Leadership Committee

Barbara A. Blodi, MD

Position title: Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and MERI/RRF Daniel M. Albert Chair

Email: bablodi@wisc.edu

Kevin Eliceiri, PhD

Credentials: Department of Medical Physics (School of Medicine and Public Health)
Department of Biomedical Engineering (College of Engineering)
Center for Quantitative Cell Imaging (VCRGE)

Position title: Associate Director, McPherson Eye Research Institute
Retina Research Foundation Walter H. Helmerich Research Chair,
Associate Professor
Morgridge Institute for Research, Investigator

Email: eliceiri@wisc.edu

David Gamm, MD, PhD

Credentials: Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: RRF Emmett A Humble Distinguished Director,
McPherson Eye Research Institute
Sandra Lemke Trout Chair in Eye Research,
Professor

Email: dgamm@wisc.edu

Akihiro Ikeda, DVM, PhD

Position title: Professor, Department of Medical Genetics and Timothy William Trout Professor in Eye Research

Email: aikeda@wisc.edu

Heather L. Kirkorian, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, SOHE; Laura M. Secord Chair of Early Childhood Development

Email: kirkorian@wisc.edu

Gary Lupyan, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Email: lupyan@wisc.edu

Andrea Mason, PhD

Position title: Professor, Department of Kinesiology, School of Education

Email: amason@education.wisc.edu

Gillian McLellan, BVMS, PhD, DECVO, DACVO

Position title: Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, School of Medicine & Public Health, and Department of Surgical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine

Email: gillian.mclellan@wisc.edu

Beth Meyerand, PhD

Credentials: Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff Affairs; Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, Department of Medical Physics, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Email: memeyerand@wisc.edu

Bikash Pattnaik, PhD, MPhil

Position title: Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and MERI/RRF M.D. Matthews Research Professor

Email: pattnaik@wisc.edu

Vikas Singh, PhD

Position title: Professor, Departments of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics; Computer Sciences

Email: vsingh@biostat.wisc.edu