MCW Orthopaedic Medical Student Awards

The Walter P. Blount Award in Orthopaedic Surgery

The Walter P. Blount Award for Orthopaedics is given in honor of Dr. Blount, former Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, to the senior medical student who has demonstrated unusual interest and talent in comprehending musculoskeletal disease and injury during the senior orthopaedic rotation. This is our opportunity to recognize students who represent the best that MCW has to offer. The Walter P. Blount Award for Orthopaedics was first awarded in 1989 at the Medical College of Wisconsin Graduation.

  • 2016 Jacob Wilson
  • 2015 Kristen L. Roensch
  • 2014 Darren S. Nabor
  • 2013 Scott A. Kuzma
  • 2012 Jesse E. Bauwens
  • 2011 Samuel R. H. Steiner
  • 2010 Jonathan H. Quade
  • 2009 David C. Eggert
  • 2008 Jared J. Tyson
  • 2007 Joseph M. Kroner
  • 2006 Brandon J. Rebholz
  • 2005 Joseph C. McCormick III
  • 2004 Melvin D. Helgeson
  • 2003 James A. Foley

  • 2002 Tomiko Fukuda
  • 2001 Todd J. Duellman
  • 2000 John C. Hung
  • 1999 Matthew R. Bong
  • 1998 Todd W. Havener
  • 1997 No Award Given
  • 1996 Bindu S. Bamrah
  • 1995 Hong-Sheng Zhu
  • 1994 Robert C. Seipel
  • 1993 Daniel W. Guehlstorf
  • 1992 Joshua H. Urvater
  • 1991 Raylene L. Gordon
  • 1990 Todd T. Barnhardt
  • 1989 David C. Riley


The Bruce J. Brewer, M.D. Endowed Student Award in Orthopaedic Surgery

The Bruce J. Brewer, MD Endowed Student Award at the Medical College of Wisconsin is awarded by the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to the most outstanding graduating senior medical student who plans to pursue a career in Orthopaedic Surgery. Kathryn Brewer (Mrs. Bruce Brewer) established the Bruce J. Brewer, MD Endowed Student Award Fund in December of 1999 to be first awarded for the academic year 2000-2001.

  • 2016 Peter Ostergaard
  • 2015 Christopher J. Whalen
  • 2014 Kenneth C. Berg
  • 2013 Jessica M. Hanley
  • 2012 Lance G. Jacobson
  • 2011 Blake W. Hildahl
  • 2010 Benjamin J. Lasee
  • 2009 Zachary S. Jager

  • 2008 Joel E. Hein
  • 2007 Daniel A. Wartinbee
  • 2006 Thomas C. Smedberg
  • 2005 Scott C. Hicks
  • 2004 Timothy I. Mullin
  • 2003 Kathryn L. Sipiorski
  • 2002 Kurtis S. Staples
  • 2001 Joseph P. Nemanich