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Episode 20: A new framework for One Health. Special Guest: Kirk Douglas

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One Health Wednesdays highlights work in One Health to encourage awareness, solutions, and professional development. Dr. Kirk Douglas is the Director of the Centre for Biosecurity Studies at the University of the West Indies in the Carribean. He discusses his journey in One Health studying zoonotic diseases such as hantavirus, West Nile Virus, dengue, and avian influenza; the challenges and rewards of completing both an MBA and a PhD at the same time; and his work with partner organizations to develop an expanded framework on One Health.
 
Links:
 
The Coming Plague by Laurie Garrett: https://www.lauriegarrett.com/the-coming-plague
Influence of Climatic Factors on Human Hantavirus Infections in Latin America and the Carribean: https://www.mdpi.com/2076-0817/11/1/15
Dengue Fever and Severe Dengue in Barbados, 2008-2016: https://www.mdpi.com/2414-6366/5/2/68
Serum LPS Associated with Hantavirus and Dengue Disease Severity in Barbados: https://www.mdpi.com/1999-4915/11/9/838

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