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Dr. Jonathan Temte

Associate Dean for Public Health, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Jonathan L. Temte, MD/PhD is Associate Dean for Public Health and Community Engagement at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health where he also serves as professor of Family Medicine and Community Health. He teaches family practice residents and practices full-spectrum primary care medicine to an under-served and highly diverse community at Wingra Family Medical Center in Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Temte served on the U.S. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices from 2008-2015, becoming the first family physician to serve as chair from 2012 to 2015. He currently chairs the Wisconsin Council on Immunization Practices and is a member of the CDC’s Board of Scientific Counselors. Dr. Temte has a long history of building bridges between public health and clinical medicine. He is the principal investigator of the Wisconsin Influenza Incidence Surveillance Project, the Oregon Child Absenteeism due to Respiratory Disease Study (ORCHARDS), and the Rapid Assessment of, and Prophylaxis for Influenza in Dwellers of Long-Term Care Facilities Project (RAPID-LTCF). His current research interests include viral disease surveillance in primary care and communities, seasonality and epidemiology of influenza, attitudes toward immunization, and effects of climate change on patients in primary care settings.