Leah Schuppener

Credentials: DO

Position title: Resident (PGY-4)

Email: lschuppener@uwhealth.org

Phone: (608) 263-8445

UWHC - Rm A4/204 - 3224
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792-3224

(608) 265-7000 #9457
B1772 WIMR

Leah received her bachelor’s degree in Biology and Criminal Justice from UW Platteville and received her D.O. from the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. During medical school she participated in the Health Professions Scholarship Program for the U.S. Air Force and currently holds the rank of Captain. Following residency, she has accepted the Forensic Pathology Fellowship position at the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office in Minneapolis, MN. Her career goals include working as a medical examiner for the Armed Forces Medical Examiner’s Office. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, as well as running, reading and hunting.


Des Moines U College of Osteopathic Med


Schuppener L, Pop-Vicas A, Brooks E, Crnich C, Duster M, Sterkel A, Safdar N. Serratia marcescens: Hospital Outbreak Following Pain Medication Diversion. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2017:1–5

Schuppener L and Corliss RF (2017), Death Due to Complications of Bowel Obstruction Following Raw Poppy Seed Ingestion. J Forensic Sci. doi:10.1111/1556-4029.13562