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2018 Iowa One Health Day Symposium

The third annual 2018 Iowa One Health Symposium brings together a multidisciplinary cast of students and professionals in relevant fields to learn and discuss how the concept of One Health can help drive positive change in the health of humans, animals, and the environment.

November 3rd, 2018
Molecular Biology Building
Iowa State University

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Register here!!
*Registration closes at 5pm on Wednesday, October 31st.

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8:30 am - Registration

*8:50 am - Poster Session

10:00 am - Introduction and Opening
Dr. Dan Grooms, Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University

Keynote Lecture
Dr. Heather Fowler, Director of Producer and Public Health, the National Pork Board

11:00 am - Keynote Panel

12:00 pm - Lunch Keynote Lecture
Dr. James Reecy, Associate Vice President for Research, Professor of Animal Science, Iowa State University

*1:00 pm - Selected Student Oral Presentations

2:30 pm - Break Out Session 1
3:20 pm - Break Out Session 2

Break Out Session Speakers (assigned time pending):

  • Maintaining Your Wellbeing While Achieving Your Goals
    Doreen Drack Thomas, MA, LMHC, NCC, Director of the Medical Student Counseling Center, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • The Dynamic Public Health Law Toolbox
    Denise M. Hill, JD, MPA, Adjunct professor University of Iowa, Guest lecturer Des Moines University
  • Communicating Science with the Public
    Ruth Litchfield, PhD, RD, LD, Jane Armstrong Professor, ISU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Human Sciences and Extension and Outreach- Nutrition Extension State Specialist
  • Opioids and One Health
    Christopher Buresh, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACEP, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Iowa, Assistant Residency Director, Director of the International Emergency Medicine Fellowship University of Iowa, Medical Director for Iowa Harm Reduction Coalition

4:00 pm - Final Keynote Lecture
Dr. Kelly Baker, Assistant Professor in Occupational and Environmental Health and Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, and faculty member in the Sustainable Water Development Program, College of Engineering

Poster Session Awards

5:00 pm - Conference Day Ends

Following the conference, there will be a tour of the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine.

*Poster session/Oral presentations are open to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

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Thank you to our collaborators and sponsors*

Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

*Iowa Veterinary Medical Association

*One Health Day Student Events Competition 2017 sponsored by the One Health Commission and One Health Congress

University of Iowa Center of Emerging Infectious Diseases (CEID)

University of Iowa College of Public Health

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Want to get involved?

We are a small committee of students from colleges around the state of Iowa and are always looking for dedicated individuals to join our committee to continually improve the conference! Please email for more information!