CDC’s One Health Office: Who We Are

One Health Office Director
One Health Office Director – Captain Casey Barton Behravesh, MS, DVM, DrPH, DACVPM
Casey Barton Behravesh, MS, DVM, DrPH, DACVPM

CDC’s One Health Office is the agency’s lead for One Health activities domestically and globally. Established in 2009, it is the first formal office dedicated to One Health established in a US federal agency. The office is located within the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at CDC in Atlanta, GA.

The One Health Office works to promote the concept of One Health and increase awareness of CDC’s role in One Health in the United States and around the world.  The office works closely with human, animal, and environmental health partners in the United States, in other countries, and with international organizations to build strong partnerships; develops tools and trainings to advance One Health; and leverages CDC’s expertise to assist partners in strengthening One Health efforts.

The CDC One Health Office serves as the head of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Collaborating Centerexternal icon for Emerging and Reemerging Zoonotic Diseases. One Health Office staff also serve as agency liaisons to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsexternal icon (FAO) and OIE.

Fact Sheet
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