Panel Discussion NOTICE One Health: The Convergence of Human, Animal and Environmental Health

September 15, 2011, 9:00 a.m.  -  Location: MassDiGI at Becker College, 80 William Street, Worcester, MA (USA)

The One Health Commission is a call to action for collaboration and cooperation among health science professions, academic institutions, governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations, and industries towards improved assessment, treatment, and prevention of cross-species disease transmission and mutually prevalent, but non-transmitted, human and animal diseases and medical conditions.

Becker College President Robert Johnson chose to include this panel, to raise awareness of this pressing topic, as part of Inauguration Week events.

Honorary Chair and Moderator John Sullivan, M.D., vice provost of research, professor of Molecular Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Margaret Delano, DVM, Professor of Veterinary Science, Becker College

James Fox, DVM, Professor and Director, Division of Comparative Medicine at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Deborah Kochevar, DVM, Dean and Henry and Lois Foster Professor, Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Roger Mahr, DVM, CEO, One Health Commission

Leonard Marcus, VMD, MD

Jerald Silverman, DVM, Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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