University of Wisconsin–Madison

William Ricke, PhD

UWMF Professor of Urologic Research and Director of the George M. O’Brien Center for Benign Urology Research


(608) 265-3202

Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
1111 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705


  • Fellow, Prostate Development and Pathogenesis, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 2000-2005
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Endocrine-Animal Science,University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 1995-2000
  • Master of Science, Endocrine-Animal Science, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, 1993-1995
  • Bachelors of Science, Animal Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1990-1993
  • Veterinary technician certification, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington D.C., 1990

Research Interests

Dr. Ricke’s research interests include prostate cancer.

O’Brien Center Website

Ricke Lab Website


Recent Publications