Staff

Allison Ackerman, MS, CCC-SLP

Position title: Speech-Language Pathologist

Mike Ales

Position title: Facilities Maintenance

Email: ales@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5883 / Mobile 608-516-8563

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 202
Madison, WI 53705

Andrew Alexander, PhD

Position title: Professor, Medical Physics and Psychiatry

Grace Anbouba, MS, CGC

Position title: Genetic Counselor

Carrie Arneson, MS

Position title: Clinical Translational Core Manager

Randolph Ashton, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Anjon Audhya, PhD

Position title: Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry

Karla Ausderau, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

Cindy Bahr

Position title: Human Resources Generalist

Email: cmbahr@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-9613

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 251
Madison, WI 53705

Madeline C. Barger, MS, LMFT, BCBA, CST

Position title: Behavior Analyst, Clinic Coordinator

Email: Madeline.barger@uwmf.wisc.edu

Heather Bellamy

Position title: Human Resources Generalist

Email: heather.gratz@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5671

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 251
Madison, WI 53705

Viridiana Benitez, PhD

Position title: Morse Scholar 2016–2017

Anita Bhattacharyya, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Lauren Bishop, PhD

Position title: Morse Scholar 2015–2017

Lauren Bishop, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

Zoe Blair

Position title: Office Operations Associate

Email: zblair@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-1656

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 202
Madison, WI 53705

Jody Bleck

Position title: Associate Director, Finance and Administration

Email: bleck@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5900

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room T201C
Madison, WI 53705

Daniel Bolt, PhD

Position title: Nancy C. Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Educational Psychology

Beth Boyd, RN

Position title: Nurse

Therese Breunig, RD, CD, CLC

Position title: Metabolic Dietitian

Savanna Brittlebank-Douglas, MS, CF-SLP

Position title: Clinical Fellow

Karen Carpenter, MS, CRC, LPC

Position title: Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

Pelin Cengiz, MD

Position title: Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Qiang Chang, PhD

Position title: Professor, Medical Genetics and Neurology

Gail Chodron, PhD

Position title: Act Early Initiative

Bradley T Christian, PhD

Position title: Professor, Medical Physics and Psychiatry

Christopher L. Coe, PhD

Position title: Professor, Psychology

Hayley Crain, PsyD

Position title: Psychologist

Richard J Davidson, PhD

Position title: William James & Vilas Professor of Psychology & Psychiatry

Leann Smith DaWalt, PhD

Position title: Director, University Center for Excellence In Developmental Disabilities

Doug Dean III, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Joni Dean, NP

Position title: Nurse Practitioner

Doug Dean, PhD

Position title: Morse Scholar 2014–2016

Erik W. Dent, PhD

Position title: Professor, Neuroscience

Jon Douglas, AuD

Position title: Audiologist

Nicoletta Drilias, RD, CD

Position title: Metabolic Dietitian

Meggan Dubin, MA, BCBA

Position title: Treatment Coordinator

Waverly Duck, PhD

Position title: Morse Scholar 2013–2014

Viji Easwar, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Susan Ellis Weismer, PhD

Position title: Oros Family Chair and Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Megan Farley, PhD

Position title: Psychologist

Peter Ferrazzano, MD

Position title: Professor, Pediatrics

Laura Friedman, MS

Position title: Morse Scholar 2016–2017

Kristina Garcia, MGCS, CGC

Position title: Genetic Counselor

Molly Gard, RN

Position title: Nurse

Kailee Gawlik

Position title: Human Resource Assistant Advanced

Email: kailee.gawlik@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-9613

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 251
Madison, WI 53705

H. Hill Goldsmith, PhD

Position title: Fluno Bascom Professor & Leona Tyler Professor of Psychology

Timothy M. Gomez, PhD

Position title: Professor, Neuroscience

Jose Guerrero, MS

Position title: Morse Scholar

Dan Guilfoil

Position title: Shipping and Mailing Associate

Email: dguilfoil@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-5763

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 202
Madison, WI 53705

Tracy L. Hagemann, PhD

Position title: Senior Scientist

Aviad Hai, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Michael Harlowe, MS, OT

Position title: Occupational Therapist

Anne Harris, PhD, MPH, RD

Position title: LEND Director

Sigan Hartley, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, 100 Women Chair in Human Ecology

Kellie Haugen, MS, CCC-SLP

Position title: Speech-Language Pathologist

Lynn Havemann, MA

Position title: Family Navigator

Liz Hecht

Position title: Parent Projects Coordinator

Melissa Henning Strupp

Position title: Human Resources Manager

Email: melissa.henning@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-1388

