Experts in Health and Medicine — Medical Health Issues

David Baker, Professor/Associate Chair

David BakerBiomedical Sciences

Expertise: Neurobiology of Drug Addiction and Schizophrenia

Office Phone: (414) 288-6634


Scott Beardsley, Associate Professor

Scott BeardsleyBiomedical Engineering

Expertise: Neuroengineering, Brain-machine Interfaces, Computational Modeling, Neuroscience, Neuroimaging, Sensorimotor Control, Brain Imaging, Neural Computation, Neural processing

Office Phone: (414) 288-4448


Murray Blackmore, Associate Professor

Murray BlackmoreBiomedical Sciences

Expertise: Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Development

Office Phone: (414) 288-4532
Mobile Phone: (786) 327-7176


SuJean Choi, Professor

SuJean ChoiBiomedical Sciences

Expertise: Neuroscience, Regulation of feeding behavior, Metabolism, Body Weight by the Brain

Office Phone: (414) 288-4533


Paul Coogan, M.D., Medical Director

Paul Coogan, M.D.Physician Assistant Studies

Expertise: Emergency Medical Services

Office Phone: (414) 288-5688
Home Phone: (414) 771-5477


William Cullinan, Dean

William CullinanCollege of Health Sciences

Expertise: Neuroscience, Stress Effects on Mental Health, Depression and Mental Illness, Brain Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Deep Brain Stimulation for Mental Disorders

Office Phone: (414) 288-5053
Home Phone: (262) 796-2988


Jean Fischer, Clinical Assistant Professor

Jean FischerPhysician Assistant Studies

Expertise: Cardiology

Office Phone: (414) 288-0611


Robert Fitts, Professor Emeritus

Robert FittsBiological Sciences

Expertise: Astronauts, Space Biology, Exercise Physiology, Muscle Biology, Preventative Medicine through Exercise, Muscle Biology and Fatigue, Space Biology, Muscle Fatigue, Muscle Wasting, Exercise and Heart Disease, Exercise

Office Phone: (414) 288-1748
Home Phone: (262) 353-3170
Mobile Phone: (414) 350-6859


Paul Gasser, Associate Professor

Paul GasserBiomedical Sciences

Expertise: Neuroscience, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Stress and the Brain

Office Phone: (414) 288-4534


M. Behnam Ghasemzadeh, Associate Professor

Mohammadhossein (M. Behnam) GhasemzadehBiomedical Sciences

Expertise: Drug Abuse and Mental Disorders, Psychiatric Diseases

Office Phone: (414) 288-6636


Lisa Grabert, Visiting Professor of Research

Lisa GrabertNursing

Expertise: Medicare, Medicaid, health reform, health insurance, health economics  

Media Type
: Print, Radio  
Contact: (414) 288-7356   

April Harkins, Chair and Associate Professor

April HarkinsClinical Laboratory Science

Expertise: Medical Immunology, Medical Mycology

Office Phone: (414) 288-3402


Bill Henk, Dean/Professor

Bill HenkCollege of Education

 Schooling; educational policy; assessment and testing literacy, teacher preparation  

Media Type
: Print, TV, Radio  
Contact: (414) 288- 7376   


James (Jim) Hoelzle, Associate Professor

James (Jim) HoelzlePsychology Department

Expertise: Psychological Assessment, Overlap Between Neurologic and Psychiatric Conditions

Office Phone: (414) 288-7773
Mobile Phone: (419) 215-7114


Norah Johnson, Associate Professor

Norah JohnsonCollege of Nursing

Expertise: Pediatric Nursing, Autism Spectrum Disorder

Office Phone: (414) 288-3857


Joshua Knox, Clinical Associate Professor

Joshua KnoxPhysician Assistant Studies

Expertise: Hepatology, Gastroenterology

Office Phone: (414) 288-8483


Wendy Krueger, Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education

Wendy KruegerSpeech Pathology and Audiology

Expertise: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Swallowing Disorders

Office Phone: (414) 288-5667


John LaDisa, Associate Professor

John LaDisaBiomedical Engineering

Expertise: Medical Issues: Stents, Pediatric Heart Disease, Blood Flow, Computer Modeling

