Madeline Rastall, MS

On October 1, 2020, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health removed race from a formula routinely used to assess kidney function. With conversations about racism and equity circulating the country, Marin Darsie, MD, assistant professor, Emergency Medicine and Neurosurgery, was thinking about inequities...
1. Al-Adra DP, Hammel L, Roberts J, Woodle ES, Levine D, Mandelbrot D, Verna E, Locke J, D'Cunha J, Farr M, Sawinski D, Agarwal PK, Plichta J, Pruthi S, Farr D, Carvajal R, Walker J, Zwald F, Habermann T, Gertz M, Bierman P, Dizon DS, Langstraat C, Al-Qaoud T, Eggener...
Vital Signs is featuring introductions to many of the new faculty members and chief residents who joined us in the 2019-2020 academic year. Each has been invited to provide some background about their primary professional focus in clinical, research, and/or medical education, what drew them to UW-Madison, their hopes and...
Amaka Achufusi, MD Clinical Assistant Professor Division of Nephrology What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? My primary professional focus is diagnosis and management of glomerulonephritides and onconephrology. I am very interested in medical education. What drew you...
Katherine Gavinski, MD, MPH Clinical Assistant Professor Division of Hospital Medicine What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? My primary professional focus includes delivery of high-quality, compassionate care and contributing to the education and training of graduate and...
Lauren Banaszak, MD Bridges Family Endowed Chief Resident What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas? As chief resident, I hope to develop my clinical teaching skills and serve as an educator for our residents and medical students. I also hope to augment our...
Iliya Amaza, MBBS Clinical Assistant Professor Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? I still have a fairly broad focus as I enjoy practicing across the broad spectrum of Pulmonary...
Elisavet Paplomata, MD Assistant Professor Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? My primary professional focus is clinical research in women’s cancers, including breast cancer and gynecologic malignancies. I also...
Meaghan Trainor, MD Clinical Assistant Professor Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology, and Palliative Care Division of Hospital Medicine What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? I practice both hospice and palliative medicine and hospital medicine. My past experiences...
Jessica Tischendorf, MD, MS Assistant Professor Division of Infectious Disease What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission areas (clinical, research, and/or medical education)? I provide general infectious disease care and serve as one of the antimicrobial stewardship physicians, which is a research focus of...