The sphere of public health
The sphere of public health is low-hanging fruit for veterinarians considering a transition out of clinical practice
Council on Public Health
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Public health with a one-health focus
St. George's MPH program works with medical, veterinary schools posted May 31, 2011 Muge Akpinar-Elci, MD, is an associate professor…
Convention-goers get a peek at DC Public Health Lab
Kicking off the tour was Tony Tran, PHL director and a doctor of public health, who described some of the laboratory's activities.
Organization to accredit public health departments
State, local, and tribal health departments will be able to seek accreditation through a program supported by federal health
Veterinary opportunities in CDC public health training programs
The AVMA supports the continued participation of veterinarians in CDC’s public health training programs.
Veterinarians, public health professionals break down silos
Symposium fuels collaboration between veterinary colleges, public health schools
Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine Continuing Education
Veterinary medicine is the only profession that routinely operates at the interface of human and animal health.
Veterinary profession has long protected animal, public health
Talks by two global veterinary leaders at the daylong symposium titled World Veterinary Year: 250 Years of Improving Animal and Human
AVMA Public Service Award
This award honors an AVMA member veterinarian for outstanding public service or unusual contributions to public health and regulatory veterinary…
Compendium of measures to prevent disease associated with animals in public settings
The AVMA endorses 2017 Compendium of Measures to Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings promulgated by the NASPHV
Environment: the bedrock of one health
At first glance, veterinarians' role in environmental health is less apparent than their role in the other two legs of the one-health triad.
Connecting animal and human health
The Animal Health Institute and CQ-Roll Call Group hosted a forum April 27 in Washington, D.C., meant to raise awareness about the
One Health Commission, EPA launch pet health survey
The One Health Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency are working together on the National Pet Health Survey
Stop Smoking – For Your Health and Your Pets’ Health
You don’t need us to tell you the harm that smoking can do to your body, or the risks posed to children and others from secondhand smoke. But perhaps…
Association advocates ‘one health’ to White House
The AVMA sent a letter to the White House in March advocating a one-health approach in addressing zoonotic diseases.
Workshop addresses veterinarians' roles in global health
Veterinarians' involvement in global health was the subject of a full-day workshop at the AVMA Annual Convention covering
National Academies of Practice advances interprofessional health care
The mission of the NAP calls for distinguished professionals to advance interprofessional health care
AVMA, pediatrics academy collaborate toward one health
The AVMA and American Academy of Pediatrics adopted a joint statement, “The Value of Professional Collaboration in Protecting the
Addressing the role of veterinary medicine in human health care following catastrophes involving mass human casualty
Veterinarians are increasingly serving an integral role in emergency and disaster response and management.
USDA awards $7M for loan repayment to address shortage areas
The Department of Agriculture announced in late November that 74 food animal and public health veterinarians will receive educational loan assistance
Training in foreign diseases opens students’ eyes
Veterinary student Ashley Hagauer went into veterinary college knowing she wanted to explore career options in public health and
Veterinarian honored for work against dangerous pathogens
Lt. Cmdr. Ilana Schafer received the 2017 James H. Steele Veterinary Public Health Award in April at the 66th annual Epidemic Intelligence
Idaho finds plague in domestic cats
The Idaho Division of Public Health identified Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes plague, in six domestic cats in mid-2016.
Finding risks in a flood of genetic data
Faster, cheaper genome sequencing is helping public health researchers identify the risks of drug resistance and medical treatment failure.