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.
GHI Associate Director Jim Conway discussed vaccination trends in Wisconsin and the possible consequences for public health when vaccine exemptions start piling up.
Feb. 23: 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.
University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers, including GHI Advisory Committee member Susan Paskewitz, describe the first mosquito-repelling compounds to be derived from bacteria.
A team led by GHI Associate Director Tony Goldberg identified two simultaneous outbreaks of respiratory illness in chimpanzees in the wild, one of which was lethal.
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.
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.
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.
The Sixth Annual High School Global Public Health Day, co-hosted by GHI, opens doors to new career possibilities and new awareness of all the factors that determine health in Wisconsin and the world.
This fall semester, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) has welcomed seven new team members who are committed to ensuring health for all and helping spread the institute’s mission.
Applications are closed for 2019 global health grants and awards.
The initiative will seek to improve the experience of American Indian and Alaskan Native students by hosting Native elders on campus for extended visits and educational exchanges.
China has about one million new cases of TB annually, a number that is slowly falling. Each year, 10 million cases of TB account for an estimated 1.7 million deaths globally, making it the most deadly infectious disease.
Infectious disease expert Mary Wilson keynotes the 15th annual Global Health Symposium with “Bugs and Drugs: A Shifting Landscape.”
The new awards address a diverse range of issues including the health impacts of racism, tackling the social determinants of health in Milwaukee’s Latino community, preventing early childhood expulsion and strengthening support systems for citizens returning from incarceration.