University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Volume 114, Issue 4

August 2015

Drinking in college: What role does proximity to alcohol outlets play?

Excessive alcohol consumption is common on college campuses across the country and is associated with many negative consequences. At the same time, factors associated with the availability of alcohol among this population are not completely understood. A study in this issue of WMJ explores how proximity and density of alcohol outlets are associated with drinking at one Midwestern university.

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In This Issue
The Advantage of a General Journal
John J. Frey III, MD, WMJ Medical Editor
WMJ. 2015;114(4):129-130.

Results From Wisconsin Medical Society’s Physician Satisfaction Survey Are Cause for Concern
Donn Dexter, MD
WMJ. 2015;114(4):131.

Dissatisfaction Among Wisconsin Physicians Is Part of Serious National Trend
Christine A. Sinsky, MD
WMJ. 2015;114(4):132-133.


Factors Affecting Physician Satisfaction and Wisconsin Medical Society Strategies to Drive Change
Michele Coleman, MPH, MPA; Donn Dexter, MD; Nancy Nankivil
WMJ. 2015;114(4):135-142.

Association Between Alcohol Use Among College Students and Alcohol Outlet Proximity and Densities
Jacob Tanumihardjo, BS; Suzanne M. Shoff, PhD; Mallory Koenings, PhD; Zhumin Zhang, PhD; HuiChuan J. Lai, PhD
WMJ. 2015;114(4):143-147.

Assessment of Food Insecurity in Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s Emergency Department
Laura Pabalan, MD; Rachel Dunn, MD; Kellen Gregori, MD; Emily Olson, MD; Lauren Thomas; Earnestine Willis, MD, MPH; Pippa Simpson, PhD; David C. Brousseau, MD, MS
WMJ. 2015;114(4):148-151.

The Emergence of Clinically Relevant Babesiosis in Southwestern Wisconsin
Todd J. Kowalski, MD; Dean A. Jobe, MS; Emily C. Dolan, BS; Anne Kessler, BS; Steven D. Lovrich, PhD; Steven M. Callister, PhD
WMJ. 2015;114(4):152-157.

The Savant Syndrome Registry: A Preliminary Report
Darold A. Treffert, MD; David L. Rebedew, MD
WMJ. 2015;114(4):158-162.


Hypocalcemia Secondary to Zoledronate Therapy in a Patient With Low Vitamin D Level
Narendranath Epperla, MD; Ram Pathak, MD, FACE, FACP
WMJ. 2015;114(4):163-166.


Looking Back…to 1965
For the Future
D.N. Goldstein, MD
WMJ. 2015;114(4):128.

Dean’s Column
Medical Training in the Fitbit, Google Glass and Personal Information Era
Carla M. Pugh, MD, PhD; Robert N. Golden, MD
WMJ. 2015;114(4):168-169.

MetaStar Matters
Implementing Heart Health Strategies With Point-of-Care and Population Management
Jay A. Gold, MD, JD, MPH; Jody Rothe, RN, DON-CLTC
WMJ. 2015;114(4):171.

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