Archive for Department News

Anna Palatnik, MD, Publishes Paper in the American Journal of Perinatology on

Anna Palatnik, MD, Publishes Paper in the American Journal of Perinatology on “Outcomes of Elective Induction of Labor vs. Expectant Management among Obese Women at ≥39 Weeks”

05/13/2019 • Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, Anna Palatnik, MD, published her paper on “Outcomes of Elective Induction of Labor versus Expectant Management among Obese Women at ≥39 Weeks”... Read More ›

OB/GYN opens MFM Clinical Trial Aimed at Improving Treatment of Fetal Arrhythmias

OB/GYN opens MFM Clinical Trial Aimed at Improving Treatment of Fetal Arrhythmias

05/07/2019 • Dr. Erika Peterson, Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is excited to announce our participation in a new international multicenter clinical... Read More ›

Teacher Recognition Pins honor 2017-2018 Outstanding Medical School Teachers

Teacher Recognition Pins honor 2017-2018 Outstanding Medical School Teachers

05/03/2019 • During the 2017-2018 academic year, the Medical College's Curriculum and Evaluation Committee (CEC) awarded Outstanding Medical School Teacher pins to 384 educators. Recipients also received... Read More ›

The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center Awarded Top Honor, Among Top 30 Clinical Research Centers in the United States

The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center Awarded Top Honor, Among Top 30 Clinical Research Centers in the United States

05/01/2019 • The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) recently designated the MCW Cancer Center as a Lead Academic Participating Site (LAPS) for the... Read More ›

Dr. Jennifer McIntosh Awarded CTSI Grant on

Dr. Jennifer McIntosh Awarded CTSI Grant on “Effects of Preeclampsia and Preterm Birth on Maternal Endothelial Function”

03/18/2019 • Along with Drs. Jacquelyn P. Kulinski and Nicole Lohr, Dr. Jennifer McIntosh has been awarded the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Traditional Pilot Award... Read More ›

Dr. Jennifer McIntosh Publishes Paper in Wiley American Journal of Hematology

Dr. Jennifer McIntosh Publishes Paper in Wiley American Journal of Hematology

03/18/2019 • Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, Jennifer McIntosh, DO, published her paper on “Platelet Sequestration and Consumption in the Placental Intervillous Space Contribute to Lower Platelet Counts during... Read More ›

‘It was all worth it.’ Couple’s ability to have children hinged on in vitro fertilization

‘It was all worth it.’ Couple’s ability to have children hinged on in vitro fertilization

02/25/2019  |  Department News, MCW News

02/25/2019 • Starting a family is something many couples dream of and plan for, but conceiving a child can come with challenges. In fact, “non-traditional” childbirth is... Read More ›

Dr. Jessica Francis interviewed by Fox Sports for Bucks Pride Night

02/20/2019 • The Milwaukee Bucks hosted its third annual Pride Night on Saturday, February 9 at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. Froedtert & the Medical College of... Read More ›

Infertility: The Word on Medicine Podcast

Infertility: The Word on Medicine Podcast

02/20/2019 • The Word on Medicine: the conversation dedicated to examining medical innovation and discovery in Southeastern Wisconsin. It features faculty and research teams of the Medical... Read More ›

New Babyscripts App Available for Froedtert Patients Helps Expectant Mothers

01/17/2019 • Expectant moms often have a lot of questions during pregnancy, and many are getting answers instantly thanks to an app offered by Froedtert & the... Read More ›

Dr. Meredith Cruz Helps Patient Find Happiness During High-Risk Pregnancy

Dr. Meredith Cruz Helps Patient Find Happiness During High-Risk Pregnancy

01/17/2019  |  Department News

01/17/2019 • For many parents waiting for a baby to arrive is a happy time. But for those going through a high-risk pregnancy it can be scary... Read More ›

Dr. Allison Linton awarded AHW grant to Increase Access to Reproductive Health Services at Milwaukee Co. Health Departments

Dr. Allison Linton awarded AHW grant to Increase Access to Reproductive Health Services at Milwaukee Co. Health Departments

01/16/2019 • In partnership with Health Care Education and Training (HCET) and four Milwaukee County Health Departments, Allison Linton, MD, MPH (Obstetrics and Gynecology Generalist) has been... Read More ›

