MCW Global Health News

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Thinking "Outside the Clinic"

Community-academic partnership brings eye screening from the clinic to a south-side Milwaukee community center.

Dr. Steve Hargarten honored with 2017 World Citizen Award

May 8 - Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH, professor and chair of emergency medicine, associate dean of global health, and global health pathway director, received the International Institute of Wisconsin (IIW)’s Dorothy Von Briesen World Citizen Award.

Early exposure to research offers professional growth for medical students

Feb. 13 - Second year MCW medical students Peter Regala and John Idso were accepted to present their global health research at the Global Health Conference Midwest (GHCM) regional meeting at Creighton University earlier this month.

Global Health Fair on Feb. 23 to include global health photography exhibit

Feb. 8 - MCW’s 9th annual Global Health Fair is planned for Thursday, Feb. 23, from 1 – 4:15 p.m. in the Alumni Center.

MCW Global Health Week showcases efforts to address global equities

Dec. 7 - The 2016 MCW Global Health Week events enriched the Office of Global Health’s goal to facilitate a sustainable platform of local and global partnerships to promote the community engagement, education, patient care, and research efforts of faculty.

NATO Grant Supports Physician Mission in Ukraine

With funding support from NATO, MCW Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians and their team traveled to Kiev, Ukraine, to provide clinical care.

Office of Global Health co-hosts Our City of Nations Conference

June 20 - One week before World Refugee Day, nearly 200 participants representing 32 agencies gathered at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Zelazo Center for the second ‘Our City of Nations’ conference on refugee and immigrant health and wellness.

Sneak peek at Global Health Week of Events

Nov. 7 - Global Health Week runs from Nov. 28 – Dec. 2, and this year’s events will highlight faculty's global health efforts from neighborhoods to nations.

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