Director of Operations, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics
608-265-2411 / Carlson@biostat.wisc.edu
Hometowns: Minocqua, WI
Education: BS, Management Information Systems, University of Tampa MBA, International Business and Marketing, University of Wisconsin-Madison
I’m the Director of Operations for Biostatistics & Medical Informatics in the School of Medicine and Public Health. This means I make sure the faculty and staff have what they need to succeed in their work.
What is your passion? STEM education, particularly FIRST Robotics Team 1306 – BadgerBOTS, which is located in Middleton, WI and has programs for 2nd grade through high school. Music, reading, gardening, friends, family
What advice do you have for undergrads, grads, postdocs seeking careers in STEM fields? Follow your interests and be prepared for a rapidly changing work world. The jobs you hold 5 years from now may not even exist today, so be ready to adapt!
Are you involved in any outreach programs (campus, state, or national)? BadgerBOTS Robotics (www.badgerbots.org)
What do you like to do when you’re away from work? read, garden, spend time with friends & family, shoot photos, cook, make and listen to music, be outside