WAA Distinguished Alumni Award Recognizes International Hero

Ernest Darkoh, a global health hero in the fight against HIV/AIDS, will return to campus on Thursday, May 10, to receive a Distinguished Alumni Award. Five other graduates will also be honored at a 5 p.m. ceremony at the Memorial Union, which is free and open to the public. (Click here for more information)

Dr. Darkoh, MD, MPH, MBA, is founder and chairman of BroadReach Healthcare. He will also give a talk on “Rethinking the Healthcare Model In Africa,” on Wednesday, May 9, at 5:00 p.m., Health Sciences Learning Center Room 1325, discussing how HIV has revealed tragic flaws in the predominant operating health care model in Africa. Sponsored by the Center for Global Health, a collaborative initiative of the UW Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine and the Division of International Studies. For more information, 262-3862, teigland@wisc.edu