Dr. Thomas Wood '77
Dr. Thomas Wood was born and raised in Kenosha. He attended UW-Parkside from 1974-78, earning a bachelor of science degree in chemistry. He attended medical school at the UW-Madison School of Medicine from 1978 through 1982. He did his urological surgery residency at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Professionally, Thomas joined Racine Medical Clinic in 1987 and continued practicing medicine in Racine until 2009. In 2009 he moved his practice to Franklin, Wis., establishing the Department of Urology at Lakeshore Medical Clinic.
Thomas has been an assistant clinical professor of urology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, a volunteer at Healthcare Network, Inc. in Racine, and was one of the founders of US2, a support group for patients with prostate cancer and their families.
In the past, Thomas was president of the Racine Medical Clinic and the Racine County Medical Society. Currently he is on the board of the Racine County Medical Society and the president of the Milwaukee Urological Society.
He married Rae Ann Kevek (UW-Parkside ’78) in 1978. Together they have four lovely daughters and three grandchildren. Presently he is a coach for Koos For Kids challenger league baseball. Thomas is also an active member of the Roma Lodge in Racine. He serves on the UW-Parkside advisory board for the health sciences.