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Our Donors

2017 Foundation Contributors

The mission of the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is to advance the health of the people of Wisconsin by supporting medical education and health initiatives.

The individuals and organizations named below made contributions to the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. We are deeply grateful for each donor’s support of the Foundation. We offer special thanks to our “Gold Donors”—those who have consistently contributed $100 or more to the Foundation during the past three or more years—as signified by an asterisk.

Patron Plus

Agnesian HealthCare Inc.
Clarence P. Chou, MD*
Dorian H. Cordes, Estate
Drs Noel and Lakshmi Deep*
Pauline M. Jackson, MD
La Crosse County Medical Society*
Marathon County Medical Society*
Marshfield Clinic Health System*
Edmund J. & Estelle D. Walker Charitable Trust
Waukesha County Medical Society*
Winnebago County Medical Society*
WPS Health Solutions*


Aspirus Langlade Hospital
Associated Bank*
BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians
Carol Baylon*
Dr Steven and Susan Bergin*
Brown County Medical Society*
Dane County Medical Society*
Dr Richard and Wendy Dart*
Donn Dexter, MD
Eau Claire/Dunn/Pepin County Medical Society*
Drs David Falk and JoAnne Robbins*
Fidelity Charitable
Dr Timothy and Joan Flaherty*
David Galbis-Reig, MD*
Mark Grapentine
Gundersen Health System*
Jerry Lee Halverson, II, MD, DFAPA
Dr Norm and Nancy Jensen*
Johnson Bank*
Drs George Lange and Marlene Melzer Lange*
Dr William and Marlene Listwan*
Dr Robert and Pamela McDonald
Medical College of Wisconsin*
Medical Society of Milwaukee County*
MetaStar, Inc.*
Mile Bluff Medical Center*
Monroe Clinic*
Sandra L. Osborn, MD*
Tom Plumb*
Elizabeth and Ben Ringle*
Rock County Medical Society*
Rogers Memorial Hospital*
Molli L. Rolli, MD*
Settlers bank*
Shoreview Pediatrics
Dr Gregory and Sandra Shove*
Society Insurance*
SSM Health Care*
Kent and Linda Syth*
The Alliance*
Mark A. Timm, MD
United Way of Dane County
UW Health and Quartz*
Vanguard Charitable
Kenneth M. Viste, III
Walworth County Medical Society*
Wisconsin Association of Hematology and Oncology
Wisconsin Chapter – American College of Emergency Physicians
Wisconsin Hospital Association*
Wisconsin Medical Society
Wood County Medical Society*


Arthur E. Angove, DO*
Dianne Appleby
Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center
Baird Foundation, Inc.*
Dr Mark and Patricia Belknap*
Drs Daniel and Rachel Bennett*
Joseph N. Blustein, MD
R. Curtis Burgess
Dr Bruce and Kathryn Campbell*
Michael P. Cinquegrani, MD
Dana Corbett*
Dr Joseph and Eleanor Di Raimondo*
Yakub Ellias, MD
Robert and Pixi Foulks*
Sandra K. Gehler*
Dr Mary Govier and John Cashman*
Gundersen Medical Foundation*
Lewis B. Harned, MD
Dr Gary and Karen Hegranes
Ellen Hing, MD
Drs David and Ann Hoffmann*
Anita M. Holloway, MD, MBA
Dr Ralph and Peggy Hudson*
Lowell H. Keppel, MD
Andrew Kim, MD
Thomas B. Kloosterboer, MD
Ivan M. Knezevic, MD*
Drs Steven Kulick and Margaret Spoerl
Kesavan Kutty, MD*
Don Suk Lee, MD, MPH
Dr Jack and Joyce Lockhart*
Dr Thomas and Susan Luetzow*
Suzanne J. Martens, MD, MHP*
Dr John and Elsa McKenna*
Ann Bartos Merkow, MD
James A. Meyer, MD*
Dr Michael and Kathleen Miller
Drs Nicholas and Elaine Mischler*
Eugene J. Nordby, MD*
Andrew Olafsson, MD
Michael J. O’Neill, MD*
Dr Jose and Zaida Ortiz
Richard L. Page, MD*
Robert Peck, MD
Dr John and Cathy Pederson*
Prevea Health*
Principal Financial Group
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Radke
Dr Claudia and James Reardon*
Renee and John Reback
Cornelia M. Riedl, MD*
Dr Dennis and Sharon Ryan
Elizabeth Sanfelippo, MD
Heather P. Schmidt, DO
Sheboygan County Medical Society
Earl R. Thayer
The Visionary Wealth Management Team Merrill Lynch*
The Wisconsin Surgical Society
Drs Dominic Tomburrini and Sarah Martin
Dr Richard and Edith Ulmer*
Dr Stephen and Katherine Webster*
Eileen and Dan Wilson*
Wisconsin Psychiatric Association
Wisconsin Section, ACOG
Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists
Dr Thomas and Suzanne Zoch

