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.
This article explores the limitations of economic-based approaches to empowerment that permeate the international development space and provides strong evidence that a broader multi-dimensional approach is needed to support women’s empowerment. This research was made possible through a GHI Seed Grant.
James Conway, an Associate Director of GHI, spoke with the Journal Sentinel about the consequences of not being vaccinated.
March 12: Michael Knipper, M.D. and professor from the University Justus Liebig, Giessen, Germany, will discuss migrant health and rights.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum will host the 14th annual public reading of “A Sand County Almanac” and other Aldo Leopold writings on Saturday, March 2, as part of its Madison Reads Leopold community event.
The CDC awarded the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension $2.5 million over 5 years to work with partners to improve the health of citizens in Menominee County/Nation.
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 …
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will host its fourth cohort of rising African leaders beginning June 19 for a six-week academic and leadership institute, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
Mary Wilson, M.D., an expert on infectious disease looks at antibiotic resistance at the April 16 Global Health Symposium.
A first-ever large scale exhibit of Aldo Leopold manuscripts exploring his life and work is on display in the UW-Madison Libraries’ Department of Special Collections January 22-May 24.
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.
In Wisconsin, Native Americans suffer from sharp health disparities. A recent report found American Indian and Alaska Natives were “vastly underrepresented in American medical schools.” Danielle Yancey, the first full-time director for the Native American Center for Health Professions, is looking to address that.
The three new faculty members, who will begin working August 2019, will collaborate closely with tribal communities and Native organizations to identify needs and determine priorities while advancing science.
The awards are intended for international travel costs to bring YALI-MWF alumni to Madison or to support the costs of sending Madison-area professionals abroad. The deadline to submit an application is February 15, 2019.
Proposals for both opportunities are due Monday, March 4 at 5 p.m.
More than two billion people around the world regularly consume insects. UW–Madison researchers have documented, for the first time, the health effects of eating them. GHI’s postdoctoral research associate Valerie Stull is the study’s lead author.
Wisconsin Without Borders recognizes work that demonstrates outstanding examples of globally engaged scholarship by members of the UW-Madison community. Awards are offered to faculty/academic staff, graduate/professional students, and undergraduate students. GHI is a co-sponsor of the awards.
UniverCity Alliance Director Gavin Luter discusses his job, the UniverCity Year Program and challenges facing Wisconsin communities.
A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Wisconsin-Madison said it has found not only a startlingly high prevalence of TB disease and infection but also a potentially workable strategy to eliminate the disease in a large, high-risk group. The program was established during a GHI Quality Improvement Leadership Institute.