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Our Donors

2018 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 January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. 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

Clarence P. Chou, MD*
Drs Noel and Lakshmi Deep*
La Crosse County Medical Society*
Marathon County Medical Society*
Edmund J. & Estelle D. Walker Charitable Trust


Alliance ENT & Hearing Center, SC
Henry A. Anderson, III, MD
Associated Bank*
Timothy L. Bartholow, MD
Carol Baylon*
Dr Steven and Susan Bergin*
Brown County Medical Society*
Children’s Hospital and Health System
Clyde M. Chumbley, MD
Dane County Medical Society*
Dr Richard and Wendy Dart*
Eau Claire/Dunn/Pepin County Medical Society*
Drs David Falk and JoAnne Robbins*
Fidelity Charitable
Dr Timothy and Joan Flaherty*
Fond du Lac County Medical Society
David Galbis-Reig, MD*
Godfrey & Kahn
Mark Grapentine*
Gundersen Health System*
Jerry Lee Halverson, II, MD, DFAPA
Barbara A. Hummel, MD
Dr Norm and Nancy Jensen*
Johnson Bank*
Dr E. Lee and Christine Knuteson*
Dr Thaddeus and Sarah Krolicki*
Drs George Lange and Marlene Melzer Lange*
Dr Jack and Joyce Lockhart*
Madison Community Foundation
Marshfield Clinic Health System*
Timothy G. McAvoy, MD
Dr Robert and Pamela McDonald*
Medical College of Wisconsin*
Medical Society of Milwaukee County*
MetaStar, Inc.*
Karen L. Meyer, MD
Mile Bluff Medical Center*
Dr Michael and Kathleen Miller
Josephine Ng, MD
Eugene J. Nordby, MD*
Oneida-Vilas County Medical Society
Sandra L. Osborn, MD*
Kenneth Pechman, MD
ProHealth Care, Inc.
Promega Corporation
Elizabeth and Ben Ringle*
Dr Richard and Laura Roberts*
Rock County Medical Society*
Rogers Behavioral Health*
Dr Dennis and Sharon Ryan
Settlers bank*
Society Insurance*
SVA Plumb Financial
Linda and Kent Syth*
The Alliance*
Third Coast Advisors
Dr Susan and Peter Turney
United Way of Dane County
UnityPoint Health-Meriter Foundation
UW Health and Quartz*
Vanguard Charitable
Walworth County Medical Society*
Waukesha County Medical Society*
Paul A. Wertsch, MD
Winnebago County Medical Society*
Wisconsin Association of Hematology and Oncology
Wisconsin Medical Society
Wisconsin Medical Society Holdings Corporation
Wisconsin Psychiatric Association
Wisconsin Chapter – American College of Emergency Physicians
Wood County Medical Society*
WPS Health Solutions*
Raul Zambrano, MD


Kerry L. Ahrens, MD
American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
American College of Physicians – Wisconsin Chapter
Ashley G. Anderson, Jr., MD, MS, FACS, CPE
Dianne Appleby
Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center
Badger Bay Management Company
Baird Foundation, Inc.
Dr Mark and Patricia Belknap*
Drs Daniel and Rachel Bennett*
Melissa Breen
R. Curtis Burgess
Louis-Marcel A. Cesar, MD
Dr R. Marshall and Arlene Colburn
Dana Corbett*
Dr Joseph and Eleanor Di Raimondo*
Douglas B. Evans, MD
Foley & Lardner LLP
Veronica Franchino
Sandra K. Gehler*
Dr Mary Govier and John Cashman*
Gundersen Medical Foundation*
Dr John and Lori Hartman*
Stephen D. Hathway, MD
Drs David and Ann Hoffmann*
Anita M. Holloway, MD, MBA
Dr Ralph and Peggy Hudson*
Dr Peter and Cathleen Johnson
Dr Sivakami and Kumar Kangayappan*
Andrew Kim, MD
Drs Gerda and Robert Klingbeil*
Ivan M. Knezevic, MD*
Drs Steven Kulick and Margaret Spoerl*
Kesavan Kutty, MD*
Paul A. Larson, MD*
Don Suk Lee, MD, MPH
Emily H. Lewis, MD*
Richard D. Lindgren, MD
Dr William and Marlene Listwan*
Dr Thomas and Susan Luetzow*
George E. Magnin, MD
Suzanne J. Martens, MD, MHP*
Tracy McCall, MD
Dr John and Elsa McKenna*
Daryl J. Melzer, MD
Mendota Financial Group
James A. Meyer, MD*
George L. Morris, MD
Deborah L. Muresan
Dr Richard and Mary Lee Odders*
Michael J. O’Neill, MD*
Dr Jose and Zaida Ortiz*
Richard L. Page, MD*
Robert Peck, MD*
Elizabeth M. Petty, MD
Principal Financial Group*
Renee and John Reback*
Cornelia M. Riedl, MD*
Molli L. Rolli, MD*
Peggy Scallon, MD
Schwab Charitable
Dr Alan and Laurie Schwartzstein
Sheboygan County Medical Society*
Dr Gregory and Sandra Shove*
The Visionary Wealth Management Team Merrill Lynch*
The Wisconsin Surgical Society*
Joseph E. Trader, MD
Dr Richard and Edith Ulmer*
Malynn Utzinger, MD
Dr Stephen and Katherine Webster*
Dr Michael and Michelle Werner*
Natalie C. Wheeler, MD
Michael J. White, MD
Eileen and Dan Wilson
Wisconsin Hospital Association*
Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists
Wisconsin Society of Otolaryngology
Wisconsin Society of Plastic Surgeons
Dr Thomas and Suzanne Zoch*

