The University of Wisconsin-Madison has again been selected as an Institute Partner for the 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning in mid-June, UW-Madison will host 25 of Africa’s bright, emerging Public Management …
The new Planetary Health Graduate Scholarship programs encourages students and their advisors to work across disciplines, discovering new insights into their work and new paths toward a sustainable, healthy tomorrow for humans and the planet.
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.
MADISON – Back in 2016, when Zika virus first began to cause infections in the Americas, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers pulled together a coalition of scientists to study the virus and openly share their data …
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) and Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies are key supporters of the Global Climate and Health Summit taking place Saturday, December 7, at United Nations COP 25 climate change …
DECEMBER 3: Nasia Safdar, M.D., looks at reducing antimicrobial resistance through a Wisconsin-India partnership.
Last year, history was made with the election of the first Native American women to Congress. Decades before, Ada Deer was busy paving the way for others to succeed. In 1957, she became the first …
Following on the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s recent STARS silver rating for campus sustainability, Chancellor Rebecca Blank has announced that UW–Madison will sign the Resilience Commitment administered by Second Nature. Chancellor Blank made her announcement at …
Jonathan Patz, M.D., MPH, director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of his pioneering research on the connections between climate change and …
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.
The UW System recently approved a notice of intent from a committee led by entomology professor and chair Susan Paskewitz’s that plans for a new global health bachelor of science major. Building off the success of the Global Health Certificate, the new major will allow students to dig deeper into this topic area.
With its new Division of Global Pediatrics, the Department of Pediatrics in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health provides a structure to support education, develop partnerships and encourage collaboration to improve children’s health across the world.
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.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) has been named a Center of Excellence in the Global Virus Network (GVN).
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.
It’s “remarkable” to GHI Associate Director James Conway that Wisconsin has not had a measles case yet, given that Wisconsin has the fifth highest rate of measles vaccine refusal in the nation.
Students, faculty and community members whipped up and ate tasty dishes made partly of crickets, mealworms and other insects, at an April 26 Cooking with Insects workshop. Check out some photos from the workshop.
The Director of Advancement will report to the Director of the Global Health Institute and will have lead responsibility for directing GHI fundraising activities. Apply by May 20.