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 253
Madison, WI 53705

Sonja Henry, MS, CGC

Position title: Genetic Counselor

Lizzie Hilvert, PhD

Position title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Zhen Huang, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Neurology

Edward Michael Hubbard, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Educational Psychology

Sarah A Johnson-Schlueter

Position title: Research Program Manager, Animal Care Facility Operations

Jeffrey Johnson, PhD

Position title: Professor, Pharmacy

Sterling C. Johnson, PhD

Position title: Professor, Department of Medicine

Axel Junker

Position title: Manager, Community Outreach Wisconsin

Peter Jurich

Position title: Science Writer

Email: jurich@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5908

Ned H. Kalin, MD

Position title: Professor, Psychiatry

Jean Marie Kammer, RN

Position title: Nurse

Catherine Kanter, MS, CCC-SLP

Position title: Speech-Language Pathologist

Carl Karcher

Position title: Information Technology

Email: Karcher@Waisman.Wisc.Edu

Phone: 608-263-5896

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 227
Madison, WI 53705

Lisa Karnes

Position title: Development and Donor Relations Manager

Email: lkarnes@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-6503

Kathleen Kastner, MD

Position title: Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician

Rick Keir

Position title: Information Technology - Help Desk

Email: keir@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-1000

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 232
Madison, WI 53705

Clark Kellogg

Position title: Media Specialist

Email: kellogg@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-8726

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 240
Madison, WI 53705

Elizabeth Kellom, MS, CGC

Position title: Genetic Counselor

Kim M. Keppler-Noreuil, MD

Position title: Clinical Geneticist

Alanna M. Kessler-Jones, PsyD

Position title: Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Karla M. Knobel, PhD

Position title: Cellular Imaging and Analysis Manager

Email: kknobel@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-2280

Address:
Waisman Center
1500 Highland Ave
Room T605
Madison, WI 53705

Lisa Koob, MSSW

Position title: Social Worker

Kayla Kristensen, MS, CCC-SLP

Position title: Speech-Language Pathologist

Ashley Kuhl, MS, CGC

Position title: Genetic Counselor

Janet E. Lainhart, MD

Position title: Psychiatrist and Professor, School of Medicine and Public Health

Mary Leatherman-Roberts

Position title: Treatment Specialist

Pao Lee

Position title: Grants Administration - Accountant

Email: paolee@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-6903

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 273
Madison, WI 53705

Janet M. Legare, MD

Position title: Pediatrician

Brian Leitzke, MS

Position title: Morse Scholar 2013–2016

James J. Li, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Psychology

Sara Liegel, MD

Position title: Rehabilitation Medicine

Emily Lorang, MS, CCC-SLP

Position title: Morse Scholar

Jessica Ludwig, MS, CF-SLP

Position title: Clinical Fellow

Amy Lyle, MSSW

Position title: Family Navigator, Waisman Resource Center

Heather Mabie

Email: hmabie@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-261-1514

Brendan MaGee

Position title: Treatment Specialist

Marsha R. Mailick, PhD

Position title: Emeritus Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education

Mary Marcus, MS, RDN, CSP, CD

Position title: Dietitian

Tim Markle

Position title: Southern Regional Center Director

Jill Markus, RN

Position title: Nurse

Sarah Marshall, MA, CCC-SLP

Position title: Speech-Language Pathologist

Abygail Marx, MS, CCC-SLP

Position title: Speech-Language Pathologist

Laurie Matzdorf, MS, CCC-SLP

Position title: Speech-Language Pathologist

Kristin McArdle, MSSW

Position title: Social Worker

Lindsay McCary, PhD

Position title: Psychologist

Brianna McMillan, PhD

Position title: Morse Scholar 2013–2016

Wanda J Meeteer, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC

Position title: Nurse Practitioner

Cassie Meffert, PA

Position title: Physician Assistant

Albee Messing, VMD, PhD

Position title: Professor Emeritus, Comparative Biosciences

Iulia Mihaila, PhD

Position title: Morse Scholar 2015–2017

Peggy Modaff, MS, CGC

Position title: Genetic Counselor

Darcie L. Moore, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Mollie Moore, PhD

Position title: Morse Scholar 2013–2015

Arezoo Movaghar, MS

Position title: Morse Scholar 2016–2018

Molly Murphy, PhD, BCBA-D

Position title: Behavior Analyst, Program Director

Maria Nogueron

Position title: Chair, Constituent Advisory Committee

Lisa Obernolte, MS, RD, CD

Position title: Metabolic Dietitian

Robert Olson, PhD

Position title: Associate Researcher

Email: rolson@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-3075

Teresa Palumbo

Position title: Communications Manager

Email: palumbo@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5837

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 239
Madison, WI 53705

Jules Panksepp, PhD

Position title: Behavioral Services Manager

Ben Parrell, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Robert A. Pearce, MD, PhD

