Gwen received her PhD in Health Communications from the University of Illinois with a specialty in provider and family communication. She most recently completed a Primary Care Research Fellowship in Family Medicine here at UW-Madison and received a grant for her research regarding weight issues. Her work has also focused on stakeholder engagement, social determinants of health, and primary care research.
In her free time, Gwen enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with her 14 year-old and 12 year-old children. Additionally, she and her husband own a local LEGO store! Other interests include human development and transgender health and rights issues.