Dr. Carey Gleason receives Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award

Dr. Carey Gleason receives the Vilas Award

Carey Gleason, PhD, MS, received a Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award from the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The award recognizes research and teaching excellence, and provides $75,000 in flexible research funding over three years. 

Dr. Gleason serves as leader of the Inclusion of Under-Represented Groups Core at the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Her research focuses on improving timely identification of and intervention for memory disorders in underserved communities. Learn more

About Vilas professorships and awards: Extraordinary members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been honored during the last year with awards supported by the William F. Vilas Trust Estate of professor, U.S. senator and UW Regent William F. Vilas (1840-1908). Funds are made available to assist in research and scholarly activities.

Story updated May 31, 2022