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One Health is the collaborative effort of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain sustainable optimal health for the ecosystem*. It is a cultural and behavioral concept with socioeconomic elements and impact.

*a biological community of living organisms (humans, animals, plants, and microbes) and their physical environment interacting as a system

News Archives

April 24, 2017

VetMed Students Get Emergency Training During ‘Disaster Day’

  Michelle Kurkowski and Laura Hurst were the driving force behind the CVM's participation in this year's Disaster Day event. Thirty Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicin...

April 24, 2017

Texas A&M Faculty Contribute to AVMA Global Food Security Summit

Dr. Garry Adams participates at the AVMA Global Food Security Summit. Photo courtesy of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Four faculty members from the College of Vet...

March 20, 2017

Texas A&M Appoints Dr. Gerald Parker as Associate Dean of Global One Health

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) announces Dr. Gerald W. Parker as the new Associate Dean for Global One Hea...

March 20, 2017

Esteve-Gassent Collaborates with Eagle Scout on Texas Tick Research

Eagle Scout Michael Kinsey is collaborating with Dr. Maria D. Esteve-Gassent, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), to perform...

March 20, 2017

CDC Veterinary Students Day Showcases the Versatility of a DVM Degree

Twelve veterinary medical students and two faculty members from the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) represented Texas A&M University at the Sixth Biennial Cen...

February 09, 2017

Texas A&M Veterinary Students Go Global at IVSA Symposium

In early January 2017, nine veterinary students represented Texas A&M University at the 65thInternational Veterinary Students’ Association (IVSA) Special General Assembly and Symposium at ...

December 14, 2016

Less Risk, More Value: Livestock Biosecurity in South Africa

Texas A&M University team has been awarded $500,000 by the United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service to promote biosecurity with beef, swine, and poultry small-s...

December 14, 2016

USDA-APHIS Training Brings International Visitors to the CVM

The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science hosted the US Department of Agriculture Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service Veterinary Service (USDA APHIS-VS) Live Bird Mar...

December 14, 2016

Student Researchers Tackle Societal Issues

What program combined public health, environmental health, and animal health to answer two research societal needs? Two Texas A&M students, Clara Bush (veterinary student), and Jarius Pulc...

December 14, 2016

Sex in the Post-Genome Era Symposium

On Oct. 20-21, the “Sex in the Post-genome Era” symposium facilitated discussion on how genetics influence and interact with gender and sex, merging knowledge from fields of social sciences, h...

December 09, 2016

Texas A&M Researchers Awarded Grant to Establish “Tissue Chip” Center

Testing drug safety and efficacy is challenging, expensive, and time consuming. Recent advancements have given way to what is known as “tissue chips.” These tiny bioengineered systems mimic the...

November 02, 2016

Together, Texas A&M and East Africa Take One Health to the Next Level

Originally posted in the October 2016 Dean's Corner. Tanzania and Kenya are current leaders in Africa implementing a One Health approach to societal needs. Some of the One Health priorities ...

October 31, 2016

Dean Eleanor M. Green's Thoughts on the Future of Veterinary Medicine

Originally posted in the 2016 October Dean's Corner. At College Hour on Sept. 23, I presented “The Future…” and addressed some of the current challenges and opportunities our profession will...

September 09, 2016

One Health Explores Opportunities with China

Originally posted in the September 2016 Dean's Corner. View the original article here. In August 2016, a delegation of scientists from the Institute of Animal Health (IAH) in the Guan...

September 07, 2016

Gulf Of Mexico Radars Launched By Texas A&M Could Be Lifesavers

Originally posted on the Texas A&M Today website. View original article here. A system of high-frequency radars recently launched by Texas A&M University into the Gulf of Mexico wi...

August 11, 2016

Serving International Communities through Pathology

Recently, Dr. Corrie Brown DVM, PhD, DACVP from the University of Georgia (UGA, CVM) College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Pathology visted the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Med...

