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Research and Publications

September 26, 2015: 7th Global Ethiopian Diaspora Conference on Health Care and Medical Education, Arlington, Virginia
Title: My Experience at an Ethiopian Emergency Department
Presenter: Tsion Firew

September 9, 2015: Surgery Grand Rounds
Title: Surgeons as Public Health Officers: Are We There Yet?
Presenter: Girma Tefera

August 15, 2014: Connections for Health, Ecosystems, and Society: 2014 EcoHealth Conference and the 5th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Ecology & Health, Montreal, Canada
Title: Plants and their traditional medicinal uses among the Sidama (Ethiopia): A service learning framework for understanding linkages between ecosystem and community health
Authors: Axel Adams, Yuli Chen, Alex McAlvay, Heidi Busse, Girma Tefera

May 19, 2014: University of Wisconsin-Madison Teaching and Learning Symposium
Title: Learning Through Doing: Experiential Learning as the Cornerstone of the Undergraduate Certificate in Global Health
Presenters: Lori DiPrete-Brown, Janet Niewold, Heidi Busse, Sweta Shrestha

May 10-12, 2014: Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference, Washington, DC. We had several publications at this event:

Title: Increasing knowledge and practical skills in CPR, first aid, and basic emergency care in Hawassa, Ethiopia: A workshpo evaluation and assessment
Authors: Wendt EM, Zewdie S, Busse H, Erschen-Cooke MJ, Tefera G.

Title: Collaborative pathways for community/university health partnerships: An interdisciplinary approach to improve nutrition and food security in Southern Ethiopia
Authors: Fofanah M, Busse H, Aydiko R, Tefera G, Schulz S.

Title: Learning lessons in strengthening health systems from developing countries: An evaluation of personal, professional, and institutional impact of global health partnerships on U.S. institutions
Authors: Tefera G, Busse H, Aboneh E, Azazh A

Title: Wealth matters: An assessment of indicators that predict food insecurity in the Sidama and Wolayta zones of Southern Ethiopia
Authors: Lunt T, Fofanah M, Schwei R, Schulz S, Busse H

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April 22, 2014: University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium, Madison, WI
Title: A food-based approach to reduce Vitamin A deficiency in southern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study of maternal nutrition and health indicators.
Authors: Mariama Fofanah, Melissa Ptak, Steffen Schulz, Girma Tefera, Heidi Busse

April 10, 2014: University of Wisconsin-Madison Undergraduate Research Symposium
Title: STEP-UP: Skills Training in Emergency Practices for the UW-Madison Ethiopia Partnerships
Presenter: Elizabeth Wendt
Mentors: Heidi Busse, Girma Tefera

April 10, 2014: University of Wisconsin-Madison Undergraduate Research Symposium
Title: Write to Learn: Combining Nutrition Lessons and Creative Writing for Youth in Ethiopia
Presenters: Hanna Vadeboncoeur, Jessica Lyga
Mentors: Heidi Busse, Girma Tefera

March 29, 2014: The Future of Food and Nutrition: A Multidisciplinary Graduate Research Conference, The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA
Title: Linking Agriculture and Health: A cross-sectoral approach to measure and improve nutrition and food security in Southern Ethiopia
Authors: Tobias Lunt, Mariama Fofanah, Wellington Jogo, Steffen Schulz, Heidi Busse

March 08, 2014: University of Wisconsin-Madison AHANA Pre-Health Society Annual Conference
Title: Linking Agriculture and Health: A food systems approach to improve nutrition and community health
Presenters: Heidi Busse, Girma Tefera

January 9-13, 2014: 43rd Critical Care Congress
Title: Development of a safe and effective sedation practice in a resource limited setting
Authors: Scott Hagen, Erin Turner

November 4, 2013: American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA
Title: Learning from developing countries in delivering emergency and trauma care: Lessons from an emergency medicine global health partnership in Ethiopia
Link: https://apha.confex.com/apha/141am/webprogram/Paper295245.html

November 4, 2013: American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA
Title: Increasing knowledge and practical skills in CPR, first aid, and basic emergency care in Hawassa, Ethiopia: Evaluation of a youth skills training
Link: https://apha.confex.com/apha/141am/webprogram/Paper295224.html

May 03, 2013: Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Washington, DC
Title: American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference: A Partnership to Strengthen Pediatric Emergency Care in Ethiopia
Link: http://www.abstracts2view.com/pas/view.php?nu=PAS13L1_3495.3

October 20, 2012: American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference,
New Orleans, LA
Title: A Novel Partnership & Approach to Strengthen Pediatric Emergency Care in Ethiopia
Link: https://aap.confex.com/aap/2012/webprogram/Paper17287.html

September 2012: Emergency Physicians International Journal
Title: Strengthening emergency medicine by building human and institutional capacity at Addis Ababa University/Tikur Anbessa Hospital
Link: http://www.emed.wisc.edu/sites/www.emed.wisc.edu/files/EPi%20Ethiopia%20Article_0.pdf
Link to epijournal: http://issuu.com/epi mag/docs/epi_issue__9_issue

March 14, 2012: Strengthening Emergency Medicine Graduate Medical Education (GME) Clinical Care & Teaching: The Ethiopia Experience
Link: http://videos.med.wisc.edu/videos/39534

March 13, 2012: UW Global Health Symposium Poster
Title: Emergency Medicine Graduate Medical Education Curriculum Development at Addis Ababa University
Link: https://workspaces.acrobat.com/?d=R8X8jonwaLAE9hRNOYxF0A

Spring 2012: UW Department of Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Title: A Novel Partnership & Approach to Strengthen Pediatric Emergency & Trauma Care in Ethiopia
Link: https://workspaces.acrobat.com/?d=4pP2Itagig6NFJh0-iv9fA

Spring 2011: UWHC Nursing Fair
Title: Nursing – The Ethiopian Emergency Services Project
Link: https://workspaces.acrobat.com/?d=T7yBbQ0XKUavmgDMMr0Ajg

May 06, 2011: UW Population Health Sciences, Madison, WI
Title: Making Change through Collaboration: An Emergency Medicine Twinning Partnership in Ethiopia
Link: http://pophealth.wisc.edu/PopHealth/files/file/Current_Students/MPH/Capstone%20Projects/Busse.pdf

January 2011: UW Department of Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Title: Introducing Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO®) to Ethiopia
Link: https://workspaces.acrobat.com/?d=Tc0VEGpgOnCifGnJQVNJjQ

November 15, 2011: AAU UW – Emergency Medical Services Twinning Partnership
Title: Emergency Medicine Graduate Program Curriculum at Addis Ababa University
Link: https://workspaces.acrobat.com/?d=Zi8hXBizd*tG*hXY2O9WUA


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