Welcome Kirby Curby-Warner, Certified Nurse Midwife at Froedtert's Birth Center

Welcome Kirby Curby-Warner, Certified Nurse Midwife at Froedtert’s Birth Center

01/14/2019 • We are very excited to introduce our new Certified Nurse Midwife, Kirby Curby-Warner, to our department. Kirby’s practice involves caring for women from the time... Read More ›

Sarah Mess, CNM, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®)

Sarah Mess, CNM, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®)

01/10/2019  |  Department News, MCW News

01/10/2019 • We are thrilled to announce that our Certified Nurse -Midwife, Sarah Mess, has passed her boards to be a certified lactation specialist! She is officially... Read More ›

Dr. Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan awarded American Cancer Society - Cancer Center Seed Grant on Unexpected Roles of microRNAs on Transcriptional Activation

Dr. Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan awarded American Cancer Society – Cancer Center Seed Grant on Unexpected Roles of microRNAs on Transcriptional Activation

12/31/2018 • Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan, PhD has been awarded an American Cancer Society - Cancer Center Seed Grant on "RNA Activation Driven Ovarian Cancer grant on Unexpected roles... Read More ›

Dr. Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan awarded DOD grant on Targeting miR551b to prevent Tumor formation and Metastasis of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Dr. Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan awarded DOD grant on Targeting miR551b to prevent Tumor formation and Metastasis of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

12/21/2018 • Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan, PhD has been awarded a Department of Defense (DOD) grant on Targeting miR551b to prevent Tumor formation and Metastasis of Triple Negative Breast... Read More ›

Dr. Ling Wang awarded DOD grant to study Breast Cancer Brain Metastases

Dr. Ling Wang awarded DOD grant to study Breast Cancer Brain Metastases

12/18/2018 • Ling Wang, MD, PhD has been awarded a Department of Defense (DOD) Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) Breakthrough Level 1 grant for 3 years, titled... Read More ›

Oral Medication Improves Survival Outcomes for Ovarian Cancer Patients

Oral Medication Improves Survival Outcomes for Ovarian Cancer Patients

12/07/2018 • Women with ovarian cancer who were treated with the oral PARP inhibitor olaparib experienced longer progression-free survival, according to an international study presented at the... Read More ›

Dr. Kristina Kaljo - article author of

Dr. Kristina Kaljo – article author of “No Room to “Lean In”: A Qualitative Study on Gendered Barriers to Promotion and Leadership”

11/29/2018 • Kristina Kaljo, PhD, Assistant Professor and Clerkship Co-Director, is the lead author of the newly published article on No Room to "Lean In": A Qualitative... Read More ›

Drs. Rader and Kaljo awarded NIH R25 grant for 5 years, titled “Student-Centered Pipeline to Advance Research in Cancer Careers (SPARCC) for Underrepresented Minority Students”

Drs. Rader and Kaljo awarded NIH R25 grant for 5 years, titled “Student-Centered Pipeline to Advance Research in Cancer Careers (SPARCC) for Underrepresented Minority Students”

11/01/2018 • Janet Rader, MD, the Jack & Elaine Klieger Professor and Chair and Kristina Kaljo, PhD, Assistant Professor, in the department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, have... Read More ›

Dr. Anna Palatnik awarded grant of $75,000 from AMAG Pharmaceuticals to study Preeclampsia

Dr. Anna Palatnik awarded grant of $75,000 from AMAG Pharmaceuticals to study Preeclampsia

10/17/2018 • Anna Palatnik, MD, Assistant Professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology resident alumni, has been awarded a one year grant of $75,000 from AMAG... Read More ›

Dr. Anna Palatnik along with Dr. Erika Peterson authors of The Association Between Gestational Age at Delivery in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine

Dr. Anna Palatnik along with Dr. Erika Peterson authors of The Association Between Gestational Age at Delivery in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine

09/17/2018 • Anna Palatnik, MD, Assistant Professor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, is one of the study authors of a paper in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine... Read More ›

OB/GYN opens MFM Clinical Trials Aimed at Improving Preeclampsia Care

OB/GYN opens MFM Clinical Trials Aimed at Improving Preeclampsia Care

08/28/2018 • Dr. Anna Palatnik and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is excited to announce our participation in two new multicenter clinical trials aimed at improving... Read More ›