Robert T. Adlam, MD
Advanced Pain Management
Francisco G. Aguilar, MD
Arthur E. Angove, DO*
Venkata Vijay K. Anne, MD
Dr Richard and Alice Appen
Alicia Arnold, MD
Kofi A. Asiamah, MD
Deena M. Athas, MD
Muhammad-Fuad Bangash, MD
Dr Jergen and Jean Barber
Barron-Washburn-Burnett County Medical Society
Thomas H. Bartell, MD*
Barry V. Bast, MD
Dale E. Bauwens, MD*
Dr Bruce and Barbara Bayley
Aimee Becker, MD
Charles P. Benedict, MD
Louis C. Bernhardt, MD*
Shawna and Emil Bertalot*
Dr Ritu Bhatnagar and Afan Ottenheimer
Joseph N. Blustein, MD
Stephen L. Blonsky, MD*
Dr Robyn and Karl Borge
Luke Bradbury, MD
John F. Brennan, III, MD
Teresa Brooks
Dr William Buchta and Lori Campbell*
James W. Burhop, MD*
Brad Burmeister, MD
John B. Butler, MD
Susan Buzby
Central Wisconsin Radiologists – Stevens Point
Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic*
Dennis D. Christensen, MD*
Dr Christine Chuppa and Phillip Martin
Dr James and Peggy Concannon
Dr James and Jennifer Connelly
Matthew F. Connolly, MD
Timothy E. Corden, MD
Catherine Coyle, RN, PhD*
Patrick W. Cummings, Jr., MD*
Kyle A. Davenport, MD
Julian E. De Lia, MD
Angela Dawn Divjak, MD
Dr Richard and Laura Dortzbach*
Diana Dovorany, MD
Tracy Downs, MD
Douglas P. Duffy, MD*
Royle Eenigenburg, MD
Diane F. Elson, MD
Justin O. Endo, MD
Sarah J. Enz, MD
James R. Ferwerda, MD
Robert and Pixi Foulks*
Drs John and Mary Frantz
Dr D. Joe and Mary Freeman
Dr John and Catherine Frey
Robert A. Gahl, MD*
Michael Garren, MD
Gerald A. Gehl, MD
Angie A. Geiger, MD
Dr Gregory and Dorothy Gerber
Drs Terry Geurkink and Sally Wilmeth*
Robert N. Golden, MD*
Robert C. Gomez, MD*
Donald R. Gore, MD
Heather L. Gray, MD
William Greaves, MD*
Deborah Suzanne Haas, MD
Gloria M Halverson, MD
Gurdon H. Hamilton, MD
Dr Loren and Marian Hart
Marilyn Hawke*
Czarina Azcueta Helf, MD
Nancy J. Homburg, MD*
Dr William Hueston and Martha Tack*
James M. Huffer, MD
Dr Eliot and Francine Huxley*
Charles V. Ihle, MD
Inieke Ikpe, MD
Dr Robert and Nancy Jaeger*
Drs Eugene Kaji and Jining Wang
Naciye Kalafat, MD
Beverly A. Kienitz, MD
Christopher L. Kinonen, MD
Dr Jerome and Lori Kitowski
Nicholas Kitowski, MD
Dr Kathleen and Paul Klespis-Wick*
Genevie Loree Kocourek, MD*
Obrad S. Kokanovic, MD
James B. Kuplic, MD
Steven R. Lagman, MD
Arne T. Lagus, MD
Frederick J. Lamont, MD*
Linda Haekum Lee, MD, PHD
Dr James and Jacqueline Lichty
Lincoln County Medical Society*
Aurora M. Lybeck, MD
