FDA Grand Rounds: One Health at FDA: From Concept to Application
July 14, 2022
The FDA Grand Rounds is webcast monthly to highlight cutting-edge research underway across the agency and its impact on protecting and advancing public health. Each session features an FDA scientist presenting on a key public health challenge and how FDA is applying science to its regulatory activities.
The One Health concept works at the interconnection of three domains: human, animal, and environmental health. One Health presents a more holistic view of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) mission. The FDA's efforts to improve health go beyond recognizing disease transmission through an isolated lens of human health and acknowledge human-animal interactions and associated environmental factors. The One Health concept's convergence already exists in the FDA's mission statement when considering the Agency's responsibilities and authorities. The Agency fulfills its mission to benefit both people and animals by ensuring the safety and efficacy of regulated products such as food or feed, drugs, devices, and human biologics. It regulates the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of regulated products to ensure that safety and quality standards are met that benefit both people and animals. The Agency utilizes a multidisciplinary and multisectoral approach to gathering data that enhances more informed, evidence-based regulatory decisions when establishing standards and guidance. Last but not least, FDA coordinates regulatory pathway measures fostering the advancement of medical countermeasures that diagnose, prevent, protect, and treat conditions derived from intentional or unintentional emerging threats for chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear materials. These threats hold no boundaries and can adversely impact people and animals alike. This presentation will describe the One Health concept and how it applies to FDA's regulatory mission. It will also explain FDA's application of the One Health concept in its regulatory activities.
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- Discuss the research conducted at the FDA
- Explain how FDA science impacts public health
- Describe the One Health concept.
- Examine how FDA applies the One Health concept in its activities.
- Explain how FDA’s application of the One Health concept has national and international reach.
- Discuss some One Health challenges.
- Explore what the future may look like as FDA adopts a One Health approach.
This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other scientists within the agency external scientific communities.
Lecture 1 July 14, 2022
|12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT||One Health at FDA: From Concept to Application||
Brianna Skinner, DVM
Annamaria Castiglia, DVM
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- Castiglia, Annamaria, DVM, One Health Coordinator, CVM - nothing to disclose
- Skinner, Brianna, DVM, Senior Regulatory Veterinarian, Office of Counterterrorism & Emerging Threats - nothing to disclose
- Dinatale, Miriam, Team Leader, Food and Drug Administration - nothing to disclose
- Pfundt, Tiffany, PharmD, Senior Advisor, HHS/ASPR - nothing to disclose
- Wheelock, Leslie, RN, MS, Director, OSPD, FDA, OC, OCS, OSPD - nothing to disclose
CE Consultation and Accreditation Team
- Bueide, Rachel E., MPhil, Training Specialist, FDA/CDER/OEP/DLOD - nothing to disclose
- Zawalick, Karen, CE Team Leader, FDA/CDER/OEP/DLOD - nothing to disclose
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
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