UW-Madison and the 12 Native Nations in Wisconsin met for a discussion about new ways to improve health services, preserve the environment and expand educational opportunities, among other aspects of native life.
GHI Advisory Committee member Susan Paskewitz’s project on six-legged livestock was one of five selected for funding as part of the UW-Madison Contemporary Social Problems Initiative.
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.
GHI Associate Director James Conway discussed the growing measles outbreak with WKOW.
GHI Associate Director James Conway spoke with Wisconsin Public Television about vaccine waivers (start 20:41).
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.
In response to the opioid epidemic, the UW-Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty is among more than 100 organizations across the U.S. that have joined the National Academy of Medicine in declaring their commitment to reversing national trends in opioid misuse and overdose.
New technology developed by UW Global Health Institute Advisory Committee member Yoshihiro Kawaoka may make H3N2 vaccine development a bit easier.
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.
Listen to Chef Joseph Yoon speak with WPR host Rob Ferrett about the benefits of eating edible insects. Yoon is in Madison for the Swarm-to-Table event series.
APRIL 30: Janis Tupesis explores expanding emergency medicine in Global Health Tuesday seminar.
The center will aim to improve the health of low-income women, infants and families in Wisconsin.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than two million drug-resistant infections a year are reported.
The Center for Child and Family Well-Being and University Communications hosted a panel, including GHI Associate Director James Conway, on vaccination which discussed how physicians, scientists and journalists can “promote public health.”
Valerie Stull of the Global Health Institute investigates the social, environmental implications of insect consumption.
GHI is seeking a well-rounded communications intern who can assist with social media, creating newsletters and writing stories. The deadline to apply is April 19.
A study by UW-Madison researchers found saving energy also saves lives and even more money for consumers by alleviating the costs of adverse health effects attributed to air pollution.
For the third year in a row, the University of Wisconsin–Madison has been ranked No. 1 on the Peace Corps’ list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities. There are 75 Badgers currently volunteering in countries around the world.
Mary Wilson, M.D., an expert on infectious disease looks at antibiotic resistance at the April 16 Global Health Symposium.
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.