KU Wichita leader M. Michele Mariscalco, MD, receives alumni award

WICHITA – School of Medicine–Wichita Associate Dean for Research M. Michele Mariscalco, MD, recently received the 2011 University of Dayton Distinguished Alumnus Award, which recognizes her dedication to serve others and exemplify the University’s commitment to learn, lead, and serve.

Mariscalco graduated from the University of Dayton in 1977. Before coming to the KU School of Medicine–Wichita in October 2010, she was at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. One of her accomplishments while there was to streamline the treatment process for children with sickle cell disease. She received national attention for her efforts when her colleagues nominated her for the 2010 Barry A. Shapiro Memorial Award for Excellence in Critical Care Management.