Global Health Program

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Message from the Associate Dean

Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH
Associate Dean for Global Health
Professor and Chair Department of Emergency Medicine
Director of the Injury Research Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin

The Global Health Program was established in January 2010 and is housed with the Institute for Health and Society at Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Our vision is to train the next generation of global health leaders and address local and global health inequities across neighborhoods and nations. Our mission is to reduce global health inequities through local and global multi-institutional collaborative partnerships in education, research, patient care and community engagement. Our goal is to develop a sustainable platform of local and global health partnerships to support and grow education, research, patient care and community engagement training and collaborative activities of our faculty and trainees.

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Current Global
Health Funding

Current Global Health Program funding opportunities:

Contact Tifany Frazer for more information on all opportunities.

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Celebrate World
Health Day 2014

UWM Center for Global Health Equity and MCW Global Health Program team up to Celebrate World Health Day 2014

The following events at UW Milwaukee are being co-sponsored by the Global Health Program in recognition of World Health Day which is Monday, April 7. This year’s theme is “Protect yourself from vector-borne diseases”. 

4/4, 12:00-1:00, Cunningham Hall 151-- Global Health Graduate Student Colloquium (date unconfirmed)

4/9, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Cunningham Hall 151 - "Dark Forest, Black Fly" documentary screening, followed by discussion (about river blindness)

4/18, 12:00-1:00, Cunningham 795 - Ellen Amster will talk about her new book, "Medicine and the Saints: Science, Islam, and the Colonial Encounter in Morocco, 1877-1956"

4/23, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Cunningham 151 - "A Walk to Beautiful" documentary screening, followed by discussion (about obstetric fistula)

4/25, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Cunningham 795 - Study abroad student presentations by students who participated in Malawi and Thailand global health programs in January


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