Welcome to the One Health Academy

Advancing One Health through motivating, mentoring and networking

 
 

Upcoming Events

One Health Congress
Amsterdam, 
The Netherlands
March 15-18, 2015
For more info, click here
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Ebola: Building Resilient Communities
Congressional Forum Cannon Caucus Rm 345
2-4PM, February 25, 2015
RSVP to Monica Herman here
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Ebola and Beyond: Global Virus Outbreaks in Our One Health World 
Leavey Conference Center and Hotel
Georgetown University
3800 Reservoir Rd NW Washington, DC 
8:30AM - 12:30PM, March 25
Limited to 70 attendees, RSVP to Yvette Queen to
 here

Other Sources
One Health Initiative
Follow more events and happenings here
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One Health Commission
Get more information and resources here

 

OUR MISSION

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.

See our article on the One Health Initiative website here!

If you missed it, view Dr. Lucey's talk here via our recorded webcast. Thanks again to One Health Commission for facilitating this!

Next Speaker

Our speaker on March 12th will be Ms. Sharon Jackson. She will be speaking about One Health: Food Security, Public Health, and Other Consequences of Animal-borne Diseases. Ms. Jackson has extensive experience conducting political, economic and public health analyses for the United States Government in support of policy formation and implementation. Her analytic approach focuses on political, economic, cultural, and demographic factors. Her research interests include health/economic/national security analysis, crisis early warning, economic development assistance, the intersection of ecological/environmental changes and emergence of novel diseases, and political stability.

She holds graduate degrees from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Johns Hopkins University Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, and undergraduate degrees from the Catholic University. 


Details

There is a 50 person limit to the meeting so we suggest you register early. The cost of the evening is $20 per person ($10 for students with ID) it includes dinner, discussion with colleagues, and networking.

Please R.S.V.P. by e-mailing onehealthacademy@gmail.com with your name and the names of any guests attending. We are accepting replies on a first come, first serve basis.

If you have any questions about this event or future events you can contact us at onehealthacademy@gmail.com 

 

CALL FOR SPEAKERSOne Health Academy is filling up our Speakers roster for this year's meetings. If you know of someone who has something to speak about that could be of interest to our group please let us know. You can contact Will Sander at onehealthacademy@gmail.com.

POST ITMembers if you have something you would like to share with our members or request of One Health Academy please send it to Will Sander at onehealthacademy@gmail.com and we will POST IT to our website.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR OHAIf you are interested in helping in the organizing of our meetings, please contact Will Sander at onehealthacademy@gmail.com.

GRANT WRITER VOLUNTEER NEEDED FOR OHAIf you have the "know how"on how to write a grant and time to give, please contact Tom McGinn at tom.mcginn@dhs.gov.




 
 
 
 
 
 

One Health Academy – advancing One Health through motivating, mentoring, and networking