Abbot Pennings HS 1970
2018 Academic Division: Science
Dr. John Gallagher, APHS 1970, graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 1974 and attended Loyola University Chicago, receiving his Doctor of Medicine Degree in 1976. During his career, he held appointments with UW-Madison as an Assistant Clinical Professor for his role in teaching nursing and medical students. In 2004, the Consumer Research Council of America named him as one of America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists. During his career, he has recruited more than 20 specialty physicians to the Green Bay market and was instrumental in starting the only Reproductive Endocrinology Center North of Milwaukee.
Dr. Gallagher retired from his position of Senior Vice President of Aurora Medical Group in 2012 where he was the physician in charge of more than 200 doctors and three Aurora Hospitals. John has two children: Katie, an Obstetrician Gynecologist with Aurora in Oconomowoc, and Michael, a U.S Congressman representing Wisconsin’s 8th Congressional District.