Global Health News & Events
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In the News
Dr. Kulwinder S. Dua elected President of Dysphagia Research Society
March 20, 2014 College News - Kulwinder S. Dua, MD, was recently elected President of the international Dysphagia Research Society at its 22nd annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. The Dysphagia Research Society is a multi-disciplinary society focused on advancing the science of swallowing.
Dr. Dua is Professor of Medicine and Director of the advanced endoscopy training program in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Section Chief of Gastroenterology at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. He is internationally known for his expertise and research in interventional GI endoscopy and in studying the mechanisms of airway protection.
Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH focus of article: Dr. Stephen Hargarten to discuss firearm safety at United Nations
Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH featured in article: Head Of Emergency Medicine At Froedtert Earns National Honor, WISN-12, 10/21/11
Global Health Program helps to support Hispanic Heritage cross cultural opportunities, 9/16/13
National Public Health Week: Be the healthiest nation in one generation 4/11/14
Spring Festival of Cultures 2014
March 26-28th 12-1pm
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
2014 Distinguished Faculty Seminar in Infectious Diseases
Rubin, MD, PhD, Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health
April 22, 12-1pm
"Mycobacterial bacilli - we're all individuals”
Children’s Preparedness Conference: Managing Children during Disaster Response and Recovery