Online Program

Back to the future: Merging One Health with Public Health

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 12:30 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Lonnie King, DVM, MS, MPA, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Although the concept of One Health is not new, the concept has achieved a new level of acceptance in understanding and addressing EID and other concepts of public health. This presentation will define One Health, briefly discuss its principles and historic relevance and suggest new possibilities for incorporating this concept in addressing the contemporary challenges to Public Health.

Learning Areas:

Basic medical science applied in public health
Communication and informatics
Environmental health sciences
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe the concept and definition of One Health. Discuss the principles and historic relevance of One Health. Identify options to integrate One Health into Public Health.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Executive Dean of Ohio State University’s seven health science colleges. I have been the Director of CDC’s National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne and Enteric Diseases and serve as Co-Chair of the Institute of Medicine’s Forum for Microbial Threats. I lecture nationally and internationally on the topic of One Health and emerging infectious diseases.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.