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Lisa Bratzke

Lisa Bratzke

Expert on cognition and its effect on maintaining independence as one ages.

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing School of Nursing Work: 608-263-5277 — Home and cell phones available upon request


  • The effects of cardiovascular disease on cognitive function and risk of Alzheimer's disease
  • The relationship between cognition and one's ability to maintain functional status (i.e., live independently) as one ages
  • The relationship between cognition and one's ability to self-manage multiple medical conditions as one ages
  • The effects of multiple chronic illnesses on cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease


  • Member of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute's (WAI) Executive Science Board
  • International Alzheimer's Association New Investigator Grant award in 2015
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association
  • Co-author of American Heart Association national statement 'Hypertension and Cognition', released 10/2016