One Health News & Events
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Opportunities: ISOHA One Health Mentorship
Updates & Reminders: Getting Ready for #nOHvember | OHSC World One Health Congress Scholarship Recipient Announced | New on the One Health YouTube channel
Upcoming Webinars & Events: One Health Seminar & Poster Day | November 2020 ZOHU Call | Fall 2020 One Health Seminar Series | Biology and Control of SARS-CoV-2 Webinar | Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience
ISOHA One Health Mentorship
Are you a student interested in One Health and looking to grow your personal/professional networks, get industry advice, and develop passions related to One Health?
Are you a One Health professional interested in building the future One Health experts?
The ISOHA Mentorship Program is aimed at connecting students interested in One Health with established One Health professionals with similar interests.
The program runs from November 15, 2020 until May 15, 2021.
Apply to be a mentee here: bit.ly/isohamentees2020
Apply to be a mentor here: bit.ly/isohamentors2020
Application deadline: October 31, 2020
Notification of mentor/mentee pairs: November 15, 2020
Getting Ready for #nOHvember
November 3rd is One Health Day and together with the Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ) and the One Health Student Committee (OHSC) here at the University of Guelph we are dedicating the whole month to One Health!
That's right, October is almost over and it's time for #nOHvember!
Make sure to stay connected all month long for lots of One Health content, events and opportunities!
One Health Twitter: @OneHealthUofG
CPHAZ Twitter: @cphaz
OHSC Instagram: @onehealthuofg
OHSC World One Health Congress Scholarship Recipient Announced!
Congratulations to Jamie Goltz for being chosen as the recipient of the first-ever University of Guelph One Health Student Committee (OHSC) World One Health Congress Scholarship!
Jamie is completing her MSc in Population Medicine (Epidemiology) with the Collaborative Specialization in One Health here at the University of Guelph.
We look forward to hearing about Jamie's experience at the upcoming Congress!
Find more information about the scholarship here.
New on the One Health YouTube Channel
In case you missed it:
Stay tuned for more to come on the channel!
One Health Seminar & Poster Day
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | Virtual
Have you ever wondered...
What is One Health? How can One Health be applied to solve some of the most wicked, real-world challenges? What types of careers are available to a One Health practitioner?
If so, join us! It's free!
We are excited to be collaborating with the Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ) at the University of Guelph and the One Health Program in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University to bring you this year's One Health Poster Day.
The day will give participants the chance to interactively learn about One Health and its real-world applications across diverse fields as well as explore a cross-section of innovative and exciting research taking place at the interface of human, animal, and environmental health.
It will kick off with the What is One Health? Seminar presented by the University of Guelph's One Health Student Committee with support from the Western One Health Club.
Don't delay, register to attend the One Health Seminar and Poster Day here.
Check out the program for the day here.
For any questions and inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall 2020 One Health Seminar Series
There are only two presentations left in our Fall 2020 One Health Seminar Series!
We have a great lineup of speakers from a variety of disciplines. It's an excellent opportunity to learn more about One Health and to hear about One Health work here at the University of Guelph and beyond. Everyone is welcome - we hope you will join us!
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 | 12:30PM-1:20PM (EDT) | Virtual
Make sure to tune in to our fourth seminar in the series as Dr. Jennifer Provencher, a Research Scientist in the Ecotoxicology and Wildlife Health Division at Environment and Climate Change Canada, discusses "Plastic Pollution and Wildlife Health".
Click the following link to watch live on Nov. 4th: https://uoguel.ph/onehealthseminar4
November 2020 ZOHU Call
ZOHU Calls are 1-hour monthly webinars that provide timely education on zoonotic and infectious diseases, One Health, antimicrobial resistance, food safety, vector-borne diseases, recent outbreaks, and related health threats at the animal-human-environment interface.
Wednesday November 4, 2020 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM (ET)
- AVMA Antimicrobial Resistance in Animal Pathogens Report
- A Toolkit for Conducting One Health Epidemiological Investigations in Animals with SARS-CoV-2
- Texas A&M Epidemiological Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Household Pets
Join using this link and enter the password: zohu@nov4
Free continuing education is available for physicians, nurses, health educators, veterinarians, and public health professionals. The ZOHU Call course number is 2962 and access code is onehealth2020.
Biology and Control of SARS-CoV-2 Webinar
November 9, 2020 | 1:00PM - 3:00 PM (EST) | Teams Live
We are excited to be partnering with the Ontario Veterinary College to bring you this moderated and interactive webinar! It will aim to provide up-to-date scientific information on biology of SARS-CoV-2 and prophylactic strategies (such as vaccines) that are under development for control of this virus.
This session will feature SARS-CoV-2 researchers from the University of Guelph, University of Toronto, and McMaster University, and will be moderated by Dr. Shayan Sharif (Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, OVC). Each of the panelists will deliver a short presentation followed by an opportunity for discussion by all participants. Read more about the panelists here.
To join the Teams Live event, please use this link.
This event will be recorded for those who are unable to attend at the scheduled time.
The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience
Virtual Pavilion | November 10 - November 14, 2020
Panel Discussion | November 11, 2020 | 4:45PM-5:45PM (EST)
The Royal is going virtual! The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience is a unique opportunity to experience the very best in Canadian agriculture and food from your laptop, tablet, smart phone or desktop.
As a part of University of Guelph's presence at the Royal, we will have our own One Health Virtual Pavilion showcasing One Health students, researchers, and education at the University of Guelph.
We will also be offering a Panel Discussion - Plants, and Animals, and Humans, Oh My! What is One Health and what does it have to do with your future career? Find out how a medical doctor, an anthropologist, a veterinarian, and an engineer all found their different career pathways leading to One Health. Learn how they work to solve complex health problems in the various sectors in which they work or have worked. Discover the variety of fields where graduates with One Health knowledge are needed and how One Health skills can set you up for success in your future career. This panel will be moderated by Dr. Jeff Wichtel and will feature the following panelists: Dr. Samira Mubareka, Dr. Travis Steffens, Dr. Deb Stark, and Dr. Heather Murphy.
The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience is free and open to everyone! Register here.
Check the University of Guelph's COVID-19 website for regular campus-wide updates.
Remember to check out the Upcoming Events page on our website for an up-to-date listing of webinars, conferences, and symposia of special interest to our U of G community.
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