Office of Global Health

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Global Health Week 2011

November 28-December 2, 2011

Global Health Week Flier

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.

Contact the Office of Global Health Manager, Tifany Frazer for more information.


Monday Global Health Wek
Monday - click here for more events

Keynote and Panel: Improving African Health: Where Global Meets Local Opening Reception
November 28, 2011, 5:00-7:00pm, HRC Auditorium & Atrium
Co-sponsored by Faculty Affairs & Diversity


  • Ambassador John Lange (Ret.), Senior Program Officer for Developing-Country Policy & Advocacy for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Program.


  • Dean Chukuka Enwemeka, is Professor and Dean of the College of Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

  • Rev. David Larson, is the President and Chief Executive Office of Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, Inc.


  • Dr. Alonzo Walker, is the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Diversity at the Medical College of Wisconsin.










Tuesday Global Health
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Dysregulatory Disorders versus Healthy Aging. (A War Report on Genetics by Large Scale Sequencing and Functional Studies based on Genetic Design of Model Pigs)
November 29, 2011, 5-6pm, HRC 4th floor, CVC Conference Room 4950
Co-sponsored by the Human and Molecular Genetics Center

  • Dr. Lars Bolund, MD, DMSc is Professor Medical Genetics Aarhus University, Denmark and Adjunct Professor Human Genetics Copenhagen University, Denmark and BGI-Shenzhen (HuaDa JiYin), China








Wednesday - click here fore more Global Health Week Wednesdayevents

Junior Faculty Workshop: Academic Advancement & Global Health Efforts: Attending Challenges & Opportunities
November 30, 2011, 5-6:30pm, Froedtert West, 6T
Co-sponsored by University of Minnesota Department of Medicine

  • Dr. William Stauffer, is an Associate Professor of infectious diseases at the University of Minnesota (UMN). He is clinical faculty in Infectious Diseases Health Partners/Regions Hospital where he works in the Center for International Health an International Travel Clinic providing travel medicine and refugee health.  In addition, he is a technical advisor to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Division of Global Health and Migration.

Global Health Week Thursday
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World AIDS Day

New Strategies for HIV Prevention: Linking Biomedical & Behavioral Strategies to Achieve Maximum Public Health Impact
December 1, 2011, 1:30-3pm, CAIR Offices, 2071 N Summitt Ave
Co-sponsored by the Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR)

Center for International Health Inaugural John R. Petersen Lectureship
Betrayal of Trust: Critical Issues in Global Healthcare
December 1, 2011, 5:30-7pm, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Auditorium
Co-sponsored by Aurora Health Care Foundation, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Marquette University, and the Medical College of Wisconsin

Global Health Week Fri

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Documentary Film Showing: A Walk to Beautiful and Panel Discussion
Global Celebration and Photography Exhibition Winner Announcement
December 2, 2011, 4-6:30pm, Alumni Center
Co-sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs & Diversity


  • Dr. Fredrik F, Broekhuizen, Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • Dr. Dawn Bragg, is Assistant Dean/Associate Professor, Student Affairs & Diversity at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Global Health Week Weeklong
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Household Item Collection for Refugee Resettlement to Milwaukee
November 28-December 2, 2011,
MCW Atrium, outside the MCW cafeteria and the entrance of the MACC Fund
Co-sponsored by the Students' Global Health Organization

  • Each year, hundreds of refugees seek safety and a chance at a better life in metro Milwaukee. Look for collection boxes to donate households items for refugees resettling to Milwaukee from Bhutan, Iraq, Somali and Sudan.

  • Suggested donation items to collection boxes located around MCW: silverware, cooking utensils, sheets, towels, hangers, shower curtain, cleaning supplies.

Global and Healthy Lunches
November 28-December 1, 2011, MCW Cafeteria
Co-sponsored by the MCW Wellness Program and Davian's Club Med

  • There will be a global menu November 28-Dec 1 at the MCW cafeteria and healthy cooking demonstrations on November 29 and December 1 over the lunch hour with global-themed foods for purchase.  Click here to see the full menu.
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