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Candidate visit information

Leadership Searches: Candidate Visit Information

This page summarizes information about upcoming candidate visits for leadership searches in the School of Medicine and Public Health. This page will be updated frequently with information as it becomes available. If a room location, date or time is not yet listed for a candidate’s talk, scheduling is in progress.

Current searches that are open but not yet at the interview stage include:

  • None currently

Current searches at or soon to be at the interview stage include:

For each search indicated below, candidates are listed from left to right in chronological order of their visits.

All visits are currently virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Chair, Department of Medical Physics

Candidate Brian Pogue, PhD, Dartmouth College, will visit on March 3-4 via Webex. View Dr. Pogue’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

Town Hall

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Timothy Hall, PhD, University of Wisconsin–Madison, will visit on March 23-24 via Webex. View Dr. Hall’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

Town Hall

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Wayne Newhauser, PhD, Louisiana State University, will visit on April 12-13 via Webex. View Dr. Newhauser’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

Town Hall

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Paul Kinahan, PhD, the University of Washington, will visit on April 15-16 via Webex. View Dr. Kinahan’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

Town Hall

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Chair, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology Candidate Visits

Candidate Kartik Chandran, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, visited on February 2-3 via Webex. View Dr. Chandran’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

  • “Dissecting and Disabling the Spike Proteins of Emerging Viruses” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Tuesday, Feb. 2 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. via Webex
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

Town Hall

  • Occurred on Wednesday, Feb. 3 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. via Webex – Download flyer
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Bethany Moore, PhD, University of Michigan Medical School, visited on February 8-9 via Webex. View Dr. Moore’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

  • “Herpesvirus-induced lung immunopathology post-stem cell transplant” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Monday, Feb. 8 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. via Webex
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

Town Hall

  • Occurred on Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. via Webex – Download flyer
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Heidi Goodrich-Blair, PhD, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, visited on February 10-11 via Webex. View Dr. Goodrich-Blair’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

  • “How to talk to the animals: Lessons learned from the molecular interactions between Xenerhabdus bacteria and their invertebrate hosts” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 1-2 p.m. via Webex
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

Town Hall

  • Occurred on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. via Webex – Download flyer
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Vanessa Sperandio, PhD, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, visited on February 25-26 via Webex. View Dr. Sperandio’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

  • “The highs and lows of enteric infections” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Thursday, Feb. 25 from 3-4 p.m. via Webex
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

Town Hall

  • Occurred on Friday, Feb. 26 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. via Webex – Download flyer
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Andrew Stanley Pekosz, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, will visit on March 4-5 via Webex. View Dr. Pekosz’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

Town Hall

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Chair, Department of Neuroscience Candidate Visits

Candidate Steven Schiff, MD, PhD, Pennsylvania State University, visited on January 19-20 via Webex. View Dr. Schiff’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

  • “Bringing Control Engineering to Neuroscience: Epilepsy, Brain Growth, and African Infant Brain Infections” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 2-3 p.m. via Webex
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

Town Hall

  • Occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. via Webex – Download flyer
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Lucas Pozzo-Miller, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, visited on February 1-2 via Webex. View Dr. Pozzo-Miller’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

  • “The role of hippocampal projection to the prefrontal cortex in social memory and its dysfunction in Rett syndrome” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Monday, Feb. 1 from 2-3 p.m. via Webex
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

Town Hall

  • Occurred on Tuesday, Feb. 2 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. via Webex – Download flyer
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Vasanthi Jayaraman, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, visited on February 4-5 via Webex. View Dr. Jayaraman’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

  • “Glutamate receptors: From single molecules to synapses” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 2-3 p.m. via Webex
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

Town Hall

  • Occurred on Friday, Feb. 5 from 2-3 p.m. via Webex – Download flyer
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate E. S. Anton, PhD, University of North Carolina, visited on February 8-9 via Webex. View Dr. Anton’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

  • “Mechanisms of progenitor dynamics and neuronal wiring during cerebral cortical development” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Monday, Feb. 8 from 2-3 p.m. via Webex
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

Town Hall

  • Occurred on Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. via Webex – Download flyer
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Lucia Melloni, PhD, New York University and the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, visited on February 15-16 via Webex. View Dr. Melloni’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

  • “Hierarchical representation of sequences across human cortex and hippocampus” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Monday, Feb. 15 from 2-3 p.m. via Webex
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

Town Hall

  • Occurred on Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 10-11 a.m. via Webex – Download flyer
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Matthew Dalva, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University, visited on February 22-23 via Webex. View Dr. Dalva’s CV.

Scientific Seminar

  • “Seeing synaptic development and function – From biological sex dependent mechanisms to synaptic nanoarchitecture” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Monday, Feb. 22 from 1-2 p.m. via Webex
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

Town Hall

  • Occurred on Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. via Webex – Download flyer
  • Play recording – Password has been shared via internal communications. (If you are a member of the SMPH, UW Health, or broader UW–Madison community and need the password, email SMPH Leadership Search Manager Benjamin Schultz-Burkel, DMA, at drbenjamin.schultzburkel@wisc.edu.)

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Candidate Visits

Candidate Phillip Rodgers, MD, FAAHPM, University of Michigan, visited on February 17-18, 2020. He gave a “refresher” town hall on October 14, 2020 via Webex. View Dr. Rodgers’ CV

Refresher Town Hall

Academic Presentation

  • “The Money Drives the Model: How Payment Policy Is Changing Serious Illness Care Delivery” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Monday, February 17, 2020
  • Play recording (59 mins) – No password is required.

Town Hall

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Jennifer Edgoose, MD, MPH, University of Wisconsin–Madison, visited on February 27-28, 2020. She gave a “refresher” town hall on October 13, 2020 via Webex. View Dr. Edgoose’s CV

Refresher Town Hall

Academic Presentation

  • “Advocating for “The Other”: Connecting Clinical Care, Education, Research, and Vulnerable Populations” –  Download flyer
  • Occurred on Thursday, February 27, 2020
  • Play recording (58 minutes) – No password is required.

Town Hall

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate Lucille Marchand, MD, BSN, FAAHPM, University of Washington, will visit on October 5-6, 2020 via Webex. View Dr. Marchand’s CV

Academic Presentation

  • “Integrative Medicine and Palliative Care” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Monday, October 5, 2020, via Webex
  • Play recording (59 mins) – Password: Dfmch2020

Town Hall

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.

Candidate David Rakel, MD, University of New Mexico, will visit on October 19-20, 2020 via Webex. View Dr. Rakel’s CV

Academic Presentation

  • “Creating a Culture of Health: Lessons Learned” – Download flyer
  • Occurred on Monday, October 19, 2020, via Webex
  • Play recording (59 mins) – Password: Dfmch2020

Town Hall

All SMPH faculty and staff are invited to provide input to the search committee using a confidential evaluation form.