Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP Receives Honorary Diploma from Thé American Veterinary Epidemiology Society August 3, 2010 – Atlanta, GA … Dr. Laura H. Kahn was awarded an honorary Diploma from The American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES) at the 147th American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Annual Convention. The Diploma is for “Distinguished Service and Contribution to the progress of public health. Her efforts and vision, compassion and understanding, desire and energy, have advanced Veterinary Public Health and research. Her counsel and advice have been of great value to her country.” Dr. Kahn is a prominent international authority and spokesperson for the One Health concept. She has published numerous articles on the subject and is a widely sought after speaker. Please see photo attached: Dr. Kahn is being presented the award by the current President of AVES, George W. Beran, DVM, PhD. Dr. Beran is a distinguished Professor and zoonotic disease expert at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.