Juliane Lee Establishes Scholarship to Honor Parents and Former Faculty Member
Named in memory of her parents, Kiuck Lee, PhD, and OkSoon Lee, MD, and in honor of Stuart Knechtle, MD, a liver transplant surgeon and former member of the school faculty, Lee says the scholarship is simply her way of “paying it forward.”
WMAA Welcomes Daniel Jackson as New President
The Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association’s new president, Daniel Jackson, MD ’03 (PG ’10), is a dedicated Badger who knew, at a young age, that he wanted to attend the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Know Your Class Representatives
Meet some of the School of Medicine and Public Health graduates who play an integral role in working with the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association to plan class reunions.
Focus on Hmong Health
Wisconsin has been home to one of the nation’s largest Hmong communities for more than 40 years. And still, Kevin Thao is struck by how startlingly little is known about the health of this population. As a result, he’s dedicated to building a better body of research, aiming to prevent long-term disease and promote healthy lifestyles for Hmong across Wisconsin and the nation.
Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health
New leadership and curriculum have bolstered the legacy of the School of Medicine and Health's specialized training program that prepares future doctors to practice in underserved urban areas.
Professorship Bolsters Next Generation of Surgeons
"Someday, these young surgeons may be taking care of us, and we all want great people taking care of us," says Bruce A. Harms, MD, MBA, about the need to support excellence in research, education and patient care in the field of surgery, and particularly colorectal surgery. To that end, he and his wife, Judith, have established a professorship in colorectal surgery.
Gundersen Physicians Train, Mentor UW Medical Students
Spend a few minutes talking with physician educators Kyla Lee, MD ’98, and Kimberly Lansing, MD, PhD, and one thing becomes abundantly clear: There is a great deal more to teaching medical students than meets the eye. Based at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin, they have close ties to the campus in Madison and have been intimately involved in the development and implementation of the school’s new ForWard Curriculum, now in its second year.
Medical Students Thank Donors, Kick off House Cup Competition
In the days leading up to Valentine’s Day 2018, the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association staff hosted a gratitude-filled event, drawing medical students to write thank-you notes. Enthusiastic students gathered to share words of praise with the many donors who support the missions of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and its alumni association.
Class of 1982 Honors Humberto Rodriguez With Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship will be awarded to Spanish-speaking students to help increase diversity at the School of Medicine and Public Health and support the school’s goal to improve health equity.
Perpetual Energy Fuels E. Richard Stiehm’s Dedicated Service
Reviewing the accomplishments of E. Richard Stiehm, MD '57, one may think the “E” stands for Energizer, like the iconic bunny. Actually, he was named after his uncle, Ewald Stiehm, a Badger football star and the football coach at the University of Nebraska.
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.
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.