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Learning lies at the heart of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

From undergraduates to health practitioners, students choose global health education. Expanding their worldview. Delving into complex determinants of health and disease. Collaborating and engaging communities large and small—and finding new pathways to well-being.

They earn Certificates in Global Health, complete international clerkships, participate in field experiences. They are Badgers becoming citizens of the world.



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Global HealthSpecial summer Global Health Tuesdays explore sustainable development and global oncologyJuly 27: Syed Nabeel Zafar, M.D., from the School of Medicine and Public Health, will explore background challenges related to global oncology, the current status of care, initiatives by national and international organizations and the Global Oncology program at UW-Madison.Read more…

Global HealthWisconsin teachers connect human and planetary health in new lessons for studentsA dozen Wisconsin K-12 teachers went back to school for the last year to learn more about the connections between the health of humans and the health of the planet. The K-12 teachers from Madison, …Read more…

Alumna Mengyao Niu named a 2021 Schmidt Science FellowJuly 23, 2021Work With GHI: Apply to be a Global Health Undergraduate Program Academic AdvisorJuly 8, 2021UW program to provide up to $2 million in funding to support Black mothers, infantsJune 3, 20214W Grants Support Changemakers Across CampusMay 20, 2021Researchers from across campus receive 2021 global health grants and awardsMay 19, 2021More news »


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