Global Health Symposium “One Planet, One Health” to be held April 4, co-hosted by GHI and the Office of Global Health in the School of Medicine and Public Health. GHI Director Jorge Osorio will be the keynote speaker. A panel will explore the dimensions of One Health in their work, and posters from across campus will showcase global health projects.
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Osorio to lead UW’s Global Health Institute
Wisconsin alumnus Jorge Osorio, DVM, Ph.D., an international expert in epidemiology, virology and vaccines, has been named director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI). A professor of pathobiological sciences in the School …
2022 Global Health Symposium is April 19
April 19: The 2022 Global Health Symposium, “Making Connections: Health, Climate & Equity,” includes a keynote address from Jalonne White-Newsome on advancing climate justice, a panel that introduces the U.N. Sustainable Development goals, posters from across campus and a reception.
Apply now for 2022 Global Health Grants and Awards
Application period is open for GHI Grants and Awards. Due date: January 24, 2022.
Researchers from across campus receive 2021 global health grants and awards
With its 2021 grants and awards, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) again funds projects from across campus and across disciplines. From traditional knowledge to land use to cervical cancer, faculty, staff, clinicians …
2021 Global Health Symposium connects indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge
Watch the videos from GHI’s 16th Global Health Symposium, “Fostering Resilience Through Indigenous Wisdom and Scientific Knowledge.” Find land acknowledgement resources as well.
GHI 2019-2020 Impact Report charts progress on health challenges in Wisconsin and across the world
In the 2019-2020 Impact Report, read how the GHI community has worked across disciplines and around the world to address today’s biggest health challenges, from COVID-19j to planetary health, advancing sustainable, equitable health for all.
Health-Oriented Transportation Innovation Scholars conclude program with unique case studies
From streetcars in Milwaukee and aging buses in Madison, to cleaner air and better bikes, the 2019-2020 Health-Oriented Transportation (HOT) Innovation Scholars brought local perspectives to international issues of transportation and health upon completion of …
Global Health Institute hosts webinar series on health equity in the wake of COVID-19
AUGUST 20: Bringing together diverse voices from across the health spectrum, including researchers, care providers, population health experts and policy makers, GHI’s COVID & Equity webinar series continues with “Lessons from Abroad: From Ebola to COVID.”
Artists find ways to help families get through coronavirus pandemic
The Giant Snorflaggle, resplendent in a fantastic top hat, wings to fly and a pointed tail, is on the job to help children understand the coronavirus pandemic. “Parents need to wash their hands. Kids need …
Taking survey can help thwart COVID-19, spread Wisconsin idea
In a fast-moving response to COVID-19, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities are joining forces to help slow the spread of the disease. And they need your help.
2020 Global Health Symposium explores many paths toward health and well-being
The Symposium has been postponed in a campus-wide decision to protect everyone’s safety during the coronavirus outbreak. Watch this page for further updates.
Apply now for 2020 Global Health Institute grants and awards
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) is pleased to announce the application period is open for its 2020 grants and awards. This competitive grant program is designed to support global health efforts of …
Midwest Universities for Global Health Conference challenges colleagues to improve academic programs
In little more than 25 hours, from 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 13, to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, September 14, colleagues from over 20 Midwest universities and organizations wrestled with how to improve global health programming for …
Midwest Universities for Global Health coming to UW-Madison
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.
In Virginia and Wisconsin, a new look at saving freshwater mussels: Could disease be a culprit in massive die-offs?
Freshwater mussels are dying across the country, including Virginia and Wisconsin. A team, including UW-Madison, looks at whether infection could be the culprit.
2019 Global Health Symposium tackles “Health in the Balance”
Infectious disease expert Mary Wilson keynotes the 15th annual Global Health Symposium with “Bugs and Drugs: A Shifting Landscape.”
Chimpanzee deaths in Uganda pinned on human cold virus
Epidemiologist Tony Goldberg investigated primate disease in Uganda – and found the common cold
Climate Change is Affecting Our Health. Is There a Cure?
GHI Director Jonathan Patz’s tackles climate change and health in a TEDxOshKosh talk.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: The hunt for a future killer
GHI Associate Director Tony Goldberg searches for new diseases in rural Uganda, where the line between humans and animals is diminishing.