GHI’s 4W Initiative to partner on Health Equity for Criminal Justice Impacted Women through Access to Housing program.
David Ira Epstein: 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award
GHI Board of Visitors Member David Ira Epstein receives 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award from the UW-Madison College of Engineering.
Exploring COVID-19 vaccines for kids
Experts on the front lines of pediatric vaccine development and public health, including GHI Associate Director James Conway, spoke during a Fearless Science Speaker Series webinar hosted by the Morgridge Institute on COVID-19 vaccines for children.
Indian home-grown COVID-19 shot wins WHO emergency use approval
Bharat Biotech Covaxin COVID-19 vaccine approved by World Health Organization. Bharat Biotech founder and CEO Krishna Ella is a member of the GHI Board of Visitors.
ProPublica’s Caroline Chen is UW–Madison’s fall Science Journalist in Residence
Chen to headline a Crossroads of Ideas lecture with GHI Advisory Committee Members Dominique Brossard and Ajay Sethi.
Q&A: Air quality scientist Dr. Tracey Holloway keeps her eyes on the future
GHI Advisory Committee Member and Nelson Institute professor Tracey Holloway shares about her air quality work on campus and affiliation with Science Moms.
Peace Corps Breakfast: Global Issues of Environment, Health & Community
Join the UW-Madison Global Health Institute and Peace Corps at UW-Madison Wednesday, September 29 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. for Peace Corps Breakfast: Global Issues of Environment, Health & Community. The seminar features Returning Peace Corps Volunteers …
EPA Report Shows Disproportionate Impacts of Climate Change on Socially Vulnerable Populations in the United States
New EPA report highlights disproportionate impact of climate change on marginalized communities in the U.S., such as heat waves and flooding.
Fall 2021-2022 Global Health Tuesdays begin September 28
Watch for the spring Global Health Tuesday webinars, which begin January 25. Check out the videos from the fall series here.
GHI Associate Director James Conway joins WTMJ Radio
GHI Associate Director James Conway joins WTMJ Radio to discuss future COVID-19 vaccine boosters for select, high-risk population.
COVID-19 booster shot plan raises hope and questions, UW experts say
GHI Associate Director James Conway, Advisory Committee Member Ajay Sethi and Nasia Safdar of the School of Medicine and Public Health weigh in on COVID-19 vaccine boosters amid recent spike in cases.
Apply now to be a Global Surgery Coordinator at UW-Madison
At a time when travel is still on hold, the Department of Surgery at the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is hiring a coordinator to help leverage telehealth …
The Climate Emergency is Now
GHI Director Jonathan Patz speaks with WORT 89.9 FM on what the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report means and the importance of taking action.
Global Warming Is Happening More Rapidly. Wisconsin Is Already Feeling It.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz discusses extreme heat and global warming trends, predictions amid release of IPCC report on climate change.
Study shows virus abundant in COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin, even among fully vaccinated
Some vaccinated people infected with COVID-19 in Wisconsin in June and July had just as much virus in their nasal passages as newly infected unvaccinated people, according to a new study published Saturday ahead of …
What you need to know about the CDC’s new mask guidelines
GHI Advisory Committee Member Ajay Sethi discusses new CDC mask guidelines, who’s affected by these changes and more.
Alumna Mengyao Niu named a 2021 Schmidt Science Fellow
Recent Global Health certificate graduate Mengyao Niu is among this year’s cohort of Schmidt Science Fellows, a prestigious program that seeks to develop the next generation of scientific leaders addressing the world’s most pressing problems.
A basic primer on the delta coronavirus variant
GHI Advisory Committee Member Ajay Sethi speaks with WORT 89.9FM Madison radio to discuss potential risks of new delta coronavirus variant.
Restoring mangroves in Puerto Rico supports human health and well-being
With a new coastal resilience grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), the University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla will work with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture (DPLA) …
UW Health: Guidance on COVID-19 vaccine boosters is a ways away
GHI Associate Director James Conway shares insight on COVID-19 booster shots.