UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Dr. Jason Staszko received the 2015 Outstanding Young Alumni Award from the UWRF Alumni Association. The Award recognizes the accomplishments of individuals who have excelled in professional and civic accomplishments and that have graduated from UW-River Falls within the last 15 years.
Dr. Staszko, of Grafton, graduated from UWRF with a degree in biology in 2000. He currently serves as the Associate Medical Director for Emergency Services and Co-Director of Trauma Services at Columbia St Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee. While in medical school, he was awarded a full scholarship from the U.S. Navy and rose to the rank of lieutenant. In 2006, he was deployed to Ramadi, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom where he cared for soldiers and was responsible for the staffing and daily operations of his Battalion Aid Station.