Bilal Aftab Ahmed, MD
Dr Richard and Alice Appen
David J. Balison, MD
Dr Jergen and Jean Barber
Thomas H. Bartell, MD*
Jitendra K. Baruah, MD
Dale E. Bauwens, MD
Dr Joseph and Kristina Behn*
Louis C. Bernhardt, MD*
Shawna and Emil Bertalot*
Stephen L. Blonsky, MD
Dr Robyn and Karl Borge
Eric Borgerding
Tom Brazelton, MD
Melissa Breen
Mark F. Brower, DO
Dr William Buchta and Lori Campbell*
Lynn M. Budzak, MD
James W. Burhop, MD*
Mary Ann Byrne*
Rodrigo Castillo, MD
Central Wisconsin Radiologists – Stevens Point
Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic
Dennis D. Christensen, MD
Catherine Coyle, RN, PhD*
Patrick W. Cummings, Jr., MD*
Jagdish Dave, MD
Dr Richard and Laura Dortzbach*
Douglas P. Duffy, MD
Aaron A. Dunn, MD
Matthew Felgus, MD
Dr James Fitzpatrick and Annette Gendron-Fitzpatrick
Ms. Helen F. Flanner
James R. Flesch, MD
John J. Foley, MD
Fond du Lac County Medical Society
Dr D. Joe and Mary Freeman
Drs Mary Jo Freeman and David Tange
Dr John and Catherine Frey
Robert A. Gahl, MD*
Zoran Dragutin Gajic, MD*
Dr Michael and Mary Ann Garrity*
Susan D. Gedanke, MD*
Angie A. Geiger, MD
Drs Terry Geurkink and Sally Wilmeth
Robert N. Golden, MD*
Michael I. Goldrosen, MD
Robert C. Gomez, MD*
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gorske
Michael Grajewski, MD
John H. Gray, MD
William Greaves, MD
Kathryn A. Green, MD
Erik A. Gundersen, MD
Deborah Suzanne Haas, MD
Craig Hansen
Dr Cindy and David Hart*
Dr John and Lori Hartman
Marilyn McCarthy Hawke*
Mr. Ian Hedges
Czarina Azcueta Helf, MD
Rana M. Higgins, MD
Nancy J. Homburg, MD*
Dr William Hueston and Martha Tack*
Barbara A. Hummel, MD
Dr Eliot and Francine Huxley*
Kevin D. Izard, MD
Dr Robert and Nancy Jaeger*
Dr Peter and Cathleen Johnson
Thomas Joles, MD
Jeremy Juern, MD
Dr Sivakami and Kumar Kangayappan*
Dr Albert and Dolores Kanner
Steven K. Kappes, MD*
Dr Mark and Diana Kehrberg*
Christopher L Kinonen, MD
Dr Kathleen and Paul Klespis-Wick*
Drs Gerda and Robert Klingbeil*
Dr E. Lee and Christine Knuteson*
Genevie L. Kocourek, MD*
Barbara Kolp-Jurss, MD
Mitzi Kramer, MD
Dr Thaddeus and Sarah Krolicki*
Frederick J. Lamont, MD*
Paul A. Larson, MD*
Brian Chunwah Law, MD
Daniel Le, MD
