Missouri State Medical Association Adopts One Health Resolution – 3rd in the nation (USA) April 6, 2014—The Missouri State Medical Association became the 3rd state in the United States to adopt a One Health resolution with Florida being the first and Massachusetts the second. This was reported to the One Health Initiative website by physician Dr. John C. Hagan: “I am pleased to tell you that The Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA) today unanimously passed a resolution to become the third state medical society to endorse the One Health Initiative. It will take a while for the formal mechanisms of MSMA to complete but you will receive a letter from MSMA executive director Tom Holloway on MSMA letterhead for your records. We continue to receive positive responses and e mails requesting copies of articles from the One Health issue of Missouri Medicine (May/June 2013) [http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/OneMedicineBook.pdf]. With regards,” John C. Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAO, Editor, Missouri Medicine medical journal 2010 President Kansas City Metro Med Soc Missouri Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons Membership Chair email@example.com phone: 816 520-8087 fax: 816 454-8478 The Florida Medical Association (FMA) http://www.flmedical.org/HomePage.aspx was the first state medical Association to adopt a One Health resolution on Sunday July 31, 2011 in support of One Health which was reported to the One Health Initiative website by John J. Lanza, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP of the Florida Department of Health. Dr. Lanza is the Director of the Escambia County Health Department www.EscambiaHealth.com, Pensacola, Florida (USA). Please see Complete One Health resolution entitled Collaboration between Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, and the Environmental Sciences (One Health) http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/FloridaMedicalAssociationAdoptedOneHealthresolutionJuly31,2011.pdf. In December 2011 the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) www.massmed.org/adopted a landmark policy supporting the importance of collaboration between human medicine, veterinary medicine and the environmental sciences and encouraging dialogue between human medical, veterinary medical, and environmental sciences professionals to identify opportunities to work together in the areas of medical education, clinical care, public health and biomedical research. This was reported to the One Health Initiative website website by Steven A. Ringer, MD, PhD, vice-chairman of the MMS public health committee. The original sponsors of the resolution were Kathleen Gensheimer, MD, MPH, Leonard Marcus, VMD, MD and Gary Kraus, MD, all notable physician One Health supporters/advocates. Dr. Gensheimer is a member of the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team’s Honorary Advisory Board http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/advBoard.php. Two Recent Notable One Health additions: The World Medical Association (WMA) and World Veterinary Association (WVA) signed an historic collaborative One Health Memorandum in Bangkok, Thailand in October 2012 http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/WVA-WMAMOU(2).pdf The American Association of Public Health Physicians (AAPHP), a prominent longstanding One Health supportive organization, formally endorsed the One Health Initiative on their website in November 2012 http://www.aaphp.org/OneHealth Current known U.S. and International One Health Supporter Organizations and Individuals http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/supporters.php.