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Our Donors

2016 Foundation Contributors

The mission of the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is to advance the health of the people of Wisconsin by supporting medical education and health initiatives.

The individuals and organizations named below made contributions to the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation from Jan. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2016. We are deeply grateful for each donor’s support of the Foundation. We offer special thanks to our “Gold Donors”—those who have consistently contributed $100 or more to the Foundation during the past three or more years—as signified by an asterisk.

Patron Plus

Dane County Medical Society*
Dr William and Marlene Listwan*
Marshfield Clinic Health System*
Paul O. Simenstad, MD
SVA Plumb Financial
Edmund J. & Estelle D. Walker Charitable Trust*
Waukesha County Medical Society*
WPS Health Solutions*


William R. Abrams, JD*
Alliance ENT & Hearing Center, SC*
Ashland-Bayfield-Iron County Medical Society
Associated Bank*
Badger Bay Management*
Carol Baylon*
Dr Steven and Susan Bergin*
Brown County Medical Society*
Clarence P. Chou, MD*
Dr Richard and Wendy Dart*
Drs Noel and Lakshmi Deep*
Donn Dexter, MD*
Eau Claire/Dunn/Pepin County Medical Society
Drs David Falk and JoAnne Robbins*
First Business Bank
Timothy T. Flaherty, MD*
David Galbis-Reig, MD*
Godfrey & Kahn*
Gordon Flesch Company, Inc. *
Mark Grapentine
Drs David and Ann Hoffmann*
Drs William and Mary Alice Houghton*
Pauline M. Jackson, MD*
Norman M. Jensen, MD*
Johnson Bank*
Dr Edward and Christine Knuteson*
La Crosse County Medical Society*
Drs George Lange and Marlene Melzer-Lange*
Marathon County Medical Society*
Suzanne J. Martens, MD, MHP*
Medical College of Wisconsin*
Medical Society of Milwaukee County*
MetaStar, Inc.*
Mile Bluff Medical Center*
Monroe Clinic*
Sandra L. Osborn, MD*
Tom Plumb
ProHealth Care, Inc.
John D. Riesch, MD*
Elizabeth and Ben Ringle*
Rock County Medical Society*
Rogers Memorial Hospital*
Mary Ellen Sabourin, MD
Settlers Bank
Dr Gregory and Sandra Shove*
Society Insurance*
The Alliance*
United Way of Dane County
University of Wisconsin – Department of Pediatrics
UW Health & Unity Health Insurance*
Doran and Michelle Viste*
Walworth County Medical Society*
Jack C. Westman, MD
Winnebago County Medical Society*
Wisconsin Hospital Association*
Wisconsin Medical Society Insurance & Financial Svcs., Inc.*
Wood County Medical Society*


Lloyd H. Arnold, MD
Baird Foundation, Inc.*
Dr John and Penelope Beasley
Dr Mark and Patricia Belknap*
Charles P. Benedict, MD*
Drs Daniel and Rachel Bennett*
Busick/Cummings/Tilkens Group of Merrill Lynch*
Dr Bruce and Kathryn Campbell*
Dana Corbett*
Catherine Coyle, RN, PhD*
Byron J. Crouse, MD*
Dr Joseph and Eleanor Di Raimondo*
Fidelity Charitable*
David W. Florence, MD
Foley & Lardner LLP
Sandra K. Gehler*
Heidi Gerritsen
Robert Glinert, MD
Dr Mary Govier, and John Cashman*
Gundersen Health System*
Gundersen Medical Foundation
Dr John and Lori Hartman
Ruth and Jac Heitz
Dr Ralph and Peggy Hudson*
Dr Robert and Nancy Jaeger*
Dr Mark and Diana Kehrberg*
Drs Gerda and Robert Klingbeil*
Dr Thaddeus and Sarah Krolicki*
Drs Steven Kulick and Margaret Spoerl
Paul A. Larson, MD*
Emily H. Lewis, MD
Dr Jack and Joyce Lockhart*
Dr Thomas and Susan Luetzow*
Timothy G. McAvoy, MD
Dr Peter and Mary McCanna
Dr Robert and Pamela McDonald
Douglas B. McManus, MD
Mendota Financial Group
James A. Meyer, MD*
Ministry Health Care
Drs Nicholas and Elaine Mischler*
Dr Frank and Helen Myers*
Eugene J. Nordby, MD*
Dr Richard and Mary Lee Odders*
Michael J. O’Neill, MD*
Richard L. Page, MD*
Prevea Health*
Principal Financial Group
William E. Raduege, MD
Dr Claudia and James Reardon*
Renee and John Reback
Cornelia M. Riedl, MD*
James R. Riordan
Molli L. Rolli, MD*
SSM Health Care of Wisconsin*
The Wisconsin Surgical Society
Dr Richard and Edith Ulmer*
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
Dr David and Mary Weber*
Dr Stephen and Katherine Webster*
Ronald D. Wenger, MD
Dr Michael and Michelle Werner*
Eileen and Dan Wilson*
Dr Stephen and Judith Wilson*
Wisconsin Section, ACOG
Dr Thomas and Suzanne Zoch

