One Health: The Dynamics of the Human-Animal Interface in a Rapidly Changing Environment

One Health: The Dynamics of the Human-Animal Interface in a Rapidly Changing Environment

The convergence of human health and animal health has led to a new era of emerging infectious diseases. How will this unique era and the human-animal interface be affected by the impending changes to our environment and alterations to our climate? This webinar will provide information about:

  • The factors that have created this unprecedented era of emerging diseases
  • How environmental changes will impact the human-animal interface
  • Why the One Health Initiative offers a new mindset and solutions to address the health threats created by this unique convergence

About the Speaker(s)

Lonnie J. King

Lonnie J. King

Dr. Lonnie J. King is the dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University. He also serves as the executive dean of the seven health sciences colleges at Ohio State, as well as the lead dean for the Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Diseases program. Prior to coming to Ohio State, Dr. King directed the National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne and Enteric Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He served Michigan State University as dean for 10 years and prior to that spent 19 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. As the nation’s chief veterinarian, he worked extensively in global trade agreements and has testified before congress on issues of emerging diseases. A member of the National Academies of Science, Dr. King is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine. An expert in “One Health” and emerging infectious diseases, he is a highly sought-after speaker.

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