John D. Wiley
John Wiley served as the 27th chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 2001-2008. In recognizing his accomplishments as chancellor, the UW System Board of Regents credited Dr. Wiley with starting a public dialogue about the future of higher education in Wisconsin and the role universities can play in developing a strong economy.
In 2008, Dr. Wiley was appointed as interim director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, the public arm of the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery, a public-private hub for interdisciplinary research. He served as interim director through November 2011. During this time he taught in the university’s Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis department and the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs.
Dr. Wiley received his BA in physics from Indiana University, and graduate degrees in physics from the UW-Madison. He joined the UW faculty in 1975 as professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering. His research and teaching focused on topics related to semiconductors and other materials, and processes important to the electronics field. He has held numerous administrative positions at the UW, including Chancellor, Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dean of the Graduate School, Associate Dean for Research in the College of Engineering, and chair of the Materials Science Program. He was deeply involved in fundraising efforts, including the University of Wisconsin Foundation’s successful “Create the Future, The Wisconsin Campaign.” As chancellor, he presided over unprecedented growth on the west side of campus, which has been transformed into one of the nation’s great health sciences centers, as well as east side redevelopment that has created a vibrant arts and humanities district.
A prominent figure in higher education, Dr. Wiley chaired the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors and the Board for the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and served as a member of the National Security Higher Education Advisory Committee.
Marc Sherry, PT, DPT, LAT, CSCS, PES
Marc Sherry is a physical therapist and performs research at the UW Health Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Clinic. He graduated with highest honors from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Physical Therapy Program in 1994. He went on to receive his DPT from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in 2009.
Marc became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in 1996, a Certified Athletic Trainer in 2000, and a Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine in 2007. He received the 2004 JOSPT Excellence in Clinical Research award and the 2006 Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association Clinical Excellence award.
Marc also co-owns EHS Sports Performance, LLC. Through this company Marc has worked with high school, college and professional athletes on sports performance programs. He has also developed specialized sports programs for youth athletes and coaches.
Marc has given over 100 lectures; including local, regional, national and international lectures on topics including Physical Therapy and Physical Performance Enhancement. Marc has also published articles in several professional journals.