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Annual Meeting, Awards and Reception 2019

August 7, 2019 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Annual Meeting

Welcome and Waisman Center Update

  • Qiang Chang, PhD, Director, Waisman Center

Announcement of the Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowships

  • Sahar Javadi, nominated by Xinyu Zhao, PhD
    Michael Rigby, nominated by Luigi Puglielli, MD, PhD

Friends of the Waisman Center Presentation and Awards

Student Awards:

  • Graduate Student Award, IDDRC
    Phu Duong, nominated by John Svaren, PhD
  • Undergraduate Student Award, IDDRC
    Oskar Zarzycki, nominated by Brittany Travers, PhD
  • Graduate Student Award, UCEDD
    Emily Wilson, nominated by Anne Harris, PhD, MPH, RD
  • Undergraduate Student Award, UCEDD
    Shira Forester, nominated by Joan Ershler, PhD

Staff Award:

  • University Staff Award
    James Mulder, nominated by Rachel Weingarten

Family Appreciation Award for Volunteer Efforts:

  • Lynn & David Renner, nominated by Katie Hustad, PhD

Join us for an afternoon reception highlighting recent Waisman Center developments and accomplishments and the presentation of student and staff awards and fellowships.


The Friends of the Waisman Center hosts this annual event for members of the Friends organization; community supporters
of the Waisman Center; and Waisman Center faculty, staff, and students.

RSVP to palumbo@waisman.wisc.edu or 608.263.5837


August 7, 2019
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
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Ziemann Suite A
1500 Highland Ave, 8th Floor, South Tower
Madison, WI 53705 United States