University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Volume 107, Issue 1

February 2008

A Century of Inspiration

During the 2007-2008 academic year, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is commemorating its 100th anniversary. To pay tribute to this notable milestone, this issue of the Wisconsin Medical Journal looks back at the SMPH’s history and features several articles with a connection to the school.

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As I See It
Reflections on a Summer Internship in Public Health
Victoria S. Lee, BS
Wis Med J. 2008;107(1):10-11.

Letter to the Editor
WIPHL Helps Empower Patients
Richard L. Brown, MD, MPH
Wis Med J. 2008;107(1):5.

Letter to the Editor
Studies Unable to Prove Prayer Is Helpful for Patients
Paul K. Wegehaupt, MD, FAAP
Wis Med J. 2008;107(1):5.

Letter to the Editor
Global Warming in Wisconsin
H. Steven Moffic, MD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(1):5-6.

Chronic Kidney Disease  in Wisconsin: Time to Address This Public Health Problem
A. Vishnu Moorthy, MD; Mark V. Wegner, MD, MPH
Wis Med J. 2008;107(1):16-19.

Original Research

Wisconsin Firearm Deer Hunting Season: Injuries at a Level I Trauma Center, 1999-2004
Matthew A. Halanski, MD; Timothy E. Corden, MD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(1):20-24.

Local Public Health Department Funding: Trends Over Time and Relationship to Health Outcomes
Melissa C. Boeke, MS; Susan J. Zahner, DrPH, RN; Bridget C. Booske, PhD, MHSA; Patrick L. Remington, MD, MPH
Wis Med J. 2008;107(1):25-32.

Improving the Accuracy of Payment Classifications Through Use of a Case Management Protocol
Jay A. Gold, MD, JD, MPH; Bill French, MBA, RHIA, CPHQ, CHPIT; Nathan Williams, MS
Wis Med J. 2008;107(1):33-36.

Spinal Intramedullary Cysticercosis of the Conus Medullaris
Yusuf Izci, MD; Roham Moftakhar, MD; M. Shahriar Salamat, MD, PhD; Mustafa K. Baskaya, MD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(1):37-39.

Amyloidosis Presenting as Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Bret J. Spier, MD; Michael Einstein, MD; Eric A. Johnson, MD; Andrew O. Zuricik, III, MD; Johnny L. Hu, MD; Patrick R. Pfau, MD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(1):40-43.

Your Practice

Could Declining Home Values Affect Your Retirement Plans? 
Jay Czarapata, CFP, CRPS
Wis Med J. 2008;107(1):44-45.

Your Profession

White Coat Wisdom
Stephen J. Busalacchi
Wis Med J. 2008;107(1):8-9.

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