Slides from selected presentations at the NationalCenter for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense annual meeting are now available online at the center's web site. The meeting took place earlier this summer at the center’s headquarters at TexasA&MUniversity. Available presentations include:

  • Public health and animal health – the One Medicine perspective from Homeland Security. Dr. Tom McGinn, Chief Veterinarian, Office of Health Affairs, DHS
  • Initiatives for creating the professional verterinary work force to implement the One Medicine Initiative. Dean Bennie Osburn, UC Davis
  • USDA emergency programs – planning, prevention, response and recovery from exotic animal disease outbreaks. Dr. Tyler McAlpin, USDA/APHIS Veterinary Services, Emergency Management and Diagnostics
  • Science and biothreats – summary of the international forum – results and new horizons.   Terry Nipp
  • The national animal health laboratory network – state perspective. Dr. Tammy  Beckham, Director Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
  • From discovery to application – user viewpoint. Ross Wilson, Chief Operating Officer, Texas Cattle Feeders Association
  • Consequences of zoonoses on public health. David Hartley, Georgetown University
  • Linkage of economic and epidemiologic models – integrated output from the High Plains feedlot studies. Amy Hagerman, Texas A&MUniversity

Find links to these and other presentations on the FAZD Center Web site.