August 04, 2016

One Health at the Central America Summit

Originally posted in the August 2016 Dean's Corner. View original article here. Dr. Rosina "Tammi" Krecek, interim assistant dean of One Health and visiting professor in Veterinary Pathobi...

July 12, 2016

Research Assistant Professor - One Health, Infectious Diseases

Position Title Research Assistant Professor Position This Research Assistant Professor position is a non-tenure track accruing position, and no form of tenure is implied or otherwise a...

July 11, 2016

IIAD education theme leader presents poster at global conference on Veterinary Education

Originally posted on the IIAD website. View the original article at http://iiad.tamu.edu/2016/06/iiad-education-theme-leader-presents-poster-at-global-conference-on-veterinary-education/ Th...

July 08, 2016

One Health and CVM Represented at Veterinary Biologics Course

Originally posted in the July 2016 Dean's Corner. View the original article at http://vetmed.tamu.edu/news/for-deans-corner/july-2016/one-health-and-cvm-represented-at-veterinary-biologics-cou...

June 13, 2016

Bench to Shop Students Complete Capstone Project

Originally posted in the June 2016 Dean's Corner. View the original article at http://vetmed.tamu.edu/news/for-deans-corner/june-2016/bench-to-shop-students-complete-capstone-project On May ...

June 13, 2016

Logan Serves as Distinguished Panelist at First U.S–Africa Relations Conference

Originally posted in the June 2016 Dean's Corner. On April 26, Dr. Linda Logan served as a distinguished panelist at the First U.S–Africa Relations Conference, which is organized and sponsor...

May 16, 2016

Texas A&M One Health Initiative Contributes to the 50th Anniversary AAVMC Conference

Originally posted in the May 2016 Dean's Corner. View the original article, at http://vetmed.tamu.edu/news/for-deans-corner/may-2016/texas-am-one-health-initiative-contributes-to-the-50th-anniv...

May 10, 2016

Texas A&M Team “Walks the Talk” at Interprofessional Conference

This One Health interdisciplinary team was featured on the Hats Off Section of the May 2016 Dean's Corner. Below is more information regarding their success. In summer 2015, an interdiscip...

May 06, 2016

Spaceflight Research Takes Off at Texas A&M

Originally posted in Vital Record. View the original article at https://vitalrecord.tamhsc.edu/spaceflight-research-takes-off-texas/ Astronauts get to experience things no other humans do, ...

April 13, 2016

One Health Program Coordinator Position

The Texas A&M One Health Initiative office is searching for a Program Coordinator to join our team!  This individual will coordinate and oversee the planning, development, and impleme...

February 19, 2016

Texas A&M Faculty and Researchers Develop Chagas Case Study Learning Module

Originally posted on the TAMU Vet School website. View the original at /news/press-releases/texas-am-faculty-and-researchers-develop-chagas-case-study-learning-module COLLEGE STATION, Texas...

February 17, 2016

CEEZAD Open Call for Proposals

Open Call for Proposals The Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases (CEEZAD) is now soliciting white papers for potential funding of research and development (R&D)...

February 17, 2016

Aggies collaborate to design modern health care centers

Originally posted in the Battalion. Visit the original article at http://www.thebatt.com/science-technology/aggies-collaborate-to-design-modern-health-care-centers/article_7331d6bc-d538-11e5-b...

February 11, 2016

Seminar by Dr. Ali Mohamed

Faculty Visit and Seminar Announcement   Dr. Ali I. Mohamed Director of the Environmental Systems Division The Institute of Bioenergy, Climate & Environment National Institu...

February 10, 2016

Disaster City Training Held Jan. 22 and 23

Originally posted in the January 2015 Dean's Corner Newsletter. Visit the original article at /news/for-deans-corner/february-2016/disaster-city-training-held-jan-22-and-23 Members of the T...

February 05, 2016

Call for Papers for DIN (Disesases in Nature Transmissible to Man) Conference

The 66th Annual James Steele Conference on Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man (DIN), is in search of either oral or poster presentations to be considered by the DIN curriculum committee. T...

