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Faculty experts take leading roles in professional societies

01/21/2022

Nearly all medical and scientific disciplines have a society or association that serves to connect practitioners and researchers together with like-minded colleagues to advance their field.

Study examines text messages as method for successful weight loss

01/18/2022

Enrollment to open for an interactive study aims to help people build habits for a healthier lifestyle, lose weight and keep it off.

UW–Madison expert launches novel cancer research using sharks

01/14/2022

There are some new residents on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus, but they aren’t students, they’re sharks.

Jomol Mathew named associate dean for informatics and information technology

01/04/2022

Jomol Mathew, PhD, has been named the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s inaugural associate dean for informatics and information technology.

Anjon Audhya named senior associate dean for basic research, biotechnology, and graduate studies

12/16/2021

Anjon (Jon) Audhya, PhD, has been named the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s next senior associate dean for basic research, biotechnology and graduate studies.

Three UW School of Medicine and Public Health faculty earn lifetime and career achievement awards

12/15/2021

Lifetime and career achievement awards carry the weight of decades of discoveries and service. They are commonly the most prestigious awards given by professional societies and organizations.

Cancer Center Cessation Initiative launches new effort to help cancer patients quit smoking

12/10/2021

It’s well documented that smoking can lead to cancer. But in recent years, evidence has been mounting that continuing to smoke during cancer treatment can be just as harmful, or even worse.

Bandage uses body’s own energy to speed wound healing

12/07/2021

UW‒Madison researchers have developed a bandage that uses the body’s own electrical energy to speed wound healing.

Health disparities expert Amy Kind named associate dean for social health sciences and programs

12/02/2021

Amy Kind, MD, PhD, will serve as the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s inaugural associate dean for social health sciences and programs. Kind is a professor of medicine and an international leader in the field of...

Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention marks 20th anniversary

11/30/2021

November marks a significant scientific milestone for the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP) study at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. It is the 20th anniversary of a groundbreaking study th...

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces $4 Million in awards to health equity initiatives

11/29/2021

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has announced its 2021 Community Impact Grant awards.

Lung cancer screening guidelines may perpetuate disparities in health care

11/29/2021

Recent changes to national guidelines made more former and current smokers eligible for lung cancer screening, but a new study by a University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health radiologist shows they did little to close the gap bet...

Access to Medicare increases lung cancer screening rates

11/29/2021

If lung cancer is caught early enough, it’s treatable with a high chance of long survival. But many people at high risk because of their smoking history aren’t screened until they turn 65 and are eligible for Medicare coverage.

UW teams up with NFL on research designed to reduce head injuries in athletes

11/23/2021

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are partnering with the National Football League (NFL) to study how on-field head impacts can inform injury reduction efforts at the professional and collegiate levels.

UW School of Medicine and Public Health honors Native American Heritage Month

11/22/2021

November marks Native American Heritage Month in the United States and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health reaffirms its commitment to advancing the health of Native Americans and increasing the representation of ...
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