Vikram Misra will moderate the upcoming panel discussion. Photo by David Stobbe for the University of Saskatchewan.

Panel to discuss One Health on a global level

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) is partnering with University of Saskatchewan (U of S) experts from across campus to present a panel discussion on international One Health initiatives.

The speakers have expertise working on a range of international projects from combating Ebola virus in Liberia to working with wild elephants in the jungles of Asia.

The discussion will take place on Thursday, Feb. 4, at Louis' Loft on the U of S campus. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with complimentary food, followed by a discussion moderated by WCVM professor Dr. Vikram Misra, director of the U of S One Health initiative.

The panel's speakers are:

    • Dr. Bruce Reeder, MD, DTM&H, MHSc, FRCPC, Professor Emeritus, Community Health and Epidemiology, College of Medicine

    • Dr. Gordon Zello, BSc, MSc, PhD, Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition

    • Dr. Janna Schurer, BSc, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Saskatchewan – University of Washington.

For more information and to RSVP, visit the One Health Leadership Experience site. Please RSVP before Feb. 1.

This is the second event in the 2016 Bringing One Health to Life discussion series. The third event, which takes place on Mar. 10, will explore the integral links between indigenous people and the health of wildlife and environment.
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