The 5th International One Health Congress is the world’s premier conference for the worldwide One Health community. One Health advocates from all over the globe will gather in Saskatoon, Canada, from 22 to 25 June 2018 for four days of lectures, debates, workshops and symposia.
This past month I have been a visiting medical student in Dermatology at the University of Washington. Thanks to Dr. Jennifer Gardner and her dedication to One Health, I had the opportunity to observe in a practice setting that few medical students ever experience. I spent one day per week with Dr. David Duclos, a veterinary dermatologist with a well-established private practice and loyal patient panel.
By Jennifer M. Gardner, MD
Division of Dermatology University of Washington
Checklist for One Health Epidemiological Reporting of Evidence (COHERE)
by Jennifer Gardner, MD
Student Address given at the 2017 Graduation of the University of Washington School of Public Health by Heather Fowler, VMD, PhD, who was the recipient of the Gilbert S. Omenn Award for Academic Excellence.
An article in this week’s New York Times Magazine, The Mystery of the Wasting House-Cats highlights the question of whether cats are developing hyperthyroidism because of exposure to flame retardants or other chemicals in house dust. An example of the research on this topic can be seen in the Canary Database listing here.
by Peter Rabinowitz, MD MPH
Last week I gave a talk about One Health in primary care to a group of Family Medicine faculty, and we had a chance to discuss their personal experiences and perspectives on the concept of human health, animal health, and the environment intersecting in the primary care setting. Before the talk, I had sent them a link to our recent publication about One Health in medical education.
Come join us in person or online on November 3, 2016 to celebrate One Health Day!