Felipe P. Ambas, MD
Anex SC – Waukesha Memorial Hospital
Arthur E. Angove, DO*
Alicia Arnold, MD
Thomas H. Bartell, MD*
Dale E. Bauwens, MD
Dr Joseph and Kristina Behn
Jacob Behrens, MD
Louis C. Bernhardt, MD*
Shawna and Emil Bertalot
Peg Bertel
Stephen L. Blonsky, MD
Dr Austin and Martha Boyle*
Dr Nicole and Scott Brady
John F. Brennan, III, MD
Wallace B. Brucker, MD
Dr William Buchta and Lori Campbell*
James W. Burhop, MD*
Mary Ann Byrne*
Rose J. Campise-Luther, MD*
Marcus R. Chacon, MD
Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic
Dennis D. Christensen, MD
Clyde M. Chumbley, MD
Michael P. Cinquegrani, MD
Dr James and Peggy Concannon
Dr James Conterato and Stephanie Dueser
Milagros R. Cuaresma-Ambas, MD
Kimberly Erbes Culp, MD
Patrick W. Cummings, Jr., MD*
Michael D. Curtis, MD
Melissa N. Dattalo, MD
Frederick J. Davis, MD
Dr Kirkland and Jennifer Davis
Peter G. Davis*
Kalpana N. Dixit-Ajjampore, MD
Dr Richard and Laura Dortzbach*
Douglas P. Duffy, MD
Aaron A. Dunn, MD
Dr Robert and Signe Durnin*
Diane F. Elson, MD*
Douglas B. Evans, MD*
Cathy Rae Fakler Azzarello, MD
John J. Foley, MD*
Robert and Pixi Foulks*
Drs John and Mary Frantz*
Robert A. Gahl, MD*
Zoran Dragutin Gajic, MD*
Dr Michael and Mary Ann Garrity*
Susan D. Gedanke, MD*
Dr Gregory and Dorothy Gerber*
Dr Katie and David Gesch
Drs Terry Geurkink and Sally Wilmeth
Dr Valerie Gilchrist and William Scott
Marie P. Gogin, MD
Robert N. Golden, MD*
Robert C. Gomez, MD*
Donald R. Gore, MD
Michelle L. Graham, MD
John H. Gray, MD
William Greaves, MD
Kathryn A. Green, MD
Dr Cindy and David Hart
K. John Hartman, MD
Marilyn McCarthy Hawke*
Kim M. Hetsko, MD
Charles E. Holmburg, MD
Nancy J. Homburg, MD*
Karri A. Huber, MD
Dr William Hueston and Martha Tack
Kathleen A. Hughes-Kuda, MD
Dr Eliot and Francine Huxley
Kevin D. Izard, MD
Dr Sivakami and Kumar Kangayappan*
Dr Albert and Dolores Kanner
Steven K. Kappes, MD*
Hena Kausar, MD
Gerald C. Kempthorne, MD
Dr Kathleen and Paul Klespis-Wick*
Ivan M. Knezevic, MD*
Genevie L. Kocourek, MD*
Arlyn A. Koeller, MD*
Anthony S. Krausen, MD
Karin I. Kultgen, MD
Kesavan Kutty, MD*
Arne T. Lagus, MD
Frederick J. Lamont, MD
John J. Laur, MD
Catherine Lee, MD
Allan Levin, MD
Lincoln County Medical Society*
William J. Little, Jr., MD*
George E. Magnin, MD
Panneer S. Manickam, MD*
Dr Bradley and Susan Manning*
Edith A. McFadden, MD
Dr Donald and Patricia McKee
Dr John and Elsa McKenna
F. Bradford Meyers, MD
Gregory S. Milleville, MD
Dr Michele and Keith Montgomery
Amy M. Moschell, MD
Dr Dipesh Navsaria and Rania Huntington
Paul J. Neary, MD*
Corina Norrbom, MD
John J. Olson, MD
Dr Reid and Gabriela Olson*
Dr Jose and Zaida Ortiz
Michael Ostrov, MD
Dr Thomas and Elaine Pagedas*
Rick F. Papandrea, MD
Dr R. Zorba and Penny Paster*
Robert Peck, MD
Dr John and Cathy Pederson*
Thomas M. Pellino, MD*
Mary E. Peters, MD
Clifton E. Peterson, MD
Pierce-St. Croix County Medical Society*
Jeffrey K. Polzin, MD*
Robert B. Prehn, MD
James J. Prosser, MD
John S. Pujals, MD
Leon J. Radant, MD
Stephen C. Ragatz, MD*
Charles J. Rainey, MD*
Dr Philip and Jacqueline Redlich
Nancy S. Reeder, MD
Drs Lori Remeika and Craig Wolfe
Patrick L. Remington, MD
Marcia J. S. Richards, MD*
Dr Richard and Laura Roberts*
Jeffrey E. Rodzak, MD
Dr George and Patience Roggensack
Aleksandar V. Rosich, MD
Drs Howard Rowley and Carol Diamond*
Dr Jay Rusek and Leslie Stinson Rusek
Matthew Sager, MD
Michael A. San Dretto, MD
Jason M. Sansone, MD
Dr Andrew and Kelly Saterbak*
Dr Michael and Theresa Saunders*
Gary Schaefer
Dr Robert Schmidt and Patricia Weber-Schmidt*
John H. Schneider, MD
Drs Brian and Jennifer Schreiber*
Dr Ellen and David Schumann
Aaron T. Schwaab, MD
Dr Walter and June Schwartz*
Dr Alan and Laurie Schwartzstein
James A. Shapiro, MD
Sheboygan County Medical Society
Philip M. Shultz, MD*
R. Bruce Slater, MD, MPH*
Drs Jeff Smarrella and Meghan Ogden
Michelle Snyderman, MD
Ron H. Stark, MD
Dr Robert and Janet Starr*
Dr Paul and Jane Steingraeber
Laura A. Sunn, MD
Drs David Tange and Mary Jo Freeman
Earl R. Thayer
The Benevity Community Impact Fund
Joseph E. Trader, MD
Dr Darold and Dorothy Treffert
Philip F. Troiano, III, MD*
Drs Patrick and Deborah Turski*
United Health Group
Blaise Vitale, MD
Jacob M. Waidelich, MD
Drs Ellen and Arnold Wald
Scott H. Warren, MD*
William G. Weber, MD*
Drs Paul Wertsch and Kay Heggestad*
William P. West, MD
Susan Wiegmann*
Kathleen Ziemba


