Panelists

Jansen

Matthew J. Jansen, M.D.

Division of Education Medical Director
Marshfield Clinic

Matthew Jansen, M.D., an internal medicine physician who has been a part of Marshfield Clinic for 25 years, was named Marshfield Clinic’s Division of Education medical director in the summer of 2012.

Dr. Jansen arrived in Marshfield in 1992 as a third-year medical student from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He continued at Marshfield as an Internal Medicine resident, served as the Chief Resident, graduated in 1997 and then joined the staff of the General Internal Medicine department.

While on staff, Dr. Jansen has served as Core Faculty, Associate Program Director and Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program.

He now leads the Division of Education, which has several sections, including:

  • Graduate Medical Education (resident/fellowship programs);
  • Student Programs:
    • Medical student programs including the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine program
    • Nursing students (including the UW Eau Claire Nursing program)
    • Physician Assistant students
    • School of Radiography students
    • Nuclear Medicine Program students
  • Corporate Education
  • Patient Education
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Medicine Library

He also serves as the Associate Dean for the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Additionally, Dr. Jansen acts as the Designated Institutional Official with the authority and responsibility for the oversight and administration of Marshfield Clinic’s ACGME-accredited programs. Current residency/fellowship programs include Dermatology Residency, General Surgery Residency, Internal Medicine Residency, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency, Pediatrics Residency, Pharmacy Residency, Palliative Medicine Fellowship and Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellowship.


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Susan Schueler-Sheveland

Outpatient Clinic Manager
Wood County Human Services

Sue Schueler-Sheveland, LPC, CSAC, CSIT is the Manager of the Outpatient Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Clinic operated by the Wood County Human Services Department. She is responsible for the overall operation of the clinic which includes certified mental health clinic, substance abuse clinic, day treatment program and tele-health. Sue is actively involved with the Wood County Drug Court program and the Wood County Drug Task Force. She is a practicing clinician with 23 years of experience in the mental health and substance abuse field with both children and adults.
Sue is trained in numerous treatment modalities including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Re-Processing (EMDR). In her role as Clinic Manager, she is leading efforts to develop new and innovative programs to address the complex treatment needs of individuals with mental illness, substance use disorders and traumatic life experiences.


Canto

Amber Canto

FoodWIse State Coordinator
UW-Extension

Amber Canto, MPH, RDN, currently serves as the State Program Coordinator of FoodWIse at the University of WI-Extension. FoodWIse is a federally-funded effort that aims to reduce diet and physical activity-related health disparities by: empowering families and individuals with limited financial resources to choose healthful diets and to become more food secure by spending food dollars wisely; and working to make the healthy choice the easy choice where people live, learn, work and play.

Amber has worked as a nutrition consultant with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the Dominican Republic where she coordinated infant and young child feeding interventions on the Haitian-Dominican border. She previously held the position as Poverty and Food Security Specialist with University of Wisconsin-Extension where her worked addressed food systems and food security, poverty awareness and education, and nutrition education with low-income audiences.

Amber received her dietetics degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and completed her master’s degree in public health nutrition with a global health emphasis with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health.


Richardson

Judee Richardson

Director of Curricular and Academic Development for UW Flex
UW-Extension

Judee currently partners with faculty, staff, and administrators to develop competency-based education policies and curriculum at the University of Wisconsin-Extension. For more than 20 years, Judee has provided senior leadership in the higher ed and non-profit sectors, building bridges between educational institutions, government and local communities.

Judee has a Ph.D. in psychology as well as certifications in Evaluation Practice and Restorative Justice Mediation. She has authored numerous grants and served as an expert evaluation reviewer for the Corporation for National and Community Service.  Her main areas of focus are social justice, data-informed strategic decision-making, research measurement and environmental stewardship.


Thwaits

Patricia Thwaits

WisPACT Coordinator
University of Wisconsin-Marathon County

As Regional Program Coordinator for the wisPACT – Wisconsin Physician Assistant Community Track option, Patti is responsible for the program’s daily operations in Wausau at the UW-Marathon County campus. She also assists with outreach initiatives to preceptors and healthcare systems. The mission of the UW-Madison PA Program includes an emphasis on primary health care for populations and regions in need.

Patti received her master’s degree in guidance and counseling from UW-Stout and undergraduate degree in psychology and sociology from UW-Eau Claire. She began her career in residence life and university counseling services. She worked for JI Case as a project specialist in employee relations prior to joining Student Affairs as an academic and career advisor, as well as the internship coordinator at UW-Marathon County for 16 years.