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Nation’s only rural OB-GYN residency program celebrates first trainee

06/14/2021

Dr. Laura McDowell will soon have a special place in American medical history.

Seven UW School of Medicine and Public Health faculty honored with university fellowships

06/11/2021

Seven faculty members in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have been awarded fellowships from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education for 2021-22.

New statewide data show evidence of increase in past COVID-19 infections

06/08/2021

The third and final wave of a University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health survey estimated more than 11% of participants had a positive COVID-19 antibody test due to infection with the virus that causes the disease — a two-fo...

UW researchers focus on boosting colorectal cancer screening rates in rural areas

06/04/2021

Researchers at UW Carbone Cancer Center are working to understand why some primary care clinics in rural locations have successfully attained high rates of colorectal cancer screenings, insight they hope will help raise the rates of colorectal can...

Wisconsin Partnership Program to provide up to $2 million in grant funding for efforts to improve health of Black mothers and infants

06/01/2021

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has announced a new funding opportunity: Strengthening Community Solutions to Improve Black Maternal and Infant Health.

UW begins new clinical trial to treat fatal blood diseases in children, young adults

05/27/2021

A clinical trial has launched at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to test the safety of a new type of stem cell transplantation to treat a variety of deadly blood disorders in children and young adults.

Dean Robert N. Golden: Proposed state legislation would endanger OB/GYN residency accreditation and restrict women’s health care

05/27/2021

Dean Robert N. Golden, MD, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Chair Laurel Rice, MD, testified on May 26, 2021 during a public hearing of the Wisconsin State Senate Committee on Human Services, Children and Families. One of the bills disc...

UW launches innovative Center for Health Disparities Research

05/25/2021

A new center at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health seeks to examine how a person’s environment and social conditions impact their health down to the molecular level.

Robert Fettiplace elected to National Academy of Sciences

05/21/2021

Robert Fettiplace, PhD, professor of neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, is among 120 scientists across the United States selected to join the National Academy of Sciences in 2021. His renowned researc...

Patient with rare cancer uses telehealth to access clinical trial

05/20/2021

Today is National Clinical Trials Day, and UW Health wants to celebrate the researchers, nurses, physicians and experts in the lab who make clinical trials available and impactful for our patients and community. UW Health officials also say virtua...

Resilience marks 2021 MD graduates at UW School of Medicine and Public Health

05/07/2021

During their studies, health professions students customarily gain a deep understanding of caring for patients and communities. For the class of 2021, navigating their education during a global pandemic brought additional personal insights. This y...

UW to lead national research on pediatric asthma in low-income urban areas

05/05/2021

The UW School of Medicine and Public Health has been selected as the national leadership center for a new clinical research network that will conduct pediatric asthma research in low-income urban settings around the country.

Grant program to focus on COVID-19 impact on adolescent social and emotional health

04/19/2021

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has announced an additional $1.6 million in COVID-19 Response grant funding to help address the toll the pandemic is taking on the social and emotional health of our ...

Michael Fiore named recipient of campus Hilldale Award

04/16/2021

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health professor of medicine Michael Fiore, MD, MPH, MBA, has been named the recipient of the 2021 Hilldale Award for Biological Sciences. Fiore is the director of the University of Wisconsin C...

Alzheimer’s study finds link between living in disadvantaged neighborhoods and brain shrinkage, declining brain function

04/16/2021

In a newly published study, researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health report finding a correlation between living in neighborhoods with the fewest social and economic advantages and experiencing changes in bra...
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