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Ryan  Westergaard

Ryan Westergaard

Expert on intersection of substance abuse and infectious disease

Associate professor, Medicine & Population Health Sciences School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-265-7927 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Intersection of substance abuse and infectious diseases
  • HIV epidemiology and prevention
  • HIV testing and treatment in correctional settings


  • Career development award, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Grant awardee, Health Disparities Research Loan Repayment Program, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
  • Member, Infectious Disease Society of America
  • Member, International AIDS Society
  • HIV care provider for Wisconsin Department of Corrections