University of Pittsburgh

Spotlight Session 8

"One Health"
9:00 a.m., Friday, 9 October
Room 532


Donald S. Burke, MD, and Michael T. Lotze, MD


From Felines to Fruit Flies to Faculty: Evolving "One Health" Careers
Joan C. Hendricks, VMD, PhD

Exploring Evolution through Genomic Variants in Mammals
Nathan Clark, PhD

Retinitis Pigmentosa in Animals and Humans
William A. Beltran, DVM, PhD

Nonhuman Primate Models to Understand HIV/AIDS and Influenza in Humans
Simon M. Barratt-Boyes, PhD

Closing: Honors "One Health" Program in Veterinary Medical Education
Michael T. Lotze, MD

This session represents a collaboration between Pitt faculty and colleagues from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. The concept of “One Health” promotes an approach to research, education, and policy that recognizes human health as intrinsically linked to animal, plant, and environmental health.