrey Whittle, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research

Both a staff physician at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center and a professor of medicine, Dr. Whittle’s research focuses on access to care and quality of care. His experience and knowledge in veterans’ health is extensive and recognized nationally.
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Recent Publications:

Blood Pressure Variability Predicts Clinical Outcomes: Now What?

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“Medical students experience the burden vets carry — literally” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Cheryl Maurana, PhD

Vice President for Academic Outreach
Director of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Program
Professor of Population Health

Dr. Maurana’s work in public health research and community partnerships improves health in Milwaukee and throughout the state. She directs the statewide Advancing a Heathier Wisconsin initiative and has been recognized nationally for her many efforts.

Recent Publications:

Expanding the Health-care Pipeline through Innovation: The MCW model.

The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment: How a Health Care Conversion Foundation Is Transforming a Medical School.

The Merits and Challenges of Three-Year Medical School Curricula: Time for an Evidence-Based Discussion.

In the news:

“If This Foundation Has Its Way, Medical School Training May Never Be the Same” Inside Philanthropy

“Medical College of Wisconsin receives $37.8 million gift to form training institute” USA TODAY