Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current

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Date of Award

Spring 2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Department

Department of Biology

Advisor(s)

Pradeep Vasudevan Menon

Abstract

The One Health concept is a global strategy for strengthening interdisciplinary collaborations among health care for humans, animals, and the environment. The purpose of this honors capstone project is to study the One Health Initiative and create a comprehensive thesis on what the initiative is and how it is relevant to different sectors of health. An overview of prevalent zoonotic diseases will be provided including how they are transmitted and their global relevance. Case studies on zoonotic diseases will be used in which the effectivity of a One Health approach can be analyzed. In addition, relevant sections on One Health and food safety and antimicrobial resistance will be included.

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