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Global Health Week 2013
 

December 2-6, 2013

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

Also, the Global Photography Exhibition was on display all week and featured faculty, staff, and students’ own photos of global landscape, healthcare, and portrait. The winners of the Exhibition were:
Landscape: Dr. Laurie Good, “Fisherman’s Boat”
Healthcare: Dr. Monica Thakar, “Practicing subspecialty care in an underdeveloped country”
Portrait: Bryan Johnston, M2, “Untitled”

 

Contact the Global Health Program Manager, Tifany Frazer for more information.
The Medical College of Wisconsin CME Program is generously providing continuing medical education (CME) credits at Global Health Week lectures.
View events here (PDF)

Pre-Week Event:
Wednesday 11/13,
7:30-8:30am 
Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds
“How to prepare or and choose what to do in international OBGYN health”
Dr. Fredrik Broekhuizen; Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology
Froedtert Hospital West, Dean Roe auditorium

All Week

1. Global Photography Exhibition (PDF):
    Students’ Global Health Organization (GHO)
    MCW Cafeteria Lobby
    Email: gho.mcw@gmail.com for more information

2. Globally-themed Healthy Lunches: Davians ClubMed
    MCW Cafeteria
    View the menu here (PDF)

3. Recent books in global health and faculty global partnerships: MCW Libraries
    Window Displays outside of MCW Todd Wehr Library
 

Monday, December 2

7-8am
Anesthesia Case Conference
“Coagulation Management During Cardiac Surgery”
Dr. Mate Petricevic; Visiting Clinician Scientist University of Zagreb School of Medicine, University Hospital Center Zagreb Cardiac Surgery Department, Zagreb, Croatia
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin West, 6th floor, Anesthesia Conference Room


10-11am
Live Global Webcast from NIH Masur Auditorium in Bethesda, Maryland
“Why the Future Needs Biomedical Innovation”
Bill Gates; Co-chair and Trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
View the live event at http://videocast.nih.gov from NIH VideoCasting


10:40-11:50am  
Carroll University 
"Global Burden of Injury" 
Dr. Stephen Hargarten
; Professor and Chair Emergency Medicine, Associate Dean for Global Health  

Carroll University, Barstow Building, Room 107, Waukesha


Noon-1pm 
Students' Global Health Organization (GHO) 
"Engineers Without Borders Advance Global Health" (PDF)
Dr. Douglas Stahl, PE SE; Milwaukee School of Engineering and Wisconsin Engineers Without Borders
MCW, Health Research Center, Alumni Center


1:30-3pm  
CAIR Conference  
“The Past, Present, and Future of HIV Prevention Research and Practice”
(PDF) Dr. Jeff Kelly; Professor Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine and Director CAIR 
Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR), 2071 North Summit Avenue, Milwaukee
 

Tuesday, December 3

7-8am
Cardiology/Cardiac Surgery/Anesthesia/ICU combined Research Focus Conference
“Hemostatic Function Tests in Cardiac Surgery”
Dr. Mate Petricevic; Visiting Clinician Scientist University of Zagreb School of Medicine, University Hospital Center Zagreb Cardiac Surgery Department, Zagreb, Croatia
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, 1st floor, Herma Heart Center Conference Room


7-8am 
"Faculty's Partnerships to Advance Health in India" 
Various MCW Faculty will present their current partnership efforts in India
MCW, MACC Fund Research Center, Room 3095


Noon-1pm 
Office of Faculty Affairs and Diversity
Global Health Quiz Bowl (PDF)
Teams of 1-5 people will compete simultaneously to answer global health-themed questions. There are prizes for the winning team members.
MCW, Health Research Center, Alumni Center


1-2pm 
Human and Molecular Genetics Center  
"Exporting Clinical Sequencing to International Sites" (PDF)
Dr. Howard J. Jacob
; Founding Director Personalized Medicine Program and Human
and Molecular Genetics Center, Warren P. Knowles Chair of Genetics, Professor
Physiology & Pediatrics  
MCW, Health Research Center, 5th floor - HMGC Conference room


5-6pm
Otolaryngology Grand Rounds 
"Indiana-Kenya AMPATH Partnership"
Dr. Susan Cordes
; Associate Professor Otolaryngology, Indiana University School of Medicine  
Froedtert Hospital West, Dean Roe Auditorium
 

Wednesday, December 4

7-8am
Otolaryngology Resident Teaching Conference
“Otolaryngology Journal Club on Current Global Health Topics”
Dr. Susan Cordes; Associate Professor Otolaryngology, Indiana University School of Medicine
Froedtert Hospital West, OTO Lab Conference Room


7:30-8:30am
Dermatology Resident Case Conference
"Dermatology in Vietnam"
Dr. Lauren Good; PGY-4 Dermatology
Froedtert Hospital, East Clinics building, 4th Floor - Dermatology Administrative Offices


7:30-8:30am
Dr. Megan Foeller, PGY-3 Obstetrics and Gynecology
“Obstetrical Care and Traditional Birthing Attendants: Experiences from Rural Haiti that we can Learn”
Froedtert Hospital, Dean Roe Auditorium


11:30am-1pm
Students' Global Health Organization
Fundraiser for Pan-African Community Association, support for local refugee Families, Chili & Cornbread (PDF)
MCW, outside cafeteria


