Institute Updates: Fall Semester 2023
Highlighting our First One Health/One Medicine Fellow
Dr. Claire Tucker is the first One Health/One Medicine fellow for the CSU One Health Institute. Through her joint fellowship position in CVMBS and OHI, she intertwines clinical work, research, and One Health initiatives. Her experience demonstrates the diverse perspective gained through a post-graduate fellowship and the opportunity to work on diverse teams.
One Health & Climate Change: Pilot Funding Results
Climate change has far-reaching impacts on public health, animal well-being, and the environment. These challenges are intensifying and causing unprecedented disruptions.
To tackle the scale of climate shift, Colorado State University’s One Health Institute initiated five pilot projects themed “Climate Change and One Health” in the Fall of 2021. View project highlights and results here.
Funding for One Health Projects
CSU’s One Health Institute is proud to be funding two exciting projects for faculty and students in 2024.
One Health in Communities and the One Health Student Award will allow faculty and students to implement the One Health approach in the Fort Collins Community.
3-Credit One Health Course Available in Spring 2024
The One Health in Communities Course will bring together interdisciplinary graduate and professional students with the goal of applying One Health knowledge to enhance our local community.
The course will be taught by OHI staff, featuring lectures from the CU School of Medicine, CSU faculty from 8 departments, City of Fort Collins staff, and other stakeholder groups.
One Health Day: Connecting Air, Land, and Water
CSU’s One Health Institute hosted its annual celebration of Global One Health Day on November 3.
To connect Air, Land, and Water, OHI welcomed presentations from CSU, The Centers for Disease Control, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, the National Wildlife Research Center, the National Park Service, and the University of California, Davis.
Colorado Drone Airshow: BROADN Team Showcased Air Sampling Using Drone Technology
OHI’s BROADN researchers and students attended CSU’s Drone Air Show in October and demonstrated the use of drones to sample the air at high altitudes.
Using a drone allows researchers to sample in hard-to-reach places to understand the lofting and movement of microorganisms and their impact on human, animal, and environmental health.
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