Making the Rounds with Kourtney Dropps, MD

Making the Rounds with Kourtney Dropps, MD

08/27/2018 • An interview with Dr. Dropps Kourtney Dropps is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her medical degree from the University... Read More ›

Perinatologist, Emily Smith, MD, joins our Medical College of Wisconsin Faculty

Perinatologist, Emily Smith, MD, joins our Medical College of Wisconsin Faculty

08/27/2018  |  Department News, MCW News

08/27/2018 • Dr. Emily Smith joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Medical College Wisconsin in August 2018 in our Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine. Dr.... Read More ›

Obstetrician and Gynecologist and OBGYN Resident Alumni, Kourtney Dropps, MD joins Medical College of Wisconsin Faculty

Obstetrician and Gynecologist and OBGYN Resident Alumni, Kourtney Dropps, MD joins Medical College of Wisconsin Faculty

08/27/2018 • Dr. Kourtney Dropps joined the department as an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in August 2018 after completing her residency in... Read More ›

Rounding with the Dean: Knowledge Changing Life in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

08/14/2018 • On October 4, 2017, Josepah E. Kerschner, MD, Dean of the School of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, rounded in the Department of... Read More ›

Dr. Jennifer McIntosh one of the study authors of Platelet Counts during Pregnancy in the New England Journal of Medicine

Dr. Jennifer McIntosh one of the study authors of Platelet Counts during Pregnancy in the New England Journal of Medicine

08/14/2018 • Jennifer McIntosh, DO, Assistant Professor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, is one of the study authors of a paper in the New England Journal of Medicine that... Read More ›

Please Welcome Zachary Colvin, DO - MFM Fellow

Please Welcome Zachary Colvin, DO – MFM Fellow

08/08/2018 • Dr. Zachary Colvin joined the department as a maternal fetal medicine fellow in July 2018. He attended medical school at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine... Read More ›

2017-2018 Awards for Residents & Faculty

2017-2018 Awards for Residents & Faculty

06/28/2018 • Dr. John J. and Joan M. Brennan Endowed Award in Obstetrics and Gynecology Morgan Briggs was presented the Dr. John J. and Joan M. Brennan Endowed... Read More ›

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Staff Among the First to Enroll in All of Us Research Program

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Staff Among the First to Enroll in All of Us Research Program

06/15/2018 • Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin staff are among the first people to be invited to join a landmark research program that will help... Read More ›

MCW Students Honored with the Klieger and Brennan Student Award

MCW Students Honored with the Klieger and Brennan Student Award

06/14/2018 • Every year, the department chooses a student to receive the Jack A. Klieger, MD and the John J. Brennan, MD award. These awards are given... Read More ›

OBGYN's

OBGYN’s “Walking Towards Wellness” Success!

06/04/2018  |  Department News

06/04/2018 • To kick off Wisconsin's beautiful weather and to get our department moving, our department introduced a new wellness activity for the month of May, "Walking... Read More ›

More Than 71,000 Babies Born from Assisted Reproductive Technology Cycles Done in 2016

More Than 71,000 Babies Born from Assisted Reproductive Technology Cycles Done in 2016

05/31/2018  |  Department News

05/31/2018 • The latest data from SART, the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, show that ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) usage in the United States is increasing, while... Read More ›

Welcome Obstetrics & Gynecology Resident Class of 2022!

Welcome Obstetrics & Gynecology Resident Class of 2022!

05/11/2018 • Please welcome our Obstetrics and Gynecology resident class of 2022. We are very excited to bring in our class of 8 new residents, who will... Read More ›

Welcome Amy Cain, Certified Nurse Practitioner

Welcome Amy Cain, Certified Nurse Practitioner

05/10/2018  |  Department News, MCW News

05/10/2018 • Amy Cain, MSN, APNP, has joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Amy received her Bachelors degree in Nursing from Mount Mary College in 2010. She... Read More ›

Women’s Cardiovascular Health: The Word on Medicine Podcast

Women’s Cardiovascular Health: The Word on Medicine Podcast

05/08/2018 • The Word on Medicine: the conversation dedicated to examining medical innovation and discovery in Southeastern Wisconsin. It features faculty and research teams of the Medical... Read More ›

