Prominent Public Health Physician Joins One Health Initiative Team’s Honorary Advisory Board The One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team is delighted to announce that Dr. Virginia Dato, a physician, has graciously accepted becoming a member of the team’s Honorary Advisory Board on April 10, 2014.  The One Health Initiative Honorary Advisory Board was established in 2010 and has 32 distinguished members from within the U.S. and worldwide. Dr. Dato is the immediate Past President of the American Association of Public Health Physicians (AAPHP) and   She was and is an ardent supporter and activist of and for the One Health concept.  During her tenure as AAPHP president Dr. Dato endorsed One Health on behalf of the Association on November 22, 2012:  Dr. Dato is board certified in Public Health/Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics.  She has been at the Pennsylvania Department of Health since May of 2002.  Prior to this Dr. Dato worked at the New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services in a variety of roles including the senior public health physician in the infectious Disease Program, program manager of Maternal Child Health Epidemiology, Chair of the Institutional Review Board and Co-Director of the Public Health Residency.  She has investigated over 50 outbreaks and has publications in a wide variety of public health areas including public health training, rabies, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), lyme disease, candida infections, public health informatics and maternal and child health.  Dr. Dato is listed as a supporter/advocate on the One Health Initiative Supporter list