An outstanding “One Health” leading Educational Institution of Higher Learning - Overview Iowa State University – College of Veterinary Medicine SEE:  One Health The Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine has a long history of engagement in One Health. The veterinary profession and related health professions interact with both people and animals; therefore, providing a critical intersection of health and wellness information, especially in the areas of zoonotic and infectious diseases, and safe animal-sourced food products. The College supports research related to animal and human health, especially in the areas of disease prevention, and maintenance of secure and safe animal food products. One Health is reflected in our College Mission Statement: The Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to the enhancement of the health and well-being of animals and human beings through excellence in education, research, professional practice and committed service to the State of Iowa, the nation and the world. And supported by the Iowa State University Mission: Create, share and apply knowledge to make Iowa and the world a better place. Also, our mission is aligned with the American Veterinary Medical College One Health Initiative: One Health is the integrative effort of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals, and the environment. The Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine supports One Health in all our university land-grant missions of education, research, professional practice, and outreach. Our curriculum is presented by knowledgeable instructors in comparative animal and human medicine, and many specialties.  These efforts are in collaboration with many university, college, and industry partners. We have long standing collaborations to improve animal and human health with the Iowa Regents Universities, especially the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and College of Public Health, and the USDA National Centers for Animal Health in Ames, IA. One Health Related Programs Additional Resources for One Health Notable One Health leaders and Publications... Dr. Lisa K. Nolan, Dr. Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Claire Andreasen, One Health Director Dr. James A. Roth, Director at the Iowa state University Center for Food Security and Public Health and National Academy of Medicine member   Dr. Glenda Dvorak, Assistant Director at the Iowa state University Center for Food Security and Public Health Dr. Charles O. Thoen, Professor, Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine; author video and text entitled: Tuberculosis in Animals and Humans: A One health Approach in Education Portal of World Veterinary Association – 2016 ONE HEALTH TEXTBOOKS: Zoonoses – Protecting People and Their Pets - 1st Edition (2013) Zoonotic Tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and Other Pathogenic Mycobacteria - 3rd Edition (2014),subjectCd-LS50.html