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 …
Michel Wattiaux, professor of dairy science and member of the GHI Advisory Committee, has been named interim director of the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, effective March 1, 2019.
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.
Feb. 23: UW law professor Heinz Klug will discuss the impacts of health as a human right.
UW-Madison professor of bacteriology Cameron Currie has shown that some of insect-associated microbes provide their hosts with protection against infections, suggesting that insects and their microbiomes may be a rich new source of antibiotics for use in human medicine.
GHI Associate Director for Research Tony Goldberg is involved with a project devoted to exploring the reasons why Sub-Saharan Africa is a prominent region for infectious diseases.
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.
NEW DATE: Feb. 12–Six-legged livestock? GHI’s Valerie Stull explores the nutrition and environmental benefits of edible insects.
GHI Advisory Committee member Anne Pringle and several graduate students, instructors and visiting mycologists gathered to investigate Wisconsin’s mushrooms, collect samples, share mycological gossip and debate the evolution of these enigmatic organisms.
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.
Infectious disease expert Mary Wilson keynotes the 15th annual Global Health Symposium with “Bugs and Drugs: A Shifting Landscape.”
Abstracts must be received by Monday, October 29.