All Saints Lab Sunshine Club
Drs Shane and Ann Allen
Dr Dennis and Colleen Andersen
Henry A. Anderson, III, MD
Drs Al and Robbin Baltrusaitis
James M. Banovetz, MD
Dr Jergen and Jean Barber
Margaret M. Barron, MD
Gurdesh Bedi, MD
Dr Scott Behrens and Esther Palomino
Brant and Jillene Bergeron
Dr John and Margaret Blackwood
Frederick J. Boehm, III, MD
Joseph Boero, MD
Dr Robyn and Karl Borge
Chris and Patty Brady
Jonathan J. Brodie, MD
Mark F. Brower, DO
Richard L. Brown, MD
Dr Calvin Bruce and Catherine Caro-Bruce
Brad Burmeister, MD
Kevin Butterfield
Drs Jill and Michael Cardwell
Joseph P. Carpenter
Michael K. Case, MD
Adam T. Cios, MD
Paula Cody
Dr Lois and Patrick Connolly
Dr James and Deborah Cunningham
Christopher B Davies, MD
William B. Davies, MD
Guillermo B. De Venecia, MD
Dr David and Diane Deci
Dr Thomas and Meridith Derrig
Laura S. Duncan, MD
Rodney A. Erickson, MD
Kelly Fehrenbacher, MD
Kevin T. Flaherty, MD
Dr D. Joe and Mary Freeman
Dr John and Catherine Frey
Michael Garren, MD
Gerald A. Gehl, MD
Larry Gordon, DO
Green County Medical Society
Erik A. Gundersen, MD
Terri Hahn
Gurdon H. Hamilton, MD
Lewis B. Harned, MD
Dr Loren and Marian Hart
Dr Gary and Karen Hegranes
Joseph Heimler, MD
Dr William and Linda Hisgen
Peter M. Ihle, MD
Inieke Ikpe, MD
Lee and Janice Johnson
William D. Jones, MD
Jeremy Juern, MD
Naciye Kalafat, MD
Dr Michael and Rosemary Kehoe
Dr Edward and Eileen Krall
Michelle Laundrie Cihla, MD
Colleen A. Lawton, MD
Don Suk Lee, MD, MPH
Dr Kristin and Benjamin Lewicki
Stanley Livingston, III, MD
Gayle Loiselle
Dr Thomas and Jean Londergan
Dr Charles and Margaret MacCarthy
Dr Dennis and Gail Maki
Dr Andrew and Mary Makowski
Rodney W. Malinowski, MD
Dr John and Jane McAndrew
Brian McSorley, MD and Lynn Lepak-McSorley, DDS
George L. Morris, MD
Carol Moseson
Drs Scott and Alissa Murch
Karen S. Murdy
My Tribute Gift Foundation, Inc.
Jane L. Neumann, MD
Steven Novacheck, MD
Stacey and Tyler Novogoratz
Dr Joseph O’Grady, Jr. and Teryl Ryan O’Grady
Asha Yancy Okorie, MD
David C. Olson, MD
James Olson, MD
David R. Paolone, MD
Dr Sajidkhan and Nazifakauser Pathan
Jon K. Peebles, MD
Mary Pesik
Dr Robert and Linnea Phillips
Dr Philip and Marna Pier
Sarah E. Pierce, MD
Phyllis and Greg Porter
Sarah J. Pratt, MD
Price County Medical Society
Beth Price
Dr Jacob and Amy Prunuske
Dayle Quigley, MD
Racine County Medical Society
Peter S. Rahko, MD
Keshni Ramnanan, MD
Mark Redsten
Dr Daniel and Patricia Ripp
Steven M. Schuckit, MD
Bruce A. Semon, MD
Charles L. Shabino, MD
Derrick R. Siebert, MD
Lianne L. Stephenson, MD
Dr Michael and Mary Stevens
Kathleen S. Stokes, MD
Merle L. Teetzen, MD
Anil Thogarucheeti, MD
William Toburen, DDS
Trempealeau-Jackson-Buffalo County Medical Society
Elizabeth T. Tucker-Sanfelippo, MD
Dr Susan and Peter Turney
David Vogel
Lana Volz, MD
Ricky J. Waniger, MD
Dr Blake and Audrey Waterhouse
HJ Waukau
Dr Edward and Sharon Winga

