Prominent U.S. One Health Physician Leader and Public Health Authority Moves to New Location
United States One Health physician leader, Peter M. Rabinowitz, MD, MPH, has moved from Yale University School of Medicine to the University of Washington School of Public Health in Seattle, Washington, where he is an associate professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. Dr. Rabinowitz firstname.lastname@example.org is Director of the Human-Animal Medicine Project and continues to be Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale. He is also an associate professor in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington.
The Human-Animal Medicine Project,( http://deohs.washington.edu/hamp/ ) now located at the University of Washington, explores linkages between human, animal, and environmental health in a "One Health" paradigm, including zoonotic infectious diseases at the human-animal interface, animals as "sentinels" of environmental health hazards, and clinical collaboration between human health care providers and veterinarians in a species-spanning approach.
Dr. Rabinowitz serves on the One Health Initiative Honorary Advisory Board http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/advBoard.php. In addition to many other achievements, he is noted for co-editing/writing the groundbreaking ‘first of its kind’ One Health book entitled “Human-Animal Medicine – Clinical Approaches to Zoonoses, Toxicants and other Shared Health Risks” http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com/product.jsp?isbn=9781416068372. This landmark book’s co-editor/author is the well known One Health veterinarian Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/Lisa%20Conti%20Biography%20June%202013.pdf. Dr. Conti is also a member of the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team.