Inaugural researchers appointed from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – August 29, 2019 – As the One Health Research Foundation (OHRF) approaches its first anniversary, the foundation is pleased to announce it has appointed 40 research fellows and scientists from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM), an Adtalem Global Education institution. Each appointee was selected following a comprehensive review of their academic background, research experience and scholarly achievements by the OHRF board.
The group, comprised of RUSVM’s academic, research and university leaders, has collectively authored more than 1,700 research publications. The inaugural appointees include 13 senior research fellows, 18 research fellows and 9 research scientists. Respected leaders in One Health, including Dr. Sean Callanan, dean of RUSVM, will lend their expertise to the OHRF. The appointees and their biographies can be found here.
“Research in One Health is a critical component of the education and work we do at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine,” said Sean Callanan, Ph.D., MVB, MRCVS CertVR, DipECVP, FRCPath. “I look forward to collaborating with the One Health Research Foundation and advancing this important work.”
The OHRF’s mission is to improve human, animal and environmental health in the Caribbean and other tropical areas of the world through support of integrative, multidisciplinary research and innovation. Research topics will include zoonotic, vector-borne and infectious diseases, environmental health and conservation medicine. The OHRF will support fellows and scientists as they work to secure externally funded research grants from agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the United States Department of Agriculture.
Future appointees will include research scientists and fellows from other academic institutions and current collaborators throughout the Caribbean and around the world.
To learn more about the One Health Research Foundation, including details on research projects and ways to make a donation, please visit http://www.ohresearchfoundation.org/.
About One Health Research Foundation
The One Health Research Foundation, established in 2017, is based in Miramar, Florida with a Caribbean office at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) in St. Kitts and Nevis. The mission of the One Health Research Foundation is to improve human, animal and environmental health in the Caribbean and other tropical areas of the world through support of integrative, multidisciplinary research and innovation. The Foundation was organized for charitable research and training purposes. Its charitable activities will be both in the United States and abroad, with special focus on the Caribbean. One Health Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity organization. For more information visit: http://www.ohresearchfoundation.org/.
About Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) is an institution of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE). Founded in 1982, RUSVM is committed to preparing students to become members and leaders of the worldwide public and professional healthcare team and to advance human, animal and ecosystem health (One Health Initiative). RUSVM offers postgraduate Masters’, Ph.D. and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) programs accredited by the St. Christopher & Nevis Accreditation Board. Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine confers a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, which is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA COE), 1931 N. Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173, Tel: 800.248.2862. Ross Veterinary Clinic is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. For more information visit http://veterinary.rossu.edu/ and follow RUSVM on Twitter (@RossVetSchool), Instagram (@rossvetschool) and Facebook (@RossVetSchool).
About Adtalem Global Education
The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading workforce solutions provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil (IBMEC, Damásio and Wyden institutions), American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain University, EduPristine, OnCourse Learning, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com and follow us on Twitter (@adtalemglobal) and LinkedIn.