Sleep researchers walking conversations help foster research breakthroughs

Every morning, sleep researchers Chiara Cirelli, MD, PhD, and Giulio Tononi, MD, PhD, have a routine that is as Italian as they are, and as Wisconsin as their log home in southwestern Dane County.

Science of Successful Aging Summit features research advances

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Medicine hosted the Science of Successful Aging Summit: The Aging Brain and Dementia at UW-Madison.

Indigenous Health and Wellness Day: Putting the 'we' in wellness

With a focus on blending elements of indigenous culture and college culture, the Native American Center for Health Professions welcomed 83 Native American middle and high school students from throughout Wisconsin to UW-Madison in late April 2017.

Kathleen Shannon provides hope for patients with movement disorders

In her first year as chair of the Department of Neurology, Kathleen Shannon, MD — a movement disorders specialist — has led efforts to earn center of excellence designation from the Huntington’s Disease Society of America for the UW Health Neurology Clinic.

Stethoscopes a heartfelt and symbolic gift to new medical students

Dictionaries define stethoscopes in practical terms, but the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association added “symbolic gift” to the meaning — as generous alumni of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health bestow these tools upon entering medical students each fall.

Scholarships support next generation of physicians

To honor their 50th medical school anniversary, members of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) Class of 1967 created a Great People Scholarship Fund aimed at easing the debt burden for future physicians.

Father-daughter teamwork, Morris family's passion help establish institute that keeps on giving

The legacy of David Morris, MD '54, lives on through his daughter's work and a respiratory research center that bears his name.

'Should I get an MPH degree?' Patrick Remington shares his insights

The associate dean for public health reflects on his journey as a physician trained in preventive medicine and public health and offers advice for those considering the degree