Bio: Dr. Peter Rabinowitz directs the Center for One Health Research at the University of Washington. Dr. Rabinowitz also directs the Canary Database, an online resource for evidence about animals as sentinels of environmental health threats from both toxic and infectious hazards. He has been a visiting scientist at the Global Influenza Program of the World Health Organization (WHO), and also at the Animal Health Division of the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) where he researched zoonotic diseases.
Dr. Rabinowitz is the co-director, with along with Malika Kachani DVM, PhD, of the Stone Mountain Working Group on One Health Proof of Concept Research. Dr. Rabinowitz completed a Family Medicine residency through the University of California San Francisco. He has also completed fellowships in General Preventive Medicine and Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, where he served as Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Director of Electives for the School of Medicine.
Location: Center for One Health Research, Department of Environment and Occupational Health Sciences
School of Public Health
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-7234
Description: The UW Center for One Health Research (COHR) investigates the health linkages between humans, animals, and their shared environments; including zoonoses, comparative clinical medicine, animals as sentinels, animal worker health, food safety, and the human-animal bond. Through transdisciplinary partnerships, COHR develops innovative strategies for healthy coexistence between humans and animals in sustainable local and global ecosystems. In partnership with the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington.