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.
Apply now for 2019 global health grants for faculty, staff, clinicians and graduate students. New categories this year. All disciplines are welcome.
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.
April 16, 2019: With its 15th annual Global Health Symposium, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute explores “Health in the Balance: Acting Now for a Healthy Tomorrow.”
Abstracts must be received by Monday, October 29.
October 18: GHI invites you to Building Community 2018, an annual event that brings together the greater global health community and looks toward new opportunities to ensure health and well-being for all.
October 30: GHI Associate Director Lori DiPrete Brown will give a Global Health Tuesday talk about the future directors of global health education and UW-Madison’s role.
GHI Advisory Committee member Anne Pringle and other researchers show that gene loss — not the evolution of new genes — helped drive the fly amanita mushroom into its symbiotic relationship with plants.
“Across campus and the planet, we work together to tackle health challenges,” GHI Director Jonathan Patz writes in the report’s introduction. “Together, we are working toward a more just, sustainable, and healthy world.”
UW-Madison veterinarian and GHI Advisory Committee member Keith Poulsen assumed official leadership of the agency, which plays a critical role in preserving animal health and the integrity of the state’s animal production industry.
In new research, GHI Advisory Committee member Anne Pringle and others revealed that the communities created inside pitcher plants converge just as the shape and function of the plants themselves do.
“Introducing Wisconsin To Some Of Africa’s Brightest Young Individuals,” showcases the associate director of UW-Madison’s African Studies program, Aleia McCord, as well as two Mandela Washington Fellows, Bridget Otoo (Ghana) and Shaban Senyange (Uganda).
Valerie Stull, a recent doctoral graduate of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, is the lead author of a new pilot clinical trial that looks at what eating crickets does to the human microbiome. Stull will be joining GHI in the fall.
Grad student Laurel Myers bridges human-animal health with help from the new Henry Anderson research award.
September 6: Join GHI visiting scholar Mestawet Taye as she discusses recommendations to inform Ethiopia-specific milk quality standards to ensure safe milk production, processing and consumption.
GHI Advisory Committee members Susan Paskewitz and Lyric Bartholomay are leading a new consortium that’s looking to provide answers to how people can be better prepared to respond to vector-borne diseases and stop epidemics before they start.
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.
The parasitic disease schistosomiasis is one of the developing world’s worst public health scourges, affecting hundreds of millions of people, yet only a single, limited treatment exists to combat the disease.