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.
March 12: Michael Knipper, M.D. and professor from the University Justus Liebig, Giessen, Germany, will discuss migrant health and rights.
Planetary health and the future of emergency medicine are front and center in two satellite sessions the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) has helped organize as part of the 10thannual Consortium of Universities …
Mary Wilson, M.D., an expert on infectious disease looks at antibiotic resistance at the April 16 Global Health Symposium.
Feb. 26: UW law professor Heinz Klug will discuss the impacts of health as a human right.
The new UW-Madison SMPH Office of Global Health works with GHI to better serve faculty, staff, students and clinicians in the health sciences programs.
A team led by GHI Associate Director Tony Goldberg identified two simultaneous outbreaks of respiratory illness in chimpanzees in the wild, one of which was lethal.
NEW DATE: Feb. 12–Six-legged livestock? GHI’s Valerie Stull explores the nutrition and environmental benefits of edible insects.
The Sixth Annual High School Global Public Health Day, co-hosted by GHI, opens doors to new career possibilities and new awareness of all the factors that determine health in Wisconsin and the world.
This fall semester, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) has welcomed seven new team members who are committed to ensuring health for all and helping spread the institute’s mission.
Applications are closed for 2019 global health grants and awards.
The initiative will seek to improve the experience of American Indian and Alaskan Native students by hosting Native elders on campus for extended visits and educational exchanges.
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.
“Across campus and the planet, we work together to tackle health challenges,” GHI Director Jonathan Patz writes in the report’s introduction. “Together, we are working toward a more just, sustainable, and healthy world.”
Both the certificate and working at GHI left lasting impacts on Eric Obscherning, including how to think entrepreneurially and how to build partnerships between different companies and governments.
The event will be held at Monroe High School Performing Arts Center. The evening will begin with a work session for community leaders directly involved in UniverCity Year projects. There will also be a networking session, a special appearance from Bucky Badger and an opportunity to share innovative solutions to local issues.
The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery reported in 2015 that about five billion worldwide — or 70 percent of the global population — lack access to safe and affordable surgery.
Valerie Stull, a recent doctoral graduate of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, is the lead author of a new pilot clinical trial that looks at what eating crickets does to the human microbiome. Stull will be joining GHI in the fall.