Many experts from UW Health and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are available for media interviews. Search our database, or contact us for help in scheduling an interview.

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Aging
Sanjay Asthana
MD
Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center/ UW Health Geriatrician
Description
Expert on Alzheimer's disease, aging, neuroscience, geriatrics and memory care assessments
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Aging
Juliet Aylward
MD
Professor, Department of Dermatology (Mohs Derm Surgery)
Description
Expert on Moh's surgery, skin cancer and aging, sun damage
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Aging
Steven Barczi
MD
Professor, Medicine (Geriatrics)
Description
Expert in geriatric medicine and sleep medicine
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Aging
Barb Bendlin
PhD
Researcher, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center; Assistant Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics and Gerontology)
Description
Expert in aging and Alzheimer's disease
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Aging
Cynthia Carlsson
MD, MS
Professor, Medicine (Geriatrics, Medicine, Geriatrics and Gerontology)
Description
Expert in Alzheimer's disease, age-related dementia in veterans and  training and education of healthcare providers working with dementia patients and families
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Aging
Nate Chin
MD
UW Health Geriatrician, Assistant Professor, Medicine (Geriatrics and Gerontology)
Description
Expert in geriatrics, dementia and comprehensive geriatrics assessment. Dr. Chin is host of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Podcast "Dementia Matters"
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Aging
Alexis Eastman
MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Geriatrics)
Description
Expert in heriatrics, falls prevention, demetia
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Aging
Sterling Johnson
PhD
Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institue and leader of Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention (WRAP) study
Description
Expert in brain imaging to identify conginitive decline in Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Johnson leads the WRAP study, which is one of the largest and longest-running observational studies of Alzheimer's disease in the world, a study of 1500 plus people at varying levels of risk for Alzheimers.
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Aging
Amy Kind
MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Medicine (Geriatrics)
Description
Expert in dementias and geriatric transitional care and social determinants of health and Alzheimer's disease
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Aging
Ozioma Okonkwo
PhD
Reseacher at the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics and Gerontology)
Description
Expert in Alzheimer's disease and how excerise, cognitive stimulating activies and genetics are linked to brain changes and cognitive decline
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Aging
Carey Gleason
PhD
Associate Professor, Medicine (Geriatrics)
Description
Expert in comprehensive geriatric and memory assessments, and differential diagnosis of dementia; research focusses on improving timely identification for memory disorders in underserved communities
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Alaa Abd-Elsayed
MD, MPH
Medical Director, UW Health Pain Services; Medical Director, UW Health Pain Clinic; Chronic Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology; Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Description
Expert in pain management, chronic pain mangement, with a focus on non-opioid treatment. Dr. Elsayed is also an expert in opioid use and related topics.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Kelly McQueen
MD, MPH, FASA
Professor, Chair, Anesthesiology
Description
Expert in neglect of anesthesia and surgical infrastructure in low-income countries, the value of training and education for improving anesthesia and surgery in these settings, and the impact of patient safety atrocities.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Shilagh Mirgain
PhD
Licensed Psychologist
Description
Expert in chronic pain, biofeedback, hypnosis, guided imagery, relaxation training and mindfulness cognitive therapy for stress reduction
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Biomolecular Chemistry 
Jon Audhya
PhD
Professor, Associate Dean for Basic Research
Description
Expert inregulation of membrane transport during development and disease and biomolecular chemistry
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Biomolecular Chemistry 
Melissa Harrison
PhD
Assistant Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry
Description
Expert in molecular mechanisms regulating gene expression and how changes in gene expression can drive cell identity
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Biomolecular Chemistry 
Josh Coon
PhD
Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry
Description
Expert in bioanalytical chemistry, mass spectrometry and proteomics
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Biostatistics and Analytics
Mark Craven
PhD
Professor, Biostatics
Description
Expert in machine learning
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Biostatistics and Analytics
Tony Gitter
PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Investigator
Description
Expert in computational biology
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Biostatistics and Analytics
Kyungman Kim
PhD
Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
Description
Expert in medical statistics, methods of statistical analysis, clinical trials methodology
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Biostatistics and Analytics
Jomol Mathew
PhD
Professor, Associate Dean for Basic Research
Description
Expert in biomedical information
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Biostatistics and Analytics
Sushmita Roy
PhD
Associate Profesessor
Description
Expert in computational biology
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Biostatistics and Analytics
Vikas Singh
PhD
Professor, Biostatics
Description
Expert in statistical and computational methods for brain image analysis
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Biostatistics and Analytics
Andreas Velten
PhD
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Description
Expert in medical imaging - theory and application, electrical and computer engineering
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Cancer
Mark Albertini
MD
Professor, Medicine
Description
Expert in melanoma, immunotherapy
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Bethany Anderson
MD
Associate Professor, Human Onocology
Description
Expert in breast cancer radiation and brachytherapy
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Howard Bailey
MD
Director, UW Carbone Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean
Description
Expert in cancer prevention, ovarian cancer, sarcoma
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Lisa Barroilhet
MD
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Description
Expert in ovarian cancer treatment & research, HPV virus
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Michael Bassetti
MD
Assistant Professor, Human Oncology
Description
Expert in GI Cancer, MRI-guided radiation therapy systems
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
John Bayouth
PhD
Professor, Human Oncology
Description
Expert in MRI-guided radiation, nuclear physics
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
David Beebe
PhD
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Description
Expert in cancer biology, microtechnology, blood tests
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Emery Bresnick
PhD
Director, Blood Research Program, Professor
Description
Expert in cancer basic research, leukemia, genetics
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Mark Burkard
MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Co-chair of Precision Medicine Molecular Tumor Board
