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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

Free clinic run by medical students celebrates 30th year unlike any other


The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s student-run free community clinic system, MEDiC, was poised to enter its 30th year in 2021 reflecting on its past. Instead, the COVID-19 pandemic forced organizers and studen...

UW shows strong presence at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference


The world’s largest and most prestigious Alzheimer’s disease conference is underway this week, and UW Alzheimer’s disease researchers are attending in high numbers, leading several important discussions.

Dr. Ann Sheehy named a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow


In recognition of her expertise as a physician and work addressing health equity issues, Ann Sheehy, MD, MS, associate professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine, was named a Robert Wood John...

UW School of Medicine and Public Health named as inaugural site for national LGBTQ+ health care fellowship program


The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has been selected by the American Medical Association Foundation as the inaugural institution for the National LGBTQ+ Fellowship Program aimed at transforming the health eq...

Statewide Partnership Awarded $3 Million to Address Health Disparities in Wisconsin


Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment and Wisconsin Partnership Program partner to support new collaboration to measure, monitor, and reduce health disparities.

Innovative UW Undiagnosed Genetic Disease Clinic seeks to identify rare genetic conditions


The UW Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health recently opened its first patient clinic, the UW Undiagnosed Genetic Disease Clinic, which is for people with undiagnosed genetic diseases, crea...
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