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
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Texas A&M Health Science Center - College of Medicine (47 Bryan,TX), Health Professions Education Building (HPEB) Room LL30 (located at the lower level below the 1st floor)
Multiple professions can meet in the same place and discuss issues that impact multiple fields of health. It is open to all Texas A&M students and faculty. The topic of the seminar this semester is antimicrobial resistance, and we have 3 speakers joining us to discuss how this issue impacts physicians, veterinarians, and the environment. Jennifer A. Ross, Dr. P.H., M.S., Instructional Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health; Sara Lawhon, D.V.M., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Veterinary Microbiology; and Jaye Weston, R. Ph., M.S., Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice with Research Interest in Infection Control are the fall 2014 speakers.