The One Health Academy promotes interdisciplinary collaboration among health professionals, industry, and policy makers by promoting public health, as well as environmental, food, agricultural, and economic protection.
Our monthly events serve to unite:
- Federal governmental departments
- Non-governmental organizations
- Private industry leaders
to promote collaboration through networking, discussion following educational presentations, and informal mentoring.
One Health Academy meetings are dinner meetings held at the NEW Capital Yacht Club at Channel Inn located at 660 Water St SW, Washington, D.C. 20024 around the left side of the Inn on the water front. The meetings are typically the 2nd Thursday of every month from September to June with dinner starting at 6:30PM and the featured talk beginning between 7:15 to 7:30PM.
For previous meeting recordings, please visit our Meeting Calendar and click on the hyperlinks for those talks. Thanks to One Health Commission.
Next Meeting: Thursday, February 11, 2015 - Mr. John Griffin
Mr. Griffin will be speaking about Wildlife in our Cities: Harmonizing Human-Animal Interactions and the need to understand those intereactions to to produce better outcomes for both. The talk will pull from lessons learned in the field of urban wildlife conflict resolution.
For a decade, John has worked on solutions to wildlife conflicts. John joined the Humane Societ of the United States in 2007 and currently serves as the Director of the Urban Wildlife Programs. He also oversees Humane Wildlife ServicesSM, a service that resolves conflicts in the DC and South Florida Metro areas.
Prior to working with The HSUS, John founded A.C.E. Wildlife Services to provide hands-on humane solutions to human-wildlife conflicts. John has over 20 years of fieldwork experience with wildlife ranging from racoons to great apes and has given numerous presentations, trainings, and workshops on topics that include humane and effective approaches to resolving wildlife conflicts, wildlife disasters, and reunioning and re-nesting small mammals and birds. John has published on a number of topics in regard to wildlife conflict resolution and has recently completed a stint as a National Geographic Expedition team member exploring racoon behavior in urban areas. He has a degree in biology and graduate work in conservation biology and environmental policy.
As always, don't hesitate to contact us with questions, comments, concerns, and/or speaker suggestions at email@example.com.
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