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Fellowships Awarded – 2016

The goal of the Foundation’s Summer Fellowship program is to provide medical students with the opportunity to increase their knowledge of how community organizations and/or government entities work with the medical profession to address health issues in Wisconsin. Each student receives a stipend of up to $3,500.

  • Ryan Bures, student at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
    Project: Analysis of Opiate Overdoses Following Incarceration
    Mentor: Joseph Blustein, MD
    With support from Doctor Richard and Wendy Dart

  • Zachary Carlson, student at Medical College of Wisconsin
    Project: Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program
    Mentor: Leslie Ruffalo, PhD
    With support from Winnebago County Medical Society

  • Robert Heffernan, student at Medical College of Wisconsin
    Project: A Comparison of the Accuracy of Mass Casualty Triage Schemes in a Pediatric Population
    Mentor: Riccardo Colella, DO

  • Sun Young Jeong, student at Medical College of Wisconsin
    Project: Prognostic Nomogram for Patients with Operable Pancreatic Cancer Treated with Neoadjuvant Therapy
    Mentor: Susan Tsai, MD
    Funded by Pauline M. Jackson, MD

  • Jacky Kwong, student at Medical College of Wisconsin
    Project: A Presentation-Based Intervention for Residents to Improve the Frequency of Gun Safety Counseling
    Mentor: Marlene Melzer-Lange, MD

  • Kieran McAvoy, student at Medical College of Wisconsin
    Project: Skin Cancer Awareness and Education Among Outdoor Workers
    Mentor: Jon Brodie, MD
    Funded by Waukesha County Medical Society

  • Brenna Tomczak, student at Medical College of Wisconsin
    Project: Implementation of a Physician Educational Intervention on use of the Wisconsin Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
    Mentor: Amy Zosel, MD

  • Jackson Unteriner, student at Medical College of Wisconsin
    Project: Does a novel feedback mechanism improve quality of out-of-hospital CPR?
    Mentor: Tom Aufderheide, MD

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