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Department/center/institute name Type Chair/director Administrator Phone
Anesthesiology Clinical science Kelly McQueen, MD, MPH Will Katz 608-263-0208
Dermatology Clinical science Beth Drolet, MD Nandita Nanchal 608-287-2620
Emergency Medicine Clinical science Manish Shah, MD, MPH Katy Oksuita 608-890-6341
Family Medicine and Community Health Clinical science David Rakel, MD Jerome Garrett 608-263-4550
Human Oncology Clinical science Paul Harari, MD Karen Steiner 608-263-5009
Medicine Clinical science Lynn Schnapp, MD Sheri Lawrence 608-263-1792
Neurological Surgery Clinical science Robert Dempsey, MD Niki Virnig 608-265-5967
Neurology Clinical science Kathleen Shannon, MD Jennifer Becker 608-263-5448
Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinical science Ellen Hartenbach, MD Kara Mulligan 608-417-4213
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Clinical science Terri Young, MD, MBA Linda Callow 608-263-9797
Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Clinical science Tammy Scerpella, MD (interim) Kim Beld 608-263-3178
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Clinical science Erik Ranheim, MD, PhD Rachel Kulow 608-265-4262
Pediatrics Clinical science Ellen R. Wald, MD Julene Gaspard 608-262-5501
Psychiatry Clinical science Ned H. Kalin, MD Pratik Prajapati 608-262-7626
Radiology Clinical science Thomas M. Grist, MD Camille Endres 608-265-8231
Surgery Clinical science Rebecca Minter, MD Nicole Jennings 608-265-8854
Urology Clinical science Stephen Y. Nakada, MD Stephen Hall 608-263-1359
Biomolecular Chemistry Basic science Patricia Kiley, PhD Arvette White, MBA 608-262-1347
Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Basic science Michael Newton, PhD Susan Carlson 608-263-1706
Cell and Regenerative Biology Basic science Deneen Wellik, PhD Michael Ferree 608-265-3295
Medical Genetics Basic science Francisco Pelegri, PhD Anne Anderson 608-262-3112
Medical History and Bioethics Basic science Susan E. Lederer, PhD Nicole Senter 608-263-3414
Medical Microbiology and Immunology Basic science Vanessa Sperandio, PhD John Lawler 608-263-5991
Medical Physics Basic science Brian Pogue, PhD Kristina Weaver 608-265-6116
Neuroscience Basic science Erik Dent, PhD (interim) Rebecca Welch 608-262-2938
Oncology Basic science Paul Lambert, PhD Randy Martinson 608-262-2821
Population Health Sciences Basic science Maureen Durkin, PhD, DRPH Shaun Hernandez 608-265-0516
Area Health Education Center Centers and institutes Elizabeth Bush, MS, MA 608-262-7237
Carbone Cancer Center Centers and institutes Howard Bailey, MD Peter Connor 608-890-3563
Cardiovascular Research Center Centers and institutes Héctor H. Valdivia, MD, PhD Eric Schafer 608-263-2266
Center for Biomedical Swine Research and Innovation Centers and institutes Dixon Kaufman, MD, PhD, FACS and Dhanansayan (Dhanu) Shanmuganayagam, PhD Jenn Carson 608-264-4112
Center for Healthcare Safety and Applied Research in Antimicrobial Resistance Centers and institutes Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD Shelly Zimbric 608-265-8799
Center for Health Disparities Research Centers and institutes Amy Kind, MD, PhD Donna Cole 608-262-2404
Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine Centers and institutes M. Stephen Meyn, MD PhD Jackie McHugh, MS 608-263-7866
Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention Centers and institutes Michael C. Fiore, MPH, MD Brooke Anderson 608-265-4563
Center for Training in Pharmacology and Drug Development Centers and institutes Jon Audhya, PhD Kristin Cooper 608-262-9826
Center for Urban Population Health Centers and institutes David Frazer David Frazer, MPH 414-219-5100
Collaborative Center for Health Equity Centers and institutes Dorothy Farrar-Edwards, PhD Sarah Esmond 608-263-6982
Cystic Fibrosis Center Centers and institutes Michael J. Rock, MD 608-263-8558
George M. O’Brien Center for Benign Urology Research Centers and institutes William Ricke, PhD Rachel Irving, CVT 608-265-3278
Global Health Institute Centers and institutes Jorge Osorio Valerie Peterson 608-265-9299
HealthEmotions Research Institute Centers and institutes Ned H. Kalin, MD Pratik Prajapati 608-263-0491
Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Centers and institutes Allan Brasier, MD Kim Linsenmayer, MPA 608-263-1018
Institute on Aging Centers and institutes Carol Ryff, PhD Theresa Berrie, Jennifer Sterk 608-262-1818
McPherson Eye Research Institute Centers and institutes David Gamm, MD, PhD Chris Lacey, MS 608-265-4023
Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center Centers and institutes Chad Vezina, PhD Ezra Mauk 608-263-4580
Morris Institute for Respiratory Research Centers and institutes Nizar Jarjour, MD Jae Werndli 608-263-4960
Native American Center for Health Professions Centers and institutes Danielle Yancey Melissa Metoxen 608-262-7218
Population Health Institute Centers and institutes Sheri Johnson, PhD Deanna Moore 608-263-6294
Prevention Research Center Centers and institutes Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD Jill Denson, PhD 608-265-9474
Program for Advanced Cell Therapy Centers and institutes Jacques Galipeau, MD Crystal Weinberger 608-263-0078
Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center Centers and institutes Tim Kamp, MD, PhD, and Randolph Ashton, PhD Hollie Thompson 608-263-2982
UW-Madison Comprehensive Diabetes Center Centers and institutes Dawn Davis, MD, PhD Jenelle Gierhart-Sutter
Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Centers and institutes Sanjay Asthana, MD Hanna Blazel 608-265-3015
Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute Centers and institutes Cynthia Carlsson, MD Sarah Klein 608-263-9949
Wisconsin Institute for Sleep and Consciousness Centers and institutes Giulio Tononi, MD, PhD Stephanie Jones 608-263-3447
Institute for Diversity Science Markus Brauer (executive director), Angela Byars-Winston (chair) Vicki Leatherberry, Jenn Summ
Osher Center for Integrative Health at University of Wisconsin-Madison Greta Kuphal Sara Arscott
UW Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center Inna Lobeck Casey Winchester