Froedtert Hospital Announces $11.5 Million Scholarship Fund in Partnership With Milwaukee Area Technical College and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
'That sense that you take for granted.' COVID-19 long-haulers deal with changes in taste and smell months after diagnosis
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — Todd Loehrl, MD, ear, nose and throat specialist, talks about the long-term effects of COVID-19 on patients' sense of taste and smell, as well as the post-COVID-19 care program at the Froedtert & MCW health network.
From Today's TMJ4 — At 47, Jackie Balsiger didn't expect to have a stroke — especially during kickboxing class. Thanks to the vigilant staff at her local YMCA, Jackie is alive and well after receiving top-notch stroke treatment at Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital and Froedtert Hospital.
From WISN 12 — Two years ago, 24-week-pregnant Nicole was healthy and looking forward to giving birth to her second child. Her world quickly turned upside down when she felt short of breath after a run. After being airlifted to Froedtert Hospital, Nicole was diagnosed with heart failure.
From Today's TMJ4 — Fallon Schloemer, DO, Froedtert & MCW neurologist specializing in the treatment of migraine headaches, was able to catch up with her patient, Anna Grace, last Sunday to talk about her dreams, instead of her headaches. Migraines can be debilitating and chronic, but there is help to live your best life!
From The Business Journals WISCONSININNO — Froedtert Health announced Tuesday that it’s joining the MKE Tech Hub Coalition, a nonprofit group of local companies aiming to inclusively double southeastern Wisconsin’s technology workforce by 2025.
Milwaukee Wis. — Froedtert Health announced it has joined the MKE Tech Hub Coalition to support the advancement of the Milwaukee region as a tech and innovation hub. The MKE Tech Hub Coalition was formed in 2019 to work with companies and organizations to transform southeastern Wisconsin into a thriving innovation-based economy.
From Spectrum News 1 Wisconsin — Cynthia, a 27-year-old patient of Julie Biller, MD, medical director of the Froedtert & MCW Post COVID-19 Care Program and pulmonologist, recently spoke about the care she’s receiving as she fights back from lasting COVID-19 symptoms seven months after her diagnosis.
Manitowoc’s Holy Family Memorial names Dr. Michael DeGere next vice president and chief medical officer
From MSN/WBAY — William H. Bradley, MD, recently presented five-year study results of a clinical trial benefitting women with advanced ovarian cancer. The initial SOLO1 results were published in 2018 in the NEJM. Kathy Daniels, featured in the WBAY news story, participated in the clinical trial 7 years ago and remains cancer free. The Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network backs its commitment to the constant search for new and more effective cancer treatments by participating in significant clinical trials for new drugs, radiation therapies, interventional techniques, technologies and surgical procedures. On average, more than 250 adult cancer clinical trials are in process at any given time.
From WUWM 89.7 — In part two of this two-part series, father-and-son heart surgeons Lyle Joyce, MD, and David Joyce, MD, reflect on their careers, how their work may change because of COVID-19 and the future of health care.
From WISN 12 — Mary Beth Graham, MD, FIDSA, FACP, medical director for Infection Prevention and Control at Froedtert Hospital, explains why it is so important for everyone to get the COVID-19 vaccine even though a person may contract the virus after vaccination.
From WISN 12 — Health care workers have worked on the front lines of the COVID pandemic for more than a year. Those working with COVID-19 patients at Froedtert & MCW health network shared how they are leaning on each other for support.
From Fox 6 — Wisconsin is seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases lately as larger events and traditions, like tailgating, are set to return soon. Mary Beth Graham, MD, FIDSA, FACP, medical director for Infection Prevention and Control at Froedtert Hospital, and associate chief of the Division of Infectious Disease at the Medical College of Wisconsin, emphasizes we all play a part in returning to our traditions. “Respect restrictions, take your personal responsibility seriously and get your vaccine,” said Dr. Graham.
From Fox 6 — Carrie Peterson, MD, MS, colorectal surgeon specializing in the diagnosis, treatment and management of colorectal diseases with Froedtert & MCW health network; associate professor, MCW; and her patient Alexiss Uchytil, share an important message about not delaying care — reminding everyone to speak to your doctor when something “isn’t right,” understand your risks for colon cancer, and get regular screenings when appropriate.
From Telemundo — José Olivieri, managing partner, Milwaukee Office and Industry Group co-chair, higher education, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, prominent advocate in the Milwaukee’s Hispanic/Latinx community, and member of the Froedtert Health Board of Directors, spoke with Telemundo about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
Judge Derek Mosley, and nurse who helped save his life, reflect on battle with COVID-19 one year later
From Today's TMJ4 — Judge Derek Mosely, hospitalized last year with COVID-19, and Christin Lissmann, RN, Froedtert Hospital, reflect on when they met one year ago in the MICU, and share their message with others one year later. Posted to Workplace.
Northwestern Mutual and the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network announce Reverse Pitch MKE winners
From WUWM 89.7 — This is part one of a two-part series on the unique working relationship between father-and-son heart surgeons Lyle Joyce, MD, and David Joyce, MD, and the work they've done to find solutions for patients suffering from severe cases of COVID-19.
From WISN 12 — Froedtert & MCW health network is one of two local health systems that have set up special clinics to treat patients with COVID-19 symptoms months after their original illness. The research done by Froedtert & MCW specialists could be part of helping COVID-19 patients around the world recover. "They said it's as if their lungs are on fire. And if I've heard that once, I've heard that twenty times now," lung specialist Dr. Julie Biller said. "People have expressed over and over again how grateful they are that somebody is taking them seriously and wants to try to help them."