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.
This article explores the limitations of economic-based approaches to empowerment that permeate the international development space and provides strong evidence that a broader multi-dimensional approach is needed to support women’s empowerment. This research was made possible through a GHI Seed Grant.
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.
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.
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 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.
Proposals for both opportunities are due Monday, March 4 at 5 p.m.
NEW DATE: Feb. 12–Six-legged livestock? GHI’s Valerie Stull explores the nutrition and environmental benefits of edible insects.
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.”
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.
“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.”
Co-sponsored by the School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Public Health, and School of Veterinary Medicine, the Lunch and Learn Series is free and open to all health science faculty, staff and students.