Linda Haekum Lee, MD, PHD
Emily H. Lewis, MD
Lincoln County Medical Society*
Richard D. Lindgren, MD
William J. Little, Jr., MD*
Feng Lu, MD
Dr Bradley and Susan Manning*
Dr Peter and Mary McCanna*
Michael McGrail, MD
Christine D. Miller, MD
George L. Morris, MD
Drs Timothy and Jamie Mullin
Doctors Scott and Alissa Murch
Deborah L. Muresan
Dr Frank and Helen Myers*
Dr J. Randy and Jamie Myers
Kirstin A. Nackers, MD
Dr Dipesh Navsaria and Rania Huntington*
Paul J. Neary, MD*
Stacey and Tyler Novogoratz
Dr Richard and Mary Lee Odders*
Douglas A. Olson, MD
Dr Reid and Gabriela Olson*
Dr Thomas and Elaine Pagedas*
Thomas J. Palmer, DO
Bessant Parker, MD
Joanne F. Pasiuk, MD
Dr R. Zorba and Penny Paster*
Pierce-St. Croix County Medical Society*
Price County Medical Society
William E. Raduege, MD*
Stephen C. Ragatz, MD*
Charles J. Rainey, MD*
Dr Philip and Jacqueline Redlich
Regional General & Vascular Surgeons, SC
Drs Lori Remeika and Craig Wolfe
Dr Richard and Laura Roberts*
Dr George and Patience Roggensack
Drs Howard Rowley and Carol Diamond*
Mary Ellen Sabourin, MD*
Lara D. Salyer, MD
Michael A. San Dretto, MD
Dr Andrew and Kelly Saterbak*
Paul W. Schaus, MD
Dr William and Pamela Scheibel
Dr Robert Schmidt and Patricia Weber-Schmidt*
John H. Schneider, MD
Drs Brian and Jennifer Schreiber*
Dr Christopher and Geralyn Schultz
Dr Ellen and David Schumann
Aaron T. Schwaab, MD
Dr Walter and June Schwartz*
Philip M. Shultz, MD*
Gale A. Sisney, MD
Drs Jeff Smarrella and Meghan Ogden
Aaron Staley, MD
Dr Robert and Janet Starr*
Dr Paul and Jane Steingraeber
Robert M. Stern, MD
Trempealeau-Jackson-Buffalo County Medical Society
Philip F. Troiano, III, MD*
Elizabeth T. Tucker-Sanfelippo, MD
Dr Susan and Peter Turney
Drs Patrick and Deborah Turski*
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Rajiv R. Varma, MD
Jeremias B. Vinluan, MD
Chad E. Voskuil, MD
Dr William Wagner and Jean Schott-Wagner
Jacob M. Waidelich, MD*
Dr Ellen and Arnold Wald
Scott H. Warren, MD*
Mary Weber
William G Weber, MD*
Ronald D. Wenger, MD
Dr Michael and Michelle Werner*
Michael J. White, MD
Susan Wiegmann*
Wisconsin Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Pla Xiong-Hang, MD


