The Center for Special Children founded in 2014
Feature Story
January 31, 2020 VOL 21 NO 4

Modern Medicine Helps Amish Deal With Rare, Inherited Illness

Rural doctors pride themselves on being able to treat a wide range of conditions in their patients, but James DeLine’s practice brings him face to face with several rare genetic conditions that were present when the Amish and Mennonites immigrated from Europe to America and then Wisconsin.

January 31, 2020 VOL 21 NO 4

Change in WMAA’s Corporate Status

Many alumni may not realize that WMAA was created in 1956 as a non-stock corporation. Over the past 64 years, the landscape has changed significantly.

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.

Class Notes
January 31, 2020 VOL 21 NO 4

On Call: Catching Up With Nephrologists

John Schwartz, Suzanne Norby and Dawn Wolfgram share their experiences specializing in kidney care.

American Family Children's Hospital exterior
Feature Story
January 29, 2020 VOL 21 NO 4

Mending Tiny Hearts

Despite the magnificence of American Family Children's Hospital, something palpable was missing when its doors opened more than 12 years ago. A comprehensive pediatric heart program — an essential component for any state-of-the-art children’s hospital — had repeatedly proved elusive. Now, UW's program is receiving national attention.

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.