Dr. Satoskar and his team received major awards to continue work on a viable vaccine against Leishmaniasis. Twelve million people worldwide are infected with some form of Leishmaniasis, many of them children who are among the most vulnerable.
Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine is one of three veterinary colleges that have received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a two-year project to improve veterinary services in developing countries.
The Global One Health initiative (GOHi) has launched a collection of 15 online courses that are being offered under the online Canvas Network. Thirteen are currently live and accepting new students. These courses are free and open to the public.
Wittum's work emphasizes the "One Health" apporoach to prevention and control of infectious diseases to protect both animal and human health. Wittum has conducted an applied-approach to his research program, utilizing field research projects with results that can be implemented by producers, practitioners, regulatory agencies and other academic researchers. The true significance of his work is represented in its impact on national policy toward veterinary and agricultural antimicrobial use.