New ProMED-mail access featuring One Health items


Co-Founder of ProMED-mail Joins One Health Initiative Website



The ‘Kahn-Kaplan-Monath’ One Health team is proud to announce that John (Jack) Woodall, MA, PhD has agreed to be the ProMED-mail “Contents Manager/Editor” for a newly established ProMED-mail page on the One Health Initiative website.  One Health related articles will be featured exclusively.  Dr. Woodall, like Drs. Tom Monath, Bruce Kaplan [general Contents Manager/Editor] and Laura Kahn, will graciously be working pro bono for the benefit of advancing the One Health movement.


Early on, the physicians and other medical, veterinary medical and allied health scientific professionals at ProMED-mail provided and advocated support for the One Health concept.  We are all grateful for their longstanding support, valued advocacy and cooperation.


Dr. Woodall, in addition to being a co-founder of ProMED-mail and an eminent virologist, is currently:


John (Jack) Woodall, MA, PhD, Director (retd.)
Nucleus for the Investigation of Emerging Infectious Diseases

Institute of Medical Biochemistry

Center for Health Sciences

Federal University

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Among Dr. Woodall’s many posts held over the years:


2002 - 2008      Web Site Editor & Council member (ex officio), American Society  of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene.


2004 - present     Biological Weapons Working Group of Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation,

Washington DC, USA.


2004 - 2006      Scientific Advisory Board, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington DC, USA.


2007 - present     Editorial Advisory Board, The Scientist magazine


2008 - present     Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Medical Chemical, Biological & Radiological Defense.