Skip to main content

Tag Wisconsin issues and topics

Barbara King

Barbara King

Associate Professor/School of Nursing

Expert on Hospital Acquired Disability, including losing ability to walk; hospital fall prevention programs; and nurses' role in maintaining mobility

Aleksandra Zgierska

Aleksandra Zgierska

Associate professor, School of Medicine and Public Health

Board-certified family medicine and addiction medicine physician whose research focuses on opioid-treated chronic pain and addiction, especially involving opioids.

Angela Pakes, P.E., LEED AP

Angela Pakes, P.E., LEED AP

Assistant Director for New Technology Directions at the Grainger Institute for Engineering

Expert on Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Cost Analysis, LEED green building design, construction, beneficial use of recycled materials, environmental remediation and brownfields.

David Egan-Robertson

David Egan-Robertson

Demographer, Applied Population Laboratory

Specializes in applied demography techniques, U.S. Census data for Wisconsin, and population estimates and projections

Lori  DiPrete Brown

Lori DiPrete Brown

Associate director, Global Health Institute, Director, 4W Initiative, Distinguised Faculty Associate, SOHE

Global health expert focusing on women, children and highly vulnerable populations. Works to improve quality of health and social services from a human rights perspective.

Yang Sao Xiong

Yang Sao Xiong

Assistant Professor, Social Work, Asian American Studies

Expert on social movements, race and ethnicity, immigrants and refugees, English Learners, American political institutions, Hmong Americans

Tom Givnish

Tom Givnish

Professor, botany

Expert on ecology, evolutionary biology, molecular systematics, speciation, conservation, and Wisconsin plant diversity

Cynthie Anderson

Cynthie Anderson

Assistant professor, obstetrics and gynecology

Expert in group prenatal care, obesity and pregnancy, and global and public health

Keith Poulsen

Keith Poulsen

Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and School of Veterinary Medicine

Expertise in veterinary infectious diseases, zoonotic food borne diseases, and large animal internal medicine

Audrey Tluczek

Audrey Tluczek

Associate professor, School of Nursing

Expert in research about newborn genetic screening and related family-centered culturally congruent interventions.

Susan Carpenter

Susan Carpenter

Senior outreach specialist, Arboretum

Expert on native plant gardening, sustainable gardening practices, bumble bee conservation, rusty-patched bumble bee, southern Wisconsin bumble bees, and citizen-based monitoring.

Noah Williams

Noah Williams

Juli Plant Grainger Professor of Economics

Expert on macroeconomics, monetary policy, tax policy, and the Wisconsin economy. Can comment on national and state-level economic policy.

Ken Cameron

Ken Cameron

Professor, Botany; Director, WI State Herbarium

Expert on plant biology, especially orchids, Vanilla, and the flora of Wisconsin; natural history science museum collections

Hilary Dugan

Hilary Dugan

Assistant Professor, Center for Limnology, Department of Integrative Biology

Expert on lakes in a changing environment, including lakes in Wisconsin, the Arctic, and Antarctica.

Ed Jalinske

UW-Madison Office of Cybersecurity

Expert on Cybersecurity education, training, awareness, and policy

Melanie Buhr-Lawler

Melanie Buhr-Lawler

Clinical Professor & Audiologist, Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Expert on hearing and hearing loss, cochlear implants and hearing aid, diagnostic hearing evaluations, and hearing loss prevention.

Lyric Bartholomay

Associate Professor

Director of the Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease and expert in mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases.

Gavin Luter

Gavin Luter

Director, UniverCity Alliance

Expert about university/community partnerships, with an emphasis on K-12 schools, including place-based anchor institution partnership development and how to assess their impact

Matthew Ginder-Vogel

Matthew Ginder-Vogel

Assistant Professor, Environmental Chemistry, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Expert on chemistry of metals and nutrients in environmental systems, drinking water, and waste disposal.

Todd Newman

Todd Newman

Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences Communication

Expert on the intersection between science and society

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.

John Greenler

John Greenler

Director of Engagement, Energy Analysis and policy Program (EAP)

Expert on engagement, education and outreach related to sustainable energy and related environmental systems

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,

Karla Strand

Karla Strand

Gender and Women's Studies Librarian

Expert on the role of libraries and knowledge in the empowerment of women around the world, Wisconsin women's history, and contemporary women's and LGBTQ+ literature.

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

Irwin Goldman

Irwin Goldman

Professor and Chair, horticulture

Expert on public plant breeding, open source seeds, and the breeding of carrots, onions and beets

Aaron Bird Bear

Aaron Bird Bear

Assistant Dean, Student Diversity Programs, School of Education

Content knowledge of American Indian Studies, place-based experiential learning, and higher education student affairs.

Adam Bechle

Adam Bechle

UW Sea Grant Institute

David Nack

David Nack

Professor

David Schwartz

Foley & Lardner-Bascom Professor of Law

Expert on U.S. Constitutional Law and history, and the constitutional implications of American politics; procedural and evidence law