Despite pandemic, don't delay medical care for yourself or your pet for non-COVID-19 illnesses
Gloria Bachmann, MD, MMS, is co-chairperson of NJ One Health initiative, director of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Women's Health ...
“...The New Jersey One Health Committee [an interdisciplinary One Health group] wants to emphasize that wellness is a continuum that not only involves humans but other animals and our shared environment. While the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated our lives, we should not lose sight of the continuum of other pressing health needs that we and our pets need to have addressed in a timely manner for optimal health and well-being.”
Gloria Bachmann, MD, MMS [physician], is co-chairperson of NJ One Health initiative, director of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Women’s Health Institute and associate dean for Women’s Health.
James F. Dougherty, M.S., V.M.D., is a veterinarian with Metropolitan Veterinary Associates.
Dina Fonseca, PhD, is director of Rutgers Center for Vector Biology.
This letter was also signed by:
-- Damir Hamamdzic, DVM [veterinarian], Rutgers Compliance Administor
-- Laura Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP [physician], a research scholar at Princeton University
-- Barbara Perry, MBA, director or Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s Orthopaedic Research & Education Laboratory.