Quarterly is published four times a year by the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association and UW School of Medicine and Public Health and includes news, alumni profiles, student-life stories, class notes and more.

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Past issues

Volume 24, No. 3 (2022)

Featured story: Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Rom A. Stevens shares experiences in Ukraine

Also: María Cecilia Abreu González and Kyla Lee profiles, heroes of the pandemic share experiences

Volume 24, No. 2 (2022)

Featured story: Student-run narrative medicine podcast a hit

Also: Urban medicine student projects address social determinants of health, Waisman Center autism group therapy program, scholarship donors support future

Volume 24, No. 1 (2022)

Cover story: Basic science discoveries propel medical advancements

Also: Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention helping people quit, MPH students apply knowledge in community settings, Benjamin Weston profile, Michelle Buelow receives Max Fox Award

Volume 23, No. 4 (2021)

Cover story: Survey of the Health of Wisconsin pivots to collect valuable statewide COVID-19 data

Also: Undiagnosed Genetic Disease Program, Karges Family Psychiatry Scholarship, 40 years of medical physics, clinical trials leaders join forces

Volume 23, No. 3 (2021)

Cover story: Karen Peterson retires after more than two decades as WMAA executive director

Also: new WMAA director, War on Cancer, Ellen Wald lifetime achievement, Lights for Life Vigil, MEDiC 30th anniversary

Volume 23, No. 2 (2021)

Cover story: The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences turned 50 in 2020

Also: future of transplantation, Pleasant T. Rowland Transplant Clinic gift, Elaine Alarid and Vivian Gama profiles

Volume 23, No. 1 (2021)

Cover story: UW–Madison celebrates 25 years of amazing stem cell research discoveries

Also: Christian Capitini and Christopher "Rufus" Sweeney profiles, Prevention Research Center focuses on mother-baby health

Volume 22, No. 4 (2020)

Cover story: Wisconsin Partnership Program fighting health inequalities through collaboration

Also: Molly Carnes and Paul Wertsch profiles, The Ride pedals virtually through pandemic

Volume 22, No. 3 (2020)

Cover story: Wisconsin Partnership Program COVID-19 grant initiatives

Also: Gina Green-Harris and Mark Fenlon profiles, medical student bioethics essay contest winner

Volume 22, No. 2 (2020)

Cover story: The school's COVID-19 response

Also: 100 years of caring for children, David and Brittany Allen profile, Ralph Olsen profile and polio essay, comparing COVID-19 pandemic to 1918 influenza

Volume 22, No. 1 (2020)

Cover story: Expansions in telehealth

Also: State Lab of Hygiene, Outstanding Women of Color, Mary Landry profile, William J. Little profile, Ann Palmenberg profile, student medical technology group, On Call: neurologists

Volume 21, No. 4 (2019)

Cover story: Building a pediatric heart program at American Family Children's Hospital

Also: modern medicine helps Amish, Patrick Remington wins Belzer Award, Dennis Maki earns Distinguished Alumni Award, On Call: nephrologists

Volume 21, No. 3 (2019)

Cover story: Lincoln Ramirez Neurosurgery Operative Skills Laboratory

Also: Wisconsin Partnership Program goals, rural medicine program skills training, Pathway programs, Henry A. Anderson III profile, Kathryn Budzak profile

Volume 21, No. 2 (2019)

Cover story: Graduation recap

Also: antibiotic resistance, neuroscience, Mary Finta profile, precision medicine, bioethics essay contest, WMAA awards, reducing opioid addiction's impact

Volume 21, No. 1 (2019)

Cover story: Outstanding Women of Color Awards

Also: Diversity Summit, school orchestra, celebrating the Carbone Cancer Center, Jasmine Zapata profile, Elizabeth Burnside profile, Blooming Bucky art project, cellular pharmaceuticals and the Wisconsin Idea

Volume 20, No. 4 (2018)

Cover story: 20 years of stem cell research at UW

Also: Native American Center for Health Professions, Brita Lundberg profile, Sheri Johnson profile, Marc Drezner receives lifetime achievement award, Procedures Fair recap

Volume 20, No. 3 (2018)

Cover story: An international conference highlights UW's research in oncogenic viruses

Also: New WMMA President Daniel Jackson profile, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Robert Fettiplace wins Kavli Prize, Dorothy Farrar and the All of Us Research Program, Julianne Lee endows scholarship

Volume 20, No. 2 (2018)

Cover story: 50 years of advances since first bone marrow transplant

Also: Hmong health, Byron Crouse profile, how the school is preparing students for internships, annual Bioethics Symposium, TRIUMPH, biotechnology

Volume 20, No. 1 (2018)

Cover story: Lily's Fund for Epilepsy Research

Also: Inaugural diversity summit, new surgery professorship, Stephen Meyn profile, medical student thank-you notes, milestones in genetic counseling, Gundersen physicians

Volume 19, No. 4 (2017)

Cover story: Fundus Photograph Reading Center

Also: Learning from patients, Eileen Smith lifetime achievement award, healthy classrooms, E. Richard Stiehm, Mini Med School, honoring Humberto Rodriguez

Volume 19, No. 3 (2017)

Cover story: sleep research

Also: Science of Successful Again Summit, Indigenous Health and Wellness Day, Kathleen Shannon profile, Stethoscope Program, Class of 1967 Great People Scholarship Fund

Volume 19, No. 2 (2017)

Cover story: Tobacco addiction

Also: Match Day and graduation, Survey of the Health of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association awards, Gail Allen and Elizabeth Neary profile, Mini Med School, Tibetan collaboration

Volume 19, No. 1 (2017)

Cover story: SPORE grant

Also: Historic letter collection, interprofessional health education, alumni winter event, John Drawbert profile, Wi2 and Orion agreement

Volume 18, No. 4 (2016)

Cover story: Immunotherapy

Also: Middleton Society, Advancing health equity, Fall reunion weekend, Angela Gibson profile, Belzer Lifetime Achievement Award, Alan Kaplan profile, The Ride for cancer research, Trout family profile

Volume 18, No. 3 (2016)

Cover story: Obesity prevention

Also: White coat ceremony, Advances in asthma research and care, Alumni weekend and reunions, new alumni association president, Mini Med School, Greg Landry profile, medical student research

Volume 18, No. 2 (2016)

Cover story: Melding medicine and public health

Also: Match Day and graduation, the ethics of transplantation, alumni awards and scholarships, Lauree Thomas profile, internal medicine residency reunion, Robert and Marlene Hartzman profile, Ethiopia partnership

Volume 18, No. 1 (2016)

Cover story: Alzheimer's chorus

Also: Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health program, pathway to college, team approach to Alzheimer's, Alumni Host Program, alumni winter event, Jeff Thompson and Sue Turney profile, Mini Med School, advancing palliative care, preparing physician-scientists, Ironman Wisconsin