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Today: What is One Health and what does it have to do with your future career?

Panelists at University of Guelph One Health panel, Royal Agricultural Winter FairHow did a medical doctor, an anthropologist, a veterinarian and an engineer all find their different career pathways leading to One Health?

Learn more on November 11 during a One Health panel, part of the University of Guelph’s “A Place to Grow” exhibit at this year’s Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience.

Moderated by Prof. Jeff Wichtel, Dean of the U of G’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), the panel will include OVC alumna Dr. Deb Stark, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre microbiologist Dr. Samira Mubareka, Prof. Heather Murphy, in OVC’s Department of Pathobiology, and Prof. Travis Steffens, in U of G’s College of Social and Applied Human Sciences Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

Learn how they work to solve complex health problems in the various sectors in which they work or have worked. Discover the variety of fields where graduates with One Health knowledge are needed and how One Health skills can set you up for success in your future career.

One Health recognizes that we can improve life by understanding that the health of animals, humans, and the environment depend on one another. It aims bring people from many sectors and fields together to create solutions that improve health in all three areas.

The webinar takes place on Wednesday, November 11 from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m.

For anyone who was unable to attend the webinar, a video of the panel is now available in the Auditorium section of the Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience. The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience is free and open to everyone. Register on the Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience registration page.

Online visitors are able to “enter” a Royal pavilion with virtual sponsor booths. Seven booths in U of G’s “A Place to Grow” will feature themes including One Health, healthy animals and productive farms, a secure and healthy food supply, and science for a sustainable future.