Kathleen R. Maginot, MD
Dr Bradley and Susan Manning*
Patrick E. McBride, MD, MPH
Dr Peter and Mary McCanna*
Dr Thomas and Lynette McCool
Christine D. Miller, MD
Gregory S. Milleville, MD
Rebecca Minter, MD
Amy M. Moschell, MD
Drs Nicholas and Elaine Mischler*
Dr Michele and Keith Montgomery
Andrew Moore, MD
Drs Timothy and Jamie Mullin
Maureen Murphy, MD
Dr Frank and Helen Myers*
Kirstin A. Nackers, MD
Kamal F. Nassif, MD
Dr Dipesh Navsaria and Rania Huntington*
Kermit L. Newcomer, MD
Andrew Olafsson, MD
Douglas A. Olson, MD
Dr Thomas and Elaine Pagedas*
Thomas J. Palmer, DO
David R. Paolone, MD
Rick F. Papandrea, MD
Dr R. Zorba and Penny Paster*
Nileshkumar Patel, MD
Dr John and Cathy Pederson*
Thomas M. Pellino, MD
Andrea T. Peterson, DO
Daniel T. Peterson, MD
Dr Philip and Marna Pier
Pierce-St. Croix County Medical Society*
Polk County Medical Society
Robert B. Prehn, MD
Price County Medical Society
Leon J. Radant, MD*
William E. Raduege, MD*
Mohammed Rafiullah, MD
Stephen C. Ragatz, MD*
Charles J. Rainey, MD*
Dr Claudia and James Reardon*
Dr Philip and Jacqueline Redlich*
Drs Lori Remeika and Craig Wolfe*
Marcia J. S. Richards, MD
James and Sharon Riordan
John S. Rogerson, MD
Dr George and Patience Roggensack*
Drs Howard Rowley and Carol Diamond*
Mary Ellen Sabourin, MD*
Lara D. Salyer, MD
Michael A. San Dretto, MD*
Thomas J. Saphner, MD
Dr Robert Schmidt and Patricia Weber-Schmidt*
Jamie L. Schneider, MD
Jean H. Schott-Wagner, MD
Steven M. Schuckit, MD
Dr Christopher and Geralyn Schultz
Dr Ellen and David Schumann*
Dr Walter and June Schwartz*
Courtney Searles
Robert Sedlacek, MD
Bruce A. Semon, MD
Charles L. Shabino, MD
James A. Shapiro, MD
Timothy J. Shaw, MD
Shoaib Sheikh, MD
Thomas Shorter, JD
Philip M. Shultz, MD*
Adam P. Siegel, MD
Drs Jeff Smarrella and Meghan Ogden*
Michelle Snyderman, MD
Salvatore A. Spicuzza, MD
Dirk H. Steinert, MD
Alyssa M. Stephany, MD
Robert M. Stern, MD
Laura Ann Sunn, MD
George R. Tanner, MD
ThedaCare Medical Center – Waupaca
Sumithra Tirunagaram, MD
John S. Toussaint, MD
Trempealeau-Jackson-Buffalo County Medical Society
Philip F. Troiano, III, MD*
Her-Lang Tu, MD
Drs Patrick and Deborah Turski*
Troy Vosseller
Dr Ellen and Arnold Wald*
Scott H. Warren, MD*
William G. Weber, MD*
Peter Welch
Ronald D. Wenger, MD*
Western Wisconsin Urology, SC
Susan Wiegmann*
Dawn Wirebaugh
Wisconsin Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Asha Yancy Okorie, MD
Wen Tjoen Yap, MD


