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Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine links with One Health Initiative website - Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine links with One Health Initiative website


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…a ‘One Health in Action’ example of where veterinary medicine has contributed significantly to human well-being - Thursday, March 04, 2010

Famous veterinarian Walter Plowright, CMG, FRS, FRCVS is dead (February 19, 2010): developed vaccine against rinderpest …a ‘One Health in Action’ example of where veterinary medicine has contributed significantly to human well-being

Dr. Walter Plowright, a renowned veterinary medical scientist, was recognized with the 1999 World Food Prize for his development of tissue culture rinderpest vaccine (TCRV).  This is considered the key element in the quest to eliminate rinderpest, or cattle plague, from farms and herds worldwide.  An announcement is expected shortly this year stating the eradication of rinderpest, the first animal disease to be eliminated worldwide; human smallpox was the first to be eradicated in 1979.

Rinderpest is a disease of cattle, buffaloes, some pigs, and numerous species of wild ungulates. Historically, the virus was repeatedly responsible for causing tremendous havoc among livestock from at least the time of the decline of the Roman Empire.   Losses frequently amounted to millions of animals annually. The resulting famines, social and political unrest, [sometimes war] were all too common until the acceptance of strict controls in Europe in the late 18th century.

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American College of Veterinary Pathologists Approves One Health Resolution - Tuesday, March 02, 2010

The American College of Veterinary Pathologists recently approved the following resolution that adopts the One Health Initiative concept:

  The American College of Veterinary Pathologists, recognizes and endorses the One Health Initiative dedication to improving the lives of all animal species, and to improving environmental health through the integration of human and veterinary medicine and pathology.”


Provided by:

Wendy J. Coe
Executive Director
American College of Veterinary Pathologists
2810 Crossroads Drive, Suite 3800
Madison, WI 53718-7961

“ONE HEALTH in Action” - First Flexible Coil Balloon Expandable Intracoronary Stent Development for Humans - Tuesday, February 09, 2010

“ONE HEALTH in Action” - First Flexible Coil Balloon Expandable Intracoronary Stent Development for Humans


The One Health initiative website has been advised by Peter G. Anderson, DVM, PhD, Professor & Director of Pathology Undergraduate Education and Pre-Clerkship Curriculum Coordinator at the Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine, that the “One Health Initiative” web link has been added to the front page of PEIR (


Moreover, it should be noted that Dr. Peter G. Anderson, a veterinarian, represents a prime and significant historic example of “ONE HEALTH in Action”.  Dr. Anderson was part of the team that developed the first flexible coil balloon expandable intracoronary stent approved by the FDA for human use. This monumental development occurred in the early 1990’s and now – almost 100% of patients who undergo the balloon angioplasty procedure also get a stent. These stents can be coated with drugs to help the blood vessel heal after the balloon procedure to prevent scar tissue from forming leading to restenosis.  Today the drug coated stents that Dr. Anderson helped develop and holds a patent for are being used extensively to decrease morbidity and mortality in patients worldwide.


Gary Roubin, BVSc (equiv. DVM), MB (equiv. MD), PhD, an internationally renowned interventional cardiologist (currently at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, where he has been the Chairman of the Department of Interventional Cardiology and Director of the Cardiovascular Interventional Suites since 2004), worked to develop the first “balloon expandable intracoronary stent” used in the USA. Dr. Roubin came to the University of Alabama in 1989 where Dr. Anderson was the pathologist who participated in the animal studies using pigs. This animal data was sent to the FDA and eventually the stent was approved for human use.  Dr. Anderson says, “While we [i.e., Drs. Roubin and Anderson] were waiting for approval for the FDA – we did get a “provisional” approval to use the stents in people if it was a life threatening situation.  So, here at UAB we deployed many of the stents before they were formally approved by the FDA.” “And, I did the autopsies on the people who died after stent implantation”, said Dr. Anderson. “So, with Gary Roubin as corresponding author, we published the first paper describing the pathology of these balloon expandable flexible coil stents in people.”


