Please join One Health Academy on Thursday, April 14th, 2016 at 6:30 PM at the NEWCapital Yacht Club (660 Water St SW) in Washington, DC where our guest speaker will be Dr. Laura Kahn. Please RSVP, by e-mailing Onehealthacademy@gmail.com.
Dr. Kahn will discuss
Physicians, Farmers, and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance.
If you cannot make the talk in person, One Health Commission will be supporting this in webinar format. To register,
please click here.
Upcoming One Health events are also listed on our website here.
Dr. Laura H. Kahn is a physician and research scholar with the Program on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. In April 2006, she published
Confronting Zoonoses, Linking Human and Veterinary Medicine in Emerging Infectious Diseases, which helped launch the One Health Initiative (
www.onehealthinitiative.com). She is the author of
Who's in Charge? Leadership during Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises published in 2009 by Praeger Security International. She writes columns for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and is publishing her second book,
One Health and the Politics of Antibiotic Resistance, this August with Johns Hopkins University Press.
In 2010, the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES) awarded her with an honorary diploma for her work in One Health. In 2014, she received a Presidential Award for Meritorious Service from the American Association of Public Health Physicians. This spring, she is teaching the course, "Hogs, Bats, and Ebola: An Introduction to One Health policy," that she developed for Princeton University freshmen.
There is a 50 person limit to our meeting so we suggest you register early. The cost of the evening is $20.00 per person and includes dinner, discussion with colleagues and networking. Students (with identification) may attend for $10.00.
Please RSVP by emailing
Onehealthacademy@gmail.com with your name and the name of any guests attending. Payment will be taken at the door by cash or check. All RSVPs should be in by the Monday before the meeting, April 11th.
If you end up not being able to make it after your RSVP, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org
as we factor in the cost for food based on RSVP count.
The nearest Metro station is Waterfront-SEU.
The entrance to the club is facing the water where the old Channel Inn used to be.
Parking is now available to the left of the building in the surface lot labeled for Capital Yacht Club members