Description
Expert in precision medicine, breast cancer, breast cancer survivors
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Toby Campbell
MD
Chief, UW Health Palliative Care Program, Associate Professor
Description
Expert in end-of-life care, lung cancer
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Vince Cryns
MD
Chief, Endocrinology, and Professor, Medicine
Description
Expert in metabolism, how tumors adapt to metabolic stress
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Dusty Deming
MD
Associate Professor, Medicine, Co-chair of Precision Medicine Molecular Tumor Board
Description
Expert in colorectal cancer, cancer research
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Jacques Galipeau
MD
Associate Dean, Director of Program for Advanced Cell Therapy
Description
Expert in stem cell therapies
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Cancer
Carri Glide-Hurst
PHD, DABR, FAAPM
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Human Oncology
Description
Expert physicist in MRI and radiation, strong social media presence
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Paul Harari
MD
Chair, Department of Human Oncology
Description
Expert in head & neck cancer, radiation oncology
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
David Jarrard
MD
Professor, Urology
Description
Expert in prostate cancer, robotic surgery
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Vaishalee Kenkre
MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Description
Expert in lymphoma, bone marrow transplant
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Randy Kimple
MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Human Oncology
Description
Expert in head & neck cancer, radiation oncology, human xenografts
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Josh Lang
MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Description
Expert in prostate cancer, blood biopsies for cancer
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Noelle LoConte
MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Description
Expert in cancer prevention, GI cancer, geriatrics
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Zachary Morris
MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Human Oncology
Description
Expert in immunotherapy & radiation, melanoma, sarcoma, cancer vaccine
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Heather Neuman
MD, MS, FACS
Associate Professor, Surgery
Description
Expert in breast cancer, patient decision-making
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Jessica Schuster
MD
Assistant Professor, Human Oncology
Description
Expert in cancer outreach and using radiatino to treat breast, prostate and lung cancers and benign diseases such as Dupuytren's contracture.
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Nathan Sherer
PhD
Associate Professor, Molecular Virology and Oncology
Description
Expert in cell biology underlying the assembly and spread of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), the etiological agent causing the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), as well as oncoretroviruses such as the murine leukemia virus (MLV) and HIV-1 research
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Lee Wilke
MD, FACS
Director, UW Health Breast Center
Description
Expert in breast cancer surgery and screening
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Juliet Alyward
MD
Professor, Department of Dermatology (Mohs Derm Surgery)
Description
Expert on Moh's surgery, skin cancer and aging, sun damage
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Stefan Schieke
MD
Assistant Professor, Dermatology
Description
Expert in cutaneous oncology, t-and b-cell lymphoma, general and medical dermatology, lymphoma and skin lymphoma
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer
Andy Swanson
MD
Associate Professor, Dermatology
Description
Expert in Mohs surgery, melanoma
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer-Pediatric
Christian Capitini
MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Oncology)
Description
Expert in childhood cancer, CAR T-cell therapy
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer-Pediatric
Ken DeSantes
MD
Clinical Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Description
Expert in childhood cancer, bone marrow transplant
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer-Pediatric
Carol Diamond
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Oncology)
Description
Expert in childhood blood cancer, sickle cell anemia, bleeding disorders
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer-Pediatric
Beth Drolet
MD
Professor, Dermatology
Description
Expert in vascular tumors and syndromes, pediatric drug delivery
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer-Pediatric
Inga Hoffmann
MD
Medical Director, Program for Advanced Cell Therapy, Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant
Description
Expert in childhood blood cancer, bleeding disorders
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer-Pediatric
Mario Otto
MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Oncology)
Description
Expert in childhood cancers, bone marow transplant
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer-Pediatric
Diane Puccetti
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Oncology)
Description
Expert in childhood cancers, childhood cancer survivors
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cancer-Pediatric
Paul Sondel
MD, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics (Oncology)
Description
Expert in childhood cancer, immunotherapy
Media Contact:
Sara Vinson
Phone:
Cardio-Vascular
Rhavi Dhingra
MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA
Associate Professor, Medicine (Cardiology)
Description
Expert in advanced heart failure management, LVAD, heart transplantation
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Cardio-Vascular
Lee Eckhardt
MD
Clinical and Research Electrophysiologist, Associate Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine
Description
Expert in inherited arrhythmias, sudden death, cardiac arrest prevention
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Cardio-Vascular
Amy Fiedler
MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery (Cardiothoracic)
Description
Expert in cardiac surgery, VAD/heart transplant, and ECMO
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Cardio-Vascular
Miguel Leal
MD
Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine
Description
Expert in medical and invasive management of patients with cardiac arrhythmias and cardiac implantable electronic devices
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Cardio-Vascular
James Maloney
MD
Professor, Surgery (Thoracic)
Description
Expert in lung transplant, minimally invasive surgery, thoracic surgery
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Cardio-Vascular
Jon Matsumura
MD
Professor and Chair, Division of Vascular Surgery
Description
Expert on endovascular and medical treatment (stents, catheters, drugs) of aortic aneurysms, dissection, carotid stenosis, and peripheral artery disease
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Cardio-Vascular
Amish Raval
MD
Associate Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine
Description
Expert on cardiovascular medicine, peripheral artery disease, cardiovascular regenerative medicine and stem cell trials
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Cardio-Vascular
Gretchen Schwarze
MD, MPP, FACS
Assistant Professor, Vascular Surgery
Description
Expert on advance directives and end-of-life care, ethics of informed consent, conflict of interest between physicians and industry
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Cardio-Vascular
Jason Smith
MD, FACS
Associate Professor, Cardiac Surgery
Description
Expert in heart transplant surgery, cardiac surgery
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Cardio-Vascular
Matthew Tattersall
DO
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine
Description
Expert in subclinical cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular epidemiology and shared overlap of cardiovascular disease with respiratory diseases.