Dr. Jessica Francis Speaks to the Story on a Local Transgender Man Sharing his Story on Transitioning

Dr. Jessica Francis Speaks to the Story on a Local Transgender Man Sharing his Story on Transitioning

04/24/2018  |  Department News

04/24/2018 • My baby sister Katie Zolo was born when I was 13 years old. Katie had big brown eyes and a cute smile. From the day... Read More ›

OB/GYN opens first Maternal Fetal Medicine clinical trial at MCW

OB/GYN opens first Maternal Fetal Medicine clinical trial at MCW

03/21/2018 • Dr. Anna Palatnik and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is excited to announce that we are now part of a multicenter NIH –funded randomized... Read More ›

Patient offers Doctors’ Day tribute to Dr. Denise Uyar

Patient offers Doctors’ Day tribute to Dr. Denise Uyar

03/20/2018 • Dr. Denise Uyar, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and chief of gynecologic oncology who sees patients in the Froedtert & the Medical College of... Read More ›

Welcome Carol Eling, Certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

Welcome Carol Eling, Certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

03/13/2018  |  Department News, MCW News

03/13/2018 • Carol Eling, WHNP-BC, has joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Reproductive Endorcrine & Infertility division. She received RN licensure in 1981, Women’s Health... Read More ›

International Women’s Day - Eleanor Delfs, MD was the First Woman Named Full Professor at MCW

International Women’s Day – Eleanor Delfs, MD was the First Woman Named Full Professor at MCW

03/12/2018 • In honor of International Women’s Day, we reflect on our own historic milestone in MCW history. Dr. Eleanor Delfs was the first woman to be... Read More ›

National Doctors’ Day on March 30 offers chance to honor our physicians

National Doctors’ Day on March 30 offers chance to honor our physicians

03/12/2018 • In honor of National Doctors’ Day, which is celebrated March 30, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Office of Development and the Froedtert Hospital Foundation... Read More ›

Surviving and Thriving with Gynecologic Cancer: The Word on Medicine Podcast

Surviving and Thriving with Gynecologic Cancer: The Word on Medicine Podcast

03/08/2018  |  Department News, MCW News

03/08/2018

Our gynecologic oncology team of providers shares information on “Surviving and Thriving with Gynecologic Cancer”.

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Welcome Kristen Streitenberger, PA-C

Welcome Kristen Streitenberger, PA-C

02/22/2018  |  Department News, MCW News

02/22/2018 • Certified Physician Assistant, Kristen Streitenberger, joins our department at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Her main focus will be assisting in gynecologic surgeries and she... Read More ›

Abbey Kruper, PsyD and Kristina Kaljo, PhD have been Awarded the 2018 MCW Learning Resource Fund Grant

Abbey Kruper, PsyD and Kristina Kaljo, PhD have been Awarded the 2018 MCW Learning Resource Fund Grant

02/19/2018 • Abbey Kruper, PsyD and Kristina Kaljo, PhD were awarded the 2018 MCW Learning Resource Fund Grant for the project titled, “Bridging the Gap: Identifying Needs... Read More ›

Dr. Garrett Fitzgerald one of the Study Authors of Utility of Prenatal Doppler Ultrasound to Predict Neonatal Impaired Cerebral Autoregulation

Dr. Garrett Fitzgerald one of the Study Authors of Utility of Prenatal Doppler Ultrasound to Predict Neonatal Impaired Cerebral Autoregulation

02/19/2018 • Garrett Fitzgerald, MD, Assistant Professor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, is one of the study authors of a paper in the February 6 issue of journal Nature... Read More ›

Drs. Jenn McIntosh and Anna Palatnik both chosen to give presentations on their Research at the SMFM Annual Conference

Drs. Jenn McIntosh and Anna Palatnik both chosen to give presentations on their Research at the SMFM Annual Conference

02/14/2018 • The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) annual meeting has become known for its groundbreaking research presentations. This year, there was 1,015 oral and poster presentations... Read More ›

