Dennis Maki with Bucky Badger
Awards & Honors
January 31, 2020 VOL 21 NO 4

Dennis Maki Earns Distinguished Alumni Award

As a physician, Dennis Maki is known for his insatiable thirst for knowledge, superhuman memory and tireless work ethic. But the self-described “farm kid” from northern Wisconsin also is deeply generous.

Kathryn Budzak
November 12, 2019 VOL 21 NO 3

Kathryn Budzak

Since medical school, Kathe Budzak has aimed to bolster the close-knit feeling among her classmates by writing letters and encouraging attendance at gatherings.

Graduates standing and clapping
Class Notes
August 13, 2019 VOL 21 NO 2

Know Your Class Representatives

These School of Medicine and Public Health MD Program graduates are hoping you'll join them at an upcoming class reunion.

An ophthalmologist smiling at a patient
Class Notes
August 13, 2019 VOL 21 NO 2

On Call: Catching Up With Ophthalmologists

Find out what some School of Medicine and Public Health MD Program alumni have been up to lately.

Mary Finta
Student Life
July 29, 2019 VOL 21 NO 2

Following Her Mother’s Footsteps

Mary Finta, a 2019 MD graduate in the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine, followed her passion for rural medicine back to her hometown, where she trained in the same place where her mother has been a physician for 30 years.

Mary Wilson receiving an award from Dean Robert Golden Dean Robert Golden presents a certificate of appreciation to Mary Wilson
July 23, 2019 VOL 21 NO 2

From Bugs to Drugs

Alumna Mary Wilson, a long-standing expert in global health, describes concerns and offers solutions for antibiotic resistance.

Robert Golden presenting Patrick McBride with an award Patrick McBride with Dean Robert Golden
Awards & Honors
July 22, 2019 VOL 21 NO 2

Alumni Awards

Find out who was honored at the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association Awards Banquet held in April.

Jasmine Zapata speaking at a podium
June 11, 2019 VOL 21 NO 1

Community Empowerment: The Heart of Prevention

Jasmine Zapata aims to improve health outcomes by reaching minority children through through poetry and music.

The entrance to an emergency room
Class Notes
May 9, 2019 VOL 21 NO 1

On Call: Catching Up With Emergency Medicine Physicians

Quarterly catches up with emergency medicine alumni.

Patrick Remington
Awards & Honors
January 31, 2019 VOL 21 NO 4

Patrick Remington’s Dedication to Public Health Earns Him 2019 Folkert Belzer Award

Through his work on the County Health Rankings and countless other projects and advisory roles, Patrick Remington has helped connect the school to the communities it serves.

Brita Lundberg
January 23, 2019 VOL 20 NO 4

Using Expertise for Patient Advocacy

Brita Lundberg, MD ’91 (PG ’94), decided to leave the practice of medicine and return to the classroom for patient advocacy training. Now she's making a career out of it.

An older couple smiling together for the camera
November 12, 2018 VOL 20 NO 3

Eugene Nordby Turns 100

Abraham Lincoln once observed that, “It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” At age 100, Eugene Nordby, MD ’43, has had the rare good fortune to enjoy both long life and years filled with meaningful achievement. His distinguished career as an orthopedic surgeon, his 72-year marriage and his passion for preserving his Norwegian heritage form the outlines of an admirable life.