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August 21 Celebration of Life: James Walter Jefferson, MD

Wednesday, July 31, 2019  
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James Walter “Jeff” Jefferson, age 81, passed away at his home in Captiva, Fla., on Sunday, March 31, 2019. After receiving his medical degree and completing residency in psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Dr. Jefferson had a distinguished medical career that spanned more than five decades. He was Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, President of Healthcare Technology Systems, and a Distinguished Senior Scientist at the Madison Institute of Medicine. Dr. Jefferson made tremendous contributions to the field of medicine. 

Read article as was published in VOLUME 21 • NUMBER 2 • 2019 of QUARTERLY, The Magazine for Alumni, Friends, Faculty and Students of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

A Celebration of Dr. Jefferson's life will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:30 to 8:00 pm at Blackhawk Country Club in Madison.