Lucille Marchand MD, BSN, Professor

Professor (CHS)
(608) 335-4641
Alumni Hall

Lu Marchand is a professor of family medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. She received a BA in sociology from Brown University and did qualitative research. She subsequently obtained a BS in nursing from the Creighton University Accelerated Nursing Program in Omaha, Nebraska. During her seven years as a coronary care nurse and emergency department nurse, she completed pre-medical studies at the University of California-Berkeley. She received her MD degree from the University of California- San Francisco in 1987 and completed her family practice residency at the University of Connecticut in 1990. She also completed a fellowship in 1991 at the University of Connecticut in faculty development. Her fellowship included training in family therapy and qualitative research of infant feeding practices. Following fellowship, she joined the DFM in November 1991. She was a faculty at UW HEalth Belleville for 14 years, and now does is the clinical director of integrative oncology at the UW Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center and at UW HEalth Oncology both in Madison, and a physician consultant with the UW Integrative Medicine Program. She is the course director for the Healer's Art Medical Student elective. She is coordinator of the end of life curriculum and associate coordinator of the behavioral science curriculum, research on primary care and behavioral issues, and teaching residents and medical students. Her interests include family systems, the doctor-patient relationship, integrative medicine, end of life care, spirituality, ethics, health professional well-being, and humanities in medicine. She is board certified in family medicine, palliative medicine and holistic medicine.