Everyone knows walking and bicycling is good for the health of a community, but how good? And how can city planners measure those impacts to champion bicycle and walking infrastructure? At the University of Wisconsin-Madison …
Actions on Climate Crisis Offer Major Public Health Gains
GHI Director Jonathan Patz discusses how actions on climate crisis benefit health.
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.
Finalists named for GHI Director position
Watch the presentations from the four finalists for the GHI Director position.
Gregg Mitman’s new book highlights land use, racial injustice, and America’s shared history with Liberia
Nearly 6,000 miles separates the United States and the West African country of Liberia, but their histories are forever intertwined. In fact, Nelson Institute affiliate Gregg Mitman, who also serves as the Vilas Research and …
Current anti-COVID pills work well against omicron, but antibody drugs are less effective
The drugs behind the new pills to treat COVID-19 remain very effective against the omicron variant of the virus in lab tests, according to a new study. However, lab tests also showed that the available …
New paper shows: ‘A win on climate is a win for health’
From ramping up clean electricity to eliminating food waste. From designing cities for walking and biking to preserving ecosystems. Projects that lead to a low-carbon society and limit climate change will have more and greater …
GHI Celebrates 10 Years of Impact
Badger Talks – Does omicron change our pandemic future?
GHI Advisory Committee Member Ajay Sethi discusses research on new variant, importance of patience and more.
Patz stepping down at Global Health Institute to concentrate on climate and health
Deadline extended: Applications for new director due January 20. See information below. Jonathan Patz, M.D., MPH, has announced his plan to step down as director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) in …
At U.N. Climate Conference, UW observers look to civil society to save the planet
UW’s Sumudu Atapattu, Nova Tebbe, Jonathan Patz, Greg Nemet and Dekila Chungyalpa reflect on the U.N. climate change conference, COP26, and what it means for the future of human and planetary health.
Work with GHI: Apply to be an Administrative Assistant
The UW-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) is hiring an administrative assistant for the upcoming spring semester. The position will be both in-person and remote as needed. Specific duties include assisting with awards and grant program …
What’s known about COVID-19 in deer
GHI Advisory Committee Member Tony Goldberg discusses ongoing research into deer as a reservoir for the SARS-CoV-2 virus and more.
Work with GHI: Apply to be an Office Assistant
The UW-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) is hiring an office assistant for the upcoming spring semester to start as soon as possible. The position will be working in our office located in the Medical Sciences …
Wisconsin Partnership Program announces $4 million in awards to health equity initiatives
GHI’s 4W Initiative to partner on Health Equity for Criminal Justice Impacted Women through Access to Housing program.
Apply now for 2022 Global Health Grants and Awards
Application period is open for GHI Grants and Awards. Due date: January 24, 2022.
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.