Global One Health initiative


Poster Sessions and Abstracts

The conference featured virtual poster sessions held each day to share timely and relevant One Health research and engagement activities. The posters that were presented are available on YouTube.

An Abstract Booklet is also available for download.

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Day 1: Thursday, November 5

7 – 8 a.m.

8 – 8:10 a.m.

8:15 – 8:55 a.m.

Moderator: Dr. Amanda Berrian

Opening Remarks: Dr. Gil Latz (Vice Provost, Office of International Affairs)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ahmed Ogwell Ouma (Deputy Director, Africa CDC)
Moderator: Dr. Wondwossen Gebreyes


Session 1: Health Capacity Building and Implementation Science

9 – 9:40 a.m.

9:40 – 10:40 a.m.

10:40 – 10:50 a.m.

Plenary Speaker: Dr. Peter Kilmarx (National Institutes of Health)
Plenary Session Chair: Dr. Wondwossen Gebreyes

Panel Session: Drs. Martha Belury (Ohio State), Francisco Olea-Popelka (Western University, Canada), Sam Kariuki (KEMRI)
Moderator: Dr. Amanda Berrian



Session 2: Emerging Infectious Disease Preparedness and COVID-19

10:50 – 11:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Plenary Speaker: Dr. Nandita Murukutla (Vice President, Vital Strategies)
Plenary Session Chair: Dr. Sanja Ilic

Panel Session: Dr. Linda Saif (Ohio State), Dr. Barbara Sina (Fogarty International Center Division of International Training and Research, National Institutes of Health) and Dr. Gregory Gray (Duke University)
Moderator: Dr. Amanda Berrian





Day 2: Friday, November 6

7 – 8 a.m.

Moderator: Dr. Sanja Ilic



Session 3: Plant Health and Food Protection

8 – 8:45 a.m.

8:45 – 10 a.m.

10 – 10:15 a.m.


Plenary Speaker: Dr. David Rizzo (University of California, Davis)
Plenary Session Chair: Dr. Sally Miller

Panel Session: Dr. Arie Havelaar (University of Florida), Dr. Robert Onsare (KEMRI) and Dr. Kang Zhou (FAO)
Moderator: Dr. Barbara Kowalcyk




Session 4: Genomics and Bioinformatics

10:15 – 11 a.m.

11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.

Plenary Speaker: Dr. Cristina Tato (Associate Director of Chan Zuckerberg Biohub)
Plenary Session Chair: Dr. Robert Baiocchi

Panel Session: Dr. Ann-Kathrin Eisfeld (Ohio State), Dr. Rosemary Rochford (University of Colorado) and Dr. Zelalem Mekuria (Ohio State)
Moderator: Dr. Robert Baiocchi

Special Session – “Solidarity in One Health”: Dr. Caesar Atuire (University of Ghana)
Moderator: Dr. Dónal O’Mathuna






Day 3: Saturday, November 7

7 – 8 a.m.

Moderator: Dr. Shu-Hua Wang



Session 5: Antimicrobial Resistance

8 – 8:45 a.m.

8:45 – 10 a.m.

10 – 10:15 a.m.


Plenary Speaker: Dr. Patrick McDermott (Director NARMS, FDA
Plenary Session Chair: Dr. Shu-Hua Wang

Panel Session: Dr. Dubra Diaz-Campos (Ohio State), Dr. Paul Plummer (Iowa State University) and Alejandro Dorado Garcia (FAO)
Moderator: Dr. Thomas Wittum



Session 6: Climate Change and Health

10:15 – 10:55 a.m.

10:55 – 11:55 a.m.

11:55 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.


Plenary Speaker: Dr. Matthew Sullivan (Ohio State)
Plenary Session Chair: Dr. Michael Bisesi

Panel Session: Dr. Qinghua Sun (Ohio State), Dr.Marta Jarzyna (Ohio State) and Dr. William Ogara (University of Nairobi)
Moderator: Dr. Michael Bisesi

Provost Bruce McPheron with Introduction and Summary Statements by GOHi Executive Director, Dr. Wondwossen Gebreyes