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Lake Effect Weekend: Rural OB/GYN Closures, Astronaut Wendy Lawrence, Ceramic Artist Andrew Linerman

This weekend on Lake Effect:

We learn how obstetric unit closures in rural hospitals impact women in Wisconsin. Then, we speak with former NASA Shuttle astronaut Wendy Lawrence ahead of her appearance in Milwaukee. Then, how a career as a chemistry teacher morphed into making ceramics full time for local artist Andrew Linderman. Plus we feature an episode of Bubbler Talk.


  • Dr. Sheldon Wasserman, OB/GYN and chair of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Gynecologists
  • Wendy Lawrence, former NASA Shuttle astronaut
  • Andrew Linderman, ceramic artist
  • Bubbler Talk (series)