|Mazet and Smith|
At tomorrow's meeting of the Regents' Health Services Committee, there will be a presentation by two Davis faculty members dealing with pandemic issues:
Executive Vice President Byington will introduce speakers whose work on research and interventions in today’s clinical settings will pave the way for expanding healthcare for current and future generations. First, Jonna Mazet, DVM, MPVM, PhD, a Professor of Epidemiology and Disease Ecology at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and Founding Executive Director of the UC Davis One Health Institute, will brief the Committee on her ongoing work with PREDICT – Pandemic Preparedness for Global Health Security. Second, Woutrina Smith, DVM, MPVM, PhD, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Co-Director, UCGHI Planetary Health Center of Expertise, from UC Davis, will brief the Committee on preparing the global community to perform large-scale multidisciplinary health professional functions required for strengthening human biodefenses and for achieving global health security through the USAID One Health Workforce - Next Generation (OHW-NG) project.
Full information is at https://regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/regmeet/oct20/h4.pdf
As usual, we will post the audio of the session after downloading it (which can take time). However, there is a live stream tomorrow of the Zoom meeting at: https://regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/meetings/agendas/oct2020.html
The full committee meeting will start at 10 am with a closed session. So exactly when the presentation above will occur is unclear. You can check in from time to time. The session is item H4 on the agenda.