Pablo Hernandez Abrego, MD
All Saints Lab Sunshine Club
Lori J. Allen, MD
Diane M. Anderson, MD
Gregory D. Avey, MD
Drs Al Baltrusaitis and Robin Papendick
Dr John and Penelope Beasley
Gurdesh Bedi, MD
Dr Joseph and Kristina Behn
Hilary D. Bingol, MD
Dr John and Margaret Blackwood
David Bleidorn, MD
Jesse Boyett Anderson
Drs Lynn and Thomas Broderick
Jonathan J. Brodie, MD
Michele Brogunier, MD
Mark F. Brower, DO
Dr Calvin Bruce and Catherine Caro-Bruce
Michael K. Case, MD
John C. Christianson, MD
Adam T. Cios, MD
Marguerite Compton, MD
Timothy A. Crummy, MD
Dr James and Deborah Cunningham
Michael D. Curtis, MD
Dr Kirkland and Jennifer Davis
Dr David and Diane Deci
James H DeWeerd, Jr, MD
John and Gloria Dwinell
Dr Rodney and Ruth Erickson
Pam Fenton
Dr Bill and Sarah Finch
Dr Kristine Flowers and Dale Lenzner
William J. Gaertner, MD
Claire M. Gervais, MD
Dr Valerie Gilchrist and William Scott
Jennifer Glamann, MD
Dr Lawrence Golopol and Angelika Hughes-Golopol
Michelle L. Graham, MD
Green County Medical Society
Kathryn A. Green, MD
Kay A Gruling, MD
Lee W. Hash, MD
Gregg A. Heatley, MD
Joseph Heimler, MD
Richard Horecki, MD
Janine James, MD
Heidi L. Jarecki, MD
Briana Jelenc, MD
Lynda Kasper, MD
Neal Katz, DPM
Dr Michael and Rosemary Kehoe
Jessica Knipfer
Dr Edward and Eileen Krall
Amy C. Krohn, MD
Karin I. Kultgen, MD
Roger W. Kwong, MD
Gordon E. Lang, MD
Brian Chunwah Law, MD
Bonnie Leggo
Brian E Lochen, MD
Thomas Lundquist, MD
Sandra B. MacArthur, MD
Charles F. MacCarthy, MD
Andrew L. Makowski, MD
Manitowoc County Medical Society
Margaret Maroney
Jessica Marshall, MD
David Maurer, CPA/CFO
Dr John and Jane McAndrew
Jeremy D. Metzler, MD
Dr Donald and Mary Miech
Melissa Milne
Mansoor Mirza, MD
Dr Jeffrey and Carla Moore
Joelle Neal
Paul J. Neary, MD
Taylor E. Neff, MD
William L. Nelson, MD
Corina Norrbom, MD
Shannon T. Offerman, MD
Dr Patricia Jo and Thomas Olijnyk
David C. Olson, MD
James Olson, MD
Dr John and Irene Olson
Heather Paradis, MD
Theodore Parins, MD
Brett Pariseau, MD
Kendi J. Parvin
Dr Sajidkhan and Nazifakauser Pathan
Jon Klint Peebles, MD
Mary Ellen Peters, MD
Dr Robert and Linnea Phillips
Ryan Plamann, MD
Dr Jeffrey and Sue Polzin
Jeffrey Pothof, MD
Sarah J. Pratt, MD
Dayle Quigley, MD
Racine County Medical Society
Laura L. Radke, MD
Keshni Ramnanan, MD
Robert Redwood, MD
Michael D. Repplinger, MD
Roger Resar, MD
Catherine Fahien Reuter, MD
Layton F. Rikkers, MD
Peter A. Roloff, MD
Patricia Sandoz
Dr Michael and Theresa Saunders
Paul W. Schaus, MD
Mary Schmidt, MD
Steven Schreiter, MD
Rosemary T. Schultz, MD
Robert L. Schwarz, MD
Amanpreet Sethi, MD
Thomas Shiffler, MD
Ron H. Stark, MD
Dr Michael and Mary Stevens
Steven Stroman, MD
Hannah Tanner
Ryan J. Thompson, MD
Thrivent Financial
Jill Ties, MD
Peter Timmermans, MD
Dr Bonnie and Willis Tompkins
Elizabeth T. Tucker-Sanfelippo, MD
Rajiv R. Varma, MD
Dr Frank and Laurie Walter
Dr Blake and Audrey Waterhouse
Jason & Ashley Waugh
HJ Waukau
Dr Tosha Wetterneck and David Brenneis
Kevin R. Whitney, MD
Matthew P. Wichman, MD
Dr Edward and Sharon Winga
Michael Witcik, MD
Dr Marla and Christopher Wolfert
Drs Jessica and Marc Young
Robert Zemple, MD

