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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 the Marshfield Area

  • In 2022, 106 patients participated in life-saving clinical trials at Marshfield Medical Center. Through these programs, they have access to innovative treatment options and care.
  • Marshfield Medical Center patients can participate in the Connect for Cancer Prevention Study. This study works to better understand the causes of cancer and how to prevent it. Marshfield Clinic Health System is one of nine health care systems in the country to partner with the National Cancer Institute for Connect.
  • With donor support, National Farm Medicine Center has retrofitted 15 tractors in Wood County with lifesaving rollover protection structures (ROPS) and seatbelts.
  • Patients can participate in research trials locally for areas such as oncology and Lyme disease with the Clinical Research Unit at Marshfield Medical Center. This is a convenient location for patients to participate in research studies, have samples collected and undergo physical examinations that are required for study participants.
  • Marshfield area residents 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.

Marshfield Medical Center (Medical Offices)

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1000 N. Oak Ave
Marshfield, WI 54449
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M-F: 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
S-Su & holidays: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

For health needs that are not emergencies, but cannot wait for an appointment, we have an urgent care on the Marshfield Medical Center campus to make sure we are always in your corner.





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Urgent Care - Marshfield Medical Center (Medical Offices)

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1000 N. Oak Ave.
Marshfield, WI 54449
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M-F: 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
S-Su & holidays: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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1234 Example Dr.
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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 Marshfield Area. We are not just nearby, we’re in your corner with the care you deserve.


US News award
Marshfield Medical Center recognized as high-performing for maternity care access
The publication assessed the hospitals' performance based on measures of quality, such as C-section rates in lower-risk pregnancies, newborn complication rates, exclusive breast milk feeding rates, birthing-friendly practices and transparency on racial/ethnic disparities and more.
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Marshfield Medical Center earns cardiology achievement
Marshfield Medical Center received American College of Cardiology's NCDR Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Awards for 2023. It’s the third consecutive year the cardiology team received this recognition.
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Outpatient/Ambulatory Surgery Center
Outpatient/Ambulatory Surgery Center ranked third in Wisconsin
Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield was recently ranked third in Newsweek’s America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2023 list. Marshfield was one of three Marshfield Clinic Health System Outpatient/Ambulatory Surgery Centers recognized.
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