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Cardio-Vascular
Jennifer Wright
MD
Associate Profesor, Cardiology
Description
Expert in minimally invasive procedures to treat arrhythmias
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Cell and Regenerative Biology 
Barak Blum
PhD
Assistant Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology
Description
Expert in cell and regenerative biology
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Cell and Regenerative Biology 
Emery Bresnik
PhD
Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology; Director, UW-Madison Blood Cancer Research Program
Description
Expert in cancer predisposition mechanisms; epigenetics; hematology; genomics/precision medicine; stem/progenitor cell biology
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Cell and Regenerative Biology 
Tim Kamp
MD, PhD, FACC
Professor, Medicine and Director, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center
Description
Expert in cardiovascular medicine and stem cells
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Cell and Regenerative Biology 
James Thompson
VMD, PhD
Director, Regenerative Biology, Morgridge Institute for Research and Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology
Description
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Cell and Regenerative Biology 
Deneen Wellik
PhD
Professor and Chair, Cell and Regenerative Biology
Description
Expert in cell and regenertive biology
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Clinical Speech Pathology Team
Emerald Doll
MS, CCC-SLP
Clinical Speech Pathologist
Description
Expert in speech pathology, working with singers, actors and speakers with heavy vocal demand
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Dermatology
Lisa Arkin
MD
Assistant Professor, Dermatology
Description
Expert in pediatric dermatology, COVID toes, pediatric advocacy, birthmarks
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Dermatology
Dan Bennett
MD
Associate Professor, Dermatology
Description
Expert in advocacy and national physician leadership
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Dermatology
Apple Bodemer
MD
Associate Professor, Dermatology
Description
Expert in skin care, general dermatology, intergrative medicine
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Dermatology
Margo Reeder
MD
Associate Professor, Dermtology
Description
Expert in allergic skin conditions, occupational dermatology, poison Ivy
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Dermatology
Stefan Schieke
MD
Assistant Professor, Dermatology
Description
Expert in lymphoma and skin lymphoma
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Dermatology
Bridget Shields
MD
Assistant Professor, Dermatology
Description
Expert in general dermatology
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Diabetes/Endocrine
Dawn Davis
MD
Associate Professor, Endocrinology
Description
Expert in diabetes
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Diabetes/Endocrine
Rowan Karaman
MD
Assistant Professor, Endocrinology
Description
Expert in diabetes, endocrinology
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Diabetes/Endocrine
Jennifer Poehls
MD
Assistant Professor, Endocrinology
Description
Expert in thyroid cancer and diabetes
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Diabetes/Endocrine
Vanessa Rein
MD
Associate Professor, Endocrinology
Description
Expert in diabetes, thyroid, endocrinology
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
School of Medicine and Public Health
Allan Brasier
MD
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research; Director, Institute for Clincal and Translational Research
Description
Expert in the process of taking research discoveries and developing them to treatments that can help patients. The Institute for Clinical and Translational Research supports researchers at UW who desire to perform translational research.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
School of Medicine and Public Health
Joseph Holt
MD
Director, Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine, Assistant Professor
Description
Expert in rural medical education and rural medical topics.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical History and Bioethics
Paul Kelleher
PhD
Associate Professor, Medical History and Biotethics
Description
Expert applied ethics and political philosophy in relation to health policy
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
School of Medicine and Public Health
Kjersti Knox
MD
Director, TRIUMPH Program and Assistant Professor
Description
Expert in TRIUMPH and urban medicine
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical History and Bioethics
Susan Lederer
PhD
Chair, Medical History and Bioethics Department; Robert Turell Professor of Medical History and Bioethics
Description
Expert in medicine and society in 20th-century America; race, medicine, and public health; medicine and popular culture; research ethics; and history of medical ethics.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
School of Medicine and Public Health
Elizabeth Petty
MD
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Description
Expert in medical education and academic affairs.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
School of Medicine and Public Health
Christine Seibert
MD, FACP
Associate Dean for Medical Student Education and Services
Description
Expert in medical school curriculum development and student education in general.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine
Bill Burns
MD
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Description
Expert in palliative care
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine
Sara Damewood
MD
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Description
Expert in POCUS (point of care ultrasound and bedside ultrasound)
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine Neurology/Neurosurgery
Marin Darsie
MD
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine and Neurosurgery
Description
Expert in disparities advocacy and UW Health lead for VotER efforts
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine Pulmonary / Critical Care
Josh Glazer
MD
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Description
Expert in ECMO, Critical Care
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Surgery
Hee Soo Jung
MD, FACS
Medical Director, Pediatric Trauma Care; Assistant Professor, Surgery
Description
Expert in pediatric trauma care.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine
Mike Lohmeier
MD
Medical Director, UW Health Emergency Education Center; Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Description
Expert in EMS, prehospital care
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine
Michael Mancera
MD
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Description
Expert in EMS, prehospital care with focus on education and quality
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Surgery
Ann O’Rourke
MD, MPH, FACS
Medical Director, Adult Trauma Care; Associate Professor, Surgery 
Description
Expert in adult trauma care.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine
Brian Patterson
MD, MPH
Physician Director for Predictive Analytics; Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Description
Expert in health services research with a specific interest in using informatics approaches to improve the care of older adults. His current work uses data to identiry patients at risk for falls, as well as developing interventions to prevent falls.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine
Michael Pulia
MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine; Director, Emergency Care for Infectious Diseases Research
Description
Expert in antimicrobial stewardship, including appropriate use of antibiotics in the emergency setting
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine Radiology
Mike Repplinger
MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine and Radiology
Description
Expert in radiation-free imaging technologies and opioid addiction and treatment
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine
Jessica Schmidt
MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Description
Expert in global health and ultrasound use in low-resource settings
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Aging Emergency Medicine
Manish Shah
MD, MPH
John and Tashia Morgridge Chair of Emergency Medicine Research and Professor of Emergency Medicine
Description
Expert in emergency medicine research with a focus on older adults. Dr. Shah has developed an independently-funded research program dedicated to improving acute illness care for older adults, with a specific focus on developing and testing innovative models of care for people with dementia.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine
Brian Sharp
MD
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine; Patient Safety Officer
Description
Expert in patient safety
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine
Ryan Thompson
MD, CHSE
Medical Director, UW Health Simulation Center
Description
Expert in medical simulation in education and trauma team communication
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine
Mary Westergaard
MD
Vice Chair of Education; Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Description
Expert in GME education, women in medicine
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine
Ryan Wubben
MD
Chief, Pre-hospital Medicine at UW Health, Flight Physician with UW Med Flight; Professor, Emergency Medicine
Description
Expert in patient care prior to arrival at a hospital, particularily patient transport, aeromedical, global health and emergency medicine in the developing world.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Emergency Medicine
Michael Steuerwald
MD
Assistant Professor, Emergecy Medicine; Medical Director, UW Med Flight
Description
Expert in air ambulance care and airway management and innovation
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
ENT
Michelle Ciucci
Associate Professor, Surgery
Description
Expert in swallowing disorders, Parkinson's disease
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
ENT
Seth Dailey
MD
Professor, Surgery
Description
Expert in voice disorders
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
ENT
Emerald Doll
MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Description
Expert in voice disorders, singers and actors
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
ENT
David Francis
MD
Associate Professor, Surgery
Description
Expert in voice and swallowing disorders
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
ENT
Greg Hartig
MD, FACS
Chief, Head and Neck Surgery, Professor, Surgery
Description
Expert in head and neck cancer, robotic surgery
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
ENT
Diane Heatley
MD
Professor, Surgery
Description
Expert in childhood sinus disease, hearing loss, cohlear implants
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
ENT
Ruth Litovsky
PhD
Chair, Communication Sciences Disorders
Description
Expert in hearing, cochlear implants
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
ENT
Susan Thibeault
PhD, CCC-SLP
Professor, Surgery
Description
Expert in vocal fold disorders, stem cells
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
ENT
Nathan Welham
PhD, CCC-SLP
Associate Professor, Surgery
Description
Expert in voice disorders, artificial larynx
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
ENT/Clinical speech pathology team
Emerald Doll
MS, CCC-SLP
Clinical Speech Pathologist
Description
Expert in speech pathology, working with singers, actors and speakers with heavy vocal demand
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Family Medicine and Community Health
Randy Brown
MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Description
Expert in substance abuse research
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Family Medicine and Community Health
Michael Miller
MD, DLFAPA, DFASAM
Clinical Instructor, Psychology
Description
Expert in alcohol abuse research
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Family Medicine and Community Health
Marlon Mundt
PHD, MS, MA
Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Description
Expert in primary care and respiratory infection research
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Family Medicine and Community Health
Kirsten Rindfleisch
MD
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Description
Expert in primary care topics and wanting to develop an improved health care safety net
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Family Medicine and Community Health
Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar
MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Description
Expert in substance abuse
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Family Medicine and Community Health
John Temte
MD, PHD, MS
Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Description
Expert in economics of primary care
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Gastroenterology
Lisa Jones
MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology
Description
Expert in the treatment of treatment of fecal incontinence, rectal pain, refractory constipation, and other related conditions
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Gastroenterology
Michael Lucey
MD
Professor, Gastroenterology
Description
Expert in liver diseases and transplantation
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
General Internal Medicine
Jim Haine
MD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Description
Expert in cancer survivorship
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
General Internal Medicine
Mark Micek
MD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Description
Expert in telehealth
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
General Internal Medicine
Katie Miller
MD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Description
Expert in osteoarthritis and telehealth
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
General Internal Medicine
Mariah Quinn
MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Description
Expert in physician wellness and burnout
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
General Internal Medicine
Jeremy Smith
MD, FACP
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Description
Expert in general medicine clinic questions
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
General Internal Medicine
Jim Sosman
MD, FACP
Professor, Internal Medicine
Description
Expert in HIV and AIDS
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
General Internal Medicine
Betsy Trowbridge
MD
Professor, Internal Medicine
Description
Expert in primary care and value based care
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Biomolecular Chemistry 
David Brow
PhD
Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry
Description
Expert in studying two essential biological nanomachines of gene expression, the sliceosome and RNA polymerase II (Pol II).
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Jenny Gumprez
PhD
Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Description
Expert in natural killer T cells, are able to affect the functions of many other types of immune cells, and in so doing they can markedly influence the outcome of immune responses.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Anna Huttenlocher
MD
Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Professor, Pediatrics
Description
Expert pediatric rheumatology and her research focuses on cell migration and chemotaxis, which are adhesive mechanisms that regulate cell migration and the role of integrin signaling.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Biomolecular Chemistry 
Jim Keck
PhD
Associate Dean for Basic Sciences; Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry
Description
Expert in the structural mechanisms that drive DNA replication, replication restart, recombination, and repair reactions
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Cell and Regenerative Biology 
James Thomson
VMD, PhD
Director, Regenerative Biology at the Morgridge Institute for Research; Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology
Description
World-renowned expert in stem cell and regenerative medicine.