Dr. Anderson went on to say, “Gary is the cardiologist who was the innovator in developing the stents and has continued to be an internationally recognized leader in interventional cardiology.  An interesting side note – Gary Roubin was originally from Australia. He started out as a veterinarian – then he went back to school to be a physician, received a PhD degree in physiology, trained in cardiology and then he came to the U.S.  So, Gary Roubin started out as a veterinarian and then went on to be an internationally renowned interventional cardiologist.”

Canary Database website links to One Health Initiative website - February 5, 2010 - Saturday, February 06, 2010



Canary Database website links to One Health Initiative website - February 5, 2010

The Canary Database website has notified the One Health Initiative (OHI) website that they have now linked with our website on their front page making it the 35th major website to link with OHI website.  See

“Animals as Sentinels of Human Environmental Health Hazards”

The Database Project Team consist of:

*Peter Rabinowitz, MD, MPH (Primary Investigator), Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine

*It should be noted that Dr. Rabinowitz is a longtime leader and supporter of the One Health concept and has practiced the principles of One Health with numerous highly successful interdisciplinary collaborations over the years.  A recent highly significant example includes co-authoring, with Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH, a groundbreaking ‘first of its kind’ One Health book entitled Human-Animal Medicine – Clinical Approaches to Zoonoses, Toxicants and other Shared Health Risks

Joshua Dein, VMD, MS (Co-Investigator), Veterinary Medical Officer, USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Prakash Nadkarni, MD (Co-Investigator), Associate Professor, Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University School of Medicine

Lynda Odofin, DVM, MSPH (Research Associate), Yale University School of Medicine

Matthew Wilcox, MS (Project Librarian), Librarian and Director of Academic Technology, Yale University School of Public Health

Zimra Gordon, DVM, MPH (Research Associate), Rippowam Animal Clinic

Daniel Chudnov, MS (System Developer), Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University School of Medicine

Project Alumni

Julie Earle, BS (Research Associate), Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University School of Public Health

Brynn Taylor, MS, MPH (Research Associate)


Yale University Occupational and Environmental Medicine     Yale University School of Medicine

Ohio State University’s (USA) College of Veterinary Medicine Links with One Health Initiative website - Friday, February 05, 2010


Ohio State University’s (USA) College of Veterinary Medicine Links with One Health Initiative website

 *The One Health Initiative website was notified that effective today, February 5, 2010, the Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has linked the One Health Initiative website on their website’s front page

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"One Health" at the College of Veterinary Medicine

“At Ohio State, the concept of one health allows us to address a triple threat to health in an integrated way. We recognize the importance of addressing issues in animal health, human health and environmental health and are expanding several programs to meet the challenges in all three areas.  

The  One Health Initiative is a national effort that is bringing together "collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals, plants and our environment."

Notably, the current Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Lonnie J. King, DVM, MS, MPA, is a renowned champion and preeminent leader of the One Health movement in the United States and internationally.  Among many top administrative positions, Dr. King has served as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS), Dean of the Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and most recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) first Director of the *former National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases (NCZVED).


The One Health Initiative website promotes One Health and endeavors to post all pertinent national and international One Health News, Publications, and Upcoming events items in a timely fashion.   There are now 34 websites, worldwide, linked to this autonomous pro bono website. 


*Provided by:

Melissa L. Weber, Director

Communications and Marketing

College of Veterinary Medicine

127D Veterinary Medicine Academic Building (VMAB)

1900 Coffey Road

Columbus, Ohio 43210

*Effective January 4th, 2010, two former Centers, including NCZVED and the former National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases (NCPDCID) have been merged into one new Center, the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases (NCEZID) proposedThomas Hearn, PhD has been named the Acting director for NCEZID (proposed), and RADM Ali Khan, MD, MPH is serving as Acting Deputy Director.

European Wildlife Disease Association (EWDA) Links with One Health Initiative website - Wednesday, February 03, 2010

European Wildlife Disease Association (EWDA) Links with One Health Initiative website


The One Health Initiative website has been notified that the European Wildlife Disease Association (EWDA) has linked our website on their links page  There are now 33 websites, worldwide, linked to this One Health Initiative website. 

Mission of EWDA:

“The European Wildlife Disease Association (EWDA) seeks to provide a forum for the exchange of information on wildlife diseases and their management. Through the provision of opportunities for networking, collaborative research and training we seek to raise the profile of wildlife disease research and management.”


