84. One World, One Health, One Medicine
Friday, October 21, 2011: 2:15 PM-4:15 PM
Room: 153ABC

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • describe the mission of the One Health initiative to unite physicians, veterinarians, and other health care professionals to improve human health
  • recognize the importance of the interface of humans, animals, and the environment in development of infectious diseases
  • summarize how global hotspots for emerging and reemerging infectious diseases are identified and monitored
  • review how the interactions of humans, domestic animals, and wildlife contribute to emerging infectious diseases
  • propose how emergent zoonoses can be identified and prevented 

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public Health Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Lab Personnel, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, Hospital Administrators, HIV Clinicians, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Global ID, Investigative ID, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  James Hughes, MD, FIDSA, Emory University and Lonnie King, DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State University

CME Credits: Maximum of 2.0 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.2 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-130-L01-P


J. Hughes, None

L. King, None

L. Conti, None

P. Daszak, DIVERSITAS: Board Member, Research support
National Institutes of Health: Grant Investigator, Research grant
USAID: Grant Investigator, Research grant
National Science Foundation: Grant Investigator, Research grant

C. A. Hanlon, None

J. Mazet, None

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