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 email@example.com with the following information:
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
See our article on the One Health Initiative website here!