For more information or questions about the Medical Scientist Training Program, contact Chelsea Hanewall or Nichole Monzon, the MSTP co-administrators.

Information is also available from any current MSTP student and the MSTP directors. The Medical Scientist Training Program office is in the Health Sciences Learning Center, near the medical school admissions office and the offices of key personnel at the School of Medicine and Public Health, including student services and multicultural affairs.

Chelsea Hanewall, MSTP co-administrator

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Chelsea Hanewall, hired in 2012, is a Medical Scientist Training Program Program co-administrator. Prior to joining the MSTP, she worked for the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research in the Research Education and Career Development core. Chelsea has a bachelor's degree in physiology from the University of Minnesota and has experience with student data tracking and reporting, communications and marketing, and research administration.

Chelsea has become the principal staff person in the Medical Scientist Training Program for admissions, recruitment, program evaluation, appointments and terminations, student support, annual events, grant administration and curriculum management. MSTP students, leadership and faculty have depended on her organizational skills, attention to detail, tenacity and creative problem solving to enhance the MSTP and move the program forward.

Nichole Monzon, MSTP co-administrator

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Nichole Monzon joined the Medical Scientist Training Program as a co-administrator in fall 2017. Prior to coming the School of Medicine and Public Health, she worked across campus as a career coach in the in the Full-Time MBA Program Office at the Wisconsin School of Business. Nichole has a strong background in student services, administration and outreach.

Nichole earned her master of human relations from the University of Oklahoma and a bachelor of science in social science from the University of Maryland University College. She’s excited to have the opportunity to contribute to the education and training of UW-Madison’s physician-scientist students.