In Memory Of

Contributions have been made in loving memory of the following individuals:
Jennifer Berge
Lowell H. Breiting
George L. Bush, MD
E.B. Davies, MD
Frederick J. Davis, MD
John E. Dettmann, MD
David C. Eitrheim, MD
C. Peter Erskine, MD
Kay A. Heggestad, MD
Richard J. Hendricks, MD
C. Weir Horswill, MD
Don R Janicek, MD
Ben Tzion Karsh, PhD
Jim Laundrie
Roland R. Liebenow, MD
Eileen Loftus
John R. Marshall, MD, PhD
Terence B. McManus, MD
Edward J. O’Keefe
David T. Quanbeck, MD
Nathan T. Rasmussen, MD
James T. Schulz, MD
Catherine M. Slota-Varma, MD
Mr. John F. Stephenson
Glen Stuesser, MD
Joseph Syty, MD
Sean David Tange
Ananthachary Thogarucheeti, MD
Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD
Heinz G. Vogel, MD
David R. Weber, MD

In Honor Of

Tribute gifts have been made to honor the following medical professionals, patients, family members or friends:
Ashok Bedi, MD
Glen A Bordak, MD
William B. Davies, MD
Guillermo B. De Venecia, MD
Barbara A. Hummel, MD
William J. Listwan, MD
George E. Magnin, MD
Renee P. Reback
Sheila W. Sorkin, MD
St. Clare’s Hospital
Paul A. Wertsch, MD

