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Dr. Doug  Jorenby

Dr. Doug Jorenby

Director of Clinical Services for UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, professor of medicine

Expert on tobacco and smoking cessation as well as vaping and e-cigarette use

Cara Westmark

Cara Westmark

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Expert on Alzheimer's disease, fragile X syndrome and the study of dietary interventions in preclinical models

Tracy Saladar

Tracy Saladar

Clinical Associate Professor

DNP-prepared pediatric nurse practitioner also certified as pediatric primary mental health specialist practicing at a federally qualified health center

Adel Talaat

Adel Talaat

Professor of Microbiology; Department of Pathobiological Sciences

Infectious diseases expert with focus on tuberculosis in humans, bovine tuberculosis and Johne's disease in cattle. Expert in food animal vaccines.

Pamela McGranahan

Pamela McGranahan

Associate Clinical Professor / DNP Program Director

Three decades of nursing experience in public health, racial disparities, infant mortality, trauma-informed care, and the impact of childhood adversity and trauma on lifelong health

Sarah Endicott

Clinical Associate Professor

Geriatric nurse practitioner practicing in rural Wisconsin; developed advance care plans for nursing home residents, educates paid and non-paid caregivers of people with dementia.

Cortland Dahl

Cortland Dahl

Research Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds

Expert on mindfulness, meditation, and the cultivation of well-being.

Jessica LeClair

Jessica LeClair

Clinical Instructor

Public health nurse with expertise in the health effects of climate change, climate justice, public health, public health nursing, health impact assessment, community engagement,

Paul Lambert

Paul Lambert

Professor and Chair, Oncology; Director, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research

Expert on cancer biology, cancer causing viruses

Melissa Rosenkranz

Melissa Rosenkranz

Associate Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds

Expert on mind-brain-body science, with a focus on the interactions among stress, emotion, and physical disease; impact of meditation practices on these interactions

James Li

James Li

Assistant Professor; Department of Psychology; Waisman Center

ADHD, antisocial behaviors, child development, genetics, parental and social influences, gene-environment interplay

Julia Lubsen

Julia Lubsen

Assistant professor, family medicine

Expert on geriatrics, advance care planning, Balint groups in residency education

Sarah  Short

Sarah Short

Assistant professor and Dorothy King Chair in Educational Psychology, Center for Healthy Minds

Expert in neuroscience and early childhood brain development studying the role of stress and adversity on mental and physical well-being.

Sami Schalk

Sami Schalk

Assistant Professor, Department of Gender & Women's Studies

Expert on disability, blackness, and gender in contemporary American literature, media and culture

Dan (Danny) Willis

Dan (Danny) Willis

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Associate Professor

Nurse scientist focusing on boys' and men's mental health (in the aftermath of trauma and abuse) child maltreatment, bullying, caring and healing, wellness

Amy Fiedler

Amy Fiedler

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

Dr. Fiedler is a fellowship-trained cardiac surgeon with research interests in surgical, non-transplant options for the treatment of heart failure and novel models of heart

Sathish Kumar

Associate Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Expert on hormonal regulation of cardiovascular and placental function

Ophelia Venturelli

Ophelia Venturelli

Biochemistry

Expert on microbial engineering, microbial metabolism and microbial interactions in the human gut microbiome

Cassie  Voge

Cassie Voge

Clinical associate professor, School of Nursing

Expert on oncology nursing and nursing education.

Cody Wenthur

Cody Wenthur

Assistant Professor, Divisions of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Expert on addiction, vaccine design for abused drugs, neuroplasticity and reward learning, allosteric modulators

Caprice  Greenberg, MD, MPH, FACS

Caprice Greenberg, MD, MPH, FACS

Morgridge Distinguished Chair in Health Services Research; Director, Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program

Specializes in general surgery as well as surgical oncology, and has a research program dedicated to improving the quality and safety of surgical care.

David  Upton, MD, FACS

David Upton, MD, FACS

Clinical assistant professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Clinical practice comprises all aspects of pediatric and adult general otolaryngology including sinonasal disorders, ear surgery, sleep surgery, pediatrics, laryngology, and head and neck surgery.

Christian Franck

Christian Franck

Grainger Institute for Engineering Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Expert on mechanics of materials, biological cells and tissues, traumatic brain injury, concussions

Art Walaszek

Art Walaszek

Professor, Psychiatry

Expert in the mental health of older adults, behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), and graduate medical education.

Girma  Tefera, MD, FACS

Girma Tefera, MD, FACS

Professor, Division of Vascular Surgery

Open and minimally invasive Endovascular Surgery

Joseph Roche, MD

Joseph Roche, MD

Assistant professor, section of Otology/Neurotology

Specializes in otolaryngology, otology, neurotology, and lateral skull base surgery.

Katherine  Gast, MD, MS

Katherine Gast, MD, MS

Assistant prof., division of plastic surgery; Dept. Medical Director, UW Health Comprehensive Gender Services Program

Specializes in reconstructive plastic surgery and has advanced training in gender affirming surgery and autologous microsurgical breast reconstruction

Robert  Redfield III, MD

Robert Redfield III, MD

Assistant professor, Endowed Chair, Berkman Family Transplantation Professorship

Specializes in pancreatic, islet cell, and multi-organ transplants, kidney transplant, vascular access surgery, and provides a wide range of services.

Samuel Poore, MD, PhD

Samuel Poore, MD, PhD

Assistant professor, Division of Plastic Surgery

Specializes in microvascular surgery, general plastic, and reconstructive surgery.

Beth  Burnside, MD, MPH

Beth Burnside, MD, MPH

Deputy executive director of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, professor of radiology

Researches use of computational methods to improve decision-making in breast imaging to improve population-based screening and diagnosis of breast cancer.

Ben  Zarzaur, MD, MPH, FACS

Ben Zarzaur, MD, MPH, FACS

Chief, Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery, Department of Surgery

Expert in management of injured patients and long-term, patient-centered outcomes of those who have suffered injury or an acute surgical illness.

Stephanie  Savage, MD, MS

Stephanie Savage, MD, MS

Professor, Department of Surgery; Director of Emergency General Surgery

Expert in trauma and emergency general surgery. Dr. Savage serves as the Director of Emergency General Surgery for the UW Department of Surgery.

Daniel Grupe

Daniel Grupe

Associate Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds

Expert on the neuroscience of post-traumatic stress and mindfulness interventions for high-risk populations, including police officers and veterans

Alex Nelson

Alex Nelson

Violence Prevention Specialist, Prevention, UHS

Expert on violence prevention, sexual assault, dating violence, consent, coercion, bystander intervention, primary prevention, PAVE, first-year programming, anti-oppression frameworks

Julie Stamm

Julie Stamm

Clinical Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

Expert on CTE and consequences of repeated head impacts and concussions in children through contact sports. Also concussion management and education, anatomy, neuroanatomy, clinical reasoning.

Robert Golden

Robert Golden

Dean, School of Medicine and Public Health; Vice-Chancellor for Medical Affairs; Professor of Psychiatry

Expert on medical and health profession education; medical research; academic health systems; the integration of medicine and public health; mood disorders

Stephanie Steinman

Clinical Psychologist, Psychiatry Department

Clinical psychologist

Brooke Kwiecinski

Associate Professor, Psychiatry; Program Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program Director

Nina Varsava

Nina Varsava

Assistant Professor, Law School

Expert on legal ethics and bioethics, procedure, and courts.

Jeffrey  Kanne

Jeffrey Kanne

Professor and chief of thoracic imaging, department of radiology

Specializes in thoracic radiology