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Greater Neillsville Communities

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Local Health Care Research with Global Impacts

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute teams lead and support research to improve rural health care locally and across the nation. This includes rural and agricultural health and safety, human genetics, molecular biology, virology, immunology, epidemiology, trauma, cancer, and biomedical informatics research. The Research Institute, founded in 1959, is a division of Marshfield Clinic Health System and is the largest private medical research institute in Wisconsin.

Research in Greater Neillsville Communities

  • With donor support, National Farm Medicine Center has retrofitted 31 tractors in Clark County with lifesaving rollover protection structures (ROPS) and seatbelts.
  • Residents of Neillsville and surrounding communities can participate in the All of Us Research Program, a nationwide effort to advance precision medicine research, to improve and customize care for individuals.

Strength in Research: Improving Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment

Precision Medicine
  • The Center for Precision Medicine Research gives patients access to new diagnostics and therapies, innovating care now and in the future.
Clinical Trials and Studies
  • Patients have access to care through open clinical trials. This includes study-related follow-up visits, procedures, and lab tests at no cost to them or their insurance.
  • Scientists collaborate with providers across the Health System to provide patients access to more than 440 open clinical trials annually.
Infectious Diseases and Tick-Borne Disease Research
  • For 30 years researchers have led studies to help prevent and treat tick-borne infections such as Lyme disease, babesiosis and anaplasmosis.
  • Patients have early access to treatments improved long-term outcomes for pediatrics and adults.
National Influenza Leader
  • Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Population Health pioneered studies in evaluating the effectiveness of annual influenza vaccines and has remained a leader in the field for nearly 20 years. This work has improved overall care in vaccine efficacy, effectiveness, and safety.
Genetics Research
  • Researchers played a critical role in sequencing the human genome, developing one of the first and best structural genetic maps of humankind.
  • The human genome sequence creates a better understanding of the genetic basis of diseases and improves diagnosis.
Farm Health and Safety
  • Dedicated to improving the health and well-being of farmers and their families, the National Farm Medicine Center is the largest agricultural health and safety team in the U.S.
  • The National Children’s Center for Rural Agricultural Health and Safety works with communities to reduce injuries and fatalities for youth living and working in agricultural communities.
Trauma Care
  • Data shows low-density population areas have higher rates of trauma fatalities. The trauma research program improves the critical quality of trauma care and acute care surgery by studying the unique character of rural area trauma and improving prevention and patient recovery.
To ensure you have access to top quality care in the Greater Neillsville Communities, we have a medical center and three primary and specialty care locations united in a network of care close to home.

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Primary Care

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Specialty Care

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Hospital Care

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Experts That Have Your Back
For more than 100 years, Marshfield Clinic Health System has been dedicated to bringing expert care to local communities like the Greater Neillsville Communities. We are not just nearby, we’re in your corner with the care you deserve.

Dr. Timothy Boyle
Providing patient-centered care in your community
Providers at Marshfield Medical Center-Neillsville put patients first and work with them during their care journey. "Dr. Boyle does great work, great manners and just makes me feel at ease with everything going on," said a patient of Dr. Timothy Boyle, ear, nose and throat specialist at Marshfield Medical Center-Neillsville.
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Dr. Carolyn Ostrander
Access to high-quality primary care in your community
Local providers are dedicated to the care of their patients in their community. "My provider is very caring, concerned and does an excellent job of explaining and answering questions. She does not rush my care and she makes me feel like we are a team in my care," said a patient of Dr. Carolyn Ostrander, family medicine physician at Marshfield Clinic Colby-Abbotsford Center.
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