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Heather Schmidt, DO, receives Superhero of Medicine Award

MADISON (April 26, 2017) — The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation honored Heather Schmidt, DO, with the Superhero of Medicine Award during its Annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction in Wisconsin Dells on April 21. The Superhero of Medicine Award is … Continue reading

Amy Liepert, MD, recipient of Young Physician Leadership Award

MADISON (April 26, 2017) — The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation recognized Amy Liepert, MD, of Madison, with the Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Young Physician Leadership Award during its Annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction in Wisconsin Dells April 21. … Continue reading

Presidential Scholar Award presented to Sydney Hansen

MADISON (April 26, 2017) – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation has named Medical College of Wisconsin student Sydney Hansen its 2017 Presidential Scholar. Hansen received the prestigious award from Foundation President Claudia Reardon, MD, during the Foundation’s Annual Fundraising Dinner … Continue reading

Medical students honored with Houghton Award

MADISON (April 26, 2017) — Two fourth-year medical students have been named 2017 recipients of the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s prestigious Houghton Award. Megan Marie Mohnen and John Scholl received the awards during the Foundation’s Annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent … Continue reading

Medical, nursing and pharmacy students brave heat to share healthy living tips with youth

Milwaukee (July 22, 2016) – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation brought together a coalition of medical, nursing and pharmacy students yesterday to lead healthy living activities at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee Camp Whitcomb/Mason in Hartland. About … Continue reading

Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation to be recognized at statewide Celebration of Literacy event

MADISON (April 8, 2016)—The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation (Foundation) was named co-winner of Wisconsin Literacy’s Outstanding Achievement in Health Literacy and will be honored with other literacy tutors, learners and advocates from around the state at Wisconsin Literacy’s STRONG INSIDE: … Continue reading

Presidential Scholar Award presented to MCW student

MADISON (April 1, 2016)–The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation will honor Anupriya Dayal as its 2016 Presidential Scholar at the Wisconsin Medical Society (Society) Annual Meeting April 2-3 in Madison. Dayal, who is completing her third year of medical school at … Continue reading

Medical College of Wisconsin student to receive Houghton Award

MADISON (April 1, 2016)–Kathryn Nix, a student at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), will be honored with the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s prestigious Houghton Award during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting in Madison, April 2-3. A fourth-year medical … Continue reading

UW School of Medicine and Public Health student to receive Houghton Award

MADISON (April 1, 2016)—Caitlin Regner, a fourth-year medical student at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH), will receive the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s prestigious 2016 Houghton Award during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting April … Continue reading

Alicia Arnold, MD, to receive Young Physician Leadership Award

MADISON (January 13, 2016)—The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation will honor Alicia Arnold, MD, of Eau Claire, with the Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Young Physician Leadership Award during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting in Madison April 2-3. The Viste … Continue reading

Keshni Ramnanan, MD, receives Young Physician Leadership Award

MADISON (April 28, 2015) — The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation honored Keshni Ramnanan, MD, with the Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Young Physician Leadership Award during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting in Madison April 25-26. The Viste Award is … Continue reading

Presidential Scholar Award presented to James Lehman

MADISON (April 28, 2015) – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation named James Lehman its 2015 Presidential Scholar. In his fourth year of medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Lehman received an engraved award, … Continue reading

Wisconsin medical students honored with 2015 Houghton Awards

MADISON (April 28) — Fourth-year medical students Mark Kashtan and Trista Stankowski-Drengler were named recipients of the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s prestigious 2015 Houghton Award during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting April 25-26 in Madison. Kashtan, a student at … Continue reading

Kegonsa Elementary awarded a school garden grant

Madison (April 22, 2015)—The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is pleased to announce that Kegonsa Elementary School in Stoughton, Wisconsin, received $1,400 through its school garden grant program and the generous sponsorship of Dean & St. Mary’s. “Dean & St. Mary’s … Continue reading

Medical, nursing and pharmacy students team up to share healthy living tips with youth in Madison

Madison (July 23, 2014)–The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation brought together a coalition of medical, nursing and pharmacy students this afternoon to lead healthy living activities at the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County site on Jenewein Road in Madison. … Continue reading

Medical, nursing and pharmacy students team up to share healthy living tips with youth

Milwaukee (July 16, 2014) – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation brought together a coalition of medical, nursing and pharmacy students this afternoon to lead healthy living activities at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee site on West North … Continue reading

Nine medical professionals recognized as superheroes of medicine

Madison (April 30, 2014) – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation honored nine medical professionals as superheroes of medicine at its Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction April 25. Those honored were chosen from nominations received from patients and colleagues. Each recipient … Continue reading

Jake Behrens, MD, receives Young Physician Leadership Award

Madison (April 10, 2014) – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation has honored Jake Behrens, MD, with the Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Young Physician Leadership Award. An assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin … Continue reading

Presidential Scholar Award presented to Lynn Stiff

Madison (April 10, 2014) – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation named Lynn Stiff as its 2014 Presidential Scholar. A student at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, Stiff received an engraved award along with … Continue reading

UW School of Medicine and Public Health student honored with Houghton Award

Madison (April 10, 2014) – Michael Otte, a student at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, was named as a recipient of the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s prestigious 2014 Houghton Award during the Wisconsin … Continue reading

