Ed Chapman’s Tenacious Approach to the “Most Important” Problems in Biology
Ed Chapman concentrates on research questions that are big, bad, and basic. Many of them concern the release of neurotransmitters at the synapse — the tiny gap between two neurons.
Rural MD Track Focuses on Underserved Populations and Under-Resourced Settings
In Wisconsin, only seven percent of physicians have rural practices, according to the Wisconsin Council on Medical Education and Workforce in 2021.
Brittany Rodriguez Realizing Her Dream in Medical School
Brittany Rodriguez had not told her mom and stepdad she was considering medical school when she mailed them her acceptance letter from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She had not intended to keep it a secret, but she felt the need to keep the dream to herself until it became real.
BEAM Program Builds Equitable Mentorship for Underrepresented Medical Students
Jasmine Love remembers wanting to become a physician at an early age. Now she’s a fourth-year medical student who will earn her medical degree in May 2023 at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH).
Athena Poppas Blazes Trails for Women in Cardiology
After she earned her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in 1989, it would have been easy for Athena Poppas, MD ’89 (PG ’92), to have chosen a specialty that was more typical for women.
In Memoriam: Rebecca Blank, Gary Lyons, Alice McPherson
Goodbye dear friends: Rebecca M. Blank, Gary E. Lyons, and Alice R. McPherson
Class Notes & Alumni Updates From Sports Medicine Specialists
Three Sports Medicine Specialists Share Updates