Global Health Events & News



Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)

6th Annual Conference, March 26-28


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World Health Day Events

UWM is hosting a series of events in recognition of World Health Day.  Faculty, staff, students, and the general public are invited to attend! See the attached flier (PDF) for additional information.


April 1  -- Reproductive Rights and U.S. Imperialism: The Case of Puerto Rico

Presentation by Estrella Sotomayor, MA, UWM Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Co-sponsored by LACUSL, Dept. of History, Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese
3:30 p.m., AGS Collection (Golda Meir Libraries, 3rd Floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee)


April 2 -- International Culture and Language Fair

Learn about the Global Health Certificate, Spanish for Health Professionals Certificate, study abroad options, and UWM’s foreign language offerings
Sponsored by the Office of the Provost & UWM’s international language and culture programs
10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Union Concourse (2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee)


April 3 -- Global Health Research Roundtable Discussion

Informal conversation with students who are interested in doing global health research
3:00-4:30 p.m., Cunningham 795 (1921 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee)


April 17 -- Troubling Silences: The Rhetoric of 'Global Health' Volunteering

Presentation by Claire Wendland, MD, PhD, Professor of Anthropology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Medical History & Bioethics at UW-Madison
Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology
3:00 p.m., Sabin Hall G-90 (3413 N. Downer Avenue, Milwaukee)


April 24 -- Presentation by Students who participated in Global Health Study Abroad Programs to China and Kenya in Winterim 2015

12:00-1:00 p.m., Cunningham 795 (1921 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee)


All programs are free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Anne Dressel at

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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
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Ashley Hines, BS
Program Coordinator

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