Global Health Symposium 2017: For Our Planet, For Our Health


Date: Tuesday, April 4
Time: 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Tim Ford, UMass-Amherst and the PAHO Foundation
Location: Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue

Tim Ford, UMass-Amherst, the PAHO Foundation, will discuss significant challenge to clean water worldwide and in the United States in his keynote address for this year’s Global Health Symposium, "For Our Planet. For Our Health.” Karen Solheim from the School of Nursing will lead a closing panel looking at the changing U.S. refugee policies and how they impact refugee health. More than 50 members of the UW-Madison community from across campus and across disciplines will also share oral and poster presentations of their global health work, from how satellites can advance air quality and public health to infection control, women and agriculture in Ghana to links between human and lake health at Lake Victoria.

For more information:
Contact Ann Grauvogl
Call 265-9592