Nasia Safdar and Elizabeth “Betsy” Nugent
January 7, 2022 VOL 23 NO 4

Clinical Trials Leaders Join Forces to Enhance Patient Care Offerings

Elizabeth “Betsy” Nugent and Nasia Safdar, leaders in the academic medical center’s clinical trials enterprise, recently announced creation of the Wisconsin Medicine Institute for Clinical Trials.

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Feature Story
January 7, 2022 VOL 23 NO 4

Undiagnosed Genetic Disease Program and Clinic Catalyze Advances in Genomics and Personalized Medicine

The clinic accepts referred patients nationwide who have undergone extensive genetic workups but whose condition remains undiagnosed.

A man working with large radiological equipment decades ago
Feature Story
January 7, 2022 VOL 23 NO 4

Department of Medical Physics Celebrates 40 Years of Technology Development, Clinical Care and Education

Over four decades, teams of investigators contributed to and/or invented many aspects of today’s technology, including solutions for accurate diagnosis and optimized treatment of human disease.

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Feature Story
January 7, 2022 VOL 23 NO 4

Survey of the Health of Wisconsin Pivots To Collect Valuable Statewide COVID-19 Data

SHOW investigators quickly mobilized their research team and study participants across Wisconsin to support DHS’s need for critical, timely data on COVID-19’s spread.

Karges family portrait
Impactful Giving
January 6, 2022 VOL 23 NO 4

Karges Family Psychiatry Scholarship Encourages Mental Health Trainees

Steve and Lynn Karges understand firsthand the importance of a community having quality psychiatric providers. Scholarship recipient Raizman Velasquez, MD, aims to expand quality care to the Latinx community.