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CURRICULUM VITAE

Jennifer A. Zaspel MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Division of Pediatric Psychiatry

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
09/2005 - 05/2009 B.A. Biology; Chemistry, Psychology, COLLEGE OF SAINT CATHERINE (NOW SAINT CATHERINE UNIVERSITY), Saint Paul, MN
08/2010 - 05/2014 M.D., MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2014 - 06/2017 ADULT PSYCHIATRY RESIDENCY, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY AND BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2017 - 06/2019 CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY FELLOWSHIP, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY AND BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2018 - 06/2019 CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY FELLOWSHIP CO-CHIEF, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY AND BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, Medical College of Wisconsin and Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
08/2019 - Present ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY AND BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, Medical College of Wisconsin

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
12/2020 - Present Associate Director Resident Wellbeing Project, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
09/2016 - Present HOUSE PHYSICIAN, PSYCHIATRIC OFFICER, Psychiatric Crisis Services, Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division, Milwaukee County Mental Health Complex, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
IHI OPEN SCHOOL: BASIC CERTIFICATE IN QUALITY & SAFETY
06/2018
None
ADULT PSYCHIATRY CERTIFICATION
THE AMERICAN BOARD OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY
09/24/2018
09/24/2028
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY CERTIFICATION
THE AMERICAN BOARD OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY
07/01/2019
07/01/2029
CTI Leadership Training
Children's WI
04/2021
None
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
FEDERAL DEA LICENSE
05/31/2024
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT
03/2022
UNRESTRICTED WISCONSIN STATE LICENSE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE AND SURGERY
10/31/2023
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2005 - 2009 ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE
2007 - 2009 NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION STEM SCHOLAR
2008 MEMBER, BETA BETA BETA, Biological Honor Society
02/2009 NCAA DIVISION III NATIONAL SWIMMING COMPETITION QUALIFIER
2009 MEMBER, PSI CHI, National Honorary Society in Psychology
2009 Summa Cum Laude Graduate, College of St. Catherine
2009 MEMBER, PHI BETA KAPPA, National Honor Society
2009 MEMBER, IOTA SIGMA PI, National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry
2016 Captain of the Year, Brewcity Bruisers
2017 ABOVE AND BEYOND AWARD, Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
2018 AACAP LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE TRAVEL GRANT, AACAP/WISCAP
2018 AACAP EDUCATION OUTREACH PROGRAM FOR CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY RESIDENTS, AACAP Annual Meeting
2018 WISCCAP TRAVEL AWARD, AACAP Annual Meeting
2019 ADVOCACY FELLOW AMBASSADOR PROGRAM, AACAP/WISCCAP
2019 AACAP PASSPORT PROGRAM MEMBER, , AACAP Legislative Conference and Assembly Meeting
2020 - 2021 Clinical Excellence Award, MCW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
09/2021 Medical Staff Continuous Service Award - Five Years, Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division
2021 Medical Staff President's Community Partners Award, Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
WISCONSIN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION (WPA) (MEMBER)
WISCONSIN COUNCIL OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY (WISCCAP) (MEMBER)
OF AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION (APA) (MEMBER )
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (AMA) (MEMBER)
MILWAUKEE COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY (MCMS) (MEMBER)
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY (AACAP) (MEMBER )
WISCONSIN MEDICAL SOCIETY (WMS) (MEMBER )
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR EMERGENCY PSYCHIATRY (AAEP) (MEMBER)