Alisa Allen
Ashley G. Anderson, Jr., MD, MS, FACS, CPE
Alicia Arnold, MD
Lloyd H. Arnold, MD
Drs Al Baltrusaitis and Robin Papendick
Steven Barczi, MD
Barron-Wahburn-Burnett County Medical Society
Steve D. Bartz, MD
Dr John and Penelope Beasley
Gurdesh Bedi, MD
Dr Scott Behrens and Esther Palomino
Edward Belongia, MD
Charles P. Benedict, MD
Dr John and Margaret Blackwood
David Bleidorn, MD
Frederick J. Boehm, III, MD
Joseph Boero, MD
John F. Brennan, III, MD
Jonathan J. Brodie, MD
Dr Calvin Bruce and Catherine Caro-Bruce
Brad Burmeister, MD
Dr Jill and Michael Cardwell
Michael K. Case, MD
Melissa L. Chudnow, MD
Michelle Cihla, MD
Adam T. Cios, MD
Michael R. Clark, MD
Richard W. Clasen, MD
Dr James and Peggy Concannon
Drs James and Jennifer Connelly
Byron J. Crouse, MD
Kimberly Erbes Culp, MD
Dr James and Deborah Cunningham
Michael D. Curtis, MD
Dr Kirkland and Jennifer Davis
Dr David and Diane Deci
Diana Dovorany, MD
Douglas B. Evans, MD
Dr Brian Ewert and Kathleen Rulka
Dr Bill and Sarah Finch
Sara Finger
Anne Fink
Dr Kristine Flowers and Dale Lenzner
Andreas Friedl, MD
Michael Garren, MD
Gerald A. Gehl, MD
Dr Gregory and Dorothy Gerber
Claire M Gervais, MD
Dr Valerie Gilchrist and William Scott
Dr Lawrence Golopol and Angelika Hughes-Golopol
Michelle L. Graham, MD
Dr Roger and Lori Ann Gray
Simon B. Griesbach, MD
Nadia S. Hall, MD
Lyn Hamilton
Joseph D. Hansen, MD
Gregg A. Heatley, MD
David Heegeman, MD
Joseph Heimler, MD
Mark R. Hennick, MD
Tom Herr, MD
Melissa A. Hertler, MD
Dr William and Linda Hisgen
Charles E. Holmburg, MD
Richard Horecki, MD
Charles V. Ihle, MD
Peter M Ihle, MD
Inieke Ikpe, MD
Mark Kaeppler, MD
Naciye Kalafat, MD
Bob and Pat Kalscheur
Muray Kapell, MD
Mary Keating
Dr Michael and Rosemary Kehoe
Frank W. Kilpatrick, MD
Arlyn A. Koeller, MD
Dr Edward and Eileen Krall
Donna Kramer
Amy C. Krohn, MD
Amy Kuhlen
Drs Geoffrey Lamb and Sandra Green
German Larrain, MD
Colleen A. Lawton, MD
Theresa Lucietto, MD
George E. Magnin, MD
Dr Andrew and Mary Makowski
Dr John and Jane McAndrew
Dr Donald and Mary Miech
Mansoor Mirza, MD
Dr Jeffrey and Carla Moore
Taylor E. Neff, MD
Jennifer Nordstrom, MD
Dr Joseph O’Grady, Jr. and Teryl Ryan O’Grady
David C. Olson, MD
James Olson, MD
Debbie Oswald
Dr Edwin and Amy Overholt
David R. Paolone, MD
Theodore Parins, MD
Dr Sajidkhan and Nazifakauser Pathan
Jon K. Peebles, MD
Mary Ellen Peters, MD
Dr Robert and Linnea Phillips
Dr Philip and Marna Pier
Sarah E Pierce, MD
Timothy Pitchford, MD
Ryan Plamann, MD
Peter V. Podlusky, MD
Jeffrey Pothof, MD
Sarah J. Pratt, MD
John Przybylinski, MD
Dayle Quigley, MD
Dr Lyn and Bruce Ranta
John D. Riesch, MD
Layton F. Rikkers, MD
Dr Daniel and Patricia Ripp
Kimberly Sabey, DO
Dr Michael and Theresa Saunders
Steven M. Schuckit, MD
Rosemary T. Schultz, MD
Dr Alan and Laurie Schwartzstein
Bruce A. Semon, MD
Amanpreet Sethi, MD
Charles L. Shabino, MD
Lori A. Sherman
Alex Shima
Derrick R. Siebert, MD
Greg Simmons
Melanie A. Smith, MD
Ron H. Stark, MD
Dr Michael and Mary Stevens
Ryan J. Thompson, MD
Dr Bonnie and Willis Tompkins
Joseph E. Trader, MD
Seth D. Udlis, MD
Lana Volz, MD
Dr Blake and Audrey Waterhouse
HJ Waukau
Paul A. Wertsch, MD*
Dr Tosha Wetterneck and David Brenneis
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-All Saints Laboratory
Dr Edward and Sharon Winga
Michael Witcik, MD
Dr Marla and Christopher Wolfert
Drs Jessica and Marc Young
Vonnie Youngs

