American Veterinary Medical Association President Expresses Strong Support for the One Health Initiative


Dr. René A. Carlson, President of thé American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) sent a One Health testimonial message on August 23, 2011 stating thé AVMA’s strong support for the One Health Initiative’s activities promoting “One Health” nationally and globally.


“The American Veterinary Medical Association wholeheartedly supports the work of the One Health Initiative.  Given the varied and indistinct interactions between humans and diverse animal populations throughout the world, it is imperative that medical, veterinary medical, and public health professionals work together to ensure safer and healthier lives for people and animals while protecting their environments.”



René A. Carlson, DVM

AVMA President

Chetek, WI   54728

"Our future is what we plan for, and that future begins today!"