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Health Statistics and Analytics
Kyungman Kim
PhD
Professor and Interim Chair, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
Description
Expert in data and safety monitoring in clinical trials
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Health Statistics and Analytics
Andreas Velten
PhD
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
Description
Expert in imaging and pattern recognition methods that use ultra-fast and single photon cameras
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Hospital Medicine
Ann Sheehy
MD
Associate Professor, Medicine (Hospital Medicine)
Description
Expert in health policy research in the area of short-stay hospitalizations, Medicare payment policy and outpatient observation hospital care
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Dave Andes
MD
Associate Professor, Medicine (Infectious Disease)
Description
Expert on infectious disease, antibiotic resistance and leads team searching for new sources of antibiotics
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Meghan Brennan
MD
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Description
Expert in diabetes and infection
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Jim Conway
MD
Professor, Pediatrics and Immunology
Description
Expert in infectious diseases, global pediatrics, immunizations, influenza and vaccines
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Chris Crnich
MD
Associate Professor, Infectous Diseases and Immuology
Description
Expert in infection control
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Greg Gauthier
MD
Associate Profesor, Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Description
Expert in lyme, tick borne infections, blastomycosis
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Lindsay Kalan
PhD
Assistant Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Description
Expert in microbiome
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Bruce Klein
MD
Professor, Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Description
Expert in blastomycosis
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Alex Lepak
MD
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Description
Expert in antibiotic stewardship
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Dennis Maki
MD
Professor Emeritus, Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Description
Expert in emerging infections, general infectious diseases
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Kristine Matson
MD
Associate Professor, Infectous Diseases and Immuology
Description
Expert in HCV, global heath, travel infections
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Joe McBride
MD
Associate Professor, Medicine (Infectious Disease)
Description
Expert on infectious disease for adults and pediatrics, transplant infectious disease and HIV care
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Ann Misch
MD
Associate Professor, Infectous Diseases and Immuology
Description
Expert in transplant infectious diseases, immunocompromised host
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Dave O’Connor
PhD
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Description
Expert in virology
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Aurora Pop-Vicas
MD
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Description
Expert in infection control
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Emergency Medicine Infectious Disease
Jeff Pothof
MD
Chief Quality Officer
Description
Expert in quality improvement and patient safety, LEAN management in healthcare
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Chris Saddler
MD
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Description
Expert in transplant infectious diseases, immunocompromised host
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Nasia Safdar
MD
Medical Director, Infection Control
Description
Expert on infectious diseases, outbreak and hospital-acquired infections
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Dan Shirley
MD
Assistant Professor, Infectious Disease and Immunology
Description
Expert in infection control
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Dawd Siraj
MD
Professor, Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Description
Expert in HCV, global heath, travel infections
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Jeannina Smith
MD
Associate Professor, Infectous Diseases and Immuology
Description
Expert in transplant infectious diseases, immunocompromised host
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Jim Sosman
MD, FACP
Professor, Internal Medicine
Description
Expert in HIV
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Jon Temte
MD, PhD, MS
Professor, Family Medicine, Associate Dean for Public health and Community Engagement
Description
Expert in vaccines
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Infectious Disease
Ryan Westergaard
MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Infectous Diseases and Immuology
Description
Expert in HIV
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Medical genetics
Bret Payseur
PhD
Professor, Department of Genetics
Description
Expert in population genetics, genetics of speciation and genetics of morphological evolution
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical genetics
Ahna Skop
PhD, DSc
Professor, Department of Genetics
Description
Expert in mechanisms that regulate asymmetric cell division
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Andrew Alexander
PhD
Professor, Medical Physics and Psychiatry, Co-Director of Waisman Brain Imaging Lab
Description
Expert in MRI
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Bryan Bednarz
PhD
Associate Professor, Medical Physics and Human Oncology
Description
Expert in radiation exposure and radiation safety
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Paul Campagnola
PhD
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Description
Expert in optical imaging and lasers
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Guang Hong Chen
PhD
Professor, CT Imaging
Description
Expert in x-ray imaging and radiation safety
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Bradley Christian
PhD
Professor, Medical Physics and Psychiatry, Co-Director of Waisman Brain Imaging Lab
Description
Expert in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Wesley Culberson
PhD, DABR, FAAPM
Assistant Professor; Director, University of Wisconsin Accredited Dosimetry Calibration Laboratory (UWADCL)
Description
Expert in x-ray imaging and radiation safety and exposure
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Kevin Eliceiri
PhD
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Description
Expert in optical imaging and lasers
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Paul Ellison
PhD
Assistant Professor, Medical Physics
Description
Expert in radiochemistry
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Jonathan Enge
PhD
Assistant Professor, Engineering Physics
Description
Expert in radiation exposure and safety and radioactivity and radiation iproduction
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Timothy Hall
PhD
Interim Chair, Department of Medical Physics; Director, Graduate Medical Physics program; Program Director, UW Radiological Sciences Training Program Professor
Description
Expert in ultrasound imaging and tissue elasticity
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Reinier Hernandez
PhD
Assistant Professor, Medical Physics
Description
Expert in radiochemistry
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Kevin Johnson
PhD
Assistant Professor, MRI Imaging
Description
Expert in MRI
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Elizabeth Meyerand
PhD
Professor, Biophysics
Description
Expert in MRI
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Michael Speidel
PhD
Associate Professor, Medical Physics
Description
Expert in x-ray imaging, radiation exposure and radiation safety
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Medical Physics
Oliver Wieben
PhD
Vice Chair for Research
Description
Expert in MRI
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Nephrology
Amaka Achufusi
MD
Assistant Professor, Nephrology
Description
Expert in general nephrology disease
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Nephrology
Micah Chan
MD, MPH
Professor, Nephrology
Description
Expert in interventional nephrology
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Nephrology
Arjang Djamali
MD, MS
Professor, Nephrology
Description
Expert in nephrology, transplant medicine, and the medical management of transplant patients
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Nephrology
Allan Jhagroo