Information provided by:


 Merel Langelaar, DVM, PhD  
 Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology (LZO)  
 National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
 Centre for Infectious Disease Control Netherlands
 P.O. Box 1 (postbak 63)
 3720 BA Bilthoven
 The Netherlands

The Case For A "One Health" Paradigm Shift - Reprinted with permission from ALN Europe™ - Tuesday, September 01, 2009
Tuesday, September 01, 2009.

Reprinted with permission from ALN Europe™


The Case For A "One Health" Paradigm Shift
By Bruce Kaplan, DVM and Mary Echols, DVM, MPH
September/October 2009

The One Health concept calls for a merging of perspectives from within human and veterinary medical disciplines.

A public health emergency declared due to the newly emerged “swine flu” virus (H1N1) was recently classified as a worldwide pandemic. This is definitely an indication of impending similar, serious “brewing storms”. Since 1998, public health officials and scientists have been speculating about this with the avian flu (H5N1) virus strain. Fortunately, this has not evolved yet and may never do so. But, make no mistake; we are on the precipice of unpleasant health and health care threats that need to be addressed.

These influenza events, plus the fact that approximately 75% of recently emerging infectious diseases affecting humans are diseases of animal origin, strongly suggest the need for a paradigm change on how public health approaches these phenomena called “zoonotic diseases”, i.e. diseases transmissible from animals to man.

Today, many institutional, geographic, and financial barriers often prohibit meaningful interactions among experts. The result is that surveillance, research, prevention, and control measures for cross-species infections like influenza and dangerous bacteria emerging from antibiotic resistance, like those demonstrated by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) between pigs and people, have been short changed. This deficit must be rectified in order to pursue an enlightened course of modern health and health care for this generation and for generations to come.

The 1918-1919 influenza pandemic killed 50 to 100 million people worldwide. Emerging influenza viruses have been isolated from a variety of animals, including humans, pigs, horses, wild and domestic birds, and sea mammals. The recent events caused by swine flu came to light only when human cases occurred. The interval between cross-species spread and the declaration of a public health emergency was extremely brief, a matter of days. It is reasonable to ask: could surveillance for the emergence of new strains of flu be more effective if targeted at animals—the “mixing pot” of flu virus evolution? Could we develop more effective tools to identify strains with potential to spill over from animals to humans?

Besides influenza, other animal diseases are transmissible to humans. Hantaviruses exist in various rodent reservoirs where the hosts are persistently infected without disease symptoms. Specific hantaviruses transmitted from the contaminated urine and feces of infected rodents cause two important human diseases, hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) and hantavirus-pulmonary syndrome (HPS). Nipah virus is a newly discovered virus of fruit bats responsible for encephalitis outbreaks in southeast Asia. West Nile, a virus of birds, invaded the U.S. in 1999 and is now endemic. Emerging bacterial disease agents can be transmitted by food animals including E. coli 0157:H7, various Salmonella species, Campylobacter species, and Streptococcus iniae (from farmed fish). Leptospirosis is the most common rat-transmitted disease in the United States.

Combating zoonoses effectively will require a “One Health” approach—an interdisciplinary collaborative model for prevention and control of infectious disease epidemics, as well as chronic illnesses (e.g. cancer, obesity, orthopedic prosthetics, genetics, and others) that affect humans and animals. Physicians, veterinarians, ecologists, environmental scientists, laboratory animal specialists, and other health science-related disciplines must work together, equally without regard to “turf” barriers.

The One Health concept promotes the integration of human, animal, and environmental health by communication and collaboration among multiple disciplines. Successful One Health examples during the late 19th century and 20th century include:

Yellow Fever - In 1893, Theobald Smith (physician) and Frederick L. Kilborne (veterinarian) published a seminal paper on Texas cattle fever transmitted by ticks that set the stage for Walter Reed’s discovery of yellow fever transmission via mosquitoes.

