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UW Alumnus authors new guideline on heart health: Patrick E. McBride

UW School of Medicine and Public Health Alumni Dr. Patrick McBride '80, was a co-author on a major new guideline for the U.S. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 80 percent of all noncommunicable diseases could be prevented if just four lifestyle practices were followed: a healthy diet, being physically active, avoidance of tobacco, and alcohol intake in moderation.

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Emeritus Status Conferred upon Alumni Dr. Patrick McBride ’80

FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SCHOOL OF MADISON AND PUBLIC HEALTH: DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE: “Chancellor Rebecca Blank has conferred emeritus status upon Patrick McBride, MD, MPH, professor, Cardiovascular Medicine, effective with his retirement planned for July 1, 2017. As Associate Dean for Students at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), […]

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Frank Denton steps aside

Frank Denton, MBA '94, PhD '96, stepped aside as editor of The Florida times-Union in Jacksonville, to become Editor At Large, still responsible for the editorial page. He remains vice president for journalism of the parent company, Morris Publishing Group.

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Obituary for Giffin D. Jones

Giffin D. Jones, age 98 of Midland, passed away Friday December 30, 2016 at MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland. The son of the late Flint H. and Olive (Sweet) Jones was born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin on December 16, 1918.

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