Team Members

Research Team

Yao Liu headshot

Yao Liu, MD

Principal Investigator

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Alejandra Torres Diaz, BS

Associate Research Specialist

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Ramsey Benkert

Associate Research Specialist

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Stephany Georgeson

Research Assistant

Mile Bluff Medical Center

Collaborators

Timothy Bjelland headshot

Maureen Smith headshot

Jane Mahoney headshot

Ronald Klein headshot

Barbara Blodi headshot

Timothy Bjelland, DO

Chief Medical Officer

Mile Bluff Medical Center

Maureen Smith, MD, MPH, PhD

Health Services Research

Health Innovation Program

UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Jane Mahoney, MD

Dissemination and Implementation Advisor

Health Innovations Program

UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Ron Klein, MD, MPH

Diabetic retinopathy screening and epidemiology

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Barbara Blodi, MD

Retinal Imaging and Grading

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Methodologists

Nora Jacobson headshot

Deanne Boss headshot

Todd Molfenter headshot

Mari Palta headshot

headshot Gay Thomas

Betty Kaiser headshot

Nora Jacobson, PhD

Qualitative Methodologist

UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

Deanne Boss, MS

NIATx Expert

Wisconsin Research & Education Network (WREN)

UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Todd Molfenter, PhD

NIATx Expert

UW-Madison College of Engineering

Mari Palta, PhD

Quantitative Methodologist

Department of Population Health Sciences

UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Gay Thomas, MA

Director of Stakeholder Engagement

Wisconsin Network for Research Support (WINRS)

UW-Madison School of Nursing

Betty Kaiser, PhD, RN

Director of Stakeholder Training

Wisconsin Network for Research Support (WINRS)

UW-Madison School of Nursing