Staff and Trainees


Samantha AllisonSamantha Allison, PhD

Research Associate
slallison@wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Elena BeckmanElena Beckman, BA

Associate Research Specialist
ebeckman@medicine.wisc.edu OR elena.beckman@va.gov
 

 

 

 


Sara Berman, BS Sara Berman, BS

Graduate Student
seberman@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Hanna Blazel, MS, CCC-SLPHanna Blazel, MS, CCC-SLP

ADRC Administrator
hmb@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Cynthia Carlson, DNP, APNP Cynthia Carlson, DNP, APNP

Research Nurse Practitioner
ccarlson@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Fabu Carter, MSFabu Carter, MS

Outreach Specialist
fpcarter@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Paul Cary, BSPaul Cary, BS

Research Specialist
rpcary@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Christina Chin, BAChristina Chin, BA

Study Coordinator
cechin@wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Erin Chin, BSErin Chin, BS

Regulatory Specialist
echin@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Aleshia Cole, RN, APNPAleshia Cole, RN, APNP

Research Nurse Practitioner
amcole@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Caitlin ClearyCaitlin Cleary, BS

Neuroimaging Research Manager
ccleary@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Nancy Davenport-Sis, BSNancy Davenport-Sis, BS

Administrative Research Specialist

njdavenpor@medicine.wisc.edu

 

 

 


Gilda EnnisGilda Ennis, PhD

Research Associate
geennis@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Benjamin Farral, BSBenjamin Farral, BS

Study Coordinator
bofarral@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Jay FruehlingJ. Jay Fruehling, MA

Brain Bank Manager
jjfruehling@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Sandra Harding, MSSandra Harding, MS

Senior Research Specialist
sjharding@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Brieanna Harris, BSBrieanna Harris, BA

Research Specialist
blharris2@wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Amy A. Hawley, BAAmy A. Hawley, BA

Brain Biomarkers Administrator
ahawley@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Chuck Illingworth, MSChuck Illingworth, MS

Information Processing Consultant
caillingworth@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Michael KozuchMichael Kozuch, BS

Research Specialist
mpkozuch@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Rachel Krause, BSRachel Krause, BS

Brain Bank Coordinator/ADRC Lab Technician
rakrause@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Erin Lacey, BSErin Lacey, BS

Research Specialist
eelacey@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Karen Lazar, MSKaren Lazar, MS

Research Program Manager
klazar@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Dayne Legreid, BSDayne Legreid, BS

Research Specialist
dtlegreid@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Stephanie Li, MSStephanie Li, MS

Senior Research Specialist
smli@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Sarah LoseSarah Lose, MS

Research Specialist/Exercise Physiologist
srlose@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


John LucilleJohn Lucille, BA

Associate Research Specialist
jlucille@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Nygil MatthewsNygil Matthews, DNP

Research Nurse Practitioner
ndmatthews@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Colleen MellertColleen Mellert, BS

Research Intern
cmellert@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Andrew Merluzzi, BAAndrew Merluzzi, BA

Graduate Student
amerluzzi@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Jennifer M. Oh, BSJennifer M. Oh, BS

Research Specialist
jmoh@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Mary-Elizabeth PasquesiMary-Elizabeth Pasquesi, BA

Senior Research Specialist
mpasquesi@wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Jennifer PoetterJennifer Poetter, BS

Senior Research Specialist
jpoetter@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Hector SalazarHector Salazar, BSN

Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
hsalazar@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Lisa Sanchez, BALisa Sanchez, BA

Research Specialist
lasanchez@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Leah Sanson, BSLeah Sanson, BS

Research Specialist
lksanson@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Heather Shouel, BSHeather Shouel, BS

Research Specialist
hlshouel@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Claire SkilleClaire Skille

Research Specialist
ckskille@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Tierra Smith, BSTierra Smith, BA

Research Specialist
tmsmith9@wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Alice Spalitta, BS

ADRC Data Service Liaison
spalitta@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Chase TaylorChase Taylor, BS

Research Specialist
ctaylor23@wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Ingrid TaylorIngrid Taylor, BA

Research Staff
iktaylor@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Carol Van Hulle, PhDCarol Van Hulle, PhD

Associate Scientist
vanhulle@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Nick VogtNick Vogt, BA

Graduate Student
nvogt@wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Michelle Wahoske, MSMichelle Wahoske, MS

Clinical Research Program Manager
mlwahoske@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Heidi Walaski, RN, MSN, APNPHeidi Walaski, RN, MSN, APNP

Research Nurse Practitioner
hpwalaski@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Rebecca WasieleskiRebecca Wasieleski, BA

Communication Specialist
rwasiel@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Kao Lee Yang, MAKao Lee Yang, MA

Research Specialist
klyang3@wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Megan ZuelsdorffMegan Zuelsdorff, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
mlzuelsd@wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Zachary ZuginZachary Zugin, MS

Senior Research Specialist
zcz@medicine.wisc.edu
 

 

 

 


Students

Will Fox

I am an undergraduate biomedical engineering major from Madison, Wisconsin, planning on graduating in 2020. At The Wisconsin ADRC, I help with entering data, organizing visits by sending out reminder letters, and printing paperwork. In the future, I hope to eventually work in the field of medicine or biomedical engineering.

 

Lauren Putnam

Lauren Putnam

I am an undergraduate rehabilitation psychology major from Blaine, Minnesota, planning to graduate in 2018. Here at the ADRC, my job includes day-to-day clerical tasks such as, data entry, breaking down paperwork after visits have been entered into our system, and sending reminder letters. In the future, I hope to attend graduate school for occupational therapy, but am still unsure of what population I would like to work with.

 

 

 

Sylvie Rising

I am an undergraduate personal finance major from Viroqua, Wisconsin, planning to graduate in 2018. At the ADRC I assist with event planning and administrative tasks. In the future, I hope to become a financial advisor. 

 

Zoey Rugel

Zoey Rugel

I am an undergraduate Life Sciences Communication and Community & Environmental Sociology major from Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, planning on graduating in 2019. I am also pursuing certificates in Digital Studies and Environmental Studies. Here at the Wisconsin ADRC, I help out with communications work. Ideally, my future career path would combine my two majors, potentially working in the marketing department of a non-profit or NGO.  

 

 

 

Brandon Stringer

Brandon Stringer

I am an undergraduate psychology major from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, planning to graduate in 2019. My main job here at the ADRC is data entry and helping coordinators prepare for their visits with patients. In the future, I plan to continue my education to eventually become a child psychologist.

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Wehrli

Alex Wehrli

I am an undergraduate Communication Arts- Radio, TV, Film major planning on graduating in 2019. I'm also pursuing certificates in German and Entrepreneurship. My job here at the ADRC involves media production and helping produce the department’s podcast. I hope to land a career in media production in the future.