Program Faculty

Kristen Brey, MS
Director of Population Health, UW Health

Jeff Huebner, MD
Chief Medical Officer for the Wisconsin Medicaid program, Department of Health Services; Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine

Bob Holland, MD
Clinician Educator, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital; Associate Program Director, UW Internal Medicine Residency Program; Internal Medicine Physician

Stacy Leidel, PhD, NP
Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner, Wingra Family Medical Center

Tom Oliver, PhD, MHA
Professor of Population Health Sciences

Lezlie Painovich, DO*
Coordinator of Training for Medical Services, University Health Services; Primary Care College Health Physician, University Health Services

Pat Remington, MD, MPH*
Professor Emeritus, Department of Population Health Sciences; Former PMR Program Director

Jon Temte, MD, PhD, MS*
Associate Dean for Public Health and Community Engagement

Mark Wegner, MD, MPH
Chronic Disease Medical Advisor, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Ryan Westergaard, MD, PhD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer and State Epidemiologist for Communicable Diseases, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Jasmine Zapata, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer and State Epidemiologist for Community Health, Bureau of Community Health Promotion at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services; Assistant Professor (CHS) in the Department of Pediatrics


*core faculty

Affiliate Faculty

Henry Anderson, MD
Former Wisconsin State Health Officer; Retired Chief Medical Officer of the Wisconsin Department of Occupational and Environmental Health

Wajiha Akhtar, PhD
Assistant Director, Population Health Institute

Karina Atwell, MD, MPH
PMR ’16, Associate Professor (CHS), Family Medicine Physician 

Jill Denson, PhD
Director, Prevention Research Center

Maureen Durkin, PhD, DrPH
Department Chair Population Health Sciences; Professor of Population Health Sciences and Pediatrics, Waisman Center Investigator

Stephanie Gruber, PharmD, BCACP
VA Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program Director

Sara Lindberg, PhD
Evaluation Research Director, Population Health Institute

Joel Malak, RN, BSN, MPH, COHN-S, COHC
Director of Environmental and Occupational Health

Ashley Olsen, MS, RD, CD
VA Outpatient Nutrition Manager/Dietetic Internship Program Coordinator

Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and the John P. Holton Endowed Chair of Health and the Environment

Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS
Assistant professor, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology

Nasia Safdar, MD
UW Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, VA Associate Chief of Staff for Research

Amy Trentham-Dietz, PhD
Professor of Population Health Sciences; Associate Director of Population Science, Carbone Cancer Center

Tom Van Gilder, MD, JD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer, BetterUp

Sally Wilmeth, MD
Occupational Medicine Physician