Aug 16, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog
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ADVS 5000 - One Health: People, Animals, and the Environment


3 credits

This course is designed to introduce the student to the core concepts and historical background underlying the emerging discipline of One Health. It will provide a broad overview of the key issues in this field using relevant examples to illustrate the major problems and challenges. In particular, it will explore the inter-disciplinary nature of One Health and the role of the key actors within this framework. The course will contribute to a better understanding of emerging disease dynamics and the role of One Health in addressing emerging disease threats. The list of topics will include a discussion of bidirectional impact of animal health on human health, the impact of earth's changing ecology on health, issues of food and water security and the benefits of comparative medicine.

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