Noon-1pm
Students’ Wilderness Medicine Organization
"Hajj in Saudi Arabia, Overview and Medical Challenges" (PDF)
Dr. Khalid Ateyyah; MCW Emergency Medicine EMS Fellow
MCW, Health Research Center, 4th floor, Conference Room 4940


5:30-7pm
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities and Department of Pediatrics Global Health Program
"Ethics of Doing Short Term Electives" Seminar for Medical Students, Residents, and Fellows
Drs. Tom May
and Jacquelyn Kuzminski
MCW, Health Research Center, Room 1210
 

Thursday, December 5

6:30-7:15am 
Pediatric Urology Case Conference 
"Complicated Urology Cases from Africa" 
Dr. Charles Durkee; Associate Professor Urology (Pediatrics), Interim CEO of Children's Specialty Group 
Children's Corporate Center, 2nd Floor - Room 255


7-8am 
Ophthalmology Resident Lecture Series 
"Fighting Global Blindness with Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery" 
Dr. Geoff Wilkes
, Assistant Professor Ophthalmology 

MCW, Eye Institute, Lower Level Conference Room


7:30-8:30am
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
"Building a Global Sustainable Partnership in Plastic Surgery Care"
Dr. Jim Sanger
; Professor Plastic Surgery
Froedtert Hospital, N Tower, 9th Floor - Room 9212



7:30-8:30am
Cardiology Grand Rounds
"Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation - Beyond Warfarin"
Dr. Dalip Singh
; Assistant Professor Medicine (Cardiology)

Froedtert Hospital, Boardroom


10:30-11:30am 
Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds 
"EMS and emergency care in Thailand and Singapore"
Drs. Montinee Sangtian and Michael Chia; Department of Emergency Medicine International EMS Fellows
Froedtert Hospital, Bridge Conference Room H


11:30-12:30pm

State of Wisconsin Refugee Program and Milwaukee Area Refugee Consortium (MARC)
Round table Discussion on "Milwaukee Refugee Health Issues"

Dr. Martin Cetron
; Director Division of Global Migration and Quarantine Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention, Captain U.S. Public Health Service
MCW, History of Medicine
- By invitation only-


Noon-1pm

Infectious Disease Research Conference
"Do HIV-Infected Patients Make Old Bones? Evaluating Fracture Risk in HIV-Infected Patients"
Dr. Roger Bedimo
; Associate Professor Medicine, Chief Infectious Disease Section VA North Texas Health Care System

Froedtert Hospital, Clinical Cancer Center, Conference Room M


1-2pm  
Global Health Pathway Core Session

"Emerging Infectious Diseases: Tales from the Crypt" (PDF)
Dr. Martin Cetron
; Director Division of Global Migration and Quarantine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Captain U.S. Public Health Service

MCW, Health Research Center, Alumni Center


2-4:30pm
Office of Student Affairs and Diversity
Documentary Film and Discussion: "American Heart" (PDF)
Documenting the lives of refugees as they try to navigate the health care system
MCW, Health Research Center, Alumni Center
 

Friday, December 6

6:30-7:15am
Anesthesia Grand Rounds
"Case presentation - complications and issues involved in patient care in India"
Dr. Susan Taylor
; Professor Anesthesiology
Froedtert Hospital West, 1st floor, Helfaer Auditorium


7:30-8:30am
Urology Grand Rounds
"Medical Management of Prostate Cancer"
Dr. Kathryn Bylow
; Assistant Professor, Medicine (Hematology and Oncology)
VA Hospital, Matousek Auditorium


8-9am
Neurology Grand Rounds
"Genetics and Genomics in Neurology"
Dr. Gunter Scharer; Associate Professor Pediatrics (Genomics) and Alison La Pean Kirschner, MS, CGC; Genetic Counselor
Froedtert Hospital West, Dean Roe Auditorium


8:30-9:30am
Pediatrics Grand Rounds
“BioMosaic Demography Migration and Health in a Globalized World”
Dr. Martin Cetron
; Director, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Captain, U.S. Public Health Service
Children's Hospital Wisconsin, Auditorium


9:30-10:30 am
Biophysics Seminar
"Neurophysiological mechanisms of spontaneous fluctuations in hemodynamic signals"
Dr. Amir Shmuel
; Associate Professor Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
MCW, MACC Fund Research Center, Room 2063
 

10:30-12pm
Pathology Grand Rounds
– Dr. Jessica Colon-Franco; Assistant Professor Pathology – “The Latin American Working Group, a committee of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry”
– Dr. Amrou Abdelkader; Observer – “The Egypt Health Care System:  Past and Future”
– Dr. Indu Agarwal; Observer – “Healthcare in India”
Dynacare Lab Building, Pathology Administration, Conference Room 247


Noon-1pm
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds
“Research Rehabilitation: Radical Strategies to Change the World” (PDF)
Dr. Andrew Haig
; Professor Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation University of Michigan, Director Michigan's Global Leadership in Medical Rehabilitation Program, Founding President International Rehabilitation Forum
Froedtert Hospital West, Dean Roe Auditorium
 

Post Week Event:
Monday 12/9, 7-8am

Anesthesia Case Conference
“Anesthetic equipment and techniques in underdeveloped areas of the world”
Dr. Susan Taylor; Professor Anesthesiology
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin West, 6th floor, Anesthesia Conference Room

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