Welcome to the One Health Academy

Advancing One Health through motivating, mentoring and networking

 
 

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CUGH 8th Annual Global Health Conference,
Washington, DC,
April 6-9th, 2017. 
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Global Health and Innovation Conference,
Yale University,
April 22-23, 2017. 
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James Steele Conference Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man,
Irving, TX,
May 24-26.
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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
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 dinner meetings held at the NEW Capital Yacht Club at Channel Inn located at 660 Water St SW, Washington, D.C. 20024 around the left side of the Inn on the water front (visit the Location Page for additional information). The meetings are typically the 2nd Thursday of every month from September to June with dinner starting at 6:30PM and the featured talk beginning between 7:15 to 7:30PM.

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 

 

 

Next Meeting: March 9th, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

Patrick Mc Gann, PhD

will talk about: 

"Cut, copy and paste: How antibiotic resistance genes move between bacteria"

  

 

   

Dr. Patrick Mc Gann received his PhD in Microbiology from the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) in 2004 with a focus on the interface between animal and human environments in contributing to the spread of antibiotic resistance. In 2004, Dr. Mc Gann joined the Laboratory for Food Safety, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York where he completed a Post-Doctoral position focusing on the pathogenic mechanisms of the foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes. In 2006, Dr. Mc Gann was awarded a National Research Council (NRC) Fellowship to study at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) in Silver Spring, MD where he spent 4 years working on vaccine development for the biothreat agent Francisella tularemia.

In 2010, Dr. Mc Gann joined the nascent Multi-drug resistant organism Repository and Surveillance Network (MRSN) at the WRAIR, where he is currently the Chief of Molecular Research. Dr. Mc Gann is the author of 38 research publications, primarily focused on antibiotic resistance mechanisms in bacteria of clinical interest.

   

  

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. The cost of the evening is $20 per person ($10 for students with ID) it includes dinner, discussion with colleagues, and networking.

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 2016 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