7 February 2011
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H-II: Stephen Michael Apatow Named Ambassador for
This last week, Dr Claude Grandmontagne, Vet 2011 General Secretary,
Nationale Vétérinaire de Lyon announced Stephen Michael Apatow as a corresponding member
ambassador for the Vet2011 Global Initiative. Stephen is the founder of the Humanitarian
Institute, Pathobiologics International and the United Nations Arts Initiative.
2011, all veterinary institutions will have an opportunity to organize
in their own countries to
the veterinary profession through the Vet2011 Global Initiative.
The main aim is to improve
awareness and remind policymakers everywhere in the world that:
veterinary profession has been serving humankind for 250 years;
-- Modern veterinarians are not only animal doctors and animal
advocates, they are also key public health stakeholders because of
crucial role in:
coordinated an international campaign in support of World
Day, with the theme "One World, One Health."
the last decade, as Director of Research and Development for the
Humanitarian University Consortium Graduate Studies
Veterinary Medicine and Law, he has worked to encourage
collaboration between the human medical, veterinary academic and
associations in 192 United Nations member countries in cooperation with
food security by supervising animal production hygiene,
food quality and safety,
the environment and biodiversity.
In 2006, as a keynote speaker at the Los Alamos conference "The
of Biodetection Systems," Apatow's presentation "DNA-based Detection Technologies"
operational human-veterinary medical molecular diagnostic applications
case studies that included West Nile Virus and Pandemic Influenza.
2002, he was presented the Award
for Excellence in Outbreak Reporting on the Internet by ProMED-mail
the International Society for Infectious Diseases.
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