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Quarterly

Quarterly is the magazine for alumni, friends, faculty and students of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Quarterly is published four times a year by the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association and UW School of Medicine and Public Health and includes news, alumni profiles, student-life stories, class notes and more.

 

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Walkers

Research and Partnerships to Fight Obesity

 

Obesity in Wisconsin has become an epidemic. About 40 percent of adults in Wisconsin are obese, and one in four high school students in the state are overweight or obese. The Wisconsin Partnership is trying to change that. For more than 13 years, the program has supported research grants and community partnerships aimed at preventing and reducing obesity in Wisconsin.

Asthma patient in clinic

Leading the Way

 

Based on publications since 2006, UW-Madison is the top-ranked public university in the United States for asthma research and the fifth-place institution in the world, according to research analytics firm Expertscape. This success story spans more than four decades and involves hundreds of UW-Madison faculty and staff, and thousands of patients nationwide. And it continues to evolve in unexpected ways.

Claire Baniel and Paul Sondel

Supporting Student Research

 

The Shapiro Summer Research Program is at the heart of the School of Medicine and Public Health's medical student research program. It provides half of each student participant’s stipend for an eight- to 12-week summer research experience between the first and second years of medical school. The program has benefitted more than 900 students since 2002.

Greg Landry 

A Career of Caring for the Badgers

 

After more than 35 years of service to UW Health, Greg Landry, MD, is entering the fourth quarter of his career. The sports analogy is appropriate, since Landry is the longest-serving team physician in the history of Badger athletics. Learn about his career as a pioneer and leader in the field of sports medicine.

 

Class Notes

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Quarterly

Last updated: 10/28/2016
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