News & Events

News and Events

Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, PhD, FAPTA recognized as Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association

Posted on 06/25/2019

We would like to congratulate Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, PhD, FAPTA, who was recently recognized as a 2019 Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association. The Catherine Worthingham Fellows of the American Physical Therapy Association (FAPTA), the association’s highest membership category, serves as inspiration for all physical therapists to attain professional excellence. This honor […]

Blaise A. Nemeth, MD, MS, receives UW Health Physician Excellence Award for Regional Services

Posted on 06/07/2019

We would like to congratulate Blaise A. Nemeth, MD, MS, who received the UW Health Physician Excellence Award for Regional Services last night. Dr. Nemeth was recognized as an outstanding physician who provides exceptional patient- and family-centered care, exhibits exemplary professional relationships, and demonstrates a commitment to clinical excellence. Dr. Nemeth began his career at […]

‘Protective’ headgear does not prevent sport-related concussions in soccer players, UW study shows

Posted on 05/29/2019

MEDIA COVERAGE Soccer headgear may not reduce number or severity of sport-related concussions, study indicates  Not all headgear helpful in preventing soccer concussions, according to UW study MADISON–The use of protective headgear among high school soccer players does not result in fewer or less severe sport-related concussions compared to players who wear no headgear at […]

The Perry Initiative Outreach Program at UW Health

Posted on 05/02/2019

This past weekend we were thrilled to have had the opportunity to partner with The Perry Initiative, Medical College of Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Orthopeadic Society to host an outreach program to introduce young women and girls to the fields of orthopedics and engineering. The enthusiasm for this program was amazing, with 11 female medical students […]

Ellen Leiferman and Matthew Halanski named as one of ten winners of UW-Madison’s Cool Science Image Contest

Posted on 04/24/2019

We are pleased to announce that Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation researcher Ellen Leiferman and former Associate Professor Matthew Halanski were named as one of ten winners of UW-Madison’s Cool Science Image Contest. Their image was an X-ray of an adult Japanese beetle’s exoskeleton. The exoskeleton appears as a complex puzzle of sections — not full […]