Medical College of Wisconsin student honored with Houghton Award

Madison (April 10, 2014) – Michelle Miro Hofmeister, a student at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), received the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s prestigious Houghton Award during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting in Green Bay April 5-6. A fourth-year … Continue reading

Four schools awarded grants for gardens

Madison, Wis. (March 31, 2014) –The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation recently announced four schools that will receive $3,000 in grants earmarked for the development of school garden programs. The grants, supported by Humana, Inc., were awarded to Mineral Point Elementary … Continue reading

Schools awarded grants for gardens

Madison, Wis. (March 26, 2014) –The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation recently announced two schools that will receive $4,000 in grants earmarked for the development of school garden programs. The grants, supported by the WEA Trust, were awarded to Horicon Junior … Continue reading

School garden grants awarded to Prentice School District, Colby Elementary

Madison (January 30, 2014) – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is pleased to announce grant awards to support school garden programs at Colby Elementary in Colby, Wis. and Prentice School District in Prentice, Wis. Colby Elementary will receive $987 and … Continue reading

School garden grant awarded to Stockbridge Elementary

Madison (January 30, 2014) – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation has awarded a $1,500 grant to Stockbridge Elementary in Stockbridge, Wis. to support its school garden program. The grant was made possible through generous support from Molina Healthcare of Wisconsin. … Continue reading

Nominate your doctor as a ‘Medical Superhero’

Madison (January 28, 2014) – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is seeking nominations of physicians to recognize as “Superheroes of Medicine.” “We’re interested in hearing stories from patients with life-limiting or life-threatening medical conditions whose physicians took life-changing measures to … Continue reading

Medical, nursing and pharmacy students team up with Boys & Girls Clubs to fight obesity

Milwaukee – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is bringing together a coalition of medical, nursing and pharmacy students on Thursday, July 18 to lead a variety of activities with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee. The program – … Continue reading

UW School of Medicine and Public Health student honored with Houghton Award

MADISON – Sean M. Duffy, a student at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH), was honored with the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s prestigious 2013 Houghton Award on April 13 during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual … Continue reading

Medical College of Wisconsin student honored with Houghton Award

MADISON – Madeline Streitz Pokorney, a student at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), was honored with the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s prestigious 2013 Houghton Award on April 13 during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting. A fourth-year medical student, … Continue reading

Presidential Scholar awarded to Ziebarth

MADISON – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation has selected Stephanie Ziebarth, a student at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, as the recipient of the 2013 Presidential Scholar Award. She will receive a $3,000 scholarship to … Continue reading

Health care professionals, students team up with Boys & Girls Club to fight obesity

Madison — The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is bringing together medical, nursing and pharmacy students to empower youth at two Boys & Girls Club of Dane County locations to make healthy choices. During two afternoon events, the student volunteers will … Continue reading

Medical College of Wisconsin student honored with Houghton Award

Madison, Wis. (April 24, 2012) — Erin Preloger, a student at the Medical College of Wisconsin, was named as a recipient of the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s prestigious 2012 Houghton Award on April 20 during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual … Continue reading

UW School of Medicine and Public Health student honored with Houghton Award

Madison, Wis. (April 24, 2012) — Joseph Hippensteel, a student at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, was named as a recipient of the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s prestigious 2012 Houghton Award on April 20 during … Continue reading

Presidential Scholar awarded to Rathinavelu

Madison, Wis. (April 24, 2012) — The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation presented Senthil Rathinavelu, a student at the Medical College of Wisconsin, with the 2012 Presidential Scholar Award. He will receive a $3,000 scholarship to assist with his educational expenses. … Continue reading

Claudia Reardon, MD, receives Young Physician Leadership Award

Madison, Wis. (April 24, 2012) — The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation honored Claudia Reardon, MD, with the Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Young Physician Leadership Award on April 20. An associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School … Continue reading

Medical professionals, students team up with Boys & Girls Club to fight obesity

Madison, Wis. – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is bringing together medical, nursing, pharmacy and oral hygiene students to help fight childhood obesity during a “Healthy Kids” Volunteer Day at the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County on Wednesday, … Continue reading

Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD, receives Young Physician Leadership Award

Madison, Wis. (April 21, 2011) – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation honored Dipesh Navsaria, MD, MPH, MSLIS, with the Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Young Physician Leadership Award on April 8. An assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at … Continue reading

Presidential Scholar awarded to Hippensteel

Madison, Wis. (April 21, 2011) – The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation named Joseph Hippensteel as its 2011 Presidential Scholar. A student at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Hippensteel will receive a $3,000 scholarship to assist … Continue reading

Medical College of Wisconsin student honored with Houghton Award

Madison, Wis. (April 21, 2011) – Nicholas Kuehnel, a student at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), received the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s prestigious Houghton Award during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting on April 8. A fourth-year medical student, … Continue reading

UW School of Medicine and Public Health student honored with Houghton Award

Madison, Wis. (April 21, 2011) – Ben Durkee, PhD, a student at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, was named as a recipient of the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s prestigious 2011 Houghton Award during the Wisconsin … Continue reading

Society, Foundation volunteers dig in at Growing Power

Madison, Wis. (March 18, 2011) – Staff members from the Wisconsin Medical Society and the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation, along with several medical students, had a truly green experience Thursday, March 17 at Growing Power’s urban farm in Milwaukee. About … Continue reading