MD
Associate Professor, Nephrology and Medical Director of Wisconsin Dialysis
Description
Expert in chronic kidney disease, dialysis, and metabolic stones
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Nephrology
Didier Mandelbrot
MD
Professor, Nephrology
Description
Expert in nephrology, transplant medicine, and living donation for renal transplantation 
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Nephrology
Laura Maursetter
DO
Associate Professor, Nephrology and Medical Director of Wisconsin Dialysis
Description
Expert in general nephrology in both inpatient and outpatient settings
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Nephrology
Maha Mohamed
MD
Associate Professor, Nephrology and Dedical Director of Wisconsin Dialysis
Description
Expert in renal transplantation
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Nephrology
Tripti Singh
MD
Assistant Professor, Nephrology
Description
Expert in glomerulonephritis, lupus nephritis, and post-transplant glomerulonephritis
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Azam Ahmed
MD, FACS
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Description
Expert in brain tumor, skull base surgery, stroke surgery
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Raheel Ahmed
MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Description
Expert in pediatric neurosurgery, craniofacial disorders
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Mustafa Baskaya
MD
Professor, Neurology
Description
Expert in skull-based surgery, aneurysms, brain tumor, pituitary tumor
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Nicole Bennett
NP
Stroke Program Coordinator
Description
Expert in stroke
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Melanie Boly
MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Description
Expert in epilepsy, sleep
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Luke Bradbury
MD
Associate Professor, Neurology, Director of Neurocritical Care
Description
Expert in stroke
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Nathaniel Brooks
MD
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery
Description
Expert in herniated disc, spinal stenosis, minimally invasive spine surgery, public health research on helmets
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Laura Buyan-Dent
MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology, Director of Neurocritical Care
Description
Expert in essential tremor, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Robert Dempsey
MD, FACS
Chair of Neurosurgery
Description
Expert in carotid endarterectomy, aneurysms, brain tumor, stroke
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Mahua Dey
MD
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Description
Expert in malignant brain tumors
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Elizabeth Felton
MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Description
Expert in epilepsy, keto diet
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Natasha Frost
MD
Associate Professor, Neurology
Description
Expert in multiple sclerosis
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Stephanie Gardon
MD
Associate Professor, Neurology
Description
Expert in adult neuromuscular diseases (ALS, myasthenia gravis)
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
David Hsu
MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology
Description
Expert in childhood epilepsy, keto diet
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Bermans Iskandar
MD
Professor, Neurosurgery
Description
Expert in pediatric neurosurgery, Chiari malformation, brain tumors
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Jennifer Kwon
MD
Professor, Neurology
Description
Expert in pediatric neuromuscular diseases (muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy)
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Wendell Lake
MD
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Description
Expert in functional neurosurgery for Parkinson's, DBS, epilepsy
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Josh Medow
MD, PhD, MS, FACS, FCCM
Associate Professor, Neurology; Director, Neurocritical Care
Description
Expert in neurocritical care, traumatic brain injury
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Daniel Resnick
MD
Professor, Neurosurgery
Description
Expert in spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, on NFL committee
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Justin Sattin
MD
Associate Professor, Neurology
Description
Expert in stroke
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Susanne Seeger
MD
Associate Professor, Neurology
Description
Expert in headache, memory disorders
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Kathleen Shannon
MD, FAAN, FANA
Chair, Neurology
Description
Expert in Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, movement disorders
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
James Stadler
MD
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Description
Expert in minimally invasive spine surgery and neurosurgical education
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Aaron Struck
MD
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Description
Expert in epilepsy, EEG monitoring
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Erik Tarula
MD
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Description
Expert in neurocritical care, epilepsy
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neuroscience
Darcie Moore
PhD
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience
Description
Expert in neural stem cells and aging
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neuroscience
Gail Robertson
PhD
Professor, Neuroscience
Description
Expert in root causes of arrhythmias leading to sudden cardiac death
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Neuroscience
Ari Rosenberg
PhD
Assistant Professor, Computational Neuroscience
Description
Expert in neural computations underlying 3D vision, multisensory integration, and the neural basis of autism
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Nursing
Melissa Beltran
Covid Interim Unit Nurse Manager
Description
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Nursing
Michelle Bishop
BSN, RN, Director, Surgical Services,UW Health at The American Center
Director, Surgical Services, UW Health at The American Center
Description
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Nursing
Deb Dalsing
Covid Unit Nurse Manager
Description
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Nursing
Rudy Jackson
DNP, MHA, RN, CENP
Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Executive
Description
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Nursing
Trevor Johnson
Med Flight, Manager, Critical Care transport
Description
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Nursing
Michele McClure
MSN, RN, Director, Inpatient Services, UW Health at The American Center
Interim Director, TAC nursing leader
Description
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Nursing
Anne Mork
MSN, RN
Director, Surgical Services, University Hospital
Description
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Nursing
Jennifer Hankwitz
MSN, RN
Director, Emergency Services
Description
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Nursing
Anne Rikkers
Director of Prehospital Care and Medical Transport
Description
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Nutrition
Cassie Vanderwall
UW Health Nutritionist
Description
Expert in nutrition, childhood obesity, physical fitness, weight and chronic disease management
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
Alison Brooks
MD, MPH
Professor, Orthopedics, Division of Sports Medicine
Description
Expert in in the prevention of injuries in youth and collegiate athletes, care of female athletes and cyclists, as well as achieving optimal bone health in athletes of all ages
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
Richard Illgen
MD
Orthopedic Surgeon, Chief, Division of Sports Medicine
Description
Expert in primary and revision hip and knee replacements, partial knee replacement, robotic-assisted hip and knee replacement
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
Pamela Lang
MD
Orthopedic Surgeon
Description
Expert in general pediatric orthopedics and pediatric sports medicine, in particular pediatric and adolescent sports injurie
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
Tim McGuine
PhD
Distinguished Researcher
Description
Expert on the incidence, risk factors, prevention techniques, and long term health outcomes for sports-related injuries sustained by U.S. high school and adolescent athletes, including sports-related concussions.
