The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) is pleased to receive a $5,000 grant from the Evjue Foundation to support the Midwestern Universities for Global Health annual conference this fall. This is the first …
GHI supports global health initiatives with 30 grants to students, faculty, staff and clinicians from across campus.
Fourteen of the 25 Mandela Washington Fellows at UW-Madison this summer are deeply involved in ensuring health for their countries and communities. Attend a series of four YALI Global Health Seminars, July 2, 9, 16 and 23, to listen to the scholars discuss global health issues.
Freshwater mussels are dying across the country, including Virginia and Wisconsin. A team, including UW-Madison, looks at whether infection could be the culprit.
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.
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.
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.
Carbone Cancer Center’s Cancer Health Disparities Initiative found the Latino population in south-central Wisconsin has strengths and challenges.
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.
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.
James Conway, an Associate Director of GHI, spoke with the Journal Sentinel about the consequences of not being vaccinated.
March 12: Michael Knipper, M.D. and professor from the University Justus Liebig, Giessen, Germany, will discuss migrant health and rights.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum will host the 14th annual public reading of “A Sand County Almanac” and other Aldo Leopold writings on Saturday, March 2, as part of its Madison Reads Leopold community event.
As mosquitoes and ticks travel into new territory, exposure to the diseases they carry increases. But the good news is, UW–Madison is leading a strong new effort to prevent these diseases from spreading.
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 …