The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery reported in 2015 that about five billion worldwide — or 70 percent of the global population — lack access to safe and affordable surgery.
The UW simulation team recently received a UW Global Health Institute Visiting Scholar Award, which they will use to invite the Ethiopian simulation coordinator and a visiting faculty professor to Madison for a several week mentorship, evaluation and mutual learning exchange.
Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin and BloodCenter of Wisconsin were awarded to continue to implement the All of Us Research Program in Wisconsin through 2023, a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds.
Fellows visit community partner organizations weekly to serve and engage with community members. One of the goals of these community partnerships is to showcase how organizations in Madison address community issues.
The grant recipients come from seven different schools on campus, including the Schools of Education, Veterinary Medicine and Medicine and Public Health. For the first time, GHI also awarded the Henry Anderson III Graduate Research Award.
Since 2006, the vaccine for human papillomavirus — the leading cause of a number of cancers — has been available. But what GHI Associate Director James Conway sees, and the statistics back him up, is complacency in making sure children get the vaccine. In some parts of Wisconsin, the vaccination rate is as low as 30%.
FluVision provides a window into a world none have seen before, allowing scientists to observe and better understand what happens when a virus infects the lungs and the body responds.
This year more than ever, UW-Madison’s programming will feature opportunities for Fellows to share their expertise with the campus and community.
The award is GEMA’s highest honor, given to an “individual whose work serves as a beacon for future emergency physicians and who has put the needs of patients over self.”
July 10, 17 and 24: YALI Tuesdays give Young African Scholars a chance to share their work to ensure health for all.
Introducing YALI Expert Exchange
June 25: Neurosurgery in the Amazon Rainforest—Providing Voice and Care for Newly-Contacted Communities
UW general surgery resident Dr. Callistus Ditah, local surgeon Dr. Nebyou, and UW vascular surgeon Dr. Paul DiMusto after a case in the OR. GOING GLOBAL IN GENERAL SURGERY: RESIDENT RETURNS FROM DEPARTMENT’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL …
When: Thursday, May 10th, 5:30-7 p.m. Where: AT&T Lounge, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI, 53703 Over the last twenty years, bilateral and multilateral global health programs have greatly expanded and have saved millions …
New York Times: GHI Advisory Committee member James Cleary discusses government’s role in opioid epidemic
When: April 24th, 4:30 p.m. Where: Health Sciences Learning Center, Room 1309 James Svenson, 2016 GHI Seed Grant recipient, presents on his team’s collaboration with a group from Stanford University to develop a computer-based app …
Professor Susan Paskewitz will be the keynote speaker for the 14th annual Global Health Symposium: Advancing Health in Uncertain Times. The symposium begins at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Paskewitz is professor and chair …
A video of the symposium speaker Susan Paskewitz can be found here, and a video of the panel discussion can be found here. WHEN: April 10th, 4:00 p.m. WHERE: Union South With “Deadly Foes: Why …
Sheri Johnson talks priorities as new UW Population Health Institute Leader
An Achilles heel discovered in viruses could fuel new antiviral approaches