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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Dr. Peter Layde to Serve as Ombudsman for Medical College
Peter Layde, M.D., M. Sc., professor of emergency medicine, associate chair for global and public health, and co-director of the Injury Research Center, has been named the first Ombudsman of The Medical College of Wisconsin.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Medical College's residency program would tackle state psychiatrist shortage
The Medical College of Wisconsin has secured about half the funding needed to start a new residency program for training psychiatrists in Green Bay as early as 2016.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Play reading, discussion on prevention of suicide set for March 10
Prevent Suicide Wisconsin-Manitowoc and NAMI-Manitowoc will present "Opening Closed Doors: A Staged Reading of 'night Mother and Panel Discussion about Suicide Prevention" at 7 p.m. Monday, March 10, at the Capitol Civic Centre, 913 S. Eighth St., Manitowoc.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Parents best equipped to make decisions on genetic testing, return of results
Technology often outpaces ethical discussions; this has become evident in the current recommendations around next-generation genomic testing and the way in which results are handled for pediatric patients.
Research training program in vision science receives continued federal support
The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a five-year, $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Eye Institute to continue support for a research training program in vision science.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Named to National Top Hospitals List
For the second consecutive year, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin has been named to the 2014 100 Top Hospitals list released annually by Truven Health Analytics.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Business Notes: March 26
The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Aging to better understand disturbances to neurological function caused by Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, aging, hypothyroidism and stress.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Milwaukee Ballet's executive director Dennis Buehler resigns
Dennis Buehler has resigned as executive director of the Milwaukee Ballet to "pursue new opportunities and challenges" after six years with the ballet company.
Identifying Genetic Causes of Kidney Failure
The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to evaluate human genetic variants contributing to end-stage renal disease , or kidney failure.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
the Master of Science Open House sponsored by the Graduate School of...
Attention working professionals. Join us Wednesday, March 5th between 5:00pm 7:00 pm for the Master of Science Open House sponsored by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Appeals Court Sides With Hospitals, Rejects Health Plan's Demand for Refund
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently affirmed a Wisconsin district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of two Wisconsin hospitals, ruling the hospitals were not obligated to repay $1.7 million to a health plan in connection with services provided to a non-covered patient, even where the payments were made in ... (more)
Financial reports offer first glimpse at Froedtert, Medical College joint venture
The Medical College of Wisconsin booked $33.3 million in new revenue but lost other revenue sources the first six months of a joint clinical partnership with Froedtert Health , while Froedtert attributed increases in both revenue and expenses to the arrangement.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Cardiothoracic Specialist Dr. Wade Fischer Joins MCW, Froedtert
Wade L. Fischer, M.D., has been appointed associate professor of cardiothoracic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin .
Shapewear Misconceptions: A Bottom Line Report
As the name suggests, shapewear is designed to change your shape and smooth out garment lines.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Understanding bacteria's resistance to antibiotics may lead to better treatments
The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a two-year $378,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study the mechanisms underlying drug resistance in bacteria.
New Training Positions for Mental Health Professionals Approved in Green Bay, Appleton
Addresses critical mental health shortage in northeastern Wisconsin The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has approved the addition of ten new training slots for mental health professionals in northeastern Wisconsin.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Bad blood oozes from ProHealth Care heart surgery decision
In case there was any doubt that ProHealth Care considers Froedtert Health to be a competitor in Waukesha County, ProHealth's decision to retain Indiana University Health for heart surgeries made the bad blood obvious.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Winter fun at Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Run/Walk: Slideshow
But on Feb. 15 the sun shone. And despite the frigid morning temperatures, a hearty group of 700 walkers, runners and volunteers, including Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett , showed the power of participating for an important cause.