Tuesday, April 6th @ 4:30pm - 016 Robertson Hall – Princeton, N.J. (USA)
Sponsored by the Center for Health and Wellbeing
The One Health concept seeks to integrate human, animal, and ecosystem health in order to improve health for all species. Two leaders in the international One Health movement will present their work.
v Joan Hendricks, VMD, PhD, Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
v Thomas Monath MD, Medical Virologist, and Partner, Pandemic and Biodefense Fund, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers.
Dean Hendricks has been leading the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine since January 2006. She is the founding director of the Veterinary Clinical Research Center and holds a secondary appointment as a professor of the Department of Medicine in UPenn’s School of Medicine. She earned her VMD and PhD from UPenn in 1979 and 1980, respectively. She has a BS in biology and psychology from Yale University.
Dr. Monath received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He served in the US Army for 24 years in the uniformed services, and between 1973-1988, he was the Director, Division of Vector-Borne Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Fort Collins, CO and from 1989-1992, Chief, Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID). He has received numerous awards and served as President of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene from 2004-2005.
If you are interested in learning more about One Health please browse the One Health Initiative website at http://www.onehealthinitiative.com.
If you have questions about the Forum, please send me an email.
Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP - lkahn@Princeton.EDU
Program on Science and Global Security
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs