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. Keith Martin. Please RSVP by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Martin will discuss
The OneHealth-Global Health Nexus- Opportunities for Impact.
Our previous talk by Dr. Dan Lucey on Zika is
now available online for viewing with slides. Thanks to One Health Commission for sponsoring the recording.
Upcoming One Health events are also listed on our website here.
Dr. Martin is a physician who, since Sept. 2012, has served as the founding Executive Director of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) based in Washington, DC. With a membership of 144 institutions and associations CUGH is the world's largest consortium of academic organizations involved in global health.
Between 1993-2011, Dr. Martin served as a Member of Parliament in Canada's House of Commons representing a riding on Vancouver Island. During that time he held shadow ministerial portfolios in foreign affairs, international development, and health. He also served as Canada's Parliamentary Secretary for Defense. In 2004, he was appointed to the Queen's Privy Council for Canada. In Parliament he founded Canada's first, all-Party Conservation-Environment Caucus. He created and hosted the national TV program, Beyond Politics. His main areas of focus are in global health, foreign policy, security, international development, conservation and the environment.
Dr. Martin has been on numerous diplomatic missions to areas in crisis. He served as a physician in South Africa on the Mozambique border during that country's civil war. He has travelled widely in Africa, visiting the continent 27 times. Dr. Martin is the author of more than 160 published editorial pieces and has appeared frequently as a political and social commentator on television and radio. He is a board member of the Jane Goodall Institute, editorial board member for the Annals of Global Health and an advisor for the Int'l Cancer Expert Corps. He has contributed to the Lancet Commission on the Global Surgery Deficit, is a current commissioner on the Lancet-ISMMS Commission on Pollution, Health and Development and is a member of the Global Sepsis Alliance.
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.
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, May 9th.
If you end up not being able to make it after your RSVP, please let us know at email@example.com
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