One Health: A Vision for Its Future Role in World Health (1773)
Public and Corporate Practice |  Dr. James H. Steele One Health
Sunday |  8:00 AM -  8:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||217D



Marguerite Pappaioanou DVM, PhD

Dr. Marguerite Pappaioanou is an epidemiologist and veterinarian with over 30 years' experience promoting and working in global One-Health. She served at CDC for over 24 years as an epidemiologist and Commissioned Corps officer of the US Public Health Service for global emerging infectious and zoonotic disease surveillance, prevention and control programs; Director, USAID funded Data for Decision Making Project, Chief, Guide to Community Preventive Services and Associate Director for Science and Policy, Office of Global Health. At the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 2005 - 2007, she served as Professor, Infectious Disease Epidemiology and PI of NIH- and CDC- funded research centers and programs focused on surveillance of highly pathogenic avian influenza at the human-animal interface. From 2007-2011, she served as Executive Director of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. She currently resides in Seattle and consults on promoting and implementing planetary /One Health for achieving sustainability. She received her DVM from Michigan State University in 1972, Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine and PhD degrees from the University of California, Davis, in 1976 and 1982, respectively. She is board certified in Veterinary Preventive Medicine. She is a nature/wildlife/outdoors enthusiast!

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


The One Health approach to disease surveillance and control will be described and compared to traditional approaches. Cases will be presented where the One Health Approach has been used effectively. Cases will also be presented in which the One Health approach has been underutilized, and evidence will be provided to support its future use in these situations. This session will provide a broad overview of One Health

Learning Objectives

1. Provide an overview of One Health and how it is has been or could be applied

2. Describe the value and benefits of a One Health approach compared to traditional approaches for improving health

3. Describe where the One Health process has been effectively used

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