Director

PROTEA Team
Randall Brown MD, PhD, DFASAM – PROTEA Director and Associate Professor within the UW DFMCH, Director of the UW Center for Addictive Disorders, and the Program Director for the UW Addiction Medicine Fellowship Programs. Leads and collaborates on clinical trials, health services research, outreach, and education efforts for the PROTEA Program.

Faculty

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Kellene Eagen, MD – Assistant Professor at UW DFMCH. Core faculty member for the Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program, and she leads and collaborates on clinical trials, outreach, and education efforts for the PROTEA program.
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Christopher Nicholas, PhD – Assistant Professor at UW DFMCH. Primarily focuses research program investigator on clinical trials of interventions to improve outcomes for people with substance use disorders and related conditions for the PROTEA Program.
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Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACPM, DFASAM – Associate Professor at UW DFMCH. Core faculty member for the Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program, and she leads and collaborates on health services research, outreach, and education efforts for the PROTEA Program.

Staff

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Megan Ringo – Program Manager at UW DFMCH. Manages Research Coordinators and contributes to project design, to budget formulation and logistics, and to project regulatory approvals.
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Amelia Baltes, MPH – Research Coordinator at UW DFMCH. Provides support for several clinical trials and health services research efforts for the program.
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Marissa Block – Graduate Assistant at UW DFMCH. Provides support with data management and entry. Also supports our team with additional projects, such as the Department of Medicine’s SMART-AI project.
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Erica Gelman – Research Coordinator at UW DFMCH. Provides support for several clinical trials and health services research efforts for the program.
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David Horton – Researcher at UW DFMCH. Focusing on protocol development, staff training, and workflow development. Also assisting with publications and presentations, as well as grants management on future funding.
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Kathleen Maher – Outreach Specialist at UW DFMCH. Leads the program’s MAT training efforts such as the Buprenorphine Bootcamp and ASAM Waiver trainings. Additionally, she leads the program’s community engagement efforts.
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Julia Malacki – Research Coordinator at UW DFMCH. Provides support for several clinical trials and health services research efforts for the program.
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Nada Rashid – Outreach Coordinator at UW DFMCH. Leads the program’s Project ECHO series and provides administrative program support.
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Heather Williams, MA – Addiction Medicine Fellowship Education Coordinator at UW DFMCH. Oversees the fellowship program, and provides coordinator support to the fellowship’s faculty and fellows.

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Randall Brown, MD, PhD, DFASAM
PROTEA Director
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Program Office

PROTEA
UW Dept. of Family Medicine
1100 Delaplaine Court
Alumni Hall
Madison, WI 53715

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