From Fox 6 — One of our patients, a young mother named Nicole, set up a Facebook page to find a living kidney donor and raise awareness for living donation. Ehab Saad, MD, Froedtert & MCW kidney tranplant specialist, also highlighted the need for, and importance of, living organ donation.
West Bend, Wis. — The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network will host a public open house Saturday, Feb. 8, 9 a.m. to noon for its new West Bend Health Center, 1700 W. Paradise Dr., West Bend. Open house attendees should use the A entrance off 18th Ave. Handicapped parking is available at the B entrance off Vogt Drive.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network opening hospitals in New Berlin and Pewaukee
Milwaukee, Wis. — The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network will open hospitals in both New Berlin and Pewaukee in the second half of 2020.
From Fox 6 — For the second consecutive year, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Froedtert & MCW health network will welcome every baby born at Froedtert Milwaukee, Menomonee Falls, Pleasant Prairie, and West Bend hospitals with a keepsake “Welcome to the Family!” receiving blanket.
From WISN 12 — Mary Beth Graham, MD, infectious disease specialist at Froedtert Hospital, discusses the likelihood of a case coronavirus appearing in Wisconsin. She also touches on the current flu season, how both diseases spread and how to reduce your risk. Dr. Graham also appeared on Fox 6 and in the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune.
From WUWM 89.7 — Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network and UW-Milwaukee teamed up on a new smartphone app called NIMBLE. NIMBLE stands for Network for the Integrated Management of Brain Metastasis Linking Experts. Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network experts use the app in the recently launched multidisciplinary program specifically designed to care for people whose cancer has spread to the brain.
From Today's TMJ4 — Gina Hirt, lactation consultant at Froedtert Hospital Menomonee Falls, and Ashley Hansen, mother of 2 month old Bethany, talk about the benefits of having a human milk bank in the Birth Center.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network Partners with UWM App Brewery for Brain Cancer Patients
Milwaukee, Wis. — Designed and built in Milwaukee, the NIMBLE app is changing how doctors treat individuals who have cancer that has spread to the brain. Almost any type of cancer can spread (metastasize) to the brain. Historically, people with such brain tumors did not have an extended survival prognosis due to limited treatment options.
From Today's TMJ4 — Heather Stainback, mother of five, talks about the lifesaving journey she traveled while pregnant with her daughter Chloe. Meredith Cruz, MPH, MD; and Garrett Fitzgerald, MD, high-risk obstetrician/gynecologists with Froedtert & MCW Maternal Fetal Care Center and assistant professors at MCW, explain the benefits of offering complex care for women like Heather with high risk pregnancies.
From CBS 58 — Adam King, MD, internist at McKinley Health Center, breaks down why we’re seeing so much RSV and flu right now. Dr. King also appeared on spectrumnews1.com.
From CBS 58 — Logan survived a massive heart attack at the young age of 19. After 162 days at Froedtert Hospital, his care team wheeled him out the front door as he began the next step on his journey to recovery. Mitchell Saltzberg, advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologist, explained how Logan’s story highlights the importance of organ donation.
From Today's TMJ4 — Fibroids, or benign tumors on the uterus, are the leading cause of hysterectomies, but Froedtert & MCW doctors are leading the way on new research and less-invasive treatments.
From wuwm.com — Stuart Wong, MD, oncologist, talked with WUWM about how researchers use clinical trials to find new ways to treat cancer. More than 250 clinical cancer trials, covering at least 13 types of cancer, are underway at the Froedtert & MCW health network, the most in the state.
Sixteenth Street to Open New Clinic Focused on Behavioral Health for Milwaukee's South Side Community
Sixteenth Street and Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division collaborate to increase access to behavioral health services with support from Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network.
From BizTimes — The 2019 Health Care Heroes awards, presented by BizTimes Milwaukee, salute the accomplishments of people and organizations making a positive difference on the front lines of health care. This year recognized two members of the Froedtert & MCW team. Dr. Terri deRoon-Cassini, PhD, is a psychologist who works with Froedtert Hospital trauma patients dealing with PTSD, stress, anxiety and is being honored for her leadership, commitment and care on behavioral health issues. Barb Burmeister, RN, is a BMT Oncology Nurse at Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center and is being honored for her exemplary performance on the job by patients, peers and physicians.
From Today's TMJ4 — What are most twenty-something young men doing? Not this! Zach and his brothers, along with their dad, demonstrate a love and strength that endures.