ANNOUNCING the Twelfth “One Medicine Symposium” – December 9-10, 2015 - Durham, North Carolina (USA) Registration is now open for the Twelfth One Medicine Symposium entitled “Teaming Up Against the Flu: A One Medicine Approach to Influenza at the Human-Animal Interface.” Dates: December 9-10, 2015 Location: Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, Durham, NC Registration Link: Please visit the website for more information:  The One Medicine Symposium is hosted by the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and NC Department of Health and Human Services in cooperation with NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, USDA APHIS Veterinary Services, and NCSU Office of Professional Development. This annual conference provides professionals from a variety of backgrounds with current information and take-home tools to improve awareness and understanding of the topics from a One Medicine perspective, promote collaboration across professional disciplines, and enhance preparedness for natural or man-made disasters, infectious disease outbreaks, and other challenges affecting human and animal health. NOTE:  Scheduled speaker Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Greg Gray, MD, MPH, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Global Health Institute, & Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University ·         Overview of One Medicine/One Health concept ·      Overview of influenza from a multi-species and multi-disciplinary perspective ·      Q&A/Discussion Dr. Gray is a member of the One Health Initiative team’s Honorary Advisory Board   Anna Allen, DVM Public Health Liaison Veterinarian Emergency Programs Division North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services 919-807-4340 (office) 919-619-2023 (cell) 919-807-4303 (fax) NOTICE: E-mail correspondence to and from this address may be subject to the North Carolina Public Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties by an authorized state official.