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Kansas City One Health Day

On Nov. 6, groups from around the world are celebrating a collaborative approach to human, animal and environmental health called One Health. Kansas City is celebrating, too. 

Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events: A One Health Perspective

3-6 p.m. | Nov. 6

Join Kansas State University BioNexus KCBioKansas, the KU Edwards Campus and Frontiers: University of Kansas Clinical and Translational Science Institute for Kansas City One Health Day. This year's topic is "Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events."

The event is from 3-6 p.m. at K-State's Olathe campus. 

Admission is $10 and free to students.  
 


 

Presentations

Global Impact of Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events

Dr. Chuck Rice
University distinguished professor of soil science
Kansas State University

 

Climate Action KC

Councilwoman Lindsey Constance
City of Shawnee

 

A One Health Perspective on Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events

Dr. Terri Woodburn
Program director, Professional Science Master's
KU Edwards

Lindsey Constance
Metro KC Climate Action Coalition

Dr. Gary Anderson
Director, Animal Health and Food Safety Institute
K-State Olathe

   


Agenda

2:30-3 p.m. | Registration

Register in the Bistro. The presentation will be in the Great Plains Room.
 

3-3:15 p.m. | Welcome


 

3:15-3:40 p.m. | Keynote 1
Global Impact of Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events

Dr. Chuck Rice
University Distinguished Professor of Soil Science
Kansas State University

3:40-4 p.m. | Keynote 2
Climate Action KC

Councilwoman Lindsey Constance
City of Shawnee

Mayor Mike Kelly
City of Roeland Park

4-4:45 p.m. | Poster Session and Networking

Bistro

4:45-5:45 p.m. | Speaker Panel
A One Health Perspective on Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events


Human aspect

Dr. Barbara Polivka
Associate Dean of Research, Professor in the School of Nursing
University of Kansas Medical Center

Animal aspect
Dr. Gary Anderson
Director of Animal Health and Food Safety Institute
Kansas State University's Olathe campus

Environmental aspect
Dr. Terri Woodburn
Program Director, Professional Science Master's 
KU Edwards 

Community Action
Lindsey Constance
Metro KC Climate Action Coalition

Moderator
Dennis Ridenour
President and CEO
BioNexus KC


5:45-6 p.m. | Poster Awards and Drawing for Prizes

 

6 p.m. | Program Ends

 

Speakers 

Gary AndersonGary Anderson
Director, Animal Health and Food Safety Institute
Kansas State University's Olathe campus

Online bio

 





Lindsey ConstanceCouncilwoman Lindsey Constance
City of Shawnee
Metro KC Climate Action Coalition

Online bio

 





Mike KellyMayor Mike Kelly
City of Roeland Park

Online bio

 



 

 

Barbara PolivkaDr. Barbara Polivka
Associate Dean of Research, Professor in the School of Nursing
University of Kansas Medical Center

Online bio



 
 

Charles RiceDr. Chuck Rice
University Distinguished Professor of Soil Science
Kansas State University

Online bio

 

 

 

 

Dennis RidenourDennis Ridenour
President and CEO
BioNexus KC

Online bio

 

 

 

 

Terri WoodburnDr. Terri Woodburn
Program Director, Professional Science Master's 
KU Edwards 
 

Online bio

 

What is One Health?

One Health describes the complex interrelationships between human, animal and environmental health.


Scholarship Sponsors

If you're interested in supporting student research and excellence, contact Matt Falk of BioKansas at matt@biokansas.org

Student Involvement

Students have a chance to win a scholarship through a poster contest at Kansas City One Health Day. | Learn more

USDA Career Expo

Thinking about a career change? Come to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Career Expo before the KC One Health Day.

The expo from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 6, at K-State's Olathe campus. | Learn more