University of Wisconsin–Madison

Archive: Embracing Diversity: Dr. Peter Nichol’s Biology Research Lab Embodies the UWSMPH Mission

In the spirit of diversity, Peter F Nichol, MD, PhD , hired Amy Reeder, PhD, to head his developmental biology research lab.

While more than qualified to hold the position that she does, Reeder concedes that Nichol made a daring decision to hire her. In 2004, she sustained a traumatic brain injury, which has left her with processing, language and stamina issues.

Read more about this particular story, and how Diversity Matters on campus at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

“The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity…both as an end in itself, and also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities.” – Dean Robert Golden