In Kind Donations of Products or Services

Adventure Rock
American Players Theatre
America’s Best Flowers
Amy & Amy Designs
Associated Bank
Benvenuto’s Italian Grill
Berkeley Running Company
Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery
Blue Plate Catering
George E. Breadon, MD
Bucadi Beppo Italian Restaurant
Capital Brewery
Circus World Museum
Community Pharmacy
Coyle Carpet One Floor & Home
Drs Noel and Lakshmi Deep
Discovery World
Don’s Home Furniture, Inc.
Door County Kayak Tours
Douglas Art & Frame
Driftless Studio
Elements Massage
Endurance House
Eno Vino Wine Bar and Bistro
Evolution Milwaukee
Eye Clinic of Wisconsin, S.C.
Fair Indigo
Fiskars Brands Inc.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Winebar
Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier
Gates and Brovi
Gigi’s Cupcakes
Sabrina Gold
Robert N. Golden, MD
Gordon Flesch Company, Inc.
Green Bay Packers
Harley-Davidson Museum
Harvest Restaurant
Hilton Madison Monona Terrace
Holiday Inn Madison at The American Center
I’m Board! Games and Family Fun
Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse
Johnson Bank
Just Coffee Cooperative
La Crosse Queen Cruises
Lake Geneva Cruise Line
Liliana’s Restaurant
Madison Children’s Museum
Madison Coffee and Vending
Madison Mallards
Marathon County Medical Alliance
Edith A. McFadden, MD
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament
Metropolis Resort
Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club
Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Morningstar Golfers Club
Nationwide Insurance
New Glarus Hotel/Landhaus Inn
Old Sugar Distillery
Orange Tree Imports
Overture Center for the Arts
Pabst Mansion
Pacific Cycle, Inc.
R. Zorba Paster, MD
Pegasus Games
Playthings Toy Store
Potter’s Crackers
PRP Wine International
Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West
Radisson Paper Valley Hotel
Reach Out and Read
Elizabeth and Ben Ringle
Rishi Tea
Riverwalk Hotel Downtown Neenah
Savory Spoon Cooking School
Sergenians Floor Coverings
Shoe Box
Gregory A. Shove, MD, FACP, FACR
Staller Estate Winery
SVA Plumb Financial
The Cheeze Factory Restaurant
The Edgewater Hotel
The House on the Rock Resort & Golf Course
The InnTowner
The Lowlands Group
The Madison Club
The Melting Pot of Madison
The Nitty Gritty
The Plaza Hotel & Suites
The University Book Store
The University of Wisconsin Press
The Vinery Stained Glass Studio
United Healthcare of Wisconsin, Inc.
Vom Fass
John D. Wegenke, MD
Drs Paul Wertsch and Kay Heggestad
Westfield Comics
Widmer’s Cheese Cellars
Wild Birds Unlimited – Middleton
Eileen and Dan Wilson
Wine and Hop Shop
Wisconsin Medical Society
Wisconsin River Brands, Inc.

Support from Established Funds
We would also like to acknowledge the importance of the following funds currently held by the Foundation. These funds help support many of our current programs.

Student Loan Funds

Brown County Student Loan Fund
Marion Brown Student Loan Fund
Dane County Student Loan Fund
Danforth Memorial Student Loan Fund
General Student Loan Fund
Grant County Student Loan Fund
W. B. Hildebrand Memorial Student Loan Fund
Reginald H. Jackson, Jr., MD Student Loan Fund
Reginald H. Jackson, Sr., MD Student Loan Fund
Marathon County Auxiliary Student Loan Fund
Marinette County Student Loan Fund
Outagamie County Student Loan Fund
Popp Student Loan Fund
Racine County Auxiliary Student Loan Fund
Reznicheck Student Loan Fund
Ruth Stoerker, MD Loan Fund
Sheboygan County Auxiliary Student Loan Fund

Scholarship and Award Funds

Victor A. Baylon, MD Scholarship Endowment
General Scholarship Fund
Goodman-Goodell Scholarship Fund
Robert Jason Gore Scholarship Endowment
Drs John and William Houghton Award Fund
Amy Hunter-Wilson, MD Scholarship Endowment
Presidential Scholar Award Fund
Dr John and Virginia Riesch Scholarship Endowment
Catherine M. Slota-Varma, MD Scholarship Fund
Rukmini and Joyce Vasudevan Scholarship Fund
Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD Young Physician Leadership Award Fund
Edmund J. and Estelle D. Walker Scholarship Fund

Research and Education Funds

Henry A. and Irene S. Anderson Endowment
Marion Brown Orthopedic Research Project Fund
James and Clara Joss Research Trust
Charles W. Landis, MD Endowment
Medical and Health Education Fund
PIC Wisconsin Fund