Position title: Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology

Paola Perez, MSSW

Position title: Social worker

Tonia Peters

Position title: Grants Administration

Email: tpeters2@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-1405

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 269
Madison, WI 53705

Rista Plate, MS

Position title: Morse Scholar 2016–2019

Seth Pollak, PhD

Position title: Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics

Ron Pomper, MS

Position title: Morse Scholar 2017–2019

Matthew Rasberry, RD, CNSC

Position title: Metabolic Dietitian

Kourtni Reed, OTD, OTR/L

Position title: Occupational Therapist

William Rhead, MD, PHD

Position title: Clinical Geneticist

Gregory Rice, MD

Position title: Clinical Biochemical Geneticist

Geovanna Rodriguez , PhD

Position title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Ari Rosenberg, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Computational Neuroscience

Linda Rowley

Position title: Web Manager

Email: rowley@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5973

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 229
Madison, WI 53705

Eric Rubenstein, PhD

Position title: Postdoctoral Fellow 2017–2019, Morse Scholar 2017–2019

Eric Rubenstein, PhD

Position title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Jenny Saffran, PhD

Position title: Distinguished Professor, Psychology

Krishanu Saha, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Julie A. Schears

Position title: Outreach Specialist

Marybeth Schlueter

Position title: Administrative Assistant, Autism Treatment Programs

Stephan Schmid

Position title: Treatment Specialist

Danielle Scholze, MD

Position title: Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician / Medical Lead for Fragile X Team

Emily Schumacher, DNP, RN, CPNP

Position title: Nurse Practitioner

Michelle Schumacher, MSSW

Position title: Social Worker

Jessica Scott Schwoerer, MD

Position title: Clinical Biochemical Geneticist

Lynne Sears, CPNP

Position title: Nurse Practitioner

Madeline Severson, BS

Position title: Treatment Specialist

Kristin Shutts, PhD

Position title: Professor, Psychology

Brittany St. John, MS, OTR/L

Position title: Morse Scholar

Lindsey Stanek, DPT

Position title: Physical Therapist

Kerry Stanhope, MS, OT

Position title: Occupational Therapist

Maria Stanley, MD

Position title: Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician

Audra Sterling, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Annette Stone, MA, CCC-SLP

Position title: Speech-Language Pathologist

Rachel Sullivan, MS, CGC

Position title: Genetic Counselor

Olivia Surgent

Position title: Morse Scholar

Masatoshi Suzuki, DVM, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Comparative Biosciences

John Svaren, PhD

Position title: Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Douglas Swiggum

Position title: Information Technology

Email: Swiggum@Waisman.Wisc.Edu

Phone: 608-263-3467

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 241
Madison, WI 53705

Erin Thomson, MSW, LCSW

Position title: Social Worker, Parent Coach

Janet Torkildson

Position title: Financial Specialist

Email: torkildson@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5910

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 202
Madison, WI 53705

Brittany Travers, PhD

Position title: Morse Scholar 2013–2015

Brittany G. Travers, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Kinesiology

Christie Turcott, MS, CGC

Position title: Genetic Counselor

Jason Turowetz, PhD

Position title: Morse Scholar 2013–2016

Melissa Villegas, MD

Position title: Rehabilitation Medicine

Houri K. Vorperian, PhD

Position title: Senior Scientist, Waisman Center

Alyssa Walsh, PhD

Position title: Psychologist

Martha Walter, PhD

Position title: Psychologist

Michael Ward, MD

Position title: Rehabilitation Medicine

David Wargowski, MD

Position title: Clinical Geneticist

Sara Warner, PsyD

Position title: Psychologist

Jacob Werla

Position title: Information Technology

Email: werla@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-3467

Address:
1500 Highland Ave.
Room 238
Madison, WI 53705

Donna Werling, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Genetics

Amy Whitehead

Position title: Clinics Operations Manager

Katie Williams, MD, PhD

Position title: Medical Genetics Fellow

Choutae Yang

Position title: Human Resources

Email: cyang@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5671

Address:
1500 Highland Ave
Room 251
Madison, WI 53705

Frank Yokosh, RN

Position title: Nurse

Su-Chun Zhang, MD, PhD

Position title: Professor, Neuroscience and Neurology

Xinyu Zhao, PhD

Position title: Professor, Neuroscience, Jenni & Kyle Professor

Sara Zoran, MS, CGC

Position title: Genetic Counselor

Lisa Zurbuchen, MA, BCBA

Position title: Treatment Coordinator