- Global Health Week 2015
November 30 - December 4, 2015
We invite you to take a sneak peek at the diverse events occuring during the fifth annual Global Health Week at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The preliminary schedule and flier can be accessed below and we encourage you to check back in as there is sure to be regular updates. If you are interested in your department hosting an event during Global Health Week please contact Office of Global Health Program Manager, Tifany Frazer.
In addition, this year's Global Health Week will feature a two-day conference (Dec 3 & 4) entitled Our City of Nations: Supporting Milwaukee's Refugee and Recent Immigrant Populations
The conference will explain the core competencies and integrative strategies we as a community of multidisciplinary providers need to enhance the care for the region’s diverse refugee and recent immigrant populations.
- Global Health Week 2014
December 1-5, 2014
The fourth annual MCW Global Health Week had an extraordinary diversity of local, regional, and international speakers from disciplines within and out of medicine who presented a wonderful mosaic of topics that spanned global equities and progress.
Monday Morning Coffee with the Dean (CAIR, faculty, Office, pathway, week’s events)
Nearly 1,000 trainees of all levels, staff, faculty, health care professionals, and community members actively participated in the week of events
Wonderful diversity of nearly 30 events and activities around health topic areas that crossed all four MCW missions: education, research, patient care, and community engagement
18 research posters were presented in first poster session
42 picture entries for photography exhibition
26 global health research studies presented
Library display of recent books, literature in global health
Co-sponsored by 20 different MCW departments, offices, centers, and our academic partners as Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Carroll University
Raised $1,300 for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola efforts
Global Photography Exhibition 2014 Winners
Portrait: Eddee Daniel, Community Member
Healthcare: Zahra Ismail, Medical Student
Landscape: Sindhu Kilakkathi, Medical Student
- Global Health Week 2013
December 2-6, 2013
The third annual MCW Global Health Week was a great success with activities also at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital, the VA, and Carroll University. Over 1,000 actively participated in a diversity of over 35 activities around health topic areas that crossed all four MCW missions: education, research, patient care, and community engagement. All of the events were co-sponsored by 30 different MCW departments, offices, centers, and academic partners.
Global Health Week Quiz Bowl 2013 Winners
On Tuesday, Dec. 3, the Office of Faculty Affairs and Diversity co-sponsored a Global Health Quiz Bowl, where teams of 1-5 people competed simultaneously to answer global health-themed questions. This year’s winning team included: Carrie Vanden Wymelenberg, Terry Brandenburg, Matt Dellinger and Kirsten Beyer, PhD, all from the Institute for Health & Society.
Global Photography Exhibition 2013 Winners
Portrait: Bryan Johnston, Medical Student
Healthcare: Monica Thakar, MD, Assistant Professor Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology
Landscape: Laurie Good, MD, Resident
- Global Health Week 2012
November 26-30, 2012
The 2nd annual Global Health Week at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) hosted over 1,000 trainees of all levels, staff, faculty, health care professionals, and community partners actively participated in the week of events. Local and international programs that are addressing global health issues, Dr. David Gaus, Founder and Director Andean Health and Development, Dr. Paul S. Auerbach, Professor of Surgery Division of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University and Dr. Daniela Jurisic; Vice-President and Clinical Director Co-Founder Association for Active Integrative Medicine Pavia, Italy provided lectures and increased awareness of their partnerships.
- Global Health Week 2011
November 28-December 2, 2011
The inaugural Global Health Week at the Medical College of Wisconsin hosted over 725 learners of all levels, staff, faculty, community partners and health care professionals. Local and international programs that are addressing global health issues, Ambassador John Lange (Ret.), Senior Program Officer for Developing-Country Policy & Advocacy for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Program, Dr. Lars Bolund, Professor of Medical Genetics Aarhus University, Denmark and Adjunct Professor Human Genetics Copenhagen University, Denmark and Beijing Genomics Institute-Shenzhen (HuaDa JiYin), China from the Beijing Genomics Institute and Dr. William Stauffer Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Minnesota provided lectures and increased awareness of their global health activities.