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Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

The Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health applies a multidisciplinary approach to advancing the health and well-being of animals, people, and our global ecosystem by combing the renowned expertise of our Infectious Diseases, International Veterinary Medicine, Conservation Medicine, Wildlife Medicine, Public Health programs. The department has a strong focus on emerging zoonotic diseases and is globally recognized as leaders in the field.

Make an Impact with a Master’s in Infectious Disease and Global Health

With the likely emergence of new or increasingly virulent infectious agents in the future becoming a serious evolving threat to human health, Cummings School created this program with deference to the One Health Initiative, and is intended to attract students interested in understanding the emergence, establishment, and spread of infectious agents across the globe.

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One Health Workforce

The One Health Workforce (OHW) project is working towards developing a collaborative workforce that is prepared to prevent, detect, control, and respond to the threat of infectious diseases and zoonoses around the world, in part, by employing the strengths of universities in One Health core competencies and skills. It is part of USAID’s Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT2) program. The focus of EPT2 is cross-sectoral disease surveillance, training, and outbreak response.

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