In Memory Of

Contributions have been made in loving memory of the following individuals:
William L. Baker, MD
Robert L. Beilman, MD
Henry and Hortense Bergin
Edward Berman
Frederick W. Blancke, MD
Fred Blum, MD
Wojciech M. Bogdanowicz, MD
George T. Bryan, MD
Richard R. Byrne, MD
Zachary J. Clark, MD
Gordon Davenport, Jr., MD
C. Peter Erskine, MD
Lawrence A. Fleming, MD
John J. Foley, MD
Timoteo Galvez, MD
Dolores Oralia Hayes
Kay A. Heggestad, MD
Irene Hendrickson
Mary Margaret Herman Rubinstein, MD
Any Icenogle
Dusan Jovanovic, MD
Mary Landis
John J. McGloin, MD
James W. Rose, Jr., MD
Catherine M. Slota-Varma, MD
Dean B. Smith, MD
Frank A. Springer, MD
Earl R. Thayer
Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD

In Honor Of

Tribute gifts have been made to honor the following medical professionals, patients, family members or friends:
Glen A Bordak, MD
Jonathan J. Brodie, MD
Noel N. Deep, MD
Frank L. Myers, MD
Claudia L. Reardon, MD
Paul A. Wertsch, MD

In Kind Donations of Products or Services

AC Photo
America’s Best Flowers
Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery
Blackhawk Country Club
Blue Plate Catering
Body in Balance
Chalet Landhaus Inn
Circus World Museum
Coyle Carpet One Floor & Home
Dean Foundation
Drs. Noel and Lakshmi Deep
Don’s Home Furniture, Inc.
Douglas Art & Frame
Elements Massage
Engelhart Greensmith
Eno Vino Wine Bar and Bistro
David Galbis-Reig, MD, and Lisa DeFazio
General Beverage Sales Company
Sabrina Gold
Robert Neal Golden, MD
Gordon Flesch Company, Inc.
Dr. Larry and Jennifer Gordon
Green Bay Packers
Heidel House Resort and Spa
Heritage Tavern
Hilton Madison Monona Terrace
I’m Board! Games and Family Fun
Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse
Johnson Bank
Just Coffee Cooperative
Kneaded Relief Day Spa and Wellness
Lake Geneva Cruise Line
Matthews MCW Bookstore
Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club
Morningstar Golfers Club
Deborah L. Muresan
Old Sugar Distillery
Orange Tree Imports
Outlets at the Dells
Overture Center for the Arts
Pacific Cycle, Inc.
Pegasus Games
Reach Out and Read
Elizabeth Ringle
Sergenians Floor Coverings
Staller Estate Winery
Sundara Inn & Spa
SVA Plumb Financial
The Edgewater Hotel
The House on the Rock Resort & Golf Course
The Madison Club
The Madison Concourse Hotel
The Market House Restaurant
The University Book Store
The Vinery Stained Glass Studio
Vom Fass Madison
Paul A. Wertsch, MD
Eileen Wilson
Wisconsin Medical Society

Support from Established Funds
We would also like to acknowledge the importance of the following funds currently held by the Foundation. These funds help support many of our current programs.

Student Loan Funds

Brown County Student Loan Fund
Marion Brown Student Loan Fund
Dane County Student Loan Fund
Danforth Memorial Student Loan Fund
General Student Loan Fund
Grant County Student Loan Fund
W. B. Hildebrand Memorial Student Loan Fund
Reginald H. Jackson, Jr., MD Student Loan Fund
Reginald H. Jackson, Sr., MD Student Loan Fund
Marathon County Auxiliary Student Loan Fund
Marinette County Student Loan Fund
Outagamie County Student Loan Fund
Popp Student Loan Fund
Racine County Auxiliary Student Loan Fund
Reznicheck Student Loan Fund
Ruth Stoerker, MD Loan Fund
Sheboygan County Auxiliary Student Loan Fund

Scholarship and Award Funds

Victor A. Baylon, MD Scholarship Endowment
General Scholarship Fund
Goodman-Goodell Scholarship Fund
Robert Jason Gore Scholarship Endowment
Drs John and William Houghton Award Fund
Amy Hunter-Wilson, MD Scholarship Endowment
Presidential Scholar Award Fund
Dr John and Virginia Riesch Scholarship Endowment
Catherine M. Slota-Varma, MD Scholarship Fund
Rukmini and Joyce Vasudevan Scholarship Fund
Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD Young Physician Leadership Award Fund
Edmund J. and Estelle D. Walker Scholarship Fund

Research and Education Funds

Henry A. and Irene S. Anderson Endowment
Marion Brown Orthopedic Research Project Fund
Foundation Fellowship Fund
James and Clara Joss Research Trust
Charles W. Landis, MD Endowment
Medical and Health Education Fund
PIC Wisconsin Fund