Students having fun while sitting by working together to hold hands while touching the bottoms of their feet in the air
Feature Story
January 16, 2018 VOL 19 NO 4

Healthy Classrooms Foundation Celebrates Decade of Helping Youth Stay Well

The foundation has flourished due to the efforts of volunteer student leaders and members from throughout UW–Madison. Today’s leaders are thrilled with the program’s longevity and the numerous grants it has shared.

Humberto Rodriguez
Impactful Giving
January 16, 2018 VOL 19 NO 4

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.

Lee Eckhardt
Events & Outreach
January 16, 2018 VOL 19 NO 4

Mini Med School Highlights Progress in Treating Atrial Fibrillation and Arrhythmias

Participants learned how the School of Medicine and Public Health is improving health through innovative research and patient care.

A young boy and his mother talking to a medical student
Feature Story
January 12, 2018 VOL 19 NO 4

Learning Opportunities Call Upon Patient Perspectives

The innovative Faces of Patients program has been a part of the School of Medicine and Public Health curriculum for more than 10 years, and it has existed as the first learning activity of the curriculum since the school transformed into the nation’s first integrated school of medicine and public health.

January 12, 2018 VOL 19 NO 4

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.

Eileen Smith accepted the Belzer Award from Dean Robert Golden
Awards & Honors
January 12, 2018 VOL 19 NO 4

Eileen Smith Earns Folkert Belzer Lifetime Achievement Award

Smith, director of the Wisconsin Partnership Program, earned the award for contributions that have made an impact on the School of Medicine and Public Health and on the people and populations it serves.

Fundus photo of a retina showing the light-sensitive tissue that lines the back of the eye
Feature Story
January 11, 2018 VOL 19 NO 4

Fundus Focused on Art and Science of Eye’s Inner Landscape

The Fundus Photograph Reading Center specializes in reviewing super-high-resolution photos of the retina for clinical trials related to diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, uveitis, inherited retinal diseases and drug safety trials.