Office Phone: (414) 288-6739


Douglas Lobner, Professor

Douglas LobnerBiomedical Sciences

Expertise: Stroke, Neuroscience

Office Phone: (414) 288-6569
Home Phone: (414) 291-3746


Nilanjan Lodh, Assistant Professor

Dr. Nilanjan LodhClinical Laboratory Science Department

Expertise: Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Epidemiology, Global Health, Tropical Diseases, Molecular Diagnostics, Population Genetics, Microbiology 

Media Type: Print, TV, Radio
Contact: (414) 288-3404


Patrick Loftis, Clinical Associate Professor

Patrick LoftisPhysician Assistant Studies

Expertise: Internal Medicine

Office Phone: (414) 288-0603


John Mantsch, Chair and Professor

John MantschBiomedical Sciences

Expertise: Neurobiology of Drug Addiction

Office Phone: (414) 288-2036
Home Phone: (262) 251-7971


Richard Marklin, Professor

Richard MarklinMechanical Engineering

Expertise: Alternative Computer Keyboards, Injury Prevention in the Workplace, Job Task Analysis and Ergonomics in the Workplace, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Human/Machine Interaction (Ergonomics), Prevention of Low Back Pain

Office Phone: (414) 288-3622


Aaron Miller, Clinical Assistant Professor

Aaron MillerBiomedical Sciences Department

Expertise: Pharmacology & toxicology, human physiology, nutrition

Media type: Print, T.V. and radio


Alexander Ng, Associate Professor

Alexander NgExercise Science

Expertise: Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromuscular Control

Office Phone: (414) 288-6209


Kristy Nielson, Professor

Kristy NielsonPsychology Department

Expertise: Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, Neuroimaging, Neurophysiology and Psychophysiology, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Genetic and Family History Predictors of Decline, Cognition, Learning, Memory, Memory Enhancement

Office Phone: (414) 288-1796


Paula Papanek, Associate Professor, Director of Exercise Science

Paula PapanekExercise Science/Physical Therapy

Expertise: Weight Control, Osteoporosis, Women Athletes, Female Athlete Triad, Eating Disorders, Over Training, Ergogenic Aids, Heart Disease, Obesity, Cardiology, Exercise and Performance, Human Subjects Research, Solar Panels

Office Phone: (414) 288-5069


Robert Paxton, Clinical Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Director of Didactic Education

Robert PaxtonPhysician Assistant Studies

Expertise: Infectious Disease

Office Phone: (414) 288-0602


Michael PotnekClinical instructor of nursing

Nursing Department

Expertise: Adult-gerontology primary care, smoking cessation, healthcare for vulnerable populations  

Media Type: Print, TV, Radio 


Tina Puglisi-Creegan, Clinical Associate Professor

Tina Puglisi-CreeganSpeech Pathology and Audiology

Expertise: Aphasia

Office Phone: (414) 288-3946


Robert Scheidt, Professor

Robert ScheidtBiomedical Engineering

Expertise: Stroke Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Robotics, Human Sensorimotor Control, Embedded Microcontroller Design, Medical Instrumentation, Real-Time Computing, Neuroimaging, Stroke, Sensory Integration, Motor Control

Office Phone: (414) 288-6124


Sheila Schindler-Ivens, Associate Professor

Sheila Schindler-IvensPhysical Therapy

Expertise: Neural Control of Locomotion, Neurological Disease and Injury, Walking, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke

Office Phone: (414) 288-7282
Home Phone: (414) 962-0228


Kevin Siebenlist, Associate Professor

Kevin SiebenlistBiomedical Sciences

Expertise: hemostasis: Cellular and protein pathways  

Media Type: Print, TV, Radio 
Contact: (414) 288-6555 


Jeffrey Toth, Adjunct Professor


Expertise: Orthopedic & Spine medical devices and biomaterials, bone void fillers, bone grafts, synthetic bone graft substitutes, explant analysis of medical devices, Bone Tissue Engineering  

Media Type:
 Print, TV 


Robert Wheeler, Associate Professor

Robert WheelerBiomedical Sciences

Expertise: Neuroscience, Substance Abuse

Office Phone: (414) 288-6703
Home Phone: (414) 266-6703
Mobile Phone: (262) 825-6591


MaryJo Wiemiller, Chair/Clinical Associate Professor

MaryJo WiemillerPhysician Assistant Studies

Expertise: Surgery, Physician Assistant Post Graduate Education in Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services

Office Phone: (414) 288-7180