Welcome to the One Health Academy

Advancing One Health through motivating, mentoring and networking

 
 

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James Steele Conference Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man,
Irving, TX,
May 24-26.
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The 4th International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI),
Doha, Qatar,
Nov 7-9
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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;
to register,
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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: May 11th, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

Dr. Samantha Rubright

will talk about: "Fracking & Our Health - Is Oil & Gas the Modern Day Big Tobacco?"

 

 

 

Samantha Rubright is the Manager of Communications and Partnerships for FracTracker Alliance, a non-profit she helped to start that studies, maps, and communicates the risks of oil and gas development. With FracTracker, Samantha conducts and translates environmental health research for the website; nurtures collaborative relationships; manages FracTracker’s student internship program; and serves as the primary contact for media inquiries. Samantha recently obtained a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree from Pitt Public Health's Environmental and Occupational Health department, focusing on the effects of exposure to cyanide and hydrogen sulfide. Additionally, she has worked in Africa and Europe, exploring and advising on the impacts of extractive industries on communities and public 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. 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