January 10, 2016

Texas A&M Global Partnership Receives Award to Create Novel Curriculum for “Bench-to-Shop” Training

Originally posted in the January 2016 Dean's Corner Newsletter. Visit the original article at /news/press-releases/texas-am-global-partnership-receives-award-to-create-novel-curriculum-for-%E2...

January 10, 2016

One Health Transboundary Wildlife Biologist Visits Texas A&M

Originally posted in the January 2016 Dean's Corner Newsletter. Visit the original article at /news/for-deans-corner/january-2016/one-health-transboundary-wildlife-biologist-visits-texas-am ...

January 07, 2016

Advancing One Health in South Africa

Originally posted in the December 2015 Dean's Corner Newsletter. Visit the original article at /news/for-deans-corner/december-2015/advancing-one-health-in-south-africa. South Africa ab...

January 06, 2016

International Association of Risk Management in Medicine Endorses One Health Initiative

Originally published January 5, 2016 by the One Health Initiative. The International Association of Risk Management in Medicine has announced their endorsement for the One Health Initiative....

November 17, 2015

Dr. Sarah Hamer and Dr. Ashley Saunders Discuss Chagas Disease on NBC News Dallas

Dr. Sarah Hamer and Dr. Ashley Saunders were recently featured on NBC News Dallas to discuss Chagas disease, which is affecting an increasing number of dogs and people in Texas. View the art...

October 16, 2015

One Health Researcher Awarded NIH Grant

Originally published September 23, 2015 by the Texas A&M Dwight Look College of Engineering. Dr. Arum Han, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at...

October 12, 2015

Visit from Immunologist and Researcher Dr. Denise Faustman Paves the Way for Collaboration

Originally published in the October 2015 CVM Dean's Corner (October 9, 2015) Dr. Denise Faustman, associate professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Immunology Lab...

September 25, 2015

Chagas Disease Parasite Prevalent in Texas 'Kissing Bugs'

Chagas Disease Parasite Prevalent in Texas 'Kissing Bugs' Blood-sucking insects commonly found in Texas are often carriers of a deadly parasite that causes Chagas disease, a new study finds....

September 23, 2015

One Health, the Breast Cancer Connection

Exposure to Bovine Leukemia Virus Is Associated with Breast Cancer: A Case-Control Study Age, reproductive history, hormones, genetics, and lifestyle are known risk factors for breast cancer...

September 23, 2015

One Health Program Manager Position Now Taking Applications

This position performs management and supervisory work to support currently funded projects and development of new proposals for public education training programs between Texas A&M System ...

September 02, 2015

Texas A&M One Health Summer Research Program in Nicaragua a Success

Five students and three faculty members from Texas A&M University and a student from the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine recently returned from a month-long research...

September 02, 2015

The White House Receives a Global Message from Texas A&M One Health

During July 2015, the One Health Commission sent a letter to President Barack Obama to urge the creation of One Health platforms both in the United States and the United Nations. Dean Eleanor ...

August 06, 2015

New Minds, New Ideas in One Health

Science and health are, by nature, collaborative professions.  Networking with fellow researchers, sharing findings, and keeping a pulse on the major trends and issues of your field is vi...

July 29, 2015

Finding Common One Health Ground: Eastern Cape Province, South Africa and Texas A&M University, USA

On June 5, 2015, several members of an official delegation from the government of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa visited Texas A&M. Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the ...

July 07, 2015

One Health, the US, and China

Dr. Rosina Krecek recently traveled to China with a group of experts from Texas A&M to collaborate and develop mutually beneficial veterinary epidemiology and swine production projects. ...

June 15, 2015

Texas A&M Bioinformatics/Biostatistics Workshop

The Texas A&M Institute for Genome Sciences and Society (TIGSS), Departments of Biology and Statistics, and The Center for Statistical Bioinformatics (CSB) are hosting a free one-day Bioin...

June 09, 2015

One Health is on Facebook!

We are proud to announce that Texas A&M is now on Facebook!  Visit https://www.facebook.com/tamuonehealth to see updates on summer program activities, news and events for the fall sem...