Important Notice: Don’t Miss ... One Border One Health Symposium (Details below)

June 23 - 24, 2011
San Diego, CA
One Border One Health Symposium

A Regional Symposium Advancing Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration and Border Surveillance for Emerging Infectious Diseases

Online Registration begins on May 11, 2011, and will continue through June 15, 2011.

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One Border One Health Symposium Agenda Day 1

Thursday, June 23rd 2011 / University of San Diego, Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice

8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.


8:30 a.m.


9:30 a.m.

Introductions: Suzanne Lindsay, PhD
Executive Director for the Institute for Public Health, SDSU
Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health


Welcoming Remarks: Stanley Maloy, PhD
Dean, College of Sciences
Associate Director, Center for Microbial Sciences
Professor of Biology, San Diego State University



10:00 a.m.

Nathan Wolfe, DSc
Founder and Director, Global Viral Forecasting Initiative
Lorry I. Lokey Visiting Professor

Stanford University

11:00 a.m.


11:15 a.m.

Lisa Conti, DVM, MPH, Dipl. ACVPM, CPM, CEHP
Director, Division of Environmental Health
Florida State Health Department

12:15 p.m.


12:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m.

Panel 1: One Health Surveillance Strategies

Moderator: Patricia Conrad, DVM, PhD
Co-Director, One Health Center
UC Global Health Institute
Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California, Davis

Panelist: Scott Wright, PhD
Branch Chief, Disease Investigations
National Wildlife Health Center
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Panelist: Jonna Mazet, DVM, MPVM, PhD
Director, Wildlife Health Center
Global Director, PREDICT Program
School of Veterinary Medicine

University of California, Davis

Panelist: James M. Wilson, V, MD
Executive Director
Haiti Epidemic Advisory System (HEAS)
Praecipio International

3:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion and Q&A

3:15 p.m.


3:30 p.m.

Panel 2: Operationalizing One Health

Moderator: Francisco Javier Monge Navarro, DVM, MPH, PhD
Main Investigator B
Animal Health Department
Institute for Research in Veterinary Science
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Panelist: TBD

Panelist: Kristine M. Smith, DVM, Dipl. ACZM
Associate Director for Health and Policy
Ecohealth Alliance

Panelist: Nikos Gurfield, DVM, DACVP
San Diego County Veterinarian
Department of Environmental Health
Vector-borne Disease and Diagnostic Laboratory

5:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion and Q&A

5:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

5:45 p.m.

Reception & Networking
Location: Best Western Hacienda Hotel


Action Planning Meeting Agenda Day 2

Friday, June 24th, 2011, Best Western Hacienda Hotel

8:30 a.m.

Breakfast & Registration

9:00 a.m.

Snapshot of the Border Region

10:15 a.m.

Action Planning - Group Discussion
Facilitator: Luke Entrup, MSW, MPH
Senior Evaluation Specialist
Institute for Public Health
San Diego State University

12:00 p.m.

Working Lunch