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
08/2010 - 05/2014 MEMBER, PATHWAYS ACTIVITY LIAISON, AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – MEDICAL STUDENT SECTION, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2010 - 05/2014 MEMBER, PRESIDENT, LESBIAN, GAY, TRANSGENDER, AND PARTNERS IN MEDICINE, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2014 - 06/2017 MEMBER: RECRUITMENT DINNER ORGANIZER, RESIDENCY RECRUITMENT COMMITTEE, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
07/2014 - 06/2017 MEMBER, CANDIDATE ADOPTION PROGRAM, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
07/2018 - 06/2019 MEMBER, GRADUATION PLANNING COMMITTEE, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
07/2018 - 06/2019 FELLOW REPRESENTATIVE, WISCCAP EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, Wisconsin Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
07/2019 - Present CONTRIBUTOR, CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY FELLOW RECRUITMENT, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
07/2019 - 10/2020 EARLY CAREER PSYCHIATRIST, WISCCAP EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, Wisconsin Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
07/2020 - 03/2021 Physician, subject matter expert, Milwaukee County Psych Crisis Design Workgroup, Children's Wisconsin
11/2021 - Present Member, Milwaukee County Suicide Death Review Commission, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2022 - Present Member, Eastern Great Lakes (EGL) Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response - Behavioral Health Workgroup, Assistant Secretary of Preparedness Response (ASPR)/FEMA 5
Physician, subject matter expert, Children's WI CMG Emergency Workgroup, Children's Wisconsin
Physician, subject matter expert, Children's WI/Rogers Behavioral Health EDTC Referral Workgroup, Children's Wisconsin

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
PRE AND POST SYNAPTIC STRUCTURAL PROTEIN CHANGES IN CHRONIC PAIN
Source:
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Anesthesiology
PI:
Vjekoslav Miletic
Dates:
2009 - 2010
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
Source:
: Medical College of Wisconsin and Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Behavioral Health
PI:
Jeffrey Whittle, MD, MPH
Dates:
11/2015 - 05/2017
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Lippitt J, “Resolution Writing and Advocacy for Medical Students.”, MCW Pathways 2013 Scholarship Forum, 05/2013
Lippitt J, “Dead Like Me.”, Wisconsin Psychiatric Association 2017 Annual Conference, Annual Resident Clinical Vignette Competition, 03/2017
Kim R, Moser B, Zaspel J., “Reducing Stigma and Creating Hope.”, 7th Annual Depression Recognition Day, 10/2018
Zaspel J, Dunatov D., “Don’t Call it Group Therapy! Developing a Resident Wellness Curriculum.”, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 03/2019
Zaspel J, Agrawal H, “Trauma-Informed Story Time.”, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 04/2019
Zaspel J., “Psychiatric Emergencies in the EDTC.”, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2019
Jennifer A. Zaspel MD, A Familiar Case - Reviewing the Chart of an ED High Utilizer, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Morbidity and Mortality, Medical College of WI, 01/06/2021
Jennifer A. Zaspel MD, Trauma Informed Care: Creating a Responsive and Resilient Culture, Peds Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Medical College of WI, 03/10/2021
 
National
Jennifer Zaspel MD, Depression and Suicide Risk Assessment in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Cooper University Medicine, 02/03/2021
Jennifer Zaspel MD, Depression and Suicide Risk Assessment in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Cooper University Medicine, 08/19/2021
Alison Duncan MD, Jennifer Zaspel MD, Renuka Patel MBBS, Eva Ihle MD PhD, Terry Git Lee MD, Jeanette Scheid MD PhD, Children and Gun Violence During the Pandemic, AACAP 68th Annual Meeting, Virtual/Atlanta, GA, 10/27/2021
Jennifer Zaspel MD, Tony Thrasher DO, Discussing Firearm Safety Across the Age Spectrum, AAEP 12th Annual National Update on Behavioral Health Emergencies (NUBE) Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 12/10/2021
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2022 - Present Member, Children's Specialty Group (CSG) Compensation Committee, CSG/Children's WI
 
Hospital
05/2021 - Present Head of Committee, Medial Staff Health and Welfare Committee, Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
10/2018 - 12/2018 MEDICAL STUDENT M2 PSYCHIATRY COURSE, ENDURING EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL AND TEST QUESTION DEVELOPMENT
03/2019 - 05/2019 MEDICAL STUDENT M3 PSYCHIATRY COURSE, STUDY RESOURCE AND QUESTION BANK DEVELOPMENT
04/2019 MECHANISMS, ELIMINATION, INTERACTIONS, AND SIDE EFFECTS, PGY-IV AND PGY-V DIDACTIC SERIES: Lamotrigine
 
