Research Highlights November 2016
Nine faculty presentations ● Four articles accepted for publication ● One new partnership ● Three participants at conferences ● First campus One Health Day
The educational and research opportunities afforded by this relationship enforce the One Health concept of interconnectedness and will encourage our students to become leaders in the protection and promotion of planetary health
As former president of the Student Chapter of American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA), Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) student Afifah Abdul Rahim worked as a bridge between the students and staff with the intent to offer new initiatives, improve existing policies and enhance the on-campus experience of students at RUSVM.
One Health is the collaborative effort of multiple disciplines to achieve optimal health for people, animals and the environment. The approach recognizes that the health of all three are interconnected, with efforts focused locally, nationally, and globally. The term One Health is fairly new, but the concept has been recognized by scientists since the 1800s according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).