UW–Madison Research: Enhancing Your Life

Chancellor Rebecca Blank is heading to Chicago to share lifesaving breakthroughs in the fields of Alzheimer’s research, cancer treatment, and nursing. A panel discussion will be led by Dean Karl Scholz of the College of Letters & Science.

About the speakers:

  • Howard Bailey directs the UW Carbone Cancer Center and is a professor in the School of Medicine and Public Health. He is the UW’s expert on drug and nutrient development for the prevention or treatment of cancer and is an expert on chemoprevention.
  • Cynthia Carlsson MS’05 is the Louis A. Holland Sr. Professor in Alzheimer’s Disease at the School of Medicine and Public Health. She focuses on the effects of risk factors and treatments of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Kristine Kwekkeboom ’89, MS’95, PhD’99 is a professor in the School of Nursing. She studies complementary (nondrug) therapies for symptom management in those with cancer.
  • Karl Scholz is the dean of the College of Letters & Science. He was previously the Nellie June Gray Professor of Economic Policy in the Department of Economics.

Event Details

Join faculty experts, alumni, and friends for a moderated panel discussion followed by a reception with drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

  • 5:30 p.m. Registration
  • 6 p.m. Program
    • Remarks by Chancellor Rebecca Blank
    • Panel discussion
  • 7:30 p.m. Reception
  • 8:30 p.m. Event concludes

RSVP by Thursday, November 9.

This event is made possible in part through generous support from our All Ways Forward campaign co-chairs, Ted ’69 and Mary ’68 Kellner and John ’71 and Anne Oros.

Hilton Chicago/Northbrook
2855 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062

Cost:
$50 per person
$30 per person for
2013–2017 graduates

Contact with questions: Kelsey Dodson at Kelsey.Dodson@supportuw.org or 608-308-5249.