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Historic Philanthropic Campaign Sets Records

The Campaign for MCW and Froedtert Hospital achieved a record amount of philanthropic support and engagement from the community for the campaign’s strategic priorities. Read MCW Magazine Cover Story
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Campaign Priorities

Thanks to your support, we will continue to drive innovations in education, research and patient care that make our communities healthier and more secure.

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Accelerating Research and Advancing Patient Care

We are ensuring that families in eastern Wisconsin have access to the latest and most effective research-driven treatment options.

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Transforming Healthcare Education

Providing access to the latest training and educational opportunities is what distinguishes Froedtert & the Medical College as eastern Wisconsin’s only academic health system.

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Cancer Research and Care

Leading the Way in Cancer Research and Care

The philanthropy investment raised for cancer care across all four campaign priorities is helping us to address the burden of cancer on our communities.

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Community Priority

Driving Health and Vitality with Our Community

We work closely with community partners to address social determinants of health.

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Stories of Hope

At the beginning of the campaign, several members of our community shared their hopes for the Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital.

Linda Mellows

Linda Mellowes

Linda Mellowes is a Trustee Emerita, Community Leader, and Philanthropist. Her hope is to see innovative medical discovery transform healthcare now and in the future.

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Cory Nettles

Cory Nettles is an MCW Trustee. His hope is for us to be one of the leading academic medical centers in the world.

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Daisy Sahoo

Daisy Sahoo, PhD

Daisy Sahoo, PhD, hopes for expanded research and education programs, where healthcare professionals come together to solve the toughest problems in medicine.

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Robert Gouthro

Rob Gouthro, MD

Rob Gouthro, MD, is an 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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Cynthia Leonard

Cynthia Leonard, RN

Cynthia Leonard, RN, is a patient advocate at Froedtert Hospital who works with patients with Sickle Cell disease. She’s devoted to ensuring patients and families get the best possible care.

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Bill Listwan, MD

Bill Listwan, MD ’68, GME ’74, is an MCW alumnus and volunteer leader. Bill hopes that we continue to see advances in patient care, research and education.

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