Teacher Recognition Pins honor 2016-2017 Outstanding Medical School Teachers

Teacher Recognition Pins honor 2016-2017 Outstanding Medical School Teachers

02/14/2018 • During the 2016-2017 academic year, the Medical College's Curriculum and Evaluation Committee (CEC) awarded Outstanding Medical School Teacher pins to 246 educators.  Recipients also received... Read More ›

Kristina Kaljo, PhD, Accepted into the Community Engaged Scholars: Mentoring Network

Kristina Kaljo, PhD, Accepted into the Community Engaged Scholars: Mentoring Network

02/01/2018 • The Office of the Senior Associate Dean for Community Engagement (CE) and the Medical College of Wisconsin Community Engagement Core has selected the second cohort... Read More ›

Dr. Fredrik Broekhuizen, 15-year OBGYN Faculty Member, Passed Away

Dr. Fredrik Broekhuizen, 15-year OBGYN Faculty Member, Passed Away

01/30/2018 • Fredrik ‘Frits’ Broekhuizen, MD, a 15-year member of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty, passed away on January 13 at the... Read More ›

Kristina Kaljo, PhD, Receives the Junior Faculty Travel Award

Kristina Kaljo, PhD, Receives the Junior Faculty Travel Award

01/28/2018 • Dr. Kristina Kaljo, Assistant Professor, has been awarded the Junior Faculty Travel Award from the Medical School. Faculty Conference Travel Award supports full-time or full professional... Read More ›

Latest Options for  Cervical Cancer with Dr. William Bradley

Latest Options for Cervical Cancer with Dr. William Bradley

01/19/2018 • Clinical trials are vital to the development of new techniques and treatment in medical care. By participating in such research, the Froedtert & the Medical... Read More ›

The Periscope Project with Christina Wichman, DO

The Periscope Project with Christina Wichman, DO

01/16/2018  |  Department News, MCW News

01/16/2018 • Managing medications for treatment of behavioral health issues or addiction disorders can be challenging. But, imagine the added challenge of managing medications for women with... Read More ›

Dr. Kate Dielentheis Interviewed on CBS 58:

Dr. Kate Dielentheis Interviewed on CBS 58: “Local Woman has Baby Hours After Finding out she is Pregnant”

11/21/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

11/21/2017 • Most women have nine months to prepare for a new baby. 27-year-old Mackenzie Aiello had less than 12 hours. “I was in complete shock. I don’t... Read More ›

Best Doctors 2017-2018

Best Doctors 2017-2018

10/30/2017 • A total of 439 Medical College of Wisconsin faculty physicians, representing more than 40 specialties, are listed on the Best Doctors® in America list for... Read More ›

Clinical Trials Offer Ovarian Cancer Treatment Options: With Dr. William Bradley

Clinical Trials Offer Ovarian Cancer Treatment Options: With Dr. William Bradley

10/30/2017  |  Department News

10/30/2017 • In March of 2016, Pam Kraiss, then age 64, suddenly looked nine months pregnant. Alarmed by significant abdominal swelling, the retired English teacher — who... Read More ›

Our Reproductive Medicine Center Nursing staff has been recognized as a Nursing Center of Excellence

Our Reproductive Medicine Center Nursing staff has been recognized as a Nursing Center of Excellence

10/03/2017 • The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Reproductive Center recently received recognition as an American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Nursing Center of Excellence.... Read More ›

Welcome Carissa Aboubakare, WHNP

Welcome Carissa Aboubakare, WHNP

10/03/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

10/03/2017 • Carissa Aboubakare, WHNP-BC, has joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology on October 2, 2017. She grew up in Orange, California, but ventured out east... Read More ›

Understanding Ovarian Cancer with Dr. Erin Bishop

Understanding Ovarian Cancer with Dr. Erin Bishop

09/22/2017  |  Department News

09/22/2017 • High-grade serous ovarian cancer spreads throughout the abdomen and pelvis early in the disease process leading to diagnosis at late stages in many women. Understanding... Read More ›

Making the Rounds with Ben Beran, MD

Making the Rounds with Ben Beran, MD

09/21/2017 • An interview with Dr. Beran Ben Beran is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He received his medical degree from the Medical... Read More ›

4th Year Resident, Paige Persch, MD, Won the Clinical & Educational Research Award at MCW's 2017 Research Day

