Welcome to the One Health Academy

Advancing One Health through motivating, mentoring and networking


Upcoming Events

Beyond Ebola: One Health Strategies to Predict and Prevent the Next Emerging Pandemic, TAMU One Health, September 16, 2015, Link to recorded talk here
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One Health and the Global Security Agenda, O'Neill Institute at Georgetown University, October 29, 2015. For more information, go here.
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Nuclear Security Summit and Workshop 2015, Georgetown University, October 30-31, 2015, for more information, go here.
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EcoHealth Alliance - Global Health Security Agenda, Cosmos Club, November 4th, 2015. RSVP and for more information by e-mailing here.
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One Health for the Real World Symposium, London, March 17-18, 2016, for more inforamtion, click here
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, November 12th, 2015 - Dr. Andrew Maccabe

Join us as we here from Dr. Andrew Maccabe about One Health in Veterinary Medical Education - AAVMC Celebrates 50 Years of Service on Thursday, November 12th at 6:30PM.

Dr. Andrew Maccabe is the Executive Director of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). He is also a Public Health Officer in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, currently assigned to Headquarters NORAD - U.S. NORTHCOM where he serves as the public health consultant to the command surgeon.

Dr. Maccabe received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from the Ohio State University in 1981 and 1985, respectively. He began his professional career in Jefferson, Ohio where he worked in a mixed animal practice with primary emphasis on dairy herd health.

In 1988, he was commissioned as a Public Health Officer in the U.S. Air Force where he managed the preventive medicine activities of several Air Force installations and directed programs in occupational health, communicable disease control, and health promotion.

Dr. Maccabe completed his Master of Public Health degree at Harvard University in 1995. That same year he became Chief of the Health Risk Assessment Branch of the Air Force where he directed the health risk assessment program for environmental restoration activities throughout the Air Force.

Dr. Maccabe completed his Juris Doctor degree, Magna Cum Laude, at the University of Arizona in 2002. He subsequently became the Associate Executive Director at the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges where he led programs to advance veterinary medical education. In 2007, he was appointed as CDC's Liason to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration where he coordinated policies and programs between the two agencies before returning to AAVMC in 2012.

He holds memberships in many professional organization including the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Medical Law Association, and the District of Columbia Veterinary Medical Association. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, the Bar of the District of Columbia and a Licensed Patent Attorney.

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