The LGBTQ+ Health Summit educates and activates the health sciences community on LGBTQ+ health and creates new pathways to serve LGBTQ+ communities. The summit reinvigorates LGBTQ+-identified healthcare professionals, students and community members in finding community and support in practice, and it promotes the use of up-to-date, best practices to improve LGBTQ+ health outcomes. More than […]
As more and more people in Wisconsin have contracted COVID-19, states and cities have taken more and more drastic measures to prevent the spread of the virus. The most recent measures, prompted by Governor Tony Evers’ call to stay “safer at home,” have involved closing down many of the businesses near the downtown area. All […]
In response to the rising global pandemic, many people are changing their daily routines and staying home to avoid spreading the virus. But what happens if your home is in a confined refugee settlement? That’s the question Muhammad H. Zaman poses in his recent NPR opinion piece, “Refugees Are Especially Vulnerable To COVID-19. Don’t Ignore […]
The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted a lot of changes to daily life. It’s stressful enough for adults, but for kids, this time can be especially confusing and scary. On this episode, Carousel discusses strategies for talking to your kids about coronavirus with professor Travis Wright. He offers advice about intentional parenting for both young children […]
With coronavirus outbreaks on the rise in the U.S., we turn our attention to COVID-19 for today’s episode. First, epidemiology researcher Robyn Gershon discusses American public health infrastructure, disaster preparedness, and the effects of the epidemic on healthcare and service-industry workers. Then, Oakland-based journalist Alexis Madrigal gives a breakdown of his round-the-clock research for The […]
The Wisconsin Environmental Health Network (WEHN) hosts an annual conference focused on environmental health. The conference features recognized speakers and an environmental justice panel. This conference also provides an opportunity for scientists, researchers, healthcare professionals, environmental advocates and concerned citizens to network and make connections.