Welcome to the One Health Academy

Advancing One Health through motivating, mentoring and networking

 
 

Rift Valley Fever: 
Preventing Costly Outbreaks; 
EcoHealth Alliance. 
Cosmos Club Washington, D.C., Dec. 12, 2018
6:00-9:00pm. 
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One Health in the 21st Centrury, 
EcoHealth Alliance. 
Wilson Center, Washington, D.C., Nov 26, 2018
1:00 - 6:00pm. 
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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;
to register, click here 
 
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Monthly CDC Zoonoses and One Health Updates;
to register,
email ZOHUCall@cdc.gov
 
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Other One Health Resources

One Health Initiative
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One Health Commission
Get more information and resources here

 

OUR MISSION

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! 

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 onehealthacademy@gmail.com.

See our article on the One Health Initiative website here!

   

 

  

 


Details

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