One Health, One Community

 

 

One Health, One Community explores the intersection of animal, environmental, and human health through discussions on research, classes at UConn, and student involvement. The host, Marlena Takes, interviews professors, students, and members of the community to gather and share information on current topics.

Marlena Takes
Dr. Ghosh

One Health, One Community with Dr. Ghosh

Department of Geography

In this episode of One Health, One Community, I speak with Dr. Ghosh, an associate professor in the Department of Geography at UConn. She elaborates on her involvement with One Health on campus through the classes she teaches and the research she is involved with, especially regarding GIS (geographic information systems).

 

Jacob Knowlton

One Health, One Community with Jacob

Is mental health related to the topics of One Health? This question will be answered in this episode of One Health, One Community where I talk with Jacob, Dr. Ghosh’s student. We discuss the importance of the effect of students’ environments on mental health, along with ideas for students to make changes and get involved with One Health!

 

Dr. Verardi

One Health, One Community with Dr. Verardi

Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science

In this episode of One Health, One Community, I talk to Dr. Verardi, an associate professor of Virology and Vaccinology at UConn. He discusses the classes he teaches, his research with vector-borne diseases, and the importance of recognizing One Health in our lives every day.

 

Dr. Chen

One Health, One Community with Dr. Chen

Department of Geography 

What are some public health applications of GIS (geographic information systems)? Dr. Chen joins me for this episode to explain his teaching and research experience, specifically in relation to GIS and access to healthy food.

 

Dr. Brandt

One Health, One Community with Dr. Brandt

Department of Natural Resources and the Environment & the Center for Environmental Science and Engineering

Dr. Brandt joins me for this episode of One Health, One Community where we discuss her connection to environmental health and One Health. She explains her research on ecosystems and contaminants, along with her teaching experience through environmental science classes.

 

Dr. Salazar

One Health, One Community with Dr. Salazar

UConn Health, Department of Pediatrics

How do physicians incorporate ideas of One Health into their work? This question will be answered in this episode of One Health, One Community through my discussion with Dr. Salazar, the chair of the Department of Pediatrics and a professor of pediatrics at the UConn Medical School. He is a physician-in-chief at Connecticut Children's Medical Center and provides a unique perspective on the topics of One Health while also providing suggestions for students to get further involved with One Health.

 

Dr. Bushmich

One Health, One Community with Dr. Bushmich

Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science

In this episode of One Health, One Community, I talk to Dr. Bushmich, the associate dean for academic programs in the College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources. She has had experience as a professor, researcher, and veterinarian, and she continues to share her knowledge of One Health with students.

 

One Health, One Community with Emily

The Students for One Health Club is a great opportunity for students to get involved with One Health on campus! In this episode of One Health, One Community, I talk with Emily, the current vice president of the club, about her involvement, the club’s activities, and the opportunities for students to get involved with events and become members of the club.

 

Dr. Elphick

One Health, One Community with Dr. Elphick

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

How has One Health been viewed differently over time? Dr. Elphick joins me for this episode of One Health, One Community where he answers this question and discusses his work and classes with undergraduate and graduate students regarding conservation biology.

 

Dr. Govoni

One Health, One Community with Dr. Govoni

Department of Animal Science

In this episode of One Health, One Community, I am joined by Dr. Govoni, an associate professor in the Department of Animal Science at UConn. She discusses her involvement with topics including animal growth and development, along with opportunities to learn more about it through her classes and research. She recognizes the connections between her work with animals and human and environmental health, and she shares suggestions for continued learning!