In Memory Of

Contributions have been made in loving memory of the following individuals:
John “Jack” J. Brandabur, Jr., MD
Richard R. Byrne, MD
Craig W. Campbell, MD
John “Jack” W. Chandler, MD
Milfred A. Cunningham, MD
Hugh L. Davis, MD
Matthew D. Davis, MD
Michael S. Garrity, MD
Jack D. Heiden, MD
Orin A. Hermundstad, MD
William B. Hobbins, MD
Henry Hummel
Mercile Johnson Lee, PhD
Marlen F. Junck, MD
Albert V. Kanner, MD
T. S. Kemp, MD
Douglas D. Klink, MD
Jean LaBuhn
John W. Markson, MD
George Nemec, MD
John D. Riesch, MD
Bill Rock, MD
Catherine M. Slota-Varma, MD
Hannah Sobkowicz, MD
Arthur M. Sonneland, III, MD
Robert A. Starr, MD
Leonard I. Stein, MD
Earl R. Thayer
Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD

In Honor Of

Tribute gifts have been made to honor the following medical professionals, patients, family members or friends:
Glen A Bordak, MD
Bob Foulks
Robin Tanke

In Kind Donations of Products or Services

Aloft Hotel Green Bay
America’s Best Flowers
Ashley G. Anderson, Jr., MD, MS, FACS, CPE
Balistreri’s Italian/American Ristorante
Benvenuto’s Italian Grill
Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery
Best Western Plus InnTowner
Blackhawk Country Club
Blue Plate Catering
Body in Balance
Ms. Sara Bruhn
Cave of the Mounds
Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Art Museums
Children’s Museum of La Crosse
Children’s Theater of Madison
Clyde M. Chumbley, MD
Circus World Museum
CMP Tactical Lazer Tag
Coyle Carpet One Floor & Home
Wendy Dart
Drs. Noel and Lakshmi Deep
Discovery World
Door County Kayak Tours
Douglas Art & Frame
Driftless Studio
EAA Aviation Center
Edible Arrangements
Engelhart Greensmith
Erin’s Snug Irish Pub
Fair Indigo
Fiskars Brands Inc.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Winebar
Food Fight Inc.
Bob and Pixi Foulks
Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier
David Galbis-Reig, MD
Gigi’s Cupcakes
Robert N. Golden, MD
Green Bay Packers
Hampton Inn – Madison Downtwon
Harley-Davidson Museum
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Green Bay
Heritage Tavern
Hilton Madison Monona Terrace
Hong Kong Cafe
Ian’s Pizza
I’m Board! Games and Family Fun
Joseph E. Kerschner, MD
Kneaded Relief Day Spa and Wellness
Dr. Thaddeus and Sarah Krolicki
Lake Geneva Cruise Line
Lightvision Coaching
Lynn’s of Madison
Madison Children’s Museum
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Madison Symphony Orchestra
Maggiano’s Little Italy
Matthews MCW Bookstore
Metropolis Resort and Conference Center
Milwaukee Ballet
Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Public Museum
Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Morningstar Golfers Club
Deborah L. Muresan
Noah’s Ark
Old Sugar Distillery
Orange Tree Imports
Original Wisconsin Ducks
R. Zorba Paster, MD
Pegasus Games
Peninsula Players Theatre
Playthings Toy Store
Phyllis Porter
PRP Wine International
William E. Raduege, MD
Reach Out and Read
Amy Recob
Rejuvenation Spa
Ben and Elizabeth Ringle
Rocket Baby Bakery
Sa Bai Thong Thai Cuisine
Sergenians Floor Coverings
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel
Sitka Salmon Shares
Smoky’s Club
Staller Estate Winery
Mr. James Stricker
SVA Plumb Financial
Taliesin Preservation, Inc.
Ten Pin Alley
The Charmant Hotel
The Cheesecake Factory
The House on the Rock Resort & Golf Course
The Madison Concourse Hotel
The Melting Pot of Madison
The Nitty Gritty
The Pancake Place
The Shoe Box
The University of Wisconsin Press
The Vinery Stained Glass Studio
Tyranena Brewing Company LLC
University Book Store
UW Athletics
Vitense Golfland
vom FASS Madison
von Stiehl Winery
Dr. John and Jane Wegenke
Widmer’s Cheese Cellars
Eileen Wilson
Wine and Hop Shop
Wings Over Madison
Wisconsin Health Literacy
Wisconsin Medical Society
Wisconsin Philharmonic

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
Jefferson County Medical Society Scholarship Fund
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

Public Health and Research Funds

Henry A. and Irene S. Anderson Endowment
Marion Brown Orthopedic Research Project Fund
BSP Free Clinic Fund
Foundation Fellowship Fund
James and Clara Joss Research Trust
La Crosse County Medical Society Endowment
Charles W. Landis, MD Endowment
Medical and Health Education Fund
Medical Outcomes Research Fund
PIC Wisconsin Fund