Introduction to One Health
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Planetary Health


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Introduction to One Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Planetary Health offers an accessible, readable introduction to the burgeoning field of One Health.

Provides a thorough introduction to the who, what, where, when, why, and how of One Health
Presents an overview of the One Health movement viewed through the perspective of different disciplines
Encompasses disease ecology, conservation, and veterinary and human medicine
Includes interviews from persons across disciplines important for the success of One Health
Includes case studies in each chapter to demonstrate real-world applications

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Part I An Introduction and Impetus for One Health
1 Why One Health?
2 Our Interconnected World
3 Greatest Threats to Planetary Health

Part II The One Health Triad
4 Environmental Health as One Health
5 Animal Health as One Health
6 Human Health as One Health

Part III Practitioners and Their Tools
7 The One Health Practitioner
8 Essential Tools for One Health Practitioners

Part IV How to Start a Movement
9 Education and Critical Thinking in One Health 10 Communication and Advocacy in One Health

Part V The Humanities of One Health
11 Culture and Theology in One Health
12 Economics and One Health
13 Politics and Policy of One Health

Part VI Where Do We Go From Here?
14 Working in a Global Environment
15 The Past and Future of One Health

Sharon L. Deem, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACZM, is Director of the Institute for Conservation Medicine at the Saint Louis Zoo in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Veterinary College and MPH Program at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, USA.

Kelly E. Lane-deGraaf, PhD, is Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for One Health at Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Elizabeth A. Rayhel, PhD, is Professor and member of the Center for One Health at Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.