New funding opportunity from the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health will provide up to $1.6 million to support innovative approaches to addressing social, emotional health of adolescents.
GHI Associate Director James Conway, M.D., shares the importance of vaccinating children in ending the pandemic.
Patricia Tellez-Giron, M.D., who grew up in Mexico, knows first-hand the challenges of immigrants. As a family medicine doctor and community activist, she’s cared for the Latinx community in Madison for decades. “Almost everything I …
GHI Associate Director James Conway shares insight on vaccine efficacy in children amid new Pfizer data results.
Conservation scientist and director of faith-based, climate-change program the Loka Initiative Dekila Chungyalpa shares how Buddhist teachings sustain her work.
GHI Associate Director James Conway answers questions about the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.
For atmospheric scientist Tracey Holloway, it’s all about connection. Connections between research and policy, connections between air quality and health, and interpersonal connections have driven Holloway, a professor in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies …
Mariaelena Huambachano has spent her life crossing cultures: Of Quechua lineage, she was born and raised in Chorillos, Peru, and, at 19, immigrated to Aotearoa New Zealand. She earned her master’s and doctoral degrees to …
Trees along the Nanay River in the Peruvian rainforest fell as the population exploded, a road was paved and fields expanded. Researchers, including Jonathan Patz, director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI), …
April 27: Join this year’s Planetary Health Graduate Scholars as they present 5-minute flash talks about their projects to advance health for people and the planet.
Faculty are encouraged to join the UniverCity Year program as it partners with Marathon County, Racine County, the Village of Waunakee, and Milwaukee to find practical solutions to community-based challenges. This mission is at the …
GHI Associate Director James Conway says now is the time to continue strict infection control measures.
GHI is seeking a well-rounded communications intern who can assist with social media, website maintenance and creating newsletters. The deadline to apply is August 9.
A new variant of the coronavirus is showing up across the U.S., including Wisconsin. GHI Associate Director James Conway explains what we know. Plus, he shares his experience receiving the Pfizer vaccine while also detailing who will be vaccinated next and what the current flu season looks like.
Dominique Brossard, a member of GHI’s Advisory Committee, says facts alone don’t change our minds.
April 14: GHI’s 16th Global Health Symposium will be a day-long virtual event on April 14. This year’s theme: Fostering Resilience Through Indigenous Wisdom and Scientific Knowledge explores the many ways to advance health for all.
In a series of webinars hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute, experts from across campus, Wisconsin and the world convened to consider the challenges of equity and systemic racism magnified by the …
The climate crisis endangers children’s health, but few students are learning about these risks. Learn more from GHI’s Jonathan Patz and Valerie Stull with Maggie Grabow and Vijay Limaye.
GHI’s Jonathan Patz and Valerie Stull are co-authors of a paper to improve understanding of the complex relationship between health and climate.
GHI Advisory Committee member Ajay Sethi explains the positivity rates for COVID-19 and what they mean.