Medical College of Wisconsin Archives

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network partners with Milwaukee Film to tackle health issues in diverse communities

September 12, 2019

Acclaimed films, engaging community forums and nationally-renowned guest speakers will lead the inaugural Minority Health Film Festival, presented by Milwaukee Film and the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, Sept. 12-15. The first of its kind in the country, this four-day event features eight unique health-related film selections, a free interactive community-focused… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League and the Medical College of Wisconsin hosts 100 Doctors event

September 12, 2019

On Thursday, September 5, 2019, The Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) hosted medical professionals, physicians and health educators from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) at a special reception at Milwaukee Medical College, 8701 W. Watertown Plank Rd. This event was part of the Milwaukee Urban League’s celebration of its 100th anniversary. The event was co-hosted… [Read More]

‘All of Us’ program looks to break through health disparities with ground breaking genetic research

April 11, 2019

Recognizing the historical racial and gender imbalance in many medical trials, President Barrack Obama proposed during his 2015 State of the Union Address and Congress subsequently approved $215 million in funding for the National Institute of Health to collect and analyze anonymous health and genetic medical information. The project has been described as the “moon… [Read More]

Dr. Roland A. Pattilo, MD receives honorary degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin commencement

June 7, 2018

On Friday, May 25, 2018, the Medical College of Wisconsin hosted its 2018 commencement ceremony at the Miller High Life Theatre, 500 West Kilbourn Ave. Besides the usual bestowing of degrees on the graduating class of seniors, The Medical College often bestows a number of honorary degrees to members of the community. Among the nine… [Read More]

President’s Diversity and Inclusion Award recipients announced

March 29, 2018

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) selected four individuals who received the President’s Diversity and Inclusion Award at a special luncheon on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Andrew Petroll, MD, associate professor of medicine and psychiatry; B. Ulysses Li, MD, professor of pediatrics (gastroenterology); Geneva Johnson; and Sebastian Ssempijja, Ph.D, CEO and clinic director of the… [Read More]

Documentary film “Dark Girls” will be focus of MCW medical education presentation

September 20, 2012

Film focuses on skin tone bias and public perceptions of beauty The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Medical Humanities Program and the Ida M. Johnson Foundation will sponsor a special screening of the documentary film “Dark Girls,” as well as a panel discussion with the film’s director and producer, Sunday, September 30, at the Marcus… [Read More]