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
Shilagh Mirgain
PhD
Distinguished Psychologist
Description
Expert in cognitive-behavioral approaches to management of health and secondary psychological issues, biofeedback, hypnosis, guided imagery, relaxation training and mindfulness cognitive therapy for stress reduction.
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
Blaise Nemeth
MD, MS
Associate Professor; General Pediatrician, Orthopedics
Description
Expert in non-surgical pediatric orthopedic issues in children. He is one of only a small number of such specialists in the country
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
Brian Nickel
MD
Assistant Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation; Orthopedic Surgeon
Description
Expert in hip and knee reconstruction and replacement with emphasis on minimally invasive techniques and rapid recovery
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
Kenneth Noonan
MD
Associate Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation; Orthopedic Surgeon
Description
Expert in pediatric orthopedics, especially scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, and other pediatric spine deformities
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
Tamara Scerpella
MD
Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgeon; Chief, Division of Sports Medicine
Description
Expert in treatment of knee and shoulder instability, cartilage tears, and rotator cuff injuries
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
Andrea Spiker
MD
Assistant Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation; Orthopedic Surgeon
Description
Expert in non-operative and operative treatment of all sports and athletic injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
Matthew Squire
MD, MS
Associate Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation; Orthopedic Surgeon
Description
Expert in minimally-invasive and anterior hip replacement and revision (re-do) hip replacement surgery.
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
Andrew Watson
MD
Assistant Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation; Pediatric Orthopedist, Sports Medicine
Description
Expert in prevention, diagnosis, and management of acute injuries and musculoskeletal pain in athletes and active individuals
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Orthopedics and Rehab
John Wilson
MD, MS
Associate Professor, Primary Care, Sports Medicine
Description
Expert in sports-related injuries, tendonitis and arthritis in active individuals
Media Contact:
Gian Galassi
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Alaa Alsadi
MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in pathology informatics, laboratory informatics
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
David Beebee
PhD
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Description
Expert in innovative testing platforms, research
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Derrick Chen
MD
Assistant Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in cinical microbioloy
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Robert Corliss
MD
Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in forensic pathology, death investigation
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Michael Fritsch
MD
Associate Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in pediatric pathology
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Sarah Hackenmueller
PhD
Assistant Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in clinical chemistry
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Jeffrey Helgager
MD
Assistant Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in neuropathology
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Wei Huang
MD
Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in genitourinary pathology, kidney, bladder, prostate, testes
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Catherine Leith
MD
Associate Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in hematophathology, leukemias and lymphomas
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Aparna Mahajan
MD
Associate Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in surgical pathology, breast cancer
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Stephanie McGregor
MD
Assistant Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in gynecologic tumors
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
David O’Connor
PhD
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Description
Expert in virus testing, including covid, vaccines, research
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Thomas Raife
MD
Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in transfuction medicine, blood supply
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Kristina Matkowskyj
MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in gastrointestinal diseases, cancer pathology
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
David Yang
MD
Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in laboratory testing, including covid
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weixiong Zhong
MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pathology
Description
Expert in medical diseases of the kidney
Media Contact:
Andrew Hellpap
Phone:
Pediatrics
Carter Ralphe
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics; Division Chief
Description
Expert in cardiac cell genetics; focus primarily on mutations in cardiac myosin binding protein
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Paula Cody
MD, MPH
Professor, Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine)
Description
Expert in adolescent medicine with specific interests in eating disorders, sexuality and reproductive health, menstrual disorders and high-risk behaviors
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Megan Moreno
MD, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine)
Description
Expert in adolescent medicine specifically in the impact social media has on mental and physical health of teens.
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Brittany Allen
MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Description
Expert in general pediatrics and adolescent medicine and transgender youth
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
David Allen
MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Endocrinology)
Description
Expert in endocrinology and diabetes, short stature, growth hormone
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Mei Baker
MD
Professor, Pediatrics, Genetics and Metabolism
Description
Expert in genetics and metabolism, newborn screening
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Vivek Balasubramaniam
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Pulmonary)
Description
Expert in pulmonary and sleep medicine and lung disease of prematurity
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Heather Bartlett
MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Description
Expert in cardiology, adult congenital heart disease
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Sharon Bartosh
MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Nephrology)
Description
Expert in renal dialysis
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
M. Tracy Bekx
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Endocrinology)
Description
Expert in endocrinology and diabetes
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
David Bernhardt
MD
Professor, Pediatrics
Description
Expert in general pediatrics and adolescent medicine and sports medicine
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Thomas Brazelton
MD, MPH
Professor, Pediatrics (Intensive Care)
Description
Expert in critical care, transport and telehealth
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Alison Brooks
MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Orthopedics and Rehab Medicine
Description
Expert in sports injuries and health
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Sabrina Butteris
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Hospitalist)
Description
Expert in hospital medicine, global pdiatrics, child protection education
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Christian Capitini
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Oncology)
Description
Expert in hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant, CAR-T therapy
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Pelin Cengiz
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Intensive Care)
Description
Expert in critical care, brain injury in newborns
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Melissa Cercone
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Intensive Care)
Description
Expert in critical care education
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Dominic Co
MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Rheumatology)
Description
Expert in allergy, immunology and rheumatoloy, PANS, PANDAS and Kawasaki
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Paula Cody
MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Description
Expert in eating disorders
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Ryan Coller
MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Hospitalist)
Description
Expert in care of medically complex children
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Jim Conway
MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases, Immunology)
Description
Expert in infectious diseases, global pediatrics, immunizations, influenza and vaccines
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Istvan Danko
MD, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics (Gastroenterology)
Description
Expert in gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition, anemia in inflammatory bowel disease
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Shannon Dean
MD
Chief Medical Information Officer
Description
Expert in electronic medical records
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Doug Dean III
PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Neonatology)
Description
Expert in neonatology, brain development in autism
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Greg Demuri
MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases, Immunology)
Description
Expert in infectious diseases
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Carol Diamond
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Oncology)
Description
Expert in hematology and oncology, bone marrow transplant, clotting problems and vascular anomalies
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
M. Bruce Edmonson
MD, MPH
Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics
Description
Expert in general pediatrics and adolescent medicine, hazards of tonsillectomy
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Mary Ehlenbach
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Hospitalist)
Description
Expert in hospital medicine, complex care
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Katryn Furuya
MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Gastroenterology)
Description
Expert in GI, hepatology, and nutrition, liver disease and transplant
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Tony Garcia-Prats
MD, MSC
Associate Profesor, General Pediatrics
Description
Expert in general pediatrics and adolescent medicine, tuberculosis
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
James Gern
MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Peds Allergy)
Description
Expert in allergy, immunology and rheumatology, asthma and the environment
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Paul Grossberg
MD
Professor, Pediatrics
Description
Expert in general pediatrics and adolescent medicine, motivational interviewing
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Scott Hagen
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatics (Pediatric Intensive Care)
Description
Expert in critical care, ethics
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Matt Harer
MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Neonatology)
Description
Expert in kidney disease in newborns
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Sheryl Henderson
MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases and Immunology)
Description
Expert in HIV, antimicrobial stewardship
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Inga Hofmann Zhang
MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Oncology)
Description
Expert in hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant, bone marrow failure
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Margo Hoover Regan
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Oncology)
Description
Expert in hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant, hemophlia
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Laura Houser
MD
Associate Professor, General Pediatrics
Description
Expert in general pediatrics and adolescent medicine, global pediatrics advocacy
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Anna Huttenlocher
MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Rheumatology)
Description
Expert in allergy, immunology and rheumatology, lupus
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Dan Jackson
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Pediatric Allergy)
Description
Expert in allergy, immunology and rheumatology, asthma
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Dinushan Kaluarachchi
MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Neonatology)
Description
Expert in hypothyroidism
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Michelle Kelly
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Hospitalist)
Description
Expert in hospital medicine, Mychart bedside
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Bruce Klein
MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases, Immunology)
Description
Expert in infectious diseases and fungal diseases
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Luke Lamers
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Description
Expert in interventional cardiology
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Cathy Lee-Miller
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Oncology)
Description
Expert in hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant, lymphome and leukemia
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Janet Legare
MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Child Development)
Description
Expert in developmental pediatrics, rehabilitation medicine, genetics, metabolism achondroplasis
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Nathan Lepp
MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Nephrology
Description
Expert in neonatology transport
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Kathleen Maginot
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Description
Expert in cardiology, arrhythmias
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Anne Marsh
MD
Associate Profesor, Pediatrics (Oncology)
Description
Expert in hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant, palliative care
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Kristen Marten
DO
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Description
Expert in pediatric cardiovascular medicine, hyperlipidemias
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Mala Mathur
MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Description
Expert in general peds and adolescent medicine, advocacy
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Cami Matthews
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Sleep Clinic)
Description
Expert in pulmonology and sleep medicine, sleep problems in children
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Joe McBride
MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine (Infectious Diseases, Immunology)
Description
Expert in infectious diseases, blastomycosis, HIV
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Nina Menda
MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Neonatology)
Description
Expert in quality improvement
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
M. Stephen Meyn
MD, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics (Genetics)
Description
Expert in undiagnosed diseases
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Olachi Mezu-Ndubuisi
MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Neonatology)
Description
Expert in etinopathy of prematurity
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Emma Mohr
MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases, Immuology)
Description
Expert in infectious diseases, zika infection, CMV
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Mark Moss
MD
Associate Professor, Medicine (Allergy)
Description
Expert in allergy, immunology and rheumatology, asthma
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Kirstin Nackers
MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Hospitalist)
Description
Expert in hospital medicine education
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
MD
Associate Professor, General Pediatrics
Description
Expert in general pediatrics and adolescent medicine, emotional trauma in children
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Neil Paloian
MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Nephrology)
Description
Expert in kidney disease in newborns
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Bikash Pattnaik
PhD, MPhil
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Description
Expert in inherited eye disease
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Amy Peterson
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Description
Expert in hyperlipidemias
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Karen Pletta
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Description
Expert in general pediatrics including asthma and breastfeeding
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Diane Puccetti
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Oncology)
Description
Expert in hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant and brain tumors
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Sima Ramratnan
MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Pediatric Allergy)
Description
Expert in allergy, immunology and rheumatology, severe asthma
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Jen Rehm
MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Endocrinology)
Description
Expert in endicronology and diabetes, transgender youth
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Casey Reiser
MS, CGC
Professor, Program Director, Distinguished Clinical Genetic Counselor
Description
Expert in genetic counselors and their work
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Michael Ritter
MD, PhD
Honorary Associate, Fellow of Human Oncology
Description
Expert in allergy, immunology and rheumatology, asthma
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Mike Rock
MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Pulmonary)
Description
Expert in pulmonology and sleep medicine, cystic fibrosis
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Eric Schauberger
DO, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Peds Allergy)
Description
Expert in allergy, immunology and rheumatology, asthma
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Michael Semanik
MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Nephrology)
Description
Expert in Informatics
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Chris Seroogy
MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Rheumatology)
Description
Expert in allergy, immuology and rheumatology, immune problems in children
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien
Phone:
Pediatrics
Kristin Shadman
MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Hospitalist)
Description
Expert in hospital medicine and quality improvement
Media Contact:
Emily Kumlien