Global Health at UWM offers many ways for students, faculty and researchers to get involved.

Service Opportunities

Sigma Theta Tau International maintains a list of global health service opportunities.

Global Health Resources

Global Health Online Resources: Compiled by Lenore R. Wilkas, MLS, Werley Center for Nursing Research and Evaluation, UWM College of Nursing (lwilkas@uwm.edu).
July, 2016

UWM Center for International Education: As a comprehensive office, the Center offers a range of services to the entire university. These include teaching and research opportunities for students, faculty, and staff, encompassing study abroad, international student admissions, public programming, and scholarly conferences, all of which endeavor to get us closer to the ideal of having an interculturally-competent and multilingual citizenry, able to thrive in today’s world.

Milwaukee Global Health Consortium: The group develops and connects the global health programs and activities of Wisconsin’s organizations in the health, education, research, and government sectors, and improves global health through partnerships that benefit people and communities locally and globally, generating meaningful learning opportunities that produce the next generation of global health leaders.

International Council of Nurses: a federation of national nurses’ associations (NNAs), representing nurses in more than 134 countries.

World Health Organization (WHO): WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people.

Global Health Experts

HIV/AIDS prevention, self-management and care, support and treatment

Loren Galvao

  • HIV Prevention
  • Maternal and reproductive health and family planning

Penninah Kako

  • HIV/AIDS and Women

Jennifer Kibicho

  • Economic analyses of health care costs, prescription drug cost drivers, cost containment policies, and the cost of providing care to persons living with HIV/AIDS
  • Global health, including evaluations of structural-level interventions that address poverty, gender-based violence, and other structural factors that place individuals at elevated risk for HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa

Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu

  • HIV/AIDS and Women
Global Health Economics, Policy and Systems

Jennifer Kibicho

  • Health Economics
  • Economic analyses of health care costs, prescription drug cost drivers, cost containment policies, and the cost of providing care to persons living with HIV/AIDS
Gender-based violence and women’s empowerment

Jennifer Kibicho

  • Global health, including evaluations of structural-level interventions that address poverty, gender-based violence, and other structural factors that place individuals at elevated risk for HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa

Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu

  • Violence against women
  • Third world women’s health
  • Domestic violence
Sub-Saharan Africa