Christina Wichman, DO, FAPM

Christina Wichman, DO, FAPM

Associate Professor

Program Director, Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship

cwichman@mcw.edu

Dr. Wichman attended Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota for undergraduate training and the Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center for her medical training. She completed her post-graduate training as well as a Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She has received the Jon Gudeman Golden Apple Teaching award, as well as was named a "Best Doctor in America" in 2013. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and recently named a Councilor of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. 

Dr. Wichman is the primary academic partner for a Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program grant; the goal of the project is to complete a planning process and pilot study to inform a larger scale effort to support home visitors with evidence based best practice development for serving and supporting mothers with positive maternal depression screens and symptoms.

Dr. Wichman’s academic interests include psychosomatic medicine, as well as women’s mental health issues, especially surrounding pregnancy and the post-partum period. She has published and lectured extensively on these topics.

Dr. Wichman sees patients through her consultation work at Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital Campus, as well as within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Selected publications:
 

  • Wichman CL, Angstman KB, Lynch B, Whalen D, Jacobson N. "Postpartum depression screening: Initial implementation in a multispecialty practice with collaborative care managers"  J Primary Care  Comm Health.  2010; 1(3): 158-163.
     
  • Wichman CL, Ehlers S, Wichman SE, Weaver AL, Coddington CC. “Comparison of multiple psychological distress measures between men and women preparing for IVF.” Fertil Steril. 2011; 95(2): 717-721.
     
  • Wichman CL.  “The Safety of Antipsychotic Drugs in Pregnancy: Recent Controversy.” CWHR. 2011; 7(1): 35-36.

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