Wisconsin Partners Tweet in #vetoviolence Chat

Posted on March 20, 2012


We would like to thank Bridget Clementi and Dr. Richard Schafer of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin for tweeting on behalf of ASHA during CDC Injury Center’s live chat on bullying prevention, today at 3 pm EST!

Join (or just “listen” to) the chat. 

Bridget Clementi
Director Community Health, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

As the director of Community Health for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Bridget oversees not only the day-to-day operations but also provides direction and vision for the hospital’s community-based programs and initiatives around health education, injury prevention, school nursing and population health.  Under her leadership, her team continues to develop and deliver dynamic, engaging health education and safety programs to communities throughout Wisconsin reaching tens of thousands of children, students, teachers, parents and caregivers annually focusing on a variety of health and safety topics.

As a health professional, Bridget has over a decade of experience in leading prevention programs and initiatives.  Bridget is currently a board member of the American School Health Association, a member of the Governor’s Public Health Council, and a member of Prevention and Protection of Abused Children.  Bridget has received local, state and national recognition for her efforts in prevention.  Bridget has presented at many area conferences to variety of age groups, backgrounds and organizations on a broad range of areas of childhood health and wellness and injury prevention.

Richard O. Schafer, PhD

Richard Schafer joined Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW), in 2007 as an e-learning consultant and is currently manager of development, research and evaluation for CHW.

He has more that 20 years of experience in designing, developing, conducting and analyzing programs.  His experience ranges from public school research, to teaching and training and developing online programs for, GE Medical,  Marquette University, The Wisconsin Technical College System and the Medical College of Wisconsin to name a few.

Dr. Schafer has served as a middle and high school teacher, high school assistant principal and principal in a major metropolitan school district.  He has served in a variety of capacities at the University of Wisconsin Madison on three different occasions.

Richard Schafer has his PhD from UW Madison and has been working in the e-learning field since 1993. He directed the efforts leading to the development efforts that lead to the establishment of UW Learning Innovations. He created the company, Leadership Online in 1997 which worked extensively with Lotus Development Corporation, GE Medical, Department of Defense and dozens of U.S. and international companies. Dr. Schafer was selected by the European Union to deliver their e-learning address in 2005 in Sienna, Italy.