Resident and Fellow Education
12/2015 PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY REVIEW – SESSION 2: SNRIS, PGY-II DIDACTIC SERIES: Medicine
05/2017 DVANCED PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY - NALTREXONE USE IN THE TREATMENT OF EATING DISORDERS, PGY-III DIDACTIC SERIES
08/2017 SURGICAL RESIDENT WELLNESS COURSE, CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHING – QUARTERLY SESSIONS
01/2018 - 03/2018 DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY CHILD CONSULT/LIAISON ROTATION SUB-ATTENDING, MENTORING AND DIRECT SUPERVISION OF RESIDENTS, MEDICAL STUDENTS
07/2018 - Present DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS DEVELOPMENTAL PEDIATRICS ROTATION, MENTORING AND DIRECT SUPERVISION OF RESIDENTS
02/2019 MECHANISMS, ELIMINATION, INTERACTIONS, AND SIDE EFFECTS, PGY-IV AND PGY-V DIDACTIC SERIES: SNRIs
04/2019 MECHANISMS, ELIMINATION, INTERACTIONS, AND SIDE EFFECTS, PGY-IV AND PGY-V DIDACTIC SERIES: Whole Exome Sequencing
05/2019 PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY – ADHD, GENERAL RESIDENCY PGY-I DIDACTIC SERIES
08/2019 CHILD PSYCHIATRY – EATING DISORDERS, GENERAL RESIDENCY PGY-III DIDACTIC SERIES
08/2019 - Present Child and Adolescent Psychiatry lecture series (Subtopics: ADHD (PGY-1's, PGY-2's) and Eating Disorders (PGY-3's.)
06/2020 - Present Emergency Psychiatry Series for Peds Emergency Medicine
2020 - Present CAP Series for Adults Psych residents (ADHD, EDO)
2020 - Present Resident Wellbeing Project (Supervision)
01/2021 - Present MEISE (Mechanisms, Elimination, Interaction and Side Effects)
09/2021 - Present CAP Fellow CL Lecture Series - Suicide Risk Assessment
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Resident and Fellow Education
12/2014 CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF WISCONSIN AND FROEDTERT LUTHERAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, CONSULTATION LIAISON COMBINED TEAM MEETING CASE CONFERENCE SERIES Minimizing Cardiovascular Adverse Effects of Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs
08/2016 CLEMENT J. ZABLOCKI VA, CLEMENT J. ZABLOCKI VA ADDICTIONS JOURNAL CLUB, CASE CONFERENCE SERIES:Cannabinoids for Medical Use: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
11/2016 CLEMENT J. ZABLOCKI VA, CLEMENT J. ZABLOCKI VA PTSD JOURNAL CLUB, CASE CONFERENCE SERIES: The Use of Stimulants in the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
02/2017 CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF WISCONSIN AND FROEDTERT LUTHERAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, CONSULTATION LIAISON COMBINED TEAM MEETING CASE CONFERENCE SERIES Confabulation: What is Associated with its Rise and Fall? A Study in Brain Injury
01/2018 CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF WISCONSIN AND FROEDTERT LUTHERAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, CONSULTATION LIAISON COMBINED TEAM MEETING CASE CONFERENCE SERIE: EEG Neurofeedback Effects in the Treatment of Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
03/2018 CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF WISCONSIN AND FROEDTERT LUTHERAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, CONSULTATION LIAISON COMBINED TEAM MEETING CASE CONFERENCE SERIES: The Perpetrators or Medical Child Abuse (Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy)
03/2019 MECHANISMS, ELIMINATION, INTERACTIONS, AND SIDE EFFECTS, PGY-IV AND PGY-V DIDACTIC SERIES: Dopamine Partial Agonists
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
 
 
Clinical Programs
01/2019 Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Department Wellness Policy
12/2020 - Present Children's WI EDTC Agitation Management Guideline
12/2021 - Present Children's WI EDTC ASQ Positive Screen Guideline
 
