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.
Apply now for 2019 global health grants for faculty, staff, clinicians and graduate students. New categories this year. All disciplines are welcome.
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.
April 16, 2019: With its 15th annual Global Health Symposium, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute explores “Health in the Balance: Acting Now for a Healthy Tomorrow.”
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.
Grad student Laurel Myers bridges human-animal health with help from the new Henry Anderson research award.
September 6: Join GHI visiting scholar Mestawet Taye as she discusses recommendations to inform Ethiopia-specific milk quality standards to ensure safe milk production, processing and consumption.
Building off of a 2016 GHI Seed Grant, Block is using a new UW2020 grant to develop an online flood and health risk management system in an attempt to give relief organizations months — not hours or days — to prepare for disasters.
The grant recipients come from seven different schools on campus, including the Schools of Education, Veterinary Medicine and Medicine and Public Health. For the first time, GHI also awarded the Henry Anderson III Graduate Research Award.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz and Advisory Committee member Tracey Holloway are senior authors of the Public Library of Science (PLOS) Medicine report.
GHI Grant Writer Daegan Miller’s book “This Radical Land: A Natural History of American Dissent” explores ideas of freedom, justice and progress through four interlocked essays.
Wisconsin’s reputation as a dairy capital is giving postdoctoral research fellow Heidi Busse the chance to develop unique partnerships in countries, such as Ethiopia, where milk is not as available.
The award is GEMA’s highest honor, given to an “individual whose work serves as a beacon for future emergency physicians and who has put the needs of patients over self.”