National One Health Organization Features Work of CVM Professor
Posted June 21, 2017
Rosina (Tammi) C.
Krecek, a research professor in Global One Health in Texas
A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
(CVM), was featured on the news page of the national One Health
The article, “Experienced Texas A&M University (USA) One
Health Professor Enhances a Dynamic One Health Program,” published
on Thursday, June 8, examines Krecek’s work in the field since 2015
and as interim assistant dean of One Health.
“Dr. Krecek works within a dynamic, expanding One Health program
under the auspices of an extraordinary CVM Dean, Dr. Eleanor M.
Green,” the article reads. “One recent dramatic example of the
visionary One Health TAMU activities was demonstrated with a
Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at the Bush School of
Government and Public Service report entitled ‘The Growing Threat of
Pandemics: Enhancing Domestic and International Biosecurity—March
The article also outlines significant achievements during
Krecek’s tenure as interim assistant dean of One Health at Texas
A&M that have advanced the One Health initiative to the next
level, including three recent grant awards for the establishment of
new interdisciplinary programs, with several awarded; and the
critical compilation of performance metrics for campus-wide One
Health research to demonstrate positive outcomes in various
research, education and outreach programs.
Krecek has more than 30 years of international experience at
building sustainable One Health research, education and outreach
programs in Africa, the Caribbean, and in the U.S. Her focus has
been a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach for diagnosis
and interventions to prevent and manage zoonotic parasitic and
infectious diseases which impact resource-poor communities. She
established a successful international agricultural consultancy in
Sub-Saharan Africa, which addresses societal issues through novel
One Health solutions.
Two of her overall strengths are establishing international
sustainable strategic partnerships, and leading teams to
successfully achieve their goals.
Krecek currently serves with distinction on the One Health
Commission’s Board of Directors.
To read the entire article, visit http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/news.php.
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