Sue Ann Thompson
Founder & President
Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, Madison, WI

Carol Markos
Vice President
Vice President, The Markos Foundation, Madison, WI

Janeen Meehan
Community Volunteer & Retired School Principal

Essie Whitelaw
Chief Strategy Consultant, Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative, Mequon, WI

Jason Thompson
Assistant Treasurer
Attorney, Michael Best & Friedrich, Milwaukee, WI

Michele Bauer, MD
CMO, Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire, Altoona, WI

Terri Bresenham
Vice President & General Manager, Global Diagnostic Ultrasound, GE Healthcare, Milwaukee, WI

Molly Carnes, MD, MS
Professor and Physician, UW Center for Women’s Health Research, UW-Madison, Madison, WI

Lisa A. H. Cudahy
Community Activist, Milwaukee, WI

Darshan Singh Dhaliwal
President and Owner, Bulk Petroleum, Mequon, WI

Marilyn Follen, RN, MSN
Administrator, Institute for Quality, Innovation & Patient Safety, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI

Jane Blain Gilbertson
Executive VP, Owner, Blain’s Farm & Fleet and Blain Supply, Inc., Janesville, WI

Jake Orville
CEO, Cleveland Heart Lab, Cleveland, OH

James R. Riordan
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer Emeritus, Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation



The Scientific Advisory Committee provides guidance to WWHF with regard to technical, medical, or research related topics. The Committee also evaluates proposals submitted for consideration for the Dr. Judith Stitt Woman Faculty Scholar Award.

Elizabeth Burnside, MD, MPH, MS
Associate Professor, Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Molly Carnes, MD, MS, Chair
Professor of Medicine and Director, Center for Women’s Health Research, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Jeffrey Davis, MD
Chief Medical Officer and State Epidemiologist for Communicable Diseases, Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Department of Health Services – Madison

Michael Fiore, MD
Professor of Medicine and Director, Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Jane Morley Kotchen, MD, MPH
Professor and Director, Division of Epidemiology, Health Policy Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Linda Schuler, VMD, PhD
Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Virginia Stoffel, PhD
Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy & Scientist Center for Addictions and Behavioral Health Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Teresa Woods, PhD
Clinical Licensed Psychologist, The Psychology Center – Madison