University of California, Davis, winner of the 2019 One Health Day award
The team comprised students from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine’s Students for One Health Club, the UC Davis School of Medicine’s One Health Interest Group and graduate students associated with the One Health Institute from multiple disciplines. They organised a One Health Symposium titled “Interfaces: One Health at Borders and Margins”. The event drew professionals and students with a diverse array of backgrounds and expertise and engaged speakers from environmental science, ecology, engineering, and social science fields.
The highlights of the symposium included the keynote lecture on ‘One Health at the Interface of Environmental Change and Global Health Security’, breakout sessions that, each focused on a unique “interface” concept and panel discussions on Health Across the Urban-Rural interface and Political Interfaces and One Health.
The overall goal of the One Health Symposium was to bring together students and professionals from a wide variety of disciplines related to human, animal, planet and environmental health to network and foster interactive discussions that push forward solutions to complex problems utilizing an interdisciplinary, One Health approach.