Areas of Interest: older adults, cognition & neuroimaging, multimorbidity
Dr. Ersig focuses on stress and anxiety associated with chronic health conditions.
Dr. Fernandez’s research program is built on over two decades of combined national and international social work and public health research, practice, teaching, and service experience with Indigenous, Latinx, and other marginalized communities in inpatient and outpatient health care settings, academic settings, non-profit organizations, and the Peace Corps.
Dr. Gicquelais is a substance use and infectious disease epidemiologist. Her research focuses on harm reduction and the prevention of overdose, HIV, and hepatitis C.
Dr. Greene’s research examines the mechanisms that cause and perpetuate disparities in sexual and reproductive health, with a focus on health providers and health systems factors.
Areas of Interest: older adults, transitions, mobility/functional status, systems-based interventions to improve nursing practice, grounded theory approach to qualitative research
2021 Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCFA) Professional Development Scholarship, UW-Madison 2020 Midwest Nursing Research Society/Sigma Research Award 2016 Johnson Research Award, UW-Madison, School of Nursing 2015 Dr. Joy Calkin Doctoral Student Support Award …
Areas of Interest: cancer pain & symptom management, cancer symptom clusters, cognitive behavioral techniques, complementary therapies, self-management
Dr. Lor’s overall research program aim to reduce health disparities by improving symptom management and quality of life for patients with communication challenges, particularly those with limited English proficiency (LEP).