University of Wisconsin–Madison

Josh Medow: Critical care for the brain

Medow_rounds2015“UW MADISON – At Joshua Medow’s first job, in the Neurocritical Intensive Care Unit at UW Hospital and Clinics, he saves lives. His patients have endured strokes, car accidents and shootings. At his second job, he puts his engineering talents to work inventing devices to make his first job a bit easier, such as a new type of ventilator to help people breathe when their lungs are severely compromised. A critical-care expert at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Medow has four medical accreditations, multiple teaching, doctoring and administrative responsibilities at the hospital and medical school, and that extracurricular inventor-entrepreneur habit…”

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