One Health Competencies

  • ​​​​Evaluate and integrate literature from across different disciplines to develop a thorough understanding of a One Health problem or topic
  • Prepare a study proposal (i.e. grant) that reflects your expertise and incorporates the tenets of One Health (i.e. the COHERE guidelines)
  • Design the ideal team of individual experts to investigate a One Health issue with a transdisciplinary approach
  • Critically evaluate scientific research on a food or nutrition policy
  • Describe the complex factors (e.g. psychological, political, cultural, or economic) that influence what we eat
  • Identify the critical drivers of disease emergence and possible impacts such emergence has on human, animal and environmental health
  • Demonstrate the role of local, state, national and international agencies in controlling transboundary diseases of one-health importance
  • Describe the range of effects that animal diseases (including those that are not zoonotic) can have on human health and confidence in government and agricultural systems
  • Analyze the cultural, economic, health and welfare drivers of diverse stakeholders in response to an animal disease that has environmental and potentially human health consequences
  • Evaluate the role of livestock (poultry, dairy, beef, porcine, aquaculture) in sustainable food systems
  • Describe the metrics associated with animal agriculture and climate change