The One Health Academy promotes interdisciplinary collaboration among health professionals, industry, and policy makers by promoting public health, as well as environmental, food, agricultural, and economic protection.
Our monthly events serve to unite:
- Federal governmental departments
- Non-governmental organizations
- Private industry leaders
to promote collaboration through networking, discussion following educational presentations, and informal mentoring.
One Health Academy monthly meetings are networking meetings held at the The American Society for Microbiology. The meetings are typically the 2nd Wednesday of every month from September to June with social hour starting at 6:00PM (light snacks served) and the featured talk beginning at 6:45PM.
To register to attend a talk, please visit the RSVP page.
If you would like to become a member of the One Health Academy, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- Email address
- Areas of interest
Please join us for our Next Fall Session!
THURSDAY, December 13, 2018
(Please note day of week change)
Networking starts @ 6:00pm
Presentation @ 7:00pm
Our Fall meetings will be at The American Society for Microbiology !
Please join us for a presentation by
Dr. Michael E. von Fricken
For his talk on:
"A One Health approach to investigating vector-borne diseases"
Dr. Michael E. von Fricken is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Global and Community Health. His research interests include vector-borne disease surveillance, control, and pathogen discovery. He has ongoing projects in Kenya, Mongolia, and Haiti focusing specifically on emerging pathogens transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks, and has conducted international training workshops on appropriate field methodology and data management for vector borne disease research. His work has had a direct impact guiding treatment policies of Rickettsial infections in Mongolia and the management of malaria in Haiti. He received his PhD from the University of Florida and completed his postdoctoral fellowship with Duke University, Division of Infectious Disease. He is now currently a Research Associate with the Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, and holds a Visiting Scientist designation with the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) Diagnostic Systems Division, based out of Fort Detrick, MD.
For those who cannot attend in person, the One Health Commission is sponsoring a live webinar!
Click here to register and listen!
Dont forget to head over to our SPOTLIGHT page to learn more about some exciting people, topics, resources, or events relevant to the world of One Health!
For previous meeting recordings, please visit our Meeting Calendar and click on the hyperlinks for those talks. Thanks to One Health Commission.
As always, don't hesitate to contact us with questions, comments, concerns, and/or speaker suggestions at email@example.com.
See our article on the One Health Initiative website here!