Women in Medicine

Lisa Jones, MD, MPH, MMCI , assistant professor (CHS), Gastroenterology and Hepatology, pictured above, was accepted into the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) Centennial Scholars Program. The competitive program develops faculty whose diversity enhances the quality of education and research at the SMPH, and who...
Ebba Hjertstedt, MD, MS Clinical Assistant Professor Division of Hospital Medicine Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI (Internal Medicine and Pediatrics) Graduate School: Master's in Global Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Joined the Department...
Caitlin Peirce, MD Trowbridge Endowed Primary Care Chief Resident Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Joined the Department of Medicine as a chief resident: July 2019 What is your primary professional focus in any or all of our mission...
Priyanka Pophali, MD Assistant Professor (CHS) Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care Medical School: Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, India Residency: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH (Internal Medicine) Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (Hematology/Oncology; Advanced Hematology Fellowship in Lymphoma) Joined the Department of Medicine as a faculty member:...
Dr. Lynn M. Schnapp, a pulmonologist and leading researcher on lung injury and repair, has been named the next chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Schnapp is currently a professor at the Medical University of South Carolina, where she...
A report recently released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) recommends that U.S. colleges and universities take a more intentional, inclusive, and evidence-based approach to mentoring students in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) – a shift that could engage and help retain a broader...
Jennifer Weiss, MD, MS , associate professor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology (pictured above in a 2017 file photo), received a Wisconsin Partnership Program Collaborative Health Sciences Program award for a new interdisciplinary research project that aims to improve rates of colorectal cancer screening in Wisconsin. Colorectal cancer is the second leading...
Vital Signs is featuring introductions to many of the new faculty members and chief residents who joined us in 2019. 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 dreams for their...
Mara Terras, MD Clinical Assistant Professor Division of General Internal Medicine Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL Residency: University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO (Internal Medicine) Joined the Department of Medicine as a faculty member: September 2019 What is your primary professional focus in...
Samantha Pabich, MD Instructor (CHS) Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, Rockford, IL Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI (Internal Medicine) Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI (Endocrinology) Joined the Department of Medicine as...