Jun 30, 2020

GOHi appoints courtesy directors

Ohio State's Global One Health initiative (GOHi) appointed three faculty leaders to serve as directors for its growing strategic priority areas. These appointments recognize the long-standing service and active role that Ohio State faculty are providing. The positions are a two-year renewable term.

The new directors will work closely with the executive director and regional director to lead respective topic areas and will participate in setting strategic directions for GOHi.

The appointed courtesy director faculty members are Michael Bisesi, PhD, senior associate dean of academic affairs and professor in the College of Public Health; Shu-Hua Wang, MD, infectious disease physician at the Ohio State Wexner Medical center and professor in the College of Medicine; and Amanda Berrian, DVM, MPH, PhD, associate director of the Veterinary Public Health Program and assistant professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Bisesi is a GOHi founding member. He will direct the environmental health and Ohio/regional One Health activities and will serve as co-director of training capacity and monitoring and evaluation.

Dr. Wang will direct the research and implementation science and community health activities of GOHi.

Berrian will direct the zoonotic diseases related activities and will co-direct training capacity and GOHi