Anthrax - In 1903, John McFadyean (veterinarian with a degree in veterinary medicine and medicine) published a paper on “McFadyean methylene-blue reaction in anthrax”, still referred to and recognized in microbiology texts.2,3 It is currently noted as “the ideal method for demonstration of the [anthrax] capsule.”4 McFadyean is regarded as the founder of modern veterinary research.

Tuberculosis - In 1921, Albert Calmette (physician) and Jean-Marie Camille Guerin (veterinarian) collaborations resulted in the “BCG” Tuberculosis vaccine that, along with the use of streptomycin, was credited with a dramatic reduction in the human toll from Tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis contracted by contact from infected cattle.

Immune System - In 1996, Rolf M. Zinkernagel (physician) and Peter C. Doherty (veterinarian) won the Nobel Prize for discovering how the body’s immune system distinguishes normal cells from virusinfected cells.5,6

In 1976, Frederick A. Murphy (veterinarian) and Karl M. Johnson (physician) worked closely together (along with others) to help unravel the mystery surrounding the initial outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever and discovered its etiologic agent, Ebola virus5,6

Karl M. Johnson, MD is Past Director, Middle America Research Unit - NIAID, NIH Founding Chief -Special Pathogens Branch, CDC (retired). Commenting on their work together, Johnson noted, “Fred Murphy and I collaborated on zoonotic viruses, their pathogenesis, epidemiology, and ecology; initially at great distance but later in daily contact at CDC. Although Ebola virus was perhaps the most notable project, our work over many years truly exemplifies the concept of One World, One Medicine, One Health.

“My prayer is that support, both scientific and financial, for the marriage of human and veterinary medicine will grow at an ever expanding rate. The earth requires it.”

Fred Murphy, DVM, PhD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pathology, reflected on the work of some of the pioneers. He stated, “My recent delving into the foundations of medical and veterinary virology has provided much evidence of common roots and incredible early interplay, much more than we see today. For example, Walter Reed and his colleagues, the discoverers of the first human virus, yellow fever virus, acknowledged the influence of Friedrich Loeffler and Paul Frosch, who had discovered the first virus, foot-and-mouth disease virus, a few years earlier.

“From my reading, it was Sir William Osler, the founder of modern human medicine and of veterinary pathology, who in the late 1800s coined the term ‘One Medicine’. Calvin Schwabe, the inspiring veterinary epidemiologist from UC Davis, has been credited with revitalizing the concept, and now it seems that the concept is gaining new breadth and depth, thanks to the efforts of the One Health Initiative. As others have noted, bringing substance to the concept, shaking up institutions and individuals, will require a difficult and long-term effort, especially as this applies to the interplay of physicians, veterinarians and biological scientists in biomedical research and in the scholarly base for public health—but, as [golfer] Arnold Palmer said, “Never up, never in.”

In an impressive One Health example in the 21st century, veterinarian James “Jimi” Cook, DVM, PhD, a University of Missouri-Columbia college of veterinary medicine Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, and physician B. Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery college of medicine have been investigating practicable clinical medicine betterment in the field of orthopedics—for humans and animals. Drs. Cook and Bal have collaborated for about seven years on efforts to create hip and knee replacements without using commonplace biomechanical metal and plastic materials. The technique being developed by Cook for dogs involves use of laboratory grown tissue (cartilage) that can be molded into replicas of joints that require replacement. Bal and Cook are jointly developing a process whereby a similar process can be adapted for humans.7

Following a June 2009 story in the Missourian where both men were recognized for their important biomedical research, Dr. Bal commented, “Jimi Cook and I have worked alongside a team of specialists from medicine, veterinary medicine, and engineering for seven years now. Our current focus is to develop replacement joints that mimic the natural process of cartilage and bone formation as they grow and develop. This kind of collaboration is essential to the creation of better options for the replacement of failing hips and other joints. By working with specialists in the veterinary field, we are able to evaluate our technology more rapidly, and that means that we will be able to develop these alternatives for humans sooner than if we worked alone.”

The early 21st century physician and former President of the American Medical Association, Ronald Davis, MD [now deceased] collaborated with the former President of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Roger K. Mahr, DVM helping to establish a bond between the AMA and AVMA. Davis skillfully shepherded an historic One Health supportive resolution through to adoption by the AMA membership—a major milestone in the progress of this modern day One Health movement.

