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Joint recipients for the 2018 WSAVA Global One Health Award

Published: 8/1/2018

A veterinarian and a physician share the honors...

For the first time, a veterinarian and physician have been announced as joint recipients of this year’s WSAVA Global One Health Award.

Professor Edward B Breitschwerdt DVM, from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and Professor Christopher W Woods MD, from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina were nominated for their work on atypical manifestations of bartonellosis in people and, in particular, veterinary healthcare providers.

Professor Christopher W Woods MD
WSAVA One Health Committee Chair Professor Mike Lappin says: “Having dual awardees from veterinary and human medicine epitomizes the One Health initiative. Professors Breitschwerdt and Woods have worked tirelessly in this field and their work has helped countless two- and four-legged animals.”
Read the full press release here.