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UW seeking participants for study examining allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

10/20/2021

Researchers from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health are seeking participants for a clinical study that examines whether the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna) pose an increased risk for allergic reactions in individuals ...

Pediatric research study aims to get medically complex K-12 students back to school safely

10/19/2021

The last 18 months have been a struggle for 6-year-old Cade Moureau and his family.

Jasmine Zapata recognized as 'Superhero of Medicine' by Wisconsin Medical Society

10/11/2021

Jasmine Zapata, MD, MPH, assistant professor of pediatrics, didn’t expect to be called a superhero in her evening mail. But one night during a tiring week in late 2019 while sorting through mail she spotted a letter from the Wisconsin Medica...

Wisconsin Partnership Program seeks comments on 2021 Draft Annual Report

10/01/2021

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has released its Fiscal Year 2021 Draft Annual Report for public comment.

Nasia Safdar named inaugural associate dean for clinical trials

09/29/2021

Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD, has been named the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s inaugural associate dean for clinical trials and the research director of the new Wisconsin Medicine Institute for Clinical Trials, a jo...

Brian Pogue selected as chair of Department of Medical Physics

09/21/2021

An expert on innovations in medical imaging systems, Brian Pogue, PhD, will be the next chair of the Department of Medical Physics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His anticipated start date is January 2022.

UW enrolling expectant mothers, families for childhood asthma and food allergies studies

09/16/2021

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are recruiting expectant mothers and families to join two new studies designed to help experts better understand the causes of two of the most common chronic diseases ...

Jeff Hartman earns Fulbright to integrate physical therapy, global health

09/13/2021

Jeff Hartman, PT, DPT, MPH, imagines a world where physical therapy is used globally to improve the health and function of all. Thanks to a 2020 Fulbright Scholar Award, Hartman – an assistant professor of family medicine and community health and ...

UW study finds most patients with inflammatory bowel disease have immune response to COVID-19 vaccine; expands enrollment

09/08/2021

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is expanding a study investigating the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine for people who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Shiva Bidar-Sielaff named associate dean for diversity and equity transformation

08/30/2021

Beginning Oct. 11, 2021, Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, MA, CDM, UW Health Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, will expand the scope of her work to also become the inaugural Associate Dean for Diversity and Equity Transformation for the UW S...

UW researchers to study risk factors for injury in high school runners

08/27/2021

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are teaming up with more than 20 high schools across Wisconsin this fall to study how certain risk factors contribute to running-related injuries in high school cros...

Incoming medical students receive warm welcome

08/23/2021

Wearing matching Bucky Badger masks and exchanging elbow bumps, incoming medical students at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health donned their first white coats at a ceremony on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021.

UW selected as site for Moderna COVID-19 vaccine pediatric clinical trial

08/12/2021

Aug. 16, 2021 update: Thanks to overwhelming interest from our community, UW Health and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health have already met the recruitment objectives for Moderna's pediatric COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial. If your ch...

Sarah Rothschild named executive director of the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association

08/05/2021

Sarah Rothschild will join the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health on Oct. 18, 2021 as the executive director of its Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association (WMAA).

Latest COVID-19 Response Grants target mental health, ongoing pandemic health effects

08/02/2021

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has announced 14 awards totaling $2.7 million to community organizations and researchers to address the ongoing health consequences and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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