Global One Health initiative

Columbus Team

Established in 2016, the Global One Health initiative (GOHi) team in Columbus is comprised of the Executive Director and a technical and administrative staff.

This headquarter team supports a broad spectrum of activities and objectives, including working with faculty, financial and operational stakeholders both internal and external to support GOHi’s strategic goals, enhance its efficiency, and maintain strong collaborative partnerships across the many audiences it serves.

Project and laboratory management, conference and training organization, international scholar support, communications and outreach, teaching, research and proposal writing are among the myriad duties led and supported by this group.

imageWondwossen Gebreyes
Executive Director
gebreyes.1@osu.edu

imageAmanda Berrian
Director of Outreach and Engagement
berrian.4@osu.edu

imageMichael S. Bisesi
Director of Training
bisesi.12@osu.edu

imageShu-Hua Wang
Director of Research and Implementation Science
shu-hua.wang@osumc.edu

imageAmy Mihalakas
Assistant Director of Strategic Operations
mihalakas.1@osu.edu

imageAshley Bersani
Program and Outreach Manager
bersani.1@osu.edu

imageZelalem Mekuria
Associate Director of Infectious Disease Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory (IDMEL)
mekuria.3@osu.edu

imageLaura Binkley
Post Doctoral Researcher
binkley.69@osu.edu

imageSaira Nawaz
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
nawaz.16@osu.edu