4th Year Resident, Paige Persch, MD, Won the Clinical & Educational Research Award at MCW’s 2017 Research Day

09/21/2017 • Research Day is a celebration of the research accomplishments of our faculty, staff, and trainees. This year, our fourth year resident, Paige Persch, MD, presented... Read More ›

Faculty and Resident Presenting at MCW's Research Day September 12

Faculty and Resident Presenting at MCW’s Research Day September 12

09/11/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

09/11/2017 • Drs. Anna Palatnik and Paige Persche will be presenting their research posters at this year's Research Day on September 12. Research Day is a celebration of... Read More ›

Welcome Sunila Pradeep, PhD, Research Faculty

Welcome Sunila Pradeep, PhD, Research Faculty

09/07/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

09/07/2017 • Dr. Sunila Pradeep has joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in August 2017 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Pradeep completed her Ph.D. from India... Read More ›

Welcome Sarah Mess, Certified Nurse Midwife at Moorland Reserve

Welcome Sarah Mess, Certified Nurse Midwife at Moorland Reserve

09/07/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

09/07/2017 • Certified Nurse Midwife Sarah Mess joins our department at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She will be seeing both Ob and Gyn patients in her... Read More ›

Obstetrician and Gynecologist and OBGYN Resident Alumni, Ben Beran, MD joins Medical College of Wisconsin Faculty

Obstetrician and Gynecologist and OBGYN Resident Alumni, Ben Beran, MD joins Medical College of Wisconsin Faculty

08/24/2017 • Dr. Benjamin Beran joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in August 2017 in the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Beran received his... Read More ›

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Froedtert Hospital as Part of the Best Hospitals List

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Froedtert Hospital as Part of the Best Hospitals List

08/23/2017 • Froedtert Hospital has been ranked #2 in the Milwaukee metro area and #3 in the State of Wisconsin in US News & World Report’s “Best... Read More ›

Continuous Professional Development Director and OBGYN Physician, Dr. Raj Narayan, Inducted into MCW's Society of Teaching Scholars

Continuous Professional Development Director and OBGYN Physician, Dr. Raj Narayan, Inducted into MCW’s Society of Teaching Scholars

08/22/2017 • Each year, the MCW Society of Teaching Scholars elects several outstanding educators to membership in recognition of their teaching excellence and their outstanding contributions as... Read More ›

Residents - Class of 2017

Farewell to the Class of 2017; Welcome Class of 2021

08/19/2017 • The residency program has had a wonderful year, culminating with graduating another fine class. We bid farewell to our graduates with a sense of pride,... Read More ›

2016-2017 Awards for Residents & Faculty

2016-2017 Awards for Residents & Faculty

08/19/2017 • Dr. John J. and Joan M. Brennan Endowed Award in Obstetrics and Gynecology Theresa Piquette was presented the Dr. John J. and Joan M. Brennan Endowed... Read More ›

Perinatologist, Garrett Fitzgerald, MD, joins our Medical College of Wisconsin faculty

Perinatologist, Garrett Fitzgerald, MD, joins our Medical College of Wisconsin faculty

08/16/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

08/16/2017 • Dr. Garrett Fitzgerald joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Medical College Wisconsin in August, 2017. Dr. Fitzgerald received his medical degree at the... Read More ›

Obstetrician and Gynecologist Allison Linton, MD joins Medical College of Wisconsin faculty

Obstetrician and Gynecologist Allison Linton, MD joins Medical College of Wisconsin faculty

08/15/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

08/15/2017 • Dr. Allie Linton joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in August, 2017 as part of our Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Linton... Read More ›

Making the Rounds with Kate Dielentheis, MD

Making the Rounds with Kate Dielentheis, MD

08/13/2017  |  Department News

08/13/2017 • An interview with Dr. Dielentheis Kate Dielentheis is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her undergraduate education at the University... Read More ›

Dr. Palatnik Publishes Paper on

Dr. Palatnik Publishes Paper on “Association Between Type of Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Cesarean Delivery” in the OBGYN Green Journal

08/10/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

08/10/2017 • Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, Anna Palatnik, MD, published her paper on “Association Between Type of Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Cesarean Delivery” in the OBGYN... Read More ›

MCW 2017 Convocation Learning Resources Award has been Awarded to Kristina Kaljo, PhD, for her Project

