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College wrestlers who rapidly cut weight more prone to injury

11/14/2022

Collegiate wrestlers who cut weight through dehydration to compete at a lower weight class were more likely to be injured during competition and no more likely to win, according to a new study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine an...

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces new Community Impact Grant awards

11/10/2022

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to announce two new initiatives awarded through its Community Impact Grant Program.

Affordable Care Act navigator program boosted insurance enrollment in underserved communities

10/19/2022

Funding for the Affordable Care Act navigator program had a positive impact on enrollment, and the private health insurance industry likely would not pick up the slack if the program were cut, according to two recent research publications from the...

Heidi Conrad joins UW School of Medicine and Public Health as chief financial officer

09/30/2022

Heidi Conrad, MBA, an experienced fiscal strategy leader devoted to education and health care, will become the next chief financial officer of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

UW researchers looking for new ways to screen for ovarian cancer, earlier detection

09/30/2022

A project is underway at the UW–Madison Prevention Research Center that is focused on earlier detection of ovarian cancer.

Clinical trial targets recurrent BK infection in kidney transplant recipients

09/23/2022

Kidney transplant patients like Tessa Adolph, from Rockford, Illinois, face an age-old problem to protect their new kidney and bodies after transplant surgery: how to prevent infections while also safeguarding their new kidney from damage or rejec...

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces $1.5 million in new Maternal and Child Health Grant awards

09/09/2022

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to announce 10 new projects selected for funding through its Maternal and Child Health Grant Program.

2022 White Coat Ceremony highlights diverse paths to medical school

08/29/2022

With hearts and eyes set on the school’s vision of healthy people and healthy communities, incoming medical students at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health began their medical school journey at the White Coat Investiture Ceremony on ...

Antibody treatment reduces asthma attacks in children living in disadvantaged urban areas

08/17/2022

A monoclonal antibody drug called mepolizumab decreased asthma attacks by 27% in children and adolescents who have a form of severe asthma, are prone to asthma attacks and live in low-income urban neighborhoods, according to a clinical trial spons...

Researchers identify ways to improve emergency care for people living with dementia

08/08/2022

A new collection of research papers sets out priority areas to better provide emergency care for people living with dementia in the United States.

Erik Ranheim to become chair of Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

07/29/2022

Erik Ranheim, MD, PhD, an academic physician with a distinguished record of achievement in medical education, will be the next chair of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s Department of Pathology and Laboratory...

Wisconsin Partnership Program accepting applications for New Investigator Program grants

07/14/2022

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health invites eligible faculty to submit a preliminary application for a New Investigator Program grant. Awards are up to $150,000 over two years.

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces 2022 Collaborative Health Sciences Program grant recipients

06/28/2022

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has announced three new awards to interdisciplinary research teams through its Collaborative Health Sciences Grant Program. The new awards support novel approaches an...

UW School of Medicine and Public Health response to U.S. Supreme Court decision

06/24/2022

The following statement comes from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert N. Golden, MD.

Nine UW School of Medicine and Public Health faculty honored with university awards, fellowships

06/22/2022

Nine faculty members in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health received awards, fellowships, and research funding from the university for the 2021-2022 academic year.
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