A team of Ohio State researchers developed and tested a vaccine that employs a unique two-pronged approach to fighting the Zika virus, which is spread by mosquitos and is a severe health risk for pregnant women and their fetuses.
The Global One Health initiative (GOHi) has been building capacity in Ethiopia by training clinicians to recognize, reduce and combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – a serious healthcare threat globally.
Seven MBA students from Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business are currently in eastern Africa completing their Global Applied Project (GAP) addressing Global One Health initiative’s business challenges.
Medardus' research focuses on genotypic diversity and antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella isolates. His previous training is based on the use of molecular epidemiologic tools in studying the molecular epidemiology of foodborne pathogens and Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus (MRSA).