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Tag health/medicine, human

Cynthia  Carlsson

Cynthia Carlsson

Associate professor, medicine, geriatrics and gerontology

Expert in diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias as well as clinical trials examining the efficacy of medications to treat or prevent

Wendy Halm

Wendy Halm

Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Family Nurse Practitioner; Expert on retail and convenient care clinics.

Amy  Kind

Amy Kind

Associate professor, medicine, geriatrics and gerontology

Geriatrician and health care/health policy researcher with expertise in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, with focus on research toward elimination of health disparities

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

Assistant Professor, Department of Gender & Women's Studies

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