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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 Azita Hamedani, 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 Laurel Rice, MD Jennifer Stevens 608-417-4213
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Clinical science Terri Young, MD, MBA Linda Callow 608-263-9797
Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Clinical science Thomas Zdeblick, MD Kim Beld 608-263-3178
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Clinical science David Yang, MD (interim) 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 Jean von Allmen 608-263-3414
Medical Microbiology and Immunology Basic science Joseph (Joe) Dillard, PhD (interim) 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 Deanna Moore 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 Majiedah Pasha, MBA 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
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 Kristen Malecki, PhD, MPH David Frazer, MPH 414-219-5100
Center for Women's Health Research Centers and institutes Molly Carnes, MD, MS Vicki Leatherberry 608-265-2372
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 Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH Monet Hutchins 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 Allison Zenke 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 Mark Marohl 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 Harald Kliems (interim) 608-265-9474
Program for Advanced Cell Therapy Centers and institutes Jacques Galipeau, MD Crystal Weinberger 608-263-0078
Skin Disease Research Center Centers and institutes Gary Wood, MD Heather Neils 608-263-9366
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