Health Sciences at VT: One Health

Health Sciences are a focus of several programs at VT, with many researchers working on health-related research and initiatives across disciplines, including VT Beyond Boundaries' 'Integrated Health and Wellness,' and 'The Adaptive Brain.'

One Health

  Three part image with a field, a crowd of people, and chickens on a farm.

 

 

 

 

 

Image credits: "Field," via Pixabay, by NinasCreativeCorner, CC0"Crowd," via Flickr, by Simon Abrams, CC BY SA 2.0, and "Farm," via Flickr, by Bernard McManus, CC BY 2.0

"Between animal and human medicine there is no dividing line – nor should there be. The object is different but the experience obtained constitutes the basis of all medicine." – Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902)

Library Resources for One Health

Organizations with a One Health Focus

Human focus

APHA (American Public Health Association)

Animal focus

APHIS (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service)

AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)

OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health - formerly known as the Office International des Epizooties)

WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society)

WVA (World Veterinary Association)

Environment focus

Librarians for Health Research

Ginny Pannabecker, Health, Life Sciences, and Scholarly Communication Librarian, vpannabe@vt.edu

Kiri DeBose, College Librarian for Natural Resources & Environment and Animal Sciences, kdebose@vt.edu

Inga Haugen, Agriculture, Life Sciences, and Scholarly Communication Librarian, ihaugen@vt.edu