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 – #132587556
Your financial support of the Wisconsin Urologic Research Institute (WURI) will advance the full range of the department’s research and work including:

Our research includes:
• prostate, kidney, bladder and other urologic cancers
• stone disease
• incontinence
• pediatric urologic research
• benign prostate conditions (BPH)
• male sexual health
• male infertility
• women’s pelvic wellness
• prevention and wellness within urologic health
• educating the next generation of outstanding urologists

Urologic Academic Fund – #112587023
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.

Robert F. Schnoes Memorial Urologic Cancer Research Fund – #132587646
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.

Pediatric Urology Research and Education Fund – #112588138
Advance the most cutting-edge care, as well as research and education in pediatric urology. The department’s strategy, as often as possible, is to provide young patients with the least invasive care. Children who face urologic health challenges deserve to have a high quality of life.


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 Development Coordinator, Christina Brugger, at (608) 262-0043 or

Please mail contributions to:
University of Wisconsin Foundation
U.S. Bank Lockbox
Box 78807
Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807

For more information, please contact:

Christina Brugger
Development Coordinator
Ph: (608) 262-0043