Global One Health initiative

Webinar Series

On the third Thursday of each month, faculty experts and industry thought leaders present on a One Health topic.

Upcoming webinars

May 19, 8:30-10 a.m. EDT: Implementation Science – Zoonoses

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Past webinars

2022

January – One Health Ethics: Community engagement during One Health Research Amidst Conflict, Drought and Animal Disease

Speakers:

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February – Modernizing Global Health Security to Prevent, Detect and Respond

Speaker: Carol Haley, PhD – Adjunct Associate Professor at Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health; Pfizer (retired)

March – Monitoring and Evaluation of One Health Initiatives

Speaker: Saira Nawaz, PhD, MPH – Research Evaluator at the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Evaluation, Ohio State College of Public Health, and Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at GOHi

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April – Surveillance: Where We Are Now and Overcoming Barriers to Implementation

Speakers:

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January – GOHi Strategic Vision and Activities

Speakers:

  • Wondwossen Gebreyes, DVM, PhD, DACVPM – GOHi Executive Director
  • Getnet Yimer, MD, PhD – Director of the Global One Health Eastern Africa Office

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February – Education and Outreach

Speakers:

  • Susie Breitenstein, PhD, RN, FAAN – Associate Professor and Director of Community Outreach and Engagement in the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University
  • Sanja Ilic, PhD – Assistant Professor and State Extension specialist in Food Safety, Family and Consumer Sciences

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March – Emerging Zoonotic Viruses

Speaker: Jürgen A. Richt, DVM, PhD – Kansas State University

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April – Data Science/Integrating Electronic Health Surveillance Systems

Speaker: Xia Ning, PhD – The Ohio State University

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May – One Health Policy and Implementation

Speakers:

  • Laura Kahn, MD – Physician and research scholar with the Program on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • Meseret Bekele – Director of VPHD, Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture.  

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June – FAO Progressive Management Pathway for Antimicrobial Resistance

Speaker: Armando Hoet, DVM, PhD Diplomate ACVPM – Director of the Veterinary Public Health Program at The Ohio State University

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July – One Health Communication

Speakers:

  • Deborah Thomson, DVM – One Health Lessons
  • Cheryl Stroud – One Health Commission

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August – One Health AMR surveillance implementation in Low Middle Income Country settings, Kenya a case study

Speaker: Samuel Kariuki DVM, MSc, PhD – Director General for the Kenya Medical Research Institute

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September – World Rabies Day Special Webinar

Speakers:

  • Laura Binkley, PhD, MS, MPH – Postdoctoral Researcher/Zoonotic Disease Ecology & Surveillance/Wildlife Specialist, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University
  • Anna Czupryna, PhD – University of Glasgow, Scotland
  • Kennedy Lushasi, MSc – Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania

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October – Future Funding Landscape for Global Public Health: Sponsors Panel Discussion

Speakers:

  • Peter Kilmarx, MD, FACP, FIDSA – U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Kristen MacNaughtan, MS – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Ermias Belay, MD – U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Amanda McClelland, RN, MPHTM – Resolve to Save Lives

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December – Evolution of a Prototype Arterivirus (equine) During Persistent Infection

Speaker: Zelalem Mekuria, DVM, PhD – Associate Director of the Ohio State Infectious Disease Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory

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January – Antimicrobial Resistance
Speaker: Robert Onsare, PhD, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Kenya

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February – Coronaviruses
Speakers: Linda Saif, PhD, Honorary Diplomate ACVM, The Ohio State University, United States

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March – Capacity Building
Speakers:
  • Desalegne Mengesha Degefaw, DVM, Global One Health LLC Office, Ethiopia
  • Amanda Berrian, DVM, MPH, PhD, The Ohio State University, United States

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April – Wildlife Diseases
Speakers:
  • Risa Pesapane, PhD, The Ohio State University, United States
  • Jeanette O’Quin, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, DABVP, The Ohio State University, United States

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May – Vector-Borne Disease 
Speakers:
  • Abhay Satoskar, MD, PhD, The Ohio State University, United States
  • Rafael Vieira, DMV, MSc, PhD, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil

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June – Food Safety and Foodborne Disease
Speakers:
  • Kagambèga Assèta, PhD, University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Eyasu Tigabu Seyoum, PhD, Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Ethiopia

Panel Discussion Moderator: Barbara Kowalcyk, PhD, The Ohio State University, United States

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July – COVID-19
Speakers:
  • Barney Graham, MD, PhD, National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, United States
  • Lonnie King, DVM, MS, MPA, Diplomate ACVPM The Ohio State University, United States

Panel Discussion Moderator: Wondwossen Gebreyes DVM, PhD, DACVPM, The Ohio State University, United States

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August – Virology, Co-Infection and Immunity
Speaker: Debasu Damtie, DVM, PhD Fellow, University of Gondar, Ethiopia
Panel Discussion Moderator: Prosper Boyaka, PhD, The Ohio State University, United States

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September – The Wildlife Interface
Speakers:
  • Cheryl McCrindle, PhD, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Rudovick Kazwala, PhD, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

Panel Discussion Moderator: Tanya Berger Wolf, PhD, The Ohio State University, United States

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October – Bioinformatics
Speakers:
  • George Obiero, PhD, University of Nairobi, Kenya
  • Daniel Janies, PhD, University of North Carolina Charlotte, United States

Panel Discussion Moderator: Zelalem Mekuria, DVM, PhD, The Ohio State University, United States

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November – Parasitology and Vector-Borne Disease
Speakers:
  • David Bruce Conn, PhD, Berry College, United States
  • Sebastián Muñoz Leal, DVM, PhD University of Concepción, Chile

Panel Discussion Moderator: Rafael Vieira, DVM, MSc, PhD, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil

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December – Pharmacology and One Health
Speakers:
  • Shridhar Narayanan, PhD, Foundation for Neglected Disease Research, India
  • Ermias Addo, MSc, PhD Candidate, The Ohio State University, United States 

Panel Discussion Moderator: Mark Mitton-Fry, PhD, The Ohio State University, United States

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