MCW 2017 Convocation Learning Resources Award has been Awarded to Kristina Kaljo, PhD, for her Project

08/09/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

08/09/2017 • Our education specialist faculty member, Kristina Kaljo, PhD, has been awarded the Learning Resources Award for her project "Medical Students and Faculty: Learning and Teaching... Read More ›

Making the Rounds with Amy Domeyer-Klenske, MD

Making the Rounds with Amy Domeyer-Klenske, MD

08/08/2017  |  Department News

08/08/2017 • An interview with Dr. Domeyer-Klenske Amy Domeyer-Klenske, is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her undergraduate degree in English from... Read More ›

Please Welcome Rachel Harrison, MD - Our Newest MFM Fellow

Please Welcome Rachel Harrison, MD – Our Newest MFM Fellow

07/17/2017  |  Department News, Fellow News

07/17/2017 • Dr. Rachel Harrison has joined our Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program after being matched. She will be third to graduate from our program in 2020. She completed... Read More ›

2 MCW Students Honored with the Klieger and Brennan Student Award

2 MCW Students Honored with the Klieger and Brennan Student Award

06/09/2017 • Every year, the department chooses a student to receive the Jack A. Klieger, MD and the John J. Brennan award. These awards are given to... Read More ›

4th Year Resident, Lindsay Dickerhoff, MD, Receives 2017 MCWAH Research Award

4th Year Resident, Lindsay Dickerhoff, MD, Receives 2017 MCWAH Research Award

05/30/2017 • Twenty residents and fellows of the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH) each received a $500 award in May for their individual research or... Read More ›

Dr. Ramchandran Receives SAASCR Award for his Cancer Research

Dr. Ramchandran Receives SAASCR Award for his Cancer Research

05/22/2017 • Ramani Ramchandran, PhD, was one of nine Indian American Scientists honored by Society of Asian American Scientists Cancer Research (SAASCR) for his outstanding contributions to... Read More ›

Dr. Timothy Klatt Named Medical Director for Patient Safety

Dr. Timothy Klatt Named Medical Director for Patient Safety

05/22/2017 • We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Timothy Klatt has accepted the role of Medical Director of Patient Safety for Froedtert Hospital (FMLH) and... Read More ›

Best Doctors 2015-2016

Best Doctors 2015-2016

05/19/2017 • 462 Medical College Doctors Recognized as Best Doctors in America A total of 464 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) faculty physicians, representing 40 specialties and 400... Read More ›

Donations made to honor physicians on National Doctors’ Day

Donations made to honor physicians on National Doctors’ Day

05/18/2017 • In honor of National Doctors’ Day, celebrated on March 30, the Office of Development invited individuals to “Honor a Doctor” by making a donation in... Read More ›

MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Award 2015-2016

MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Award 2015-2016

05/17/2017 • The Office of Educational Improvement would like to congratulate the winners of MCW’s Outstanding Medical Student Teachers for 2015-2016. Course, Clerkship, Sub I, and Pathway... Read More ›

4th Year Resident, Marissa Schloesser, Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, the National Medical Honor Society

4th Year Resident, Marissa Schloesser, Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, the National Medical Honor Society

05/12/2017 • On April 27, 2017, Dr. Marissa Schloesser was honored by the students of the Medical College of Wisconsin as they selected her as one of... Read More ›

Dr. Anna Palatnik Publishes Paper on

Dr. Anna Palatnik Publishes Paper on “Medical and Obstetric Complications Among Pregnant Women With Liver Cirrhosis” in the OBGYN Green Journal

05/12/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

05/12/2017 • Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, Anna Palatnik, MD, published her paper on "Medical and Obstetric Complications Among Pregnant Women With Liver Cirrhosis" in the OBGYN Green Journal.... Read More ›

Dr. Michael Lund Named

Dr. Michael Lund Named “Student Pillar Leadership” in the newly-established Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education

04/13/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

04/13/2017 • We are pleased to announce that our physician and Continuous Professional Development Director, Michael Lund, has been named the "Student Pillar Leadership" in the newly-established... Read More ›

