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Invest in the Department of Urology

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Deborah Hobbins
Director of Development
Ph: (608) 263-0043
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University of Wisconsin Foundation
U.S. Bank Lockbox
Box 78807
Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807

The financial investments you make in the Department of Urology are essential to advance the mission of the department:


To provide innovative care focused on improving the quality of life of our patients, while shaping the future of urology through education and research.


We consider our supporters our partners in this work, helping to ensure the highest quality urologic health care is available in Wisconsin and beyond.


Please select the fund below into which you would like to invest.


Wisconsin Urologic Research Institute (WURI) Fund


The Wisconsin Urologic Research Institute Fund is a newly established endowed fund committed to advancing the full range of urologic research. Our team of committed physicians and PhD researchers work to improve the quality of life of our patients.


Our research includes:

  • Bladder, kidney, prostate and other urologic cancers
  • Stone disease
  • Incontinence
  • Pediatric urologic disorders
  • Benign prostate conditions
  • Male sexual health issues
  • Male infertility
  • Prevention and wellness


The financial goal to fully establish the WURI fund is $10 million, the income from which will support large scale clinical, basic science and translational (from lab bench to bedside) research for generations to come. Donate now


Urologic Academic Fund


This fund was established with generous contributions from grateful patients and friends of the Department of Urology, and will help advance the educational mission of the department including: residency training, fellowships, and medical student activities to train the next generation of outstanding urologists. Donate now


Robert F. Schnoes Memorial Urologic Cancer Research Fund


This fund was established by Dolores "Jinx" Schnoes in memory of her late husband to further advance the department's cutting-edge kidney cancer research. This endowment fund is a wonderful legacy, whose impact will be felt in perpetuity. Donate now


For More Information About Making a Financial Contribution


If you have any questions about making a financial contribution, a planned gift or establishing a named fund for the Department of Urology please contact our director of development, Deborah Hobbins at (608) 263-0043 or