June 15 (2:00-3:00 PM EDT) The Confluence of Science, Policy and Politics and the multi-sectoral approach to zoonotic disease.
Brian McCluskey, DVM, MS, PhD, Dip. ACVPM
Associate Deputy Administrator
USDA, APHIS, Veterinary Services
Conversations and news on how science and scientists influence policy and decision making has ratcheted up in the past few months. Certainly the tension between science, policy and the third leg of the stool, politics, is not new. In our fields of science (epidemiology, medicine, public health, animal health, food safety and others), decision making and policy informed by science is imperative and yet we have all experienced how other “covariates” may alter those decisions and policy development. Specific examples of zoonotic disease responses will highlight the contribution of each of the three legs in successful and some not so successful outcomes.
Past Webinar Recording Links
Predicting & Mapping Vector-borne Diseases
This recording is from the webinar titled, "Predicting & Mapping Vector-borne Diseases” presented by Dwight Bowman and Robert Lund, on September 1, 2016 as part of the ACVPM/COCA partnership webinar series.
You can download the presentation slides here.
Honey Bees: A New Species for Veterinarians?
Raw Milk Movement
This recording is from the webinar titled, “Raw Milk Movement” presented by Joni Scheftel and Michele Jay-Russell, DVM, on November 19, 2014 as part of the ACVPM/COCA partnership webinar series.
This recording is from the webinar titled, “Hantavirus Webinar Recording” presented by Deborah Carr, DVM, on April 4, 2013 as part of the ACVPM/COCA partnership webinar series.
Leptospirosis in the Pacific Northwest
This recording is from the webinar titled, “Leptospirosis in the Pacific Northwest - Is This the Tip of the Iceberg?” presented by Sharon Grayzel, DVM, MPH, DACVPM on February 26, 2013 as part of the ACVPM/COCA partnership webinar series. In this presentation, Dr. Grayzel discusses the re-emergence of leptospirosis in the Pacific Northwest and the evidence for increased incidence among dogs, as well as the results of her study that examines the spatial, temporal, demographic and clinical features of canine cases in Oregon.