Welcome to the One Health Academy

Advancing One Health through motivating, mentoring and networking


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Previously Recorded External Webinars
Blue Ribbon Study Panel, Agrodefense: Challenges and Solutions,
Kansas St. University,
Jan 20, 2017.
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Routine ListServs/Webinars
One Health Commission;
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Monthly CDC Zoonoses and One Health Updates;
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Other One Health Resources

One Health Initiative
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One Health Commission
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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 onehealthacademy@gmail.com with the following information: 

  • Name
  • Organization
  • Email address 
  • Areas of interest 




Please join us for our Next Fall Session! 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 

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. Lindsey Shields


  For her talk on: 

"Bats, Rats, and Airplanes: Understanding the role of wildlife in emerging infectious diseases through a One Health lens"


Dr. Lindsey Shields is a board-certified preventive medicine veterinarian with more than 7 years experience in international veterinary medicine and public health. Currently the Director of Training for the Smithsonian's Global Health Program, Dr. Shields leads capacity building, training, and emerging infectious disease projects for the team. Dr. Shields attended Virginia Tech where she studied animal and poultry sciences as an undergraduate student, obtaining her D.V.M. from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Dr. Shields has worked for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations based in Italy and Ethiopia, where she provided direct assistance to member countries for controlling outbreaks of disease in wildlife and livestock and supported the development of early warning systems in East Africa. While at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA, she led outbreak response activities in Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and in the USA for infectious diseases including cholera, typhoid, and botulism. Dr. Shields is passionate about epidemiology and supporting closer linkages between public health and animal health agencies.


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 onehealthacademy@gmail.com.

See our article on the One Health Initiative website here!






There is a 50 person limit for each meeting so we suggest you register early. 

If you have any questions about this event or future events you can contact us at onehealthacademy@gmail.com 




CALL FOR SPEAKERSOne Health Academy is filling up our Speakers roster for 2018 meetings. If you know of someone who has something to speak about that could be of interest to our group please let us know. You can contact Will Sander at onehealthacademy@gmail.com.

POST ITMembers if you have something you would like to share with our members or request of One Health Academy please send it to Will Sander at onehealthacademy@gmail.com and we will POST IT to our website.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR OHAIf you are interested in helping in the organizing of our meetings, please contact Will Sander at onehealthacademy@gmail.com.

GRANT WRITER VOLUNTEER NEEDED FOR OHAIf you have the "know how"on how to write a grant and time to give, please contact Tom McGinn at tom.mcginn@dhs.gov.


One Health Academy – advancing One Health through motivating, mentoring, and networking