In July 2007, Dr. Davis said, “I'm delighted that the AMA House of Delegates has approved a resolution calling for increased collaboration between the human and veterinary medical communities and I look forward to seeing a stronger partnership between physicians and veterinarians. Emerging infectious diseases, with the threats of cross-species transmission and pandemics, represent one of many reasons why the human and veterinary medical professions must work more closely together”.

A large number of North American professional organizations have endorsed the One Health concept. Among these are the American Medical Association; American Veterinary Medical Association; American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Association of American Medical Colleges; and American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges. Globally, One Health has been recognized by the Immuno Valley Consortium in The Netherlands; the Indian Veterinary Public Health Association; The Institute for Preventive Veterinary Medicine and Food Safety, Lazio and Tuscany Regions, Italy; the Italian Society of Preventive Medicine; the Corporation Red SPVet, Bogota, Colombia; and others.

A recent One Health monograph—containing 13 diverse essays—was published in the European Journal, Veterinaria Italiana. It provides a strong scientific international case for implementing the One Health model worldwide. It is the product of 53 prominent interdisciplinary professionals (physicians, veterinarians, and health scientists) from twelve countries.1

The One Health concept is a global strategy that is expanding within public health and academic circles. However, it is not widely known among practicing physicians, veterinarians, news media, or the general public. Once implemented, the synergism achieved will advance health care for the 21st century and beyond by accelerating biomedical research discoveries, enhancing public health efficacy, expeditiously expanding the scientific knowledge base, and improving medical education and clinical care. Seeking essential practicable “out of the box” scientific knowledge will most likely require a mind merging of various perspectives from within human and veterinary medical disciplines as well as others.


1.       Kaplan, Bruce, Laura H. Kahn, and Thomas P. Monath. "'One Health - One Medicine': linking human, animal and environmental health." Veterinaria Italiana Volume 45 (1)(2009) Web 2009/45_1/45_1.htm.

2.       Pattison, Ian. John Mcfaydyean: Founder of Modern Veterinary Research. London: J.A. Allen, 1981. Print.

3.       Dunlop, RH and DJ Williams. Veterinary Medicine: An Illustrated History. Mosby, 1996. Print.

4.       WHO Blood Safety and Technology: Manual for Laboratory Diagnosis of Anthrax. Last update: 27 April 2006.

5.       Kahn, LH, B. Kaplan, and JH Steele. "Confronting zoonoses through closer colaboration between medicine and veterinary medicine." Veterinaria Italiana 43 (1)(2007) 5-19. Web. 43_1/5_19.pdf.

6.       Kahn, LH, B. Kaplan, and TP Monath. ""One Health" in Action Series" June 7, 2007. Online Posting. One Health/One Medicine. Web:

7.       7. Monath, Thomas P., Bruce Kaplan, Laura H. Kahn, and Jack Woodall. One Health Initiative.

Dr. Bruce Kaplan, a retired veterinarian, is a former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA) epidemiologist, practitioner of small animal medicine, United States Department of Agriculture-Food Safety Inspection Service public affairs specialist and staff officer in Washington, DC and a writer/editor/ columnist. Dr. Kaplan currently helps manage the One Health Initiative website and serves on the editorial board of the One Health Newsletter.

Dr. Mary Echols, a public health veterinarian, is with the Palm Beach County Health Department, Palm Beach, Florida (USA). Dr. Echols is the Editor of the One Health Newsletter, a product of the Florida Department of Health, Division of Environmental Health and collaborates closely with the One Health Initiative website One Health team.,

Editorial: 'ONE HEALTH' and Parasitology - Tuesday, August 25, 2009

“ONE HEALTH” Editorial Published on ‘Parasites and Vectors’ ...

'One Health' and Parasitology


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'ONE HEALTH' and parasitology
Bruce Kaplan, Laura H Kahn, Thomas P Monath, Jack Woodall
Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:36 (12 August 2009)
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HISTORIC “One Health” Monograph Published - Friday, June 26, 2009

HISTORIC “One Health” Monograph Published


Veterinaria Italiana


 ‘One Health – One Medicine’:


linking human, animal and environmental health


Volume 45 (1) / January – March 2009


Bruce Kaplan, DVM, Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP and Thomas P. Monath, MD, Editors


This monograph contains a variety of 13 scientific One Health essays by 53 authors & co-authors from 12 countries including the U.S.  These provide further justification for invoking a rapid One Health paradigm shift for the benefit of human and animal health and health care locally, nationally and globally.


“It is a glorious feeling to discover the unity of a set of phenomena that seem at first to be completely separate”


Albert Einstein, April 14, 1901



‘One Health - One Medicine’: linking human, animal and environmental health

Bruce Kaplan, DVM, Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP & Thomas P. Monath, MD

The brewing storm                                                              9-18




Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP

‘One Medicine - One Health’ interview with Ronald M. Davis†, MD, President of the American Medical Association,                                      19-21


Peter Rabinowitz, MD, MPH, Matthew Scotch, PhD, MPH & Lisa Conti, DVM, MPH

Human and animal sentinels for shared health risks             23-34


E. Paul J. Gibbs, BVSc, PhD, FRCVS & Tara C. Anderson, DVM, MPH

‘One World - One Health’ and the global challenge of epidemic diseases of viral aetiology                                                                        35-44




Eyal Klement, DVM, MSc, Nahum Shpigel, DVM, PhD, Ran D. Balicer, MD, MPH, Gad Baneth, DVM, PhD, Itamar Grotto, MD, MPH & Nadav Davidovitch, MD, MPH, PhD

One Health’, from science to policy: examples from the Israeli experience          45-53


Alemka Markotiæ, MD, PhD, Lidija Cvetko Krajinoviæ, BSc, Josip Margaletiæ, PhD, Nenad Turk, DVM, PhD, Marica Miletiæ-Medved, MD, PhD, Ljiljana ˇmak, MD, PhD, Mateja Jankoviæ, MD, Ivan-Christian Kurolt, BSc, Silvija Šoprek, MD, Oktavija Ðakoviæ Rode, MD, MSc, Zoran Milas, DVM, PhD, Ivan Puljiz, MD, PhD, Dragan Ledina, MD, MSc, Mirsada Hukiæ, MD, PhD & Ilija Kuzman, MD, PhD

Zoonoses and vector-borne diseases in Croatia - a multidisciplinary approach  55-66


Stephen J. Prowse, PhD, Nigel Perkins, BVSc (Hon), MS, PhD & Hume Field, BVSc, MSc, PhD

Strategies for enhancing Australias capacity to respond to emerging

infectious diseases                                                                                   67-78


Jacqueline Fletcher, PhD, David Franz, DVM, PhD & J. Eugene LeClerc, PhD

Healthy plants: necessary for a balanced One Health concept      79-95


Val Beasley, DVM, PhD

One Toxicology, Ecosystem Health and One Health                      97-110


Douglas Thamm, VMD & Steven Dow, DVM, PhD

How companion animals contribute to the fight against cancer in humans   111-120


Jakob Zinsstag, DVM, PhD, Esther Schelling, DVM, PhD, Bassirou Bonfoh, DVM, PhD, Anthony R. Fooks, PhD, CBiol, FiBiol, Joldoshbek Kasymbekov, DVM, PhD, David Waltner-Toews, DVM, PhD & Marcel Tanner, PhD, MPH

Towards a ‘One Health’ research and application tool box                   121-133


Charles O. Thoen, DVM, PhD, Philip A. LoBue, MD, Donald A. Enarson, MD, John B. Kaneene, DVM, MPH, PhD & Isabel N. de Kantor, PhD

Tuberculosis: a re-emerging disease in animals and humans              135-181


Joan Hendricks, VMD, PhD, Charles D. Newton, DVM, MS & Arthur Rubenstein, MBBCh (MD)

One Medicine - One Health at the School of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania - the first 125 years                                       183-194


Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP, Bruce Kaplan, DVM & Thomas P. Monath, MD

One Health’ in Action Series: Nos 1-8  


In memoriam


Great 21st century physician One Health leader dies    Ronald M. Davis, MD
Past President, American Medical Association     209

















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