St. Joseph’s Hospital will host a free skin cancer screening Wednesday, May 22, 6-8 p.m. at its Kraemer Cancer Center, 3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend.
From WUWM — Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, an enterprise epidemiologist with Froedtert & MCW health network, explained the characteristics that make the measles virus so contagious.
Ginger Knapp and Stephanie Luepnitz Recognized with SJH Excellence in Nursing and Support Personnel Awards
Ginger Knapp, Emergency Department RN from Hubertus, and Stephanie Luepnitz, lead Emergency Department technician from West Bend, have been awarded the 2019 St. Joseph’s Hospital Excellence in Nursing Award and Excellence in Nursing Support Personnel Award, respectively.
From CBS 58 — Accomplished dancer and a five-year breast cancer survivor Monica Isla brings the healing powers of ballet to others living with cancer, encouraging well-being through increased flexibility and decreased stress. Last week, Monica’s students, patients of the Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center, took part in a private class with Milwaukee Ballet’s second company to promote whole-person healing with ballet. Following the class, the dancers performed in the Clinical Cancer Center lobby. Beautiful!
From the Fond du Lac Reporter — Matthew Moore was just 43 years old when he suffered a stroke that could have proved fatal. Brian-Fred Fitzsimmons, interventional neurologist, explains Matthew's complex case and how the team at the comprehensive stroke center at Froedtert Hospital saved his life.
From CBS 58 — Dr. Adam King, a primary care doctor who specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics at Froedert & MCW McKinley Health Center, provides much-needed answers about how you can determine if you are immunized against the measles.
The Well Wisher Gift Shop at St. Joseph’s Hospital, 3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, will hold a spring open house for the community April 30 and May 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event features door prizes, specialty food product samples, refreshments and "Super Sale Tables."
From Physics World — Christopher Schultz, MD, chair, Radiation Oncology Department, explained the important role the Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network is playing in the transformation of radiation therapy. Schultz and his team are one of the early adopters of Elekta’s Unity system, which combines high-field, 1.5 T magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with a state-of-the-art linear accelerator. This new generation of image-guided radiotherapy systems makes it possible to visualize the target area during treatment and adapt the radiation dose in real time.
From WTMJ Radio — Adam King, MD, internist with Froedtert & MCW McKinley Health Center, talks about the largest measles outbreak in the U.S.since 2014 — what we need to know and how we can protect ourselves and loved ones.
From Fox 6 — Shadie Majidi, MD, a diagnostic radiologist specializing in breast imaging with Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, explained what women should know about recent FDA recommendations related to mammograms and breast density.
From mHealth Intelligence — The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health system is using an mHealth platform featuring Proteus Digital Medicine technology to help care providers and patients with chronic conditions improve medicine management at home.