Dr. Paul Hunter joined the faculty of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in 2009.
Since October 2019 Dr. Hunter has served as the Medical Director of the Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN), a primary care, practice based research network (PBRN).
As Associate Director of the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine (WARM) Dr. Hunter assists medical students and their community partners use principles of public health and community engagement during longitudinal projects.
Dr Hunter directs the Ambulatory Acting Internship, an intensive 4-week course taught by community physicians in all corners of the state that all UW medical students must take before graduating.
As a float physician for primary clinics in UW Health system, Dr. Hunter fills in for clinicians who are on vacation or on leave.
From 2009 through 2019, Dr. Hunter served as the Associate Medical Director of the City of Milwaukee Health Department. He continues to provide backup consultations on communicable diseases.
Dr Hunter has worked with underserved patients at Federally Qualified Health Centers and free clinics in Milwaukee and Rockford, He also worked at an innovative nonprofit clinic serving elderly and disabled patients in Milwaukee and worked for a large healthcare system at a small clinic in South Milwaukee. Dr Hunter also taught a family practice residency . He completed medical school in Madison and family practice residency in Eau Claire.
Paul is married to a general internist. They have 3 children. He enjoys watching birds and coordinates an annual winter bird count in southern Adams County. .