Muhammed Murtaza
Honors & Awards
July 17, 2024

Murtaza named director of Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine

Dr. Muhammed Murtaza has become the next director of the Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Lynda S. Bader
Honors & Awards
July 15, 2024

Q&A with Lynda S. Bader on strategy within the Clinical Trials Institute

Lynda S. Bader is the director of clinical trials strategic initiatives for the UW Clinical Trials Institute (CTI). She was recently honored with a Regents Academic Staff Excellence Award, the highest recognition bestowed by the Universities of Wisconsin, for her leadership of strategic initiatives that have greatly improved the clinical trials landscape at UW–Madison.

Zachary Morris
Honors & Awards
May 22, 2024

Zachary Morris named chair of human oncology

Dr. Zachary Morris, a leading expert on innovative approaches to cancer therapy, will be the next chair of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Human Oncology effective June 2.

Honors & Awards
April 22, 2024

Partnerships Bolster Biotechnology Research and Training

In October 2023, President Joe Biden announced Wisconsin’s selection among 31 Regional Technology Hubs designated by the Economic Development Administration under the 2021 Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) and Science Act.

A man analyzing brain scans.
Honors & Awards
January 9, 2024

UW–Madison receives $150 million grant to lead nationwide Alzheimer’s disease study

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has been awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health for a nationwide research initiative to investigate the neurobiology of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Scott Reeder
Honors & Awards
October 30, 2023

Scott Reeder named chair of radiology

Renowned academic leader and researcher Dr. Scott Reeder has been named chair of the Department of Radiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Patricia Téllez-Girón
Honors & Awards
October 25, 2023

Téllez-Girón earns prestigious Ohtli Award from Mexican government

Dr. Patricia Téllez-Girón, associate professor of family medicine and community health at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, is the esteemed face of health care and education in Madison’s Latinx/e community and across Wisconsin. In celebration of her efforts, this month she received the Ohtli Award, the highest recognition awarded by the government of Mexico to a Mexican community leader in the United States or other countries.

baby toes
Health & Wellness
August 24, 2023

UW awards funding to improve maternal, child health throughout Wisconsin

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has awarded four grants to help health systems and community partners in the state improve the health outcomes of mothers and their infants during the prenatal and postpartum periods.

Hasmeena Kathuria
Honors & Awards
August 21, 2023

Hasmeena Kathuria to lead UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention

Dr. Hasmeena Kathuria will become the next director of the Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Richard Keller
Honors & Awards
August 9, 2023

Richard Keller named chair of Medical History and Bioethics

Richard Keller, a distinguished scholar of the social and historical dynamics of climate change and natural disasters, has become the next chair of the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Tamara Scerpella
Honors & Awards
July 25, 2023

Tamara Scerpella to become chair of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Dr. Tamara Scerpella, a nationally renowned orthopedic surgeon, academic leader, mentor and researcher, will become the next chair of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Elizabeth Quinlan
Honors & Awards
April 19, 2023

Elizabeth Quinlan chosen as new chair of Department of Neuroscience

Elizabeth Quinlan, an accomplished research scientist and strategic leader, will be the next chair of the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.