Dr. Hugh and Margaret Kennedy were Wisconsin natives who moved to Corpus Christi, Texas, in the 1940s. They never had children of their own, yet they inspired their families and, now, new generations of physicians, to reach for lives of meaning. The Kennedy Scholars in the School of Medicine and Public Health are a diverse and impressive group.
Mark Lefebvre, senior vice president for principal gifts at the UW Foundation, has been a champion of UW people, programs and projects for almost 30 years. He’ll depart the foundation this month. “It was here I found great animating ideas,” Lefebvre said of UW-Madison. “It was here that I found the best expression of the Wisconsin Idea.”
Alzheimer’s research at the UW-Madison is advancing on many fronts. Passion and concern can be seen in the number of individual and foundation donors backing Alzheimer’s research efforts..
The Korbitz Endowed Scholarship has rewarded 23 medical students who’ve made a commitment to family medicine.
Imagine a place where doctors can tell patients in advance if cancer treatment will work for them, without going through an entire course of chemotherapy. The UW School of Medicine and Public Health, GE Healthcare and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation today announced new agreements focused on bringing that vision to life.