Faculty Presenting at MCW’s Innovations in Medical Education Conference April 27

04/12/2017 • Drs. Kristina Kaljo, Cresta Jones, Amy Domeyer-Klenske, Mona Farez, Raj Narayan and Michael Lund have been chosen to present their research posters at MCW's Innovations... Read More ›

Drs. Kruper, Menon and Kaljo Presenting their Research Poster at MCW’s Community Engagement Poster Session April 21

04/11/2017 • MCW is hosting its 3rd annual Community Engagement Week April 17 - 21. It's a week full of sessions to facilitate education, networking, recognition and... Read More ›

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Perinatal Group being offered

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Perinatal Group being offered

03/29/2017  |  Department News

03/29/2017 • A new 8 week session is being offered for those attempting conception, pregnant or within 12 months postpartum. Mindfulness is an accepting and non-judgmental awareness... Read More ›

Preserving Fertility Before and After Cancer Treatment

Preserving Fertility Before and After Cancer Treatment

03/27/2017  |  Department News

03/27/2017 • The pathway to parenthood often contains more bumps or routes than anticipated. The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Reproductive Medicine Center, however, as... Read More ›

Dr. Janet S. Rader - Study Author of Integrated Genomic and Molecular Characterization of Cervical Cancer

Dr. Janet S. Rader – Study Author of Integrated Genomic and Molecular Characterization of Cervical Cancer

03/24/2017  |  Department News, Research News

03/24/2017 • Corresponding author and co-Chair Janet S. Rader, MD and contributors Denise Uyar, MD, William Bradley, MD and Behnaz Behmaram, MD published the article Integrated Genomic... Read More ›

Welcome Obstetrics & Gynecology Resident Class of 2021

Welcome Obstetrics & Gynecology Resident Class of 2021

03/20/2017 • Please welcome our Obstetrics and Gynecology resident class of 2021. We are very excited to bring in our class of 8 new residents, who will... Read More ›

Our CHW NICU Renovation Completed - Largest in the State

Our CHW NICU Renovation Completed – Largest in the State

02/17/2017  |  Department News

02/17/2017 • After nearly two years, we are thrilled to announce that the renovation of our Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has been... Read More ›

Welcome Kendra Konitzer, Certified Physician Assistant

Welcome Kendra Konitzer, Certified Physician Assistant

02/02/2017  |  Department News

02/02/2017 • Certified Physician Assistant Kendra Konitzer joins our department at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She will be seeing patients in our Courage clinic at Froedtert... Read More ›

Dr. Kate Dielentheis shares our New World-Class Birth Center on TMJ4's Morning Blend

Dr. Kate Dielentheis shares our New World-Class Birth Center on TMJ4’s Morning Blend

02/01/2017  |  Department News

02/01/2017 • The Froedtert Hospital Birth Center offers babies, moms, and families the best possible care during childbirth and beyond. Dr. Kate Dielentheis shares that not only... Read More ›

Dr. Meredith Cruz Shares What to do After Receiving a Fetal Diagnosis of a Birth Defect or Other Medical Condition

Dr. Meredith Cruz Shares What to do After Receiving a Fetal Diagnosis of a Birth Defect or Other Medical Condition

11/17/2016  |  Department News

11/17/2016 • One of our high-risk pregnancy doctors, Dr. Meredith Cruz, and fetal surgeon, Dr. Amy Wagner, shares their advice on what expecting parents should know after... Read More ›

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician, Dr. Jennifer McIntosh, Publishes Article in Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM)

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician, Dr. Jennifer McIntosh, Publishes Article in Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM)

10/21/2016  |  Department News

10/21/2016 • Jennifer McIntosh, DO, published the article on "The Role of Routine Cervical Length Screening in Selected High and Low-Risk Women for Preterm Birth Prevention." Preterm birth... Read More ›

Two of our Residents Matched into Fellowships

Two of our Residents Matched into Fellowships

10/21/2016

We are pleased to announce that two of our 4th year residents matched into fellowship.

Please congratulate them!

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Obstetrician and Gynecologist Amy Domeyer-Klenske joins Medical College of Wisconsin faculty

Obstetrician and Gynecologist Amy Domeyer-Klenske joins Medical College of Wisconsin faculty

09/14/2016  |  Department News

09/14/2016 • Dr. Amy Domeyer-Klenske has been appointed Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical College of... Read More ›

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