The Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene are coming together in support of University of Wisconsin–Madison efforts to provide free COVID-19 testing to the entire campus community. The goal is to identify infections, isolate and care for those who are sick, and limit the spread of the disease as campus moves forward with a modified re-opening plan.
JULY 30: Bringing together diverse voices from across the health spectrum, including researchers, care providers, population health experts and policy makers, GHI’s COVID & Equity webinar series continues with “Institutions Respond: Ensuring Health Equity.”
“If this isn’t the wake-up call, nothing is going to be,” says Tony Goldberg, a professor of epidemiology at UW and a GHI Advisor Committee member.
Ajay Sethi, GHI Advisory Committee member, and Nasia Safdar spoke with Madison365 about staying safe during reopening.
GHI Advisory Committee member Yoshiro Kawaoka, who is testing a new approach to develop a coronavirus vaccine, is among researchers receiving grants through the School of Medicine and Public Health’s Wisconsin Partnership Program.
In a study published today (May 13, 2020) in the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists in the U.S. and Japan report that in the laboratory, cats can readily become infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus …
GHI Director Jonathan Patz explores the links between the emergency of new viruses and environmental disruption at the Nelson Institute’s Earth Day.
Ajay Sethi, associate professor of Population Health Sciences and a GHI Advisory Committee member, was featured in the Discovery Channel’s “Pandemic: COVID-19.”
GHI Board of Visitors members Mary Wilson and John Lange help us understand why postponing the games was the best decision.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz speaks to the Aquarium of the Pacific Aquatic Academy about the links between the earth’s health and human health.
GHI has compiled COVID-19 updates, tips and links to keep you informed and help you survive the pandemic.
GHI Director of the Graduate • Professional • Capstone Certificate in Global Health Program Chris Olsen discusses the origins of the coronavirus with WSJ.
Chris Olsen, GHI director of the Graduate • Professional • Capstone Certificates in Global Health, spoke with WORT News about the Wuhan Coronavirus.
Among them is Paul Block, a member of the GHI Advisory Committee, and Andrea Hicks, a GHI Planetary Health Advisor. Congratulations!
GHI Director Jonathan Patz discussed the benefits of eating insects at a Caribbean Planetary Health Conference.
The 4W Initiative awards grants to faculty and graduate students who wish to develop a project related to gender and wellbeing. Projects should have a research-to-action focus aimed at enhancing gender equity locally and/or globally. These grants …
GHI Associate Director and Director of the SMPH Office of Global Health Jim Conway discussed the increase in flu cases this season with WPR.
Yoshihiro Kawaoka, a member of the GHI Advisory Committee and UW-Madison researcher, shared with NPR that when it comes to research into viruses, “NIH should be transparent in announcing funding of the work, and disclosing the review process. But, that information should be balanced to ensure security measures of the work and the safety of research personnel are not compromised.”
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) and Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies are key supporters of the Global Climate and Health Summit taking place Saturday, December 7, at United Nations COP 25 climate change …