MICRO 265X 1 Spring 2021 - Predicting the Next Epidemic: Living in a One Health World

Spring 2021
2 credit hours
Enrollment Limit: 
60
Date: 
March 15, 2021 - May 7, 2021
Instructor: 
Nancy Boury, nan1@iastate.edu, 515-294-6831
Course Description: 
8 week course. “One Health” concept as a relatively new approach to disease control, sustainability, and the consequences of environmental disruption. Interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental health. Importance of scientists communicating with the general public about One Health topics, such as habitat loss, agricultural practices, and the spread of antibiotic resistant organisms.
Course Prerequisites: 
High School Biology or Environmental Science
Required Course Materials: 
Zoobiquity by Barbara Natterso-Horowitz, M.D. & Kathryn Bowers, 2013
Spillover animal infections and the next human pandemic by David Quammen, 2012
Proctor Requirements: 
No requirements

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