Community Programs
04/2011 Wisconsin Medical Society policy on Discrimination in the Delivery of Health Care, amended pre-existing policy, passed House of Delegates
04/2011 Wisconsin Medical Society policy on Diversity Competency Training, passed House of Delegates
04/2012 Wisconsin Medical Society policy on Improving Prevention and Treatment of Excessive Alcohol Consumption, amended pre-existing policy, passed House of Delegates
04/2012 Wisconsin Medical Society policy on Support of Legal Right of Civil Marriage Between Any Two Consenting Adults, passed House of Delegates
03/2018 Brewcity Bruisers Travel Team Attendance Policy, updated
02/2019 Brewcity Bruisers Return to Eligibility Policy, updated
03/2019 Brewcity Bruisers Insurance, Liability, and Non-Compete Requirements Policy, updated
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
03/2011 WMS DISTRICT 1 CAUCUS, Milwaukee, WI
04/2011 WMS ANNUAL MEETING, Madison, WI
01/2012 AMA REGION 2 MEDICAL STUDENT SECTION MEETING, Madison, WI
02/2012 AMA ADVOCACY DAY, Washington DC
03/2012 WMS DISTRICT 1 CAUCUS, Milwaukee, WI
04/2012 WMS ANNUAL MEETING, Madison, WI
10/2012 WMS LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE MEETING, Madison, WI
03/2013 WMS DISTRICT 1 CAUCUS, Milwaukee, WI
04/2013 WMS ANNUAL MEETING, Madison, WI
03/2017 WMS DOCTOR DAY, Madison, WI
04/2018 AACAP LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE, Washington DC
05/2019 WMS DOCTOR DAY, Madison, WI
05/2019 AACAP LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE, Washington DC
 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
02/2011 - 03/2019 Member, BREWCITY BRUISERS, MILWAUKEE ROLLER DERBY
05/2011 - 10/2013 Officiating Crew, BREWCITY BRUISERS, MILWAUKEE ROLLER DERBY
06/2011 - 10/2013 Safety Committee, Member, BREWCITY BRUISERS, MILWAUKEE ROLLER DERBY
10/2013 - 10/2015 BrewHaHa Tournament Planning Committee, Member, BREWCITY BRUISERS, MILWAUKEE ROLLER DERBY
10/2013 - 08/2018 Skater, Member: Maiden Milwaukee, Travel Team, BREWCITY BRUISERS – MILWAUKEE ROLLER DERBY
10/2013 - 10/2015 BrewHaHa Tournament Team Coordinator, BREWCITY BRUISERS, MILWAUKEE ROLLER DERBY
10/2015 - 08/2016 Athletics Committee, Home Team Captain, BREWCITY BRUISERS – MILWAUKEE ROLLER DERBY
06/2016 - 03/2019 Steering Committee, Member, BREWCITY BRUISERS, MILWAUKEE ROLLER DERBY
06/2016 - 08/2018 BrewHaHa Tournament Planning Committee, Member, BREWCITY BRUISERS, MILWAUKEE ROLLER DERBY
06/2016 - 03/2019 Safety Committee, Chair, BREWCITY BRUISERS, MILWAUKEE ROLLER DERBY
08/2018 - 03/2019 Coach, Micro Bruisers Junior Skaters, BREWCITY BRUISERS, MILWAUKEE ROLLER DERBY


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Miletic G, Sullivan K, Dodson A, Lippitt J, Schneider J, & Miletic V. (2011). Changes in the calcineurin message, enzyme activity and protein content in the spinal horn are associated with chronic constriction injury of the rat sciatic nerve. Neuroscience, 188, p142-7. PMID: 21596102.
2. Miletic G, Lippitt J, Sullivan K, & Miletic V. (2013) Loss of calcineurin in the spinal dorsal horn contributes to neuropathic pain, and intrathecal administration of the phosphate provides prolonged analgesia. Pain, doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2013.06.019.
3. Zaspel J. (Oct 2018) Quick facts about psychotropic pharmacokinetics. News from the Child Psychiatry Consultation Program (electronic newsletter).
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Zaspel J, Kim R. Suicide and Suicide Attempts. In: Behrman RE, Kliegman R, Jenson HB, editors. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co; submitted August 2021.
2. Zaspel J, Kim R. Childhood Psychoses. In: Behrman RE, Kliegman R, Jenson HB, editors. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co; submitted August 2021.