Jonathan Temte MD, MS, PhD

Professor (CHS)
(608) 263-3111
ACHC / Wingra (Madison)

Jonathan Temte, MD, PhD joined the faculty of the DFM in September 1993. He received his BA from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, in 1980, an MS in biological oceanography from Oregon State University in 1986 and a PhD in zoology (minor: epidemiology) from the University of Wisconsin in 1993. He is published widely in the area reproductive ecology and birth timing of seals and sea lions. Jon pursued his medical training at the UW-Madison Medical School receiving his MD in 1987. He is a 1993 graduate of the Madison Family Practice Residency. He has an extensive variety of research and teaching experience, and received the Resident Research Award in 1993 and the Baldwin Lloyd Clinical Teaching Award in 1996. He served as the director of the Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN) from 2000-2005. Jon chaired the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Commission on Science in 2008 and currently chairs the Wisconsin Council on Immunization Practices. He served as AAFP liaison to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) from 2004-2008, and was appointed as a voting member of ACIP (2008-2015) where he is the current chair (2012-2015). Jon has also been active on pandemic influenza and bioterrorism working groups for the state of Wisconsin. His current research interests include viral disease surveillance in primary care, seasonality and epidemiology of influenza, attitudes toward immunization, and assessment of workload in primary care settings.