U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal (EID) Volume 20, Number 3—March 2014 An early One Health leader… In Memoriam: James Harlan Steele (1913–2013) “James Steele, DVM, MPH, passed away on November 10, 2013, in Houston; he was 100 years old. Jim Steele (Figure) was an extraordinary man. All of the dimensions of his life were on a grand scale. He was larger than life in so many ways; his vision, his leadership, his accomplishments in public health, his worldwide friendships, his mentorship of scores of young acolytes who came within his orbit, his extraordinary memory, his bear hugs, and his longevity were all manifestations of his boundless enthusiasm for life. … “ Read complete article: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/20/3/im-2003_article.htm Also please listen to: In Memoriam: James Harlan Steele (1913—2013) Drs. Jennifer McQuiston and Casey Barton Behravesh talk with Dr. Myron Schultz about the legendary Dr. James Harlan Steele. Created: 5/19/2014 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID). Date Released: 5/20/2014. Series Name: Emerging Infectious Diseases. http://www2c.cdc.gov/podcasts/player.asp?f=8632476 By: Myron G. Schultz, DVM, MD, DCMT, FACP Senior Medical Officer Global Disease Detection Operations Center Center for Global Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop D-68 Atlanta, GA 30333 Note: Dr. Steele was also the founder of the prestigious American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES). Its current President is Charles Thoen, DVM, PhD. Drs. Thoen, Craig Carter (Steele biographer - http://www.amazon.com/One-Man-Medicine-Health-Steele/dp/1439240043) and other members of the AVES Executive Board will be attending the upcoming American Veterinary Medical Association convention in Denver, Colorado (USA) July 25-29, 2014. AVES will be honoring high achieving individuals with an awards ceremony including Virginia Dato, MD, MPH and Jack Woodall, PhD. Dr. Dato is a distinguished member of the One Health Initiative teams Honorary Advisory Board http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/advBoard.php and Dr. Woodall is a member of the One Health Initiative team.