FEBRUARY 24, 4:00 p.m.: Chris McCahill, deputy director of the state’s Smart Street Initiative presents the inaugural Health-Oriented Transportation (HOT) Topic seminar in Room 1010 of the Medical Sciences Center. This new series invites experts on transportation to speak about their work and its implications for health.
January 28, 2020: Emma Lundberg discusses her work with healthy streams in a Global Health Tuesday seminar.
DECEMBER 3: Nasia Safdar, M.D., looks at reducing antimicrobial resistance through a Wisconsin-India partnership.
October 29: Join us for a Global Health Tuesday seminar with Lyric Bartholomay and Mosquitos Y Yo at 5:00 p.m. in Room 1010 at the Medical Sciences Center.
Sept. 24: Global Health Tuesday with WHO’s Lara Vojnov who will discuss diagnosing and monitoring HIV in limited-resource settings
SEPTEMBER 13 and 14: Hosted by the Global Health Institute, the Midwest Universities for Global Health (MUGH) conference convenes for the first time at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Rahel Desalegne, an Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UW-Madison, is working on a project to make Bahir Dar, Ethiopia – a Sister City of Madison – more bicycle friendly.
The 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship is in its fourth week of programming. Every day of the program has been chock full of site visits, networking, leadership and education sessions, public speaking events, and more.
JUNE 27-28. An interdisciplinary group of experts from Nigeria, Uganda, Ethiopia, Milwaukee and Madison gather for two Global Mental Health public lectures.
JULY 2, 9, 16 and 23: Fourteen of the 25 Mandela Washington Fellows at UW-Madison this summer are deeply involved in ensuring health for their countries and communities. Attend a series of four YALI Global Health Seminars in July to listen to the scholars discuss global health issues.
APRIL 30: Janis Tupesis explores expanding emergency medicine in Global Health Tuesday seminar.
March 26: Kristin Long, M.D. and assistant professor in the Department of General Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery at the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health will explore the role of surgical care in treating the global burden of disease.
Feb. 26: UW law professor Heinz Klug will discuss the impacts of health as a human right.
NEW DATE: Feb. 12–Six-legged livestock? GHI’s Valerie Stull explores the nutrition and environmental benefits of edible insects.
Infectious disease expert Mary Wilson keynotes the 15th annual Global Health Symposium with “Bugs and Drugs: A Shifting Landscape.”
October 18: GHI invites you to Building Community 2018, an annual event that brings together the greater global health community and looks toward new opportunities to ensure health and well-being for all.
October 30: GHI Associate Director Lori DiPrete Brown will give a Global Health Tuesday talk about the future directors of global health education and UW-Madison’s role.
Co-sponsored by the School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Public Health, and School of Veterinary Medicine, the Lunch and Learn Series is free and open to all health science faculty, staff and students.
September 20: University of Wisconsin-Madison alumna Janna Patterson brings a wealth of global health experience to her talk on how Sustainable Development Goals will affect children’s health.
Now in its eighth year, the science festival continues to grow. Nearly 100 unique venues are hosting activities statewide, with half the counties in Wisconsin represented.