MCW Global Health News
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Feb. 1 - On Tuesday, Feb. 2, Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH, chair and professor of emergency medicine and associate dean for global health, will kick off the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Institute for World Affair's annual Fireside Forum. Dr. Hargarten will give a presentation titled, Inequality and Freedom from Violence, at 7 p.m.
Feb. 3 - The 8th annual MCW Global Health Fair, Infectious Diseases: From Encounter to Containment, will take place Thursday, Feb. 25, from 1-4:30 p.m. in the MCW Alumni Center.
Feb. 3 - The 8th annual MCW Global Health Fair, Infectious Diseases: From Encounter to Containment, will take place Thursday, Feb. 25, from 1 - 4:30 p.m. in the MCW Alumni Center. Special to this year’s fair will be the medical students’ Global Health Organization’s Global Health Photography Exhibition.
Dec. 15 - Thank you for all those who participated in the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Global Health Week 2015, which ran from Nov. 30-Dec. 4. This fifth annual week presented over 20 activities and events that took place here at the MCW, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital, Marquette University, and Rush University in Chicago.
Nov. 25 - Local, national, and international experts will raise awareness of global health efforts during the Medical College of Wisconsin’s fifth annual Global Health Week, which runs Nov. 30-Dec. 4.
Oct. 20 - We invite you to take a sneak peek at the diverse events occurring during the fifth annual Global Health Week at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Oct. 20 - The Medical College of Wisconsin is hosting a two-day inaugural Refugee and Immigrant Health and Wellness conference focused on improving access to resources for those who work with diverse refugee and recent immigrant populations.
Aug. 24 - In July, the University of Zambia’s Board of Regents formally approved the country’s first training curriculum for Family Medicine physicians. Jim Sanders, MD, associate professor of family and community medicine, has held a leadership position in family medicine’s development in Zambia since working there as a Fulbright Scholar in 2013.
Aug. 31 - Dr. Stephen Hargarten (Emergency Medicine; Associate Dean for Global Health; Director, Injury Research Center) tells WisconsinWatch (as reported in the Appleton Post Crescent) that restricting access to guns for young people would be an important step in curbing youth gun violence. He recommends background checks for all gun purchases noting that this step would cut access to firearms by young people. WisconsinWatch is published by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. Post Crescent
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Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH
Associate Dean for Global Health
Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine
Director of the Injury Research Center
at the Medical College of Wisconsin
Tifany Frazer, MPH