Notice: Don’t Miss Important One Health Symposium Scheduled in October 2011

49th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

 Symposium: One World, One Health, One Medicine - Boston, MA (USA)

Friday, October 21, 2011: 2:15 PM-4:15 PM

 Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

·                  describe the mission of the One Health initiative to unite physicians, veterinarians, and other health care professionals to improve human health

·                  recognize the importance of the interface of humans, animals, and the environment in development of infectious diseases

·                  summarize how global hotspots for emerging and reemerging infectious diseases are identified and monitored

·                  review how the interactions of humans, domestic animals, and wildlife contribute to emerging infectious diseases

·                  propose how emergent zoonoses can be identified and prevented 

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public Health Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Lab Personnel, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, Hospital Administrators, HIV Clinicians, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians


Moderators:  James M. Hughes, MD, FIDSA, Emory University School of Medicine and Lonnie King, DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State University


Speakers:  Lisa Conti, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Florida Department of Health , Peter Daszak, PhD, EcoHealth Alliance , Cathleen A. Hanlon, DVM, PhD, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Jonna Mazet, DVM, MPVM, PhD, University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine



One Health: Issues at the Human-Animal-Environment Interface 
Lisa Conti, DVM, MPH, DACVPM  

A Hotspots Approach to Targeting Surveillance and Control of Emerging Diseases
Peter Daszak, PhD  

Emerging Infections at the Human-Domestic Animal Interface 
Cathleen A. Hanlon, DVM, PhD  

Using a One Health Approach to Identify the Emergence and Mitigate the Spread of Potentially Pandemic Zoonoses 
Jonna Mazet, DVM, MPVM, PhD


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