Grete Wichmann joined the UW Survey Center in 2014 as a project director. Dr. Wichmann was trained in epidemiologic research methods, health services research, and biostatistics. Before joining the Survey Center, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, where she investigated the associations between inflammatory marker levels in cerebral spinal fluid, cognitive function, and dementia. Grete was a project assistant at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for five years, four of which she spent working for two large longitudinal cohort studies, the population-based Epidemiology of Hearing Loss Study and the Beaver Dam Offspring Study. She has experience with questionnaire and protocol development, participant recruitment and scheduling, field staff training, manuscript preparation, quality control, data cleaning, and statistical analyses.
Dr. Wichmann earned a Ph.D. in population health sciences with a concentration in epidemiology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Grete attended Grinnell College, where she received her bachelor’s degree in general science with a biology concentration.