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!
If you missed it, view Dr. Sander's talk here via our recorded meeting. Thanks again to One Health Commission for facilitiating this!
Our speaker on June 11th will be Dr. Ade Ojeniyi. He will be speaking about One Homo Sapiens, One Animal, One Environment, One Medicine and One Health. Dr. Ojeniyi has had a storied career with experiences both in veterinary and human medicine. He has consulted and worked both in government and academics in Nigeria, the United States, Denmark and Greenland. Most of his research has been focused on enteric diseases and antibiotics particularly in production animals. He has also spoken extensively on HIV and substance abuse and has helped to train many nurses, veterinarians, physicians and graduate students throughout his career.
Until 2009, Dr. Ojeniyi was chief physician and head of the department of community of medicine for Greenland. Currently, he is based back in Denmark. Dr. Ojeniyi was born and raised in Nigeria where he attained his Bachelor of Science. He then went to Denmark and received his DVM at the Royal Veterinary University. Subsequently, he received his PhD at Unviversity of Ibadan in Nigeria. If that was not enough, he returned to Denmark and received his MD at the University of Copenhagen. He has a certificate in International Health and training in acupuncture.