Notable One Health Advocates *Drs. Paul L. Nicoletti and Lisa A. Conti Receive Prestigious Awards at American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Convention – Atlanta, GA (USA), July 31 – August 3, 2010 Paul L. Nicoletti, DVM, MS, Professor emeritus, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine received the Karl F. Meyer—James H. Steele Gold Head Cane Award, for advancing human health through veterinary epidemiology and public health at the 147th AVMA annual convention in Atlanta, GA (USA).  Dr. Nicoletti was credited for contributing to the control of brucellosis working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and United Nations as well as the University of Florida.   Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH, Director, Florida Department of Health’s Division of Environmental Health received the AVMA Public Service Award.  Dr. Conti was noted for working with various groups in Florida to protect the public from diseases mediated through environmental processes and serving as Floridas state public health veterinarian and teaching pathobiology at the University of Floridas College of Veterinary Medicine.  She was also awarded an honorary Diploma from the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES).  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.” -*Please see attached photo of Drs. Nicoletti and Conti while attending the convention-