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Tag health/medicine, human

Alexandra  Adams

Alexandra Adams

Associate professor, family medicine; director, Collaborative Center for Health Equity

Expert on pediatric obesity, American Indian health and nutrition issues

Mark Sager

Mark Sager

Professor of medicine

Expert on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

Susan Paskewitz

Susan Paskewitz

Professor, entomology

Expert on biology and control of insects that transmit human and animal diseases, including malaria, West Nile virus, Lyme disease

Kristine Kwekkeboom

Kristine Kwekkeboom

Assistant professor, nursing

Expert on cancer pain and symptom management

Patrick Remington

Patrick Remington

Associate dean, public health

Expert in public health, population surveillance and community health improvement

Bret Shaw

Bret Shaw

Associate Professor, Life Sciences Communication; Environmental Communicatoin Specialist, UW-Extension

Expert on social marketing and communication related to environmental campaigns, eHealth for disease management

Jon Odorico

Jon Odorico

Associate professor, surgery

Expert on beta cell replacement therapies for type 1 diabetes, including stem cell therapies and islet transplants

Edward Bersu

Edward Bersu

Professor, anatomy

Expert on gross human anatomy and anatomical variations, human embryology

Paul Smith

Paul Smith

Associate professor, family medicine; director, Wisconsin Research and Education Network

Expert on literacy, health literacy and their impact on health and health care, and primary care practice-based research

Robert Streiffer

Robert Streiffer

Professor, philosophy and bioethics

Expert on ethics and policy issues arising from agricultural and medical biotechnology

Diane Gooding

Diane Gooding

Professor, psychology and psychiatry

Expert on identification of risk factors for psychotic disorders, especially schizophrenia, as well as media and mental illness

Charles Snowdon

Charles Snowdon

Professor emeritus, psychology

Expert on primate social, reproductive, cognitive and communication behavior

Roseanne Clark

Roseanne Clark

Associate professor, psychiatry

Expertise in postpartum depression, parent-child relationships, and emotional and behavioral disturbances in infancy and early childhood

Barbara  Wolfe

Barbara Wolfe

Professor, economics, population health sciences, public affairs

Expert on health economics with a focus on vulnerable populations

Morton Gernsbacher

Morton Gernsbacher

Professor and research professor, psychology

Expert on cognitive neuroscience, psycholinguistics, autism spectrum conditions and disability advocacy

Christopher Olsen

Christopher Olsen

Professor, public health; associate dean, academic affairs, veterinary medicine

Expert on influenza viruses and other zoonotic infections transmitted between animals and human beings

Warren Porter

Warren Porter

Professor, zoology

Expert on climate change effects on animals, subtle biological effects of pesticides and early detection of infection

James Ntambi

James Ntambi

Professor, biochemistry, nutritional sciences

Genetic regulation of metabolism and fat cell differentiation

Michael  Fiore

Michael Fiore

Professor, medicine

Expert on helping smokers to quit

Kristyn Masters

Kristyn Masters

Assistant professor, biomedical engineering

Expert in cardiovascular biomaterials, tissue engineering and heart valve disease

Gregg Vanderheiden

Gregg Vanderheiden

Professor, industrial and systems engineering, biomedical engineering; director, Trace R&D Center

Expert on design related to human disability and aging

Hannah Carey

Hannah Carey

Professor, comparative biosciences

Expert on gastrointestinal physiology; hibernation biology; translating hibernation biology to trauma care

Bruce Christensen

Bruce Christensen

Professor, pathobiological sciences

Expert on mosquito-borne diseases and tropical parasitology

Thomas Friedrich

Thomas Friedrich

Assistant professor, pathobiological sciences; virology services unit head, Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

Expert on viral immunity, viral evolution, design and testing of vaccines.

Allison Ebert

Allison Ebert

Assistant scientist, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center

Expert on stem cell research for brain and spinal cord diseases

Sarita (Sara) Karon

Sarita (Sara) Karon

Senior scientist, Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis

Expert on measuring and improving quality of life/quality of care for people receiving long-term care at home or in institutions

James Stein

James Stein

Professor, cardiovascular medicine; director, preventive cardiology

Cardiologist with expertise in preventive cardiology and cardiovascular imaging. Research focus on atherosclerosis and arterial imaging

James (Jay) Ford

James (Jay) Ford

Director of research, industrial engineering, National Institute for Addiction Treatment (NIATx)

Expert on process improvement in behavioral health and data systems

James (Jim) Cleary

James (Jim) Cleary

Associate professor, Medicine and Nursing; Palliative Care Physican; Director, Pain and Policy Studies Group.

Expert on hospice and palliative care, cancer pain relief, cancer communication and palliative care as part of cancer control programs

Tracy Schroepfer

Tracy Schroepfer

Associate professor, social work

Expert on end of life, aging, cancer health disparities, community-based participatory research, intervention with dementia-related behaviors,

David Rakel

David Rakel

Assistant professor, family medicine

Expert in integrative medicine, health and healing, primary care, mind-body and nutritional influences on health, and creation of health

Anita Bhattacharyya

Anita Bhattacharyya

Senior scientist, Waisman Center

Expert on neural stem cells and their use in modeling neurodevelopmental disorders.

Jeri Barak

Jeri Barak

Assistant professor, plant pathology

Expert on human bacterial pathogens in association with plants, Salmonella enterica lifestyle outside a warm-blooded host

Sarah Van Orman

Sarah Van Orman

Executive director, University Health Services

Physician director of University Health Services

Charles Czuprynski

Charles Czuprynski

Professor, pathobiological sciences; director, Food Research Institute

Expert on host defense against microbial infection and on foodborne disease

David Kreling

David Kreling

Professor, pharmacy

Expert on pharmacy policy

John Kuo

John Kuo

Associate professor, neurosurgery and human oncology; Director, UW comprehensive brain tumor program

Clinician-scientist specializing in treating patients with brain tumors, and research on molecular biology of cancer stem cells

Christine Whelley

Christine Whelley

Stroke program coordinator, School of Nursing

Expert in nursing care after acute stroke

Stephen Nakada

Stephen Nakada

Professor and chair, urology

Expert in kidney stones and minimally invasive urology

Justin Sattin

Justin Sattin

Assistant professor, neurology; Medical director, UW Health Comprehensive Stroke Program

Specialist in acute stroke treatment and stroke prevention