One Health Academy Meeting

Thursday Night, 
May 11th, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Capital Yacht Club 
660 Water St. SW, Washington DC, 20024 

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Upcoming Events

May 11 - Samantha Rubright

June 8 - Gavin Macgregor-Skinner
Please join One Health Academy on Thursday , May 11th, 2017  at 6:30 PM at the Capital Yacht Club (660 Water St SW) in Washington, DC  where our guest speaker will be Dr. Samantha Rubright Please RSVP , by e-mailing

Visit our RSVP page to pay for dinner electronically (credit/debit card).

Directions can be found here.

Dr. Samantha Rubright will discuss Fracking and Our Health: Is Oil and Gas the Modern Day Big Tobacco?

On a sadder note, our long time caterer until about 2 years ago, just passed away this week. Mabel Sawhill passed away at 103 and was a long time honorary member of One Health Academy cooking up delicious meals. For a good article on her written a year and a half ago, please click here.

More upcoming One Health events and previous recordings are also listed on our website here .

Samantha Rubright, DrPH, CPH, is the Manager of Communications and Partnerships for FracTracker Alliance, a non-profit she helped to start that studies, maps, and communicates the risks of oil and gas development. With FracTracker, Samantha conducts and translates environmental health research for the website; nurtures collaborative relationships; manages FracTracker's student internship program; and serves as the primary contact for media inquiries. Samantha recently obtained a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree from Pitt Public Health's Environmental and Occupational Health department, focusing on the effects of exposure to cyanide and hydrogen sulfide. Additionally, she has worked in Africa and Europe, exploring and advising on the impacts of extractive industries on communities and public health.

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 with your name and the name of any guests attending. Payment will be taken electronically by PayPal or by cash or check at the door. All RSVPs should be in by the Monday before the meeting, May 8th. If you end up not being able to make it after your RSVP, please let us know at
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.

Free Parking is now available to the left of the building in the surface lot labeled for Capital Yacht Club members .

If you have any questions about this event you can contact us at
Looking forward to seeing you!
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