Hope to Health Hero

Accelerating Research and Advancing Patient Care

Accelerating Research and Advancing Patient Care

As part of an academic healthcare system, MCW and Froedtert Hospital take on the toughest cases in medicine. We deliver specialized care enhanced by new discoveries, innovative training models, and a commitment to the communities we share. This approach—powered by leading researchers, clinicians and professional care teams—gives our patients access to the latest and most effective treatment options.
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Driving Health Innovation

Our priorities:

  • Growing our basic science and translational research programs in the neurosciences and cardiovascular diseases
  • Addressing the behavioral health crisis
  • Advancing precision medicine and data science
  • Investing in emerging technologies

How we get there:

  • Recruitment and retention of beacon clinicians, scientists and care teams
  • Clinical infrastructure that facilitates high-quality patient care and grows our capacity to treat more patients
  • Research innovation funding to catalyze discoveries and accelerate treatments and cures
  • Technology that advances groundbreaking research and treatment

Right now, we are in the first wave of development of CAR T-cell immunotherapy, similar to where antibiotics were in the 1940s. In the future, many patients may not need chemotherapy. They might be treated by immune cell therapy right off the bat.

Parameswaran Hari, MD, MS,Armand J. Quick/William F. Stapp Professor in Hematology

Stories of Hope

Everyone’s journey starts with hope. Together, we’re inspiring the next generation of scientists and medical professionals to make the new discoveries and provide the outstanding clinical care we need now and into the future.

Robert Gouthro

Rob Gouthro, MD

Rob Gouthro, MD, is and MCW alumnus and a faculty member. His hope is that all patients in need of behavioral health care have access when and where they need it.

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Micheal Campbell's Story

Michael Campbell and his girlfriend, Veneasha Youngblood, had planned for a quiet night in with pizza and a movie. But when Michael, 55, suddenly felt unsteady on his feet and then could not speak, plans changed.

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