Welcome to the One Health Academy

Advancing One Health through motivating, mentoring and networking


Upcoming Events

BIO Animal Biotech Summit, Bethesda, MD.  September 21-23, 2016. For more information, click here.
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European Inter-Regional Conference 2016 One Health, Bucharest, Romania, September 22-24, 2016, for more information, click here
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One Health EcoHealth 2016, Melbourne, Australia, December 3-7, 2016, for more information, click here
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Other Sources

One Health Initiative
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One Health Commission
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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, June 9th 2016 - Dr. Michael Murphy 

Dr. Murphy received his B.S., D.V.M., and Ph.D. degrees from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, in 1980, 1981, and 1987, respectively. He received his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN, in 1999 After practicing in a mixed animal practice in northeastern Oklahoma, he served as a clinical and diagnostic veterinary toxicologist in the Texas and Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories for 27 years. He retired from the University of Minnesota as a Professor Emeritus and joined the Center for Veterinary Medicine at FDA in 2009. While at CVM/FDA, Dr. Murphy has assisted in jurisdiction, drug recall and shortage analyses, responses to litigation and citizens petitions, and policy associated with cloned or genetically engineered animals, and antimicrobial resistance.

Dr. Murphy will be speaking on Medically Important Antimicrobials in Animal Agrigulture. This presentation will include an overview of the 2015 Veterinary Feed Directive rule and FDA’s current thinking on the use of medically important antibiotics in food-producing animals. The 2015 Veterinary Feed Directive rule went into effect on 1 October 2015 (See 80 FR 31708, 3 June 2015.). 

As always, don't hesitate to contact us with questions, comments, concerns, and/or speaker suggestions at onehealthacademy@gmail.com.

See our article on the One Health Initiative website here!


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 2016 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