One Health Initiative website team’s Honorary Advisory Board Joined by New Member February 29, 2012—The One Health Initiative honorary Advisory Board was established on December 1, 2010. Today, we are pleased to announce that among the current outstanding One Health supporters/advocates and recognized leaders, Indu Mani, DVM, DSc, editor of Clinician’s Brief, the official small animal veterinary medical journal of the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC), has graciously agreed to serve as a participant member.   Dr. Mani, earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University and a Doctor of Science degree from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA (USA) with emphasis on immunology and infectious diseases.  She also practices small animal veterinary medicine & surgery.     Dr. Mani’s unique professional qualifications, having both private practice and public health backgrounds, led her to help establish Clinician’s Brief as what is believed to be the first peer reviewed small animal medicine/surgery journal in the world with a visionary “One Health” oriented section viz. Capsules.   The updated list of 25 distinguished members posted is now   Larry R. Anderson, DVM, MD - Sumner County Family Care Center, PA, Wellington, Kansas (USA) Steven W. Atwood, VMD, MRCVS, MD, MPH – Animal Health Care Associates, West Tisbury, MA (USA) B. Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA - Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Missouri School of Medicine (USA)Donald S. Burke, MD - Dean, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh (USA)Carina Blackmore, DVM, PhD – State Public Health Veterinarian, Florida Department of Health (USA) Craig N. Carter, DVM, PhD – Director, University of Kentucky, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (USA) Nancy Chaney, RN, BA, MS – Mayor City of Moscow, Idaho, President of the Association of Idaho Cities, Board member of the Directors of the National League of Cities (USA) Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH – Former Director, Florida Department of Health, Environmental Health Division (USA) James L. Cook, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS - William & Kathryn Allen Distinguished Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Director, Comparative Orthopaedic Laboratory, University of Missouri (USA) Mary Echols, DVM, MPH – Editor, One Health Newsletter and Public Health Veterinarian, Palm Beach County (FL) Health Department (USA) David N. Fisman, MD, MPH – Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto and Department of Medicine, North York General Hospital (Canada). James G. Fox, DVM, MS, DACLAM, FIDSA - Professor and Director of the Division of Comparative Medicine and Professor in the Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) Greg Gray, MD, MPH, FIDSA - Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Global Health, College of Public Health and Health Professions; Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine; and Director, Global Pathogens Laboratory, University of Florida (USA)David L. Heymann, MD – Editor, Control of Communicable Diseases Manual and Director, U.K. Health Protection Agency (United Kingdom)James M. Hughes, MD - Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Emory University (USA)Martyn H. Jeggo, BVetMed, PhD – Director, CSIRO Livestock Industries Australian Animal Health Laboratory (Australia)Lawrence C. Madoff, MD - Editor, ProMED-mail, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (USA)Indu Mani, DVM, DSc - Editor, Clinician’s Brief, the North American Veterinary Conference’s (NAVC) official small animal veterinary medical journal (USA)Björn Olsen, MD - Professor, Senior Physician Infectious Diseases Uppsala University and University Hospital (Sweden)Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH – Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy (CIDRAP) Academic Health Center—University of Minnesota (USA)Peter M. Rabinowitz, MD, MPH – Associate Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, Director of Yale Human Animal Medicine Project, Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program (USA)Ralph C. Richardson, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology, Internal Med) – Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University (USA)Kevin M. Sherin, MD, MPH, FACPM, FAAFP - Director, Orange County (Florida) Health Department (USA) Gary Simpson, PhD, MD, MSc, MPH – College Master-Paul L. Foster School of Medicine - Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Professor of Infectious Diseases in Medical Education (USA) James H. Steele